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Cultures in Conflict: Mexican New Mexico vs. the US

Monday Apr 29, 2013

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

750 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM
US

Phone: (505) 982-2226
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$10

Lecture by Rick Hendricks, NM State Historian.

Lecture is free to members of the Society, $10 for non-members. (Memberships in the Spanish Colonial Arts Society begin at $40 and may be purchased at the door.)   Reservations are required, so please call 505-982-2226 to reserve. Rick Hendricks was born in Waynesville, North Carolina, nestled between the Great Smokey and Blue Ridge Mountains. Rick received his B. A. in History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Ph.D. in Ibero American Studies at the University of New Mexico. He also attended the Universidad de Sevilla in Spain. He is a former editor of the Vargas Project at the University of New Mexico, a long-term, historical editing project that transcribed, translated, and annotated the papers of New Mexico governor Diego de Vargas. Rick has been a historical consultant for Sandia, Santa Ana, and Picuris Pueblos in New Mexico and Ysleta del Sur in Texas. After the conclusion of the Vargas Project, he worked in the Archives and Special Collections Department at New Mexico State University Library. While there he took part in the project to microfilm the Archivos Históricos del Arzobispado de Durango and the Archivos Históricos de Sombrerete and edited the guides to those collections. At NMSU Rick also taught courses in colonial Latin America and Mexican history. He has written or collaborated on more than sixteen books and seventy articles on the Spanish colonial period in the American Southwest and Mexico. His writings have garnered awards from the Historical Society of New Mexico, the New Mexico Historical Review, the El Paso County Historical Society, the Border Regional Library Association, and the Doña Ana County Historical Society. His most recent book, New Mexico in 1801: The Priests Report, was published in June 2008 by Rio Grande books. He edited the Southern New Mexico Historical Review, a publication of the Doña Ana Historical Society, for a decade. Rick is a past president of the Historical Society of New Mexico and is a long-time member of the Advisory Council of the Center for Big Bend Studies at Sul Ross State University. He is currently completing biographies of Mesilla Valley pioneer agriculturalist Thomas Casad and Spanish-Mexican patriot Father Antonio Severo Borrajo.

    Contact:

    Phone: 505-982-2226
    Website: Click to Visit


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