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These books are available at the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library System. For availability, check the library catalog at www.cabq.gov/library, or call the Taylor Ranch Library at 897-8816.
Never Say Goodbye : the Albuquerque Rephotographic Survey Project

Anella, Anthony and Mark C. Childs; Albuquerque Museum, 2000. 978.961 Anella

Side-by-side photographs of Albuquerque scenes then and now.

Works and days : a history of San Felipe Neri Church 1867-1895
Steele, Thomas J.; Albuquerque, N.M. : Albuquerque Museum, 1983. 282.789 Steele
A Boy’s Albuquerque, 1898-1912

Balcomb, Kenneth C.; Published in cooperation with the Albuquerque Historical Society by the University of New Mexico Press, 1980. 978.961 Balcomb

A youthful memoir of growing up in pre-Statehood Albuquerque.


Fergusson, Erna; drawings by Li Browne. M. Armitage, 1947.978.961 Fergusson

Stories and observations about Albuquerque history by our First Lady Letters.

Albuquerque : 100 Years in Pictures
Fitzpatrick, George and Harvey Caplin; 2nd ed. Modern Press, 1976. 978.961 Fitzpatrick 1976
Albuquerque : a City at the End of the World

Price, V.B., Photographs by Kirk Gittings; University of New Mexico Press, 2003. 720.978961 Price 2003 (2nd ed.), 720.9789 Price (1st ed.)

Philosophical observations about Albuquerque’s natural and built environment.

Albuquerque : a Guide to its Geology and Culture

Bauer, Paul W.; New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, 2003. Scenic trip series ; no. 18. 557.89 Albuquerque 2003

A well-illustrated summary of Albuquerque’s history and physical setting.

Albuquerque Trivia : a Treasury of Niceties for Visitors and Residents as They Explore One of the Greatest Cities of the Southwest

Romero, Cynthia and Arthur Romero; Creative Designs, 1993. 917.8961 Romero.  Second publication, 2007, Infinity Publishing.   www.buybooksontheweb.com

Albuquerque: a Narrative History

Simmons, Marc; Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1982. 978.961 Simmons

The most comprehensive history of our city, from the beginning through 1980.

Albuquerque’s Environmental Story : Toward a Sustainable Community
Rosner, Joan and Hy Rosner; 3rd ed. Albuquerque Conservation Association, 1996. 971.8961 Albuquerque’s 1996
At the End of the Santa Fe Trail.

Segale, Bladina; Milwaukee : Bruce Pub. Co., 1948. 1st UNM Press ed., 1999. 917.8 Segale

Memoirs of a teaching nun who developed Albuquerque’s parochial schools.

Balloons to Bombers : Aviation in Albuquerque, 1882 – 1945
Alberts, Don E.; Albuquerque Museum, 1987. 629.1309 A334
Don Fernando Duran y Chaves’s Land and Legacy

Sanchez, Joseph P.; Spanish Colonial Research Center, National Park Service, 1998. 978.961 Sanchez

A history of the Atrisco Land Grant.

Early Albuquerque : a Photographic History, 1870-1918

Edited by Byron A. Johnson with Robert K. Dauner; Albuquerque Journal, 1981. 978.961

Early Photographs and information on every aspect of community life in our city’s formative period.

Ernie Pyle in the American Southwest

Melzer, Richard; Sunstone Press, 1996.

Biography Pyle

For Me, the Sun : the Autobiography of Roy A. Stamm, an Early Albuquerque Business Leader
Stamm, Roy A., edited by James S. and Ann L. Carson; Albuquerque Museum, 1999. Biography Stamm
Hispanic Albuquerque, 1706-1846

Simmons, Marc.; Albuquerque : University of New Mexico, 2003. 978.9 Simmons

A reprint of the first part of Simmons’ Albuquerque, a narrative history.

Historic Albuquerque today : an overview survey of historic buildings and districts
Dewitt, Susan; Historic Landmarks survey of Albuquerque, 1978. 978.961 Dewitt
Italians in Albuquerque

Ciotola, Nicholas P.; Arcadia, 2002. 978.902 Ciotola

Making the Most of Iit : Public Works in Albuquerque during the Great Depression, 1929-1942
Biebel, Charles D.; 1929-1942. Albuquerque Museum, 1986. 978.961 Biebel
Memoirs, 1892-1969 : a New Mexico Item.

Keleher, William Aloysius; Rydal, 1969. Biography Keleher

The boyhood and career of a prominent attorney and political figure.

Old Town, Albuquerque
Hertzog, Peter; Press of the Territorian, 1962. Sunstone Press, 1976. 978.961 Hertzog
Only in New Mexico: an Architectural History of the University of New Mexico : the First Centry, 1889 – 1989
Hooker, Van Dorn with Melissa Howard and V.B. Price; University of New Mexico Press, 2000. 727.30978961 Hooker
Pueblo on the Mesa: the First Fifty Years at the University of New Mexico
Hughes, Dorothy B.; University of New Mexico Centennial, 1989. Reprint. Originally published, 1939. 978.789 Hughes 1989
Sandia National Laboratories : a History of Exceptional Service in the National Interest.
Johnson, Leland; Sandia National Laboratories, 1997. 509.0978961 Johnson
Sandia Peak : a History of the Sandia Peak Tramway and Ski Area.
Salmon, Pamela; Salmon Communications, 1998. 978.961 Salmon
Shining River, Precious Land : an Oral History of Albuquerque’s North Valley
Sargeant, Kathryn and Mary Davis; Albuquerque Museum, 1986. 978.961 Sargeant
State Fair! : the Biggest Show in New Mexico
McIntyre, Wade; 1995 978.961 McIntyre
Stories behind the Street Names of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos

Gill, Donald A.; Bonus Books 1994. 978.961 Gill

Trader in the Santa Fe Trail : Memoirs of Franz Huning
Huning, Franz with notes by his granddaughter, Lina Fergusson Browne; University of Albuquerque, 1980? 917.89 Huning
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