I agree about UTEP. The book collection and your papers really need to be preserved for posterity in a safe place.
I just found out that the papers of one of the prominent attorneys who were players in the 1917 murder case I'm investigating have been discovered in a dirt floored basement in El Paso. They are being cleaned up and organized by the El Paso County Historical Society for submission to UTEP Archives. They were donated by the daughter of the attorney as a clean up activity in preparation for selling the old house which she inherited from him. There but for the grace of God...
This discussion is not in my main area of specialty, but I have always had an interest in both the deaths of Pat Garrett and Albert Jennings Fountain. I had the good fortune back in the sixties and... more
Thanks to Betty Jay who introduced me to Robert N. Mullin, altho only in a small way, I think his research is aces. She shared with me a small bit of Robert N. Mullin's research that she had, that... more
Thank you Garry, a great letter. Mullin was a great person. He stayed three days in Lincoln, NM, at the Ellis home. You recall Lincoln history is sprinkled with the name Ellis. I visited with the... more