Local & Regional History (LRH) SIG

SIG Objectives, as related to the goals of the Association:

To promote the local and regional history of the state by presenting a program at each annual or mini conference.  Usually non-librarian presenters provide insight on the area where the conference is held.

SIG Chair:
Eileen O’Connell
Special Collections Library
Email: eoconnell@cabq.gov
Phone: 505-848-1376

NMLA Board Liaison:
Stephanie Wilson
NMLA Member at Large
Email: libsew@nmcourts.gov

Board Reports

Winter 2016
January 2017
June 2017

Past Chair/Vice-Chair and Conference Program Information:

2012 – 2013

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter: “Near Lovings’ Bend: the online archive of Carlsbad historical photographs”, Jed Howard, President, Southeastern New Mexico Historical Society
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Kathryn Albrecht

2011

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter: “North Fourth Street, A Drive Though Time,” Joseph Sabatini
  • Chair: Kathryn Albrecht

2010

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Kathryn Albrecht

2009

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Kathryn Albrecht

2008

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Kathryn Albrecht

2007

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Kathryn Albrecht

2006

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Kathryn Albrecht

2005

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Peter Ives

2004

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Peter Ives

2003

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Chair: Peter Ives

2002

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter: “Padre on the Rio Grande: the Life & Times of a Priest Estraordinaire” by Mr. Evan Davies
  • Chair: Peter Ives

2001

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter: “What Name is Your Place? Place Names in New Mexico” by Robert Julyan
  • Chair: Peter Ives

1988:

  • Mini-Conference Program/Presenter:
  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter: “History of the Bridal Chamber of Lake Valley.” Bob Eveleth, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Chair: Vice-Chair, Betty Reynolds, New Mexico Tech Library, Socorro

1987:

  • Annual Conference Program/Presenter: “New Mexico at Seventy-Five: The Enduring Legacy of Statehood.” Emily Drabanski, Editor of New Mexico Magazine, and Michael Welsh, University of New Mexico History Department.
  • Chair: Michael Miller, New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe
  • Vice Chair: Penny Grigsby, New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe

1986: