Not So Wild, the Old West

A Collection of Facts, Fables and Fun


by Clara (Toombs) Harvey

published 1962, Golden Bell Press, Denver CO; 398 pages


This book is out of print but can be found through used book dealers with a little effort. Herman Weiland has provided the table of contents to provide a better of idea of what the book contains.
The Amarillo News-Globe published a story about the author in 1962. You can read the article here.

PART #1

DESCRIPTION

Chapter 1

Talk of the Town - Early Ranches, cattle drives and the railroad

Chapter 2

Little Dramas of the West - Gambling, pranks and painted ladies

Chapter 3

Thumbnail Sketches - Jose Miguel Lujan, _ Knapp, A.C. Thompson, L. L. Layton, George Tinsley, John Howell and Rev. Chapin

Chapter 4

Vignettes - J. C. Hill, Mayme Cavanaugh, ___ Van Ordt, Capital E. Fleming, Tom Kane, Willis Dorset and Bob Palmer

Chapter 5

I Remember When - Social Life in Union County

Chapter 6

Excerpts from the Clayton Enterprise - 1894-1895

Chapter 7

Old Court Cases and Killings

Chapter 8

Blizzards and Smallpox

Chapter 9

Sheepherders

Chapter 10

Indians of Northern New Mexico

Chapter 11

Wagon Trains

Chapter 12

The Rise and Fall of Stephen W. Dorsey

Chapter 13

Retrospection - Early Ranches and the Owners

Chapter 14

Folsom Country - Sumpter, Emery, Hall, Newkirk, Summers, Drew, Kent, Hittson, Williams, Mellon, Jamison, Davis, Owen, Hardesty, Honey, Coots, Start, Cornay, Archuleta, Wilson, Preston, Highfill, Wight, Rook and Brown

Chapter 15

Capulin Mountain

Chapter 16

Pasamonte Country - Bangerter, Gilg, Gregg, Wenz, Gard and Hartley

Chapter 17

Oklahoma, The Cimarron River Country - Drew, Wiggins, Wikoff, Guest,Green, Sizemore, McKinney, Wagner, Easley, Wilson,Davidson, Burnett, Benton, Labrier, Clelland, Murray,Brookhart, Baker and Lord

Chapter 18

Amistad - Kelsey, Brams, Gill, Brosier, Childress, Magruder, Godlove, Jones and Cargil

Chapter 19

Homesteaders

Chapter 20

Tornado - October 18, 1908, The extreme damage to Clayton

PART #2

DESCRIPTION

Chapter 1

Early Settlers

Chapter 2

Epilogue - New Mexicana - Formation of the State on January 6, 1912

This book is available at:

CALL #

LOCATION

978.923 H341n

NEW MEXICO STATE LIBRARY, SANTA FE, NM

F802.U5 H29

EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY, ROSWELL, NM

F802.U5 H27 REFERENCE

NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY, LAS VEGAS, NM

F802 U5 H3 REFERENCE

ZIMMERMAN LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, ALBUQUERQUE, NM


Look ups from this book are available from:

EMAIL

NAME

hweiland@bellsouth.net

Herman Weiland

rootsreality@yahoo.com

Barbara Caramba-Coker

If you find it elsewhere, please notify me so the list can be updated.



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