University of Arizona

Papers of George A. Caldwell

George Allen Caldwell was born in 1912, attended college in Texas, and spent most of his career as a secondary school teacher of History in New Mexico. He taught in the Deming school system from 1959 until his retirement in 1974. Chiefly typescript drafts of his published and unpublished historical studies of New Mexico and Texas, including Across Texas in Poetry, Frontier Military Posts of New Mexico, History of Luna County, New Mexico, and New Mexico and the Southwest. Also includes an account of Pancho Villa's 1918 raid at Neville Ranch, Texas, by Lois Neville Kelly.