Marc Simmons Accessions
Scope and Contents
Manuscripts (indlucding The Last Conquistador: Juan De Oñate and the Settling of the Far Southwest), page proofs , correspondence, and Simmons’ collection of ephemera related to the photographer Craig Varjebedian. Original file titles appear in quotation marks. While the majority of the material is in fair condition, it is gritty and some pages are extremely dry and brittle.
- 1983-2008, undated
- Simmons, Marc Steven (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. EXCEPTION: Box 1060 folder 3 RESTRICTED MATERIAL – not be used until thirty years from September 2008 as per letter by Simmons
Conditions Governing Use
Materials from the Wittliff Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user assumes responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish, and abiding by U.S. copyright laws. https://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/research/visit/policies/publication.html
Historian Marc Simmons began donating his papers to the Southwestern Writers Collection/The Wittliff Collections in 2008. The author of some 45 books and a weekly newspaper column on history that’s appeared for thirty years, Simmons is New Mexico’s best-known historian. Among his many honors, Simmons has been knighted by the King of Spain for his writings on Spanish Colonial history in the Southwest.
9 Linear Feet
9 boxes (Also includes artifacts.)
Language of Materials
Metadata Rights Declarations
- The descriptive data created for this finding aid is licensed under the CC0 Creative Commons license and is free for use without restriction.
Archival materials donated by historian, Marc Simmons including manuscripts, page proofs, correspondence, and Simmons’ collection of ephemera related to the photographer Craig Varjebedian.
Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use: https://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/research/makearesearchappointment.html.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marc Simmons, 2008.
- Guide to the Marc Simmons Accessions
- Mary Garcia
- September 2008
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- 2021: Revised for ArchiveSpace by Sherri Turner-Herrmann.