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|Title||Letter [manuscript]: East Las Vegas, N.M., to Prof. F. W. Hodge, Washington, D.C., 1910 Jan. 25|
|Author||Twitchell, Ralph Emerson (1859-1925)|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Description||From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Jan. 25, 1910, letter to anthropologist and historian Frederick Webb Hodge, regarding the route taken by Cabeza de Vaca across Texas (1530’s) and Coronado’s later (1541) exploration of the same region. Relying on his own knowledge of the country traversed, the habits of the Indians currently living there, and the location of Pueblo ruins, Twitchell disputes historian Adolph Bandelier’s plotting of the routes and outlines what he believes are the correct paths followed by the two explorers.|
|Names||Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse (1840-1914); Hodge, Frederick Webb (1864-1956); Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar (c.1600s); Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de (1510-1554)|
|Places||Texas, Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States|
|Keywords||exploration, history, discovery, anthropology, pueblo, travel, indigenous peoples, conquistadors|
|Theme||American Indians and the European Powers; Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters|
New Mexico historian, lawyer, and politician.
Endorsement: From the Big Warrior 3d of October 1815. Recd. 16th Nov. 1815. Signed: Tustunnugalocko B.W.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT box Ayer MS 3179|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|