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University of New Mexico Acquires Nancy Wood Photographic and Literary Archives
The Nancy Wood Literary Trust is pleased to announce the University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research has acquired the photographic and literary archives of Nancy Wood. The archive includes 25,000 negatives and work prints documenting the people of rural Colorado and New Mexico in the 1970s and 1980s. The Nancy Wood Literary Trust will continue to retain copyrights until 2034 when those will pass to UNM. Please visit the Center for Southwest Research's digital collection .
Nancy Wood Dies at 76
Nancy passed away on March 12, 2013 at her home in Santa Fe, NM, due to cancer. She will be missed by her family, friends, literary associates, and fans. The memorial service is April 6, 2013, in Santa Fe. If you would like to attend please contact info@NancyWood.com .
Please send any wild stories or fond remembrances about Nancy to info@NancyWood.com . We will share them at her memorial service.
School Library Journal
Santa Fe New Mexican
Lee Bennett Hopkins
Nancy has produced more than 25 books and 25,000 photographs of the Southwest.
Her work chronicles the daily life of the people of Taos Pueblo, Ute Mountain and Southern Ute communities, Colorado ranches and small towns, and Pie Town, NM in the 1970s and 1980s, a time before casinos, cell phones, and factory farms.
She is also the author of numerous acclaimed books of poetry, fiction, and children's fiction.
The Soledad Crucifixion, UNM Press, 2012
We Became as Mountains,
Sherman Asher Press, 2008
Eye of the West, University of New Mexico Press, 2007
Old Coyote (children's fiction), Candlewick Press, 2006
The Serpent's Tongue: Prose, Poetry and Art of the New Mexico Pueblos, Dutton, 1997
Taos Pueblo, Knopf,1989
Heartland New Mexico: Photographs from the FSA 1935-1943, University of New Mexico Press, 1989
When Buffalo Free the Mountains: A Ute Indian History, Doubleday, 1980
The Grass Roots People: An American Requiem, Harper and Row, 1978
Many Winters: Poetry and Prose of the Pueblos, Doubleday, 1979
(sold 250,000 copies)
In This Proud Land: America 1935-43, as Seen in the FSA Photographs, New York Graphic Society, 1974
Clearcut: The Deforestation of America, Sierra Club, 1972
Colorado: Big Mountain Country, Doubleday, 1969