Sanatoriums of New Mexico (Images of America Series)

Sanatoriums of New Mexico (Images of America Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467131322
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,333,562
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Richard Melzer is a professor of history at the University of New Mexico’s Valencia campus. He is the author of many books about the Southwest, including his award-winning Fred Harvey Houses of the Southwest, published by Arcadia Publishing in 2008. Jake W. Spidle Jr. is a retired history professor from the University of New Mexico. He is the author of Doctors of Medicine in New Mexico (1986).

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Acknowledgments 8

1 Inventing the Sans 9

2 Santa Fe's St. Vincent and Sunmount Sanatoriums 21

3 Albuquerque's St. Joseph Sanatorium 33

4 Albuquerque's Presbyterian Sanatorium 41

5 Albuquerque's Smaller Sanatoriums 51

6 New Mexico's Military Sanatoriums 67

7 Northern New Mexico Sanatoriums 85

8 Southern New Mexico Sanatoriums 97

9 Successes and Failures 117

10 Passing of an Era 125

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