Tag Archives: Hispanic Heritage Month

Historic Cookery

  As October is Hispanic Heritage Month and American Archives Month, the staff of Archives & Special Collections (ASC) decided to select a recipe from Historic Cookery, a groundbreaking New Mexico cookbook held by ASC, and prepare some of its traditional dishes.¬† In 1931, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert published the cookbook, Historic Cookery, as…
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Dr. Sarah E. Stewart, Mexican-American Cancer Researcher

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month,¬†¬†Archives and Special Collections would like to highlight the life and¬†career¬†of¬†NMSU¬†alumna¬†Dr. Sarah Elizabeth Stewart,¬†a¬†Mexican-American¬†cancer researcher.¬†¬† George Stewart, an American mining engineer with interests in Jalisco, Mexico¬†met and married Maria Andrade while working in the region. On August 16, 1906, their daughter Sarah was born. With the¬†start of the Mexican Revolution…
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