Alfred Barnaby Thomas

Fellow: Awarded 1929

Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-14-1896

Died: 12-25-1990

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Thomas, Alfred Barnaby:  Appointed for a study of the development of the frontiers of New Mexico under the rule of Don Teodore de Croix, Commandante General of the Provincias Internas, 1776–1783, chiefly in Spanish archives; tenure, twelve months from September 25, 1929.

Born April 14, 1896, at Belt, Montana. Education: University of California, A. B., 1923, M. A., 1924, Ph. D., 1928 (Teaching Fellow in History, 1923–24, 1926–27; Native Sons of the Golden West Travelling Fellowship, 1925–26). Research in Mexican archives, Summer 1928, on grant from the American Council of Learned Societies.

Assistant Professor of History, 1927—, University of Oklahoma.

Publications: Articles in American Anthropology, New Mexican Historical Review, Southwestern Historical Review, The Colorado Magazine, Nebraska History, Chronicles of Oklahoma, West Texas Historical Year Book.