ALAMOS, SONORA: THE RISE AND DECLINE OF A MINING COMMUNITY IN NORTHWEST MEXICO.
(Los Angeles: UCLA, 1955). 201 pages, mimeographed on recto only. With seven maps and 37 sepia toned photographs, each 4 x 6 inches. Quarto, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Blue buckram. (Item ID: 2506)
The town of Alamos is seen through the historic perspective of it's colonial mining success, the decline during the Republic period, the chaos of the Revolution, the struggle of it's agricultural community and the rediscovery as a tourist attraction. Shown are images of deserted mines, historic buildings and the surrounding country.
This was Stewart's thesis for his Master of Arts in Geography from University of California, Los Angeles in June, 1955. He went on to be a professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee from 1967 to 1998.