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Paul Horgan

Paul Horgan has spent much of his life in New Mexico and has written extensively about the Southwest. Portions of his Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Rio Grande, Great River , appeared in the first issue of AMERICAN HERITAGE . He is now at work on a biography of Archbishop Lamy.

Articles by this Author

In the wild Southwest, Archbishop Lamy of Santa Fe contended with savage Indians, ignorance, and a recalcitrant clergy.
Great River, December 1954 | Vol. 6, No. 1
Paul Horgan tells a lyric story of the Rio Grande Valley, where Spanish and Indian cultures met in a conflict of arms and ideas