Chester H. Liebs

Heritage Corridors: Learning from Route 66

From 2004-2014, Chester H. Liebs served as Adjunct Professor of Preservation and Regionalism at the University of New Mexico and was also awarded a George Pearl Fellowship.  In addition to teaching courses in historic preservation and regionalism and cultural landscapes in the 2004 and 2005 academic year, he helped found the UNM Southwest Summer Institute for Preservation and Regionalism.  Its inaugural year included Liebs’ course, “Heritage Corridors: learning from Route 66.  The course was offered in cooperation with the National Park Service’s Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program and was taught several times with the latest version expanded to include the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail in 2013.

Brochure from the 2006 (second) Southwest Summer Institute for Preservation and Regionalism.

MSS 843 BC, Box 15 Folder 31, Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico.

Photograph of Liebs with his class in front of the Aztec Motel along Route 66, 2006.

MSS 843 BC, Box 15 Folder 31, Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico.

Visiting the St. Augustine Church on the Isleta Pueblo during the "Learning from Route 66 and the Camino Real" course, 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Chester H. Liebs' personal archive.

 

 

Route 66-24 Nob Hulls Shopping Center, Albuquerque NM.

MSS 843 BC, MSS 843-0038, Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico.

 

Route 66-2 near Gallup NM.

MSS 843-0022, MSS 843 BC, Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico.