The Private Presses of New Mexico

Laguna Mission Press

John Menaul

John Menaul, ca. 1876. A native of Ireland, Menaul studied both medicine and theology in this country before joining the Presbyterian Foreign Missions Board in the late 1860s. Soon after settling at Lagune, Menaul began his appeal for printing equipment. Courtesy of The Menaul Historical Library of the Southwest, Albuquerque.

John Menaul McGufeys New First Eclectic Reader, 1882 Hymn Book and Appendix in the Laguna Indian Language
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Laguna Mission Press Press of Padre Antonio Jose Martinez