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Joan Lockwood-Cass Adams, American writer. Recipient Community Service award, Crested Butte Society Resort Association, Town of Crested Butte, 1977.


Adams, Joan Lockwood-Cass was born on December 2, 1935 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Oscar David Cass and Elaine (Chanute) Cass Hodges.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art History, Goucher College, 1957.


Consultant Interior, San Francisco, 1958—1960, Boston, 1960—1971, Crested Butte, Colorado, 1971—1978. Owner, manager Elk Mountain Lodge, 1971—1978. President ESCORTGUIDE, Inc., Santa Fe, since 1979.

Chairman history district and architectural preservation, Crested Butte, 1972—1975. Co-director summer events, Crested Butte, 1974—1977.


  • Other Work

    • Author: ESCORTGUIDE: The People Connection to New Mexico, 1981, 3d edition, 1986.


Member national promotion committee Santa Fe Festival Arts, 1979—1980. President Charles River Association, Needham, Massachusetts, 1968—1971. Co-director Crested Butte Society Art Workshops and Festivals, 1972—1974.

President Resort Association, 1976—1977. Member of Rocky Mountain Book Publications Association, Santa Fe Writers' Cooperative (vice president since 1983), National Federation Press Women, New Mexico Press Women, Santa Fe History Society, El Gancho Club, Bishop's Lodge, Santa Fe Press Club (nominaton committee 1984).


Married T. James Adams II, August 23, 1957 (divorced March 1981). Children: Cass Cunningham, Melissa Chanute, Matthew James.

Oscar David Cass Hodges

Elaine (Chanute) Cass Hodges

T. James Adams II

Cass Cunningham Adams

Melissa Chanute Adams

Matthew James Adams