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IAIA Images, Series I--Prints

Identifier: IAIA-RG-03

Scope and Content

IAIA Images, 1961-Present consist of prints pertaining to the history of the Institute of American Indian Arts. The first 24 boxes contains mostly black and white prints of students, faculty, staff, athletics, social events, official events, commencement ceremonies, student artwork, exhibits, and school facilities.


  • 1961-Present
  • Majority of material found in 1962-Present

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Access Restrictions

Access is by appointment only. There may be restrictions to this collection; please contact the archivist for more information. IAIA reserves the right to restrict any or all materials as necessary to protect IAIA, American Indian religious and cultural practices, and individual and financial privacy.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials is allowed for research purposes. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Institute of American Indian Arts, its board, faculty, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Biography / History

Record Group 3, IAIA Images, 1961 Present represents the majority of the surviving images of the history of the Institute of American Indian Arts. Photographers represented in the collection vary, but the majority of the images were taken by the IAIA staff photographer and faculty member Kay V. Wiest.


27 boxes (12 cu. ft.) The collection is located on the campus of IAIA, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The archives are located in the Library & Technology Center.


IAIA Images, Series I-Prints, consists of prints related to the history of the Institute of American Indian Arts between the years of 1961 to Present.

Related Material

IAIA-MS010, Kay V. Wiest Negative Collection. This collection contains the original 4x5 negatives from which the prints contained in RG-03 were made.
Guide to the IAIA Images, Series I--Prints, 1961-Present
Edited Full Draft
Ryan S. Flahive
© 2009
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Institute of American Indian Arts Repository