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Martin Corney papers

Identifier: Ms-0345-SC

Scope and Contents

On eight rolls, photographs were taken between fall 1947 and spring 1950. They are black and white and all eight negative sheets have two contact prints. The images, although largely unidentified, depict Santa Rita, Dona Ana, the Organ Mountains and Chihuahua as well as students on outings, the Gila, and the Rio Grande. There is also material in the manuscript small collections box which includes documents from the National Park Service, maps of New Mexico and brochures of historic sites.


  • 1950 - 1960

Biographical / Historical

Martin Corney was a student earning a Bachelor in Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1950s at New Mexico State University. Corney later worked at General Dynamics as a senior research engineer and in design in southern California in the 1970s and 1980s.


0.50 Linear Feet (photo room and small collections (216 images))

Language of Materials



Pictures of Santa Rita, Dona Ana, the Organ Mountains and Chihuahua from the 1950s shot by Martin Corney a 1950 Mechanical Engineering student.

Processing Information

Updated by Cassie McClure, 2005
Guide to the Martin Corney papers
Cassie McClure
Updated 2005
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Branson Hall
PO Box 30006
MSC 3475
Las Cruces New Mexico 88003 USA