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Ron Collins photographs

Identifier: Ms-0366

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of Cloudcroft, New Mexico, El Paso, Texas and Mexico. Most photographs are views of Cloudcroft, showing scenery, roads, camps and the Cloudcroft lodge around 1920. Photographs were shot by El Paso photographer Jim Alexander. Included are 11 panoramic photographs, also made by Alexander, of El Paso area scenes. A postcard from June 13, 1909 shows the burning of the lodge at Cloudcroft. Other images show the YMCA cottage, Camp Hughey, the army camp, Ashen Grove, Chipmunk Ave., and Box Canyon. There are two pictures of catacombs, one ornately decorated with bones, and another identified as Guanajuato, Mexico The panoramic photographs include pictures of the Rio Grande in El Paso, James Canon Road in Cloudcroft, High Rolls, New Mexico, and the El Paso High School Reserve Officers' Training Corps Band from 1923.


  • 1899-1939

Biographical / Historical

Nothing is known about Ron Collins.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 Box)

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Photographs mostly of the Cloudcroft, New Mexico area around 1920, made by El Paso photographer Jim Alexander.

Processing Information

Updated by Cassie McClure, October 2005
Guide to the Ron Collins photographs
Cassie McClure
October 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