The Palace of the Governors Photo Archives contains an estimated 1,000,000 items including historic photographic prints, cased photographs, glass plate negatives, film negatives, stereographs, photo postcards, panoramas, color transparencies, lantern slides, motion picture, and born digital images. This important collection includes material of regional and national significance, dating from approximately 1850 to the present, and covering subject matter that focuses on the history and people of New Mexico and the southwest. The collection is strong in commercial and documentary photography (including anthropology, archaeology, ethnology); photojournalism; portraiture; tourist photography; the history of photography; and 19th century photography broadly.
The Palace of the Governors Photo Archives is a department of the New Mexico History Museum, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.
113 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe NM 87501 USA