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Donald S. Heath Collection

Identifier: PAAC-0099

Scope and Content

The Donald S. Heath Collection contains approximately 2,000 35 mm color slides related to New Mexico subjects and events, including civil war reenactments, cowboys and gun-slinging, the Cumbres and Toltec Railway, petroglyphs, peace demonstrations, road signs and natural landscapes. .


  • 1987 -1993
  • Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open to researchers on an appointment basis only, pending approval of application to view original material.

Copy Restrictions

Permission to publish must be obtained from Photo Archives. Online Request Permission form available at: User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Donald S. Heath (1936-2007) was born in Loma Linda, California in 1936 and graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in cinematography. He moved to New Mexico in 1974 and began a professional career at Ghost Ranch and the Menaul School as a photography instructor. Heath produced, wrote, directed and filmed many productions, primarily historical and spiritual in nature.


.5 Linear Feet

Collection Available Online

A selection of Donald S. Heath images are available at New Mexico's Digital Collections


A selection of Donald S. Heath images are available at New Mexico's Digital Collections
Donald S. Heath Collection, 1987 -1993
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

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

Repository Details

Part of the NMHM Palace of the Governors Photo Archives Repository

113 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe NM 87501 USA