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Jeremiah Iowa Collection

Identifier: PAC 061

Scope and Content

Collection of 3914 35mm slides and 329 postcards, negatives, photographs, cassette tapes and 4x5" transparencies of New Mexico historical architecture, Hopi Housing architecture, Pueblo adobe buildings, Egyptian architecture, American rural Vernacular architecture, Moroccan architecture and Louis Sullivan in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Many slides are organized as lectures for various venues, including several on Hopi Housing.


  • 1970-1990 (approximately)

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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 responsible for all copyright compliance

Biographical Information

Jeremiah Iowa (also Jerome Iowa or Jeremy Iowa), a graduate of Cornell University, was an architectural designer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and was an Eidlitz Architectural Fellow. A specialist in Southwestern Indian architecture, Mr. Iowa was the curator of the exhibition The Center Space: Pueblo Indian Architecture, first shown at the Museum of New Mexico and later developed as a traveling exhibition for other museums throughout the country. A lecturer and teacher in architectural theory and history, Mr. Iowa became known for his contributions in the field of solar design and straw bale architecture. (Adapted from the biographical sketch on the cover of Mr. Iowa's book, Ageless Adobe: History and Preservation in Southwestern Architecture, Sunstone Press, Santa Fe, 1985. ISBN:0-86534-034-X


4.5 cu. ft. (Four cardboard boxes, one metal slide box, 8 linear feet)


The collection was donated to the Photo Archives in 1993 (HP.1993.29) by Joseph Czestochowski.

Separated Material

AC 358, Jeremiah Iowa Architectural Collection Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.
Jeremiah Iowa Collection, 1970-1990 (approximately)
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Finding aid is in English

Repository Details

Part of the NMHM Palace of the Governors Photo Archives Repository

113 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe NM 87501 USA