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Solomon Luna Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-102

Scope and Content

The collection consists of four photographs of the Luna house in Los Lunas, New Mexico.


  • 1920-1950

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Duplication of print and photographic material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for copyright compliance. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist.


Solomon Luna was born in 1858 in New Mexico. He descends from the family of Don Domingo de Luna, cousin to the Duke of Albuquerque and the first of the Luna family to settle in what is now New Mexico. Don Domingo de Luna was given grant lands in what is now Los Lunas, Valencia County, New Mexico. Solomon Luna has been characterized as a prominent politician, businessman, and sheep baron. He was involved in New Mexican politics from the time New Mexico was a territory, through its statehood. Luna's political career began in 1885, holding various offices over the years.


4 items (1 folder) : 4 photographs

Language of Materials



Photographs of the Soloman Luna house in Los Lunas, New Mexico.

Physical Location

B2. Small Collections Box 2. Filed by Pictorial Number.

Separated Material

The photographs were separated from the Solomon Luna Papers.


Contact Information

  1. University of New Mexico
  2. MSC05 3020, 1, University of New Mexico
  3. Center for Southwest Research
  4. Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
  5. Phone: 505-277-7173
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Finding Aid of the Solomon Luna Photograph Collection, 1920-1950
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131