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Marion Dargan Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-120

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs with Southwestern themes. These include a mounted Navajo, a muletrain hauling wood, a shepherd, and a yucca plant by photographer William H. Cobb. There is also one photograph of a child.


  • 1900-1943

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.


Marion Dargan was born on March 13, 1888, in Columbia, S.C. A history professor, he came to the University of New Mexico in 1929 after receiving degrees from Chicago and Columbia Universities and teaching in Illinois and Texas. His specialty was U.S. colonial history. After coming to UNM he switched his research to New Mexico history. In 1941, he was nominated as a fellow of the Historical Society of New Mexico. He died on September 3, 1952 in Albuquerque, N.M. following a long illness.


4 item (1 folder) : 4 photographic prints

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This collection contains photographs with southwestern themes.

Physical Location

B2. Shelved by Pictorial Number.

Alternate Format Available

One photograph from the Marion Dargan Photograph Collection is available online via New Mexico Digital Collections.

Separated Material

Photographs were separated from the Marion Dargan 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 Marion Dargan Photograph Collection, 1900-1943
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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