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Frank Driver Reeve Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-158

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs dealing with New Mexico and its history. Many were taken by the New Mexico Tourist Bureau. Some of the photographs are reproduced in New Mexico, a Short Illustrated History. The last folder contains photographs of missions in Texas and California.


  • 1890-1960

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.


Frank Driver Reeve was born in Ogden, Utah, on June 7, 1899. He received degrees from the University of New Mexico and the University of Texas. Dr. Reeve made significant contributions to the study of the history of New Mexico and the Southwest. He was the editor of the New Mexico Historical Review, in which much of his research appeared. He is best known for his scholarly research regarding the history of the Navajo from colonial times through the nineteenth-century, and his three volume, History of New Mexico. He was on the faculty of the University of New Mexico for 36 years until he retired in 1964. He died on December 31, 1967.


uncounted items (1 box) : uncounted photographs, 1 large item

Language of Materials



The majority of the photographs relate to New Mexico and its history.

Physical Location

B2. Shelved by Pictorial Number. Large print filed in large drawers by Pictorial Number.

Separated Material

Photographs were separated from the Frank Driver Reeve 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
  6. Fax:
  7. Email:
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Finding Aid of the Frank Driver Reeve Photograph Collection, 1890-1960
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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