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Harrison Schmitt Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-370

Scope and Content

The collection contains photographs recording the political career of Senator Harrison Schmitt, as well as photographs of national political leaders of the era, including Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, and Dwight Eisenhower. The collection also includes photographs of a Congressional visit to the Kennedy Space Center in 1979.


  • 1960-1980


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Duplication allowed for research purposes in most cases. Some photographs may be copyrighted. Check back of prints for information. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist


Harrison Schmitt was born in Santa Rita, New Mexico in 1935. After receiving his doctoral degree in geology from Harvard University in 1964, he joined the NASA Apollo program. As a Lunar module pilot and geologist of Apollo 17 he landed on the moon in 1972. In November 1976, he was elected New Mexico Congressional Senator.


uncounted items (1 box) : uncounted photographic prints

Language of Materials



Photographs recording the political career of Senator Harrison Schmitt.

Physical Location

B2. Shelved by Pictorial Number.

Separated Material

Photographs were separated from Harrison Schmitt Papers
Finding Aid of the Harrison Schmitt Photograph Collection, 1960-1980
Edited Full Draft
Pictorial Collections Staff
© 2007
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

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

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