Tony Hillerman Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
The collection is arranged into 8 series.
Series 1 is the original accession, photographic material separated from the Papers.
Series 2 contains photographs of Hillerman in individual and group settings.
Series 3 contains places and landscapes.
Series 4 is a series of Hillerman Country landscapes.
Series 5 are 35mm slide positives and 3x4 negative and positive transparencies.
Series 6 includes oversize items. Series 7 are scans of photographic prints still held by the Hillerman family. Series 8 includes photographic prints received in two additions in 2021 and 2023 from Anne Hillerman.
- Majority of material found within 1950s-1995
- Hillerman, Tony, 1925-2008 (Person)
He worked as a newspaper reporter in Texas and Oklahoma, and in New Mexico from 1952 until 1962, when he came to the University of New Mexico as a graduate student in English. Hillerman received his MA in 1966 and became a professor of journalism, serving as department chair 1967-74. He retired from teaching in 1986.
Hillerman continued writing until his death, October 26, 2008, in Albuquerque, New Mexico of pulmonary failure.
706 items (4 boxes, 1 folder) : 367 photographic prints, 218 slides, 69 transparencies, 36 digital images, 11 negatives, 4 posters, 1 map
Language of Materials
- Acoma (N.M.) -- Pictorial works
- Authors, American -- New Mexico -- 20th Century
- Digital images
- Erosion -- New Mexico -- Pictorial works
- Fishing -- New Mexico -- Pictorial works
- Four Corners Region -- Pictorial works
- Journalists -- New Mexico -- Pictorial works
- Laguna (N.M.) -- Pictorial works
- Landscapes -- Arizona -- Pictorial works
- Landscapes -- New Mexico -- Pictorial works
- Photographic prints
- Publicity photographs
- Roads -- New Mexico -- Pictorial works
- Finding Aid of the Tony Hillerman Photograph Collection, 1928-2000
- Pictorial Collections Staff
- © 2007, 2023
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- Finding aid is in English
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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