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University of Albuquerque Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-507

Scope and Content

The collections contains photographs documenting academic and social life at the University of Albuquerque from 1950-1980. The collection is processed at box level.


  • 1950-1980


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.


A co-educational liberal arts college founded in 1920 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Began as a summer college to provide continuing education for all teaching Sisters in New Mexico. Chartered as a full-time teachers college and named Catholic Teachers College of New Mexico in 1940. In 1957, it was renamed the College of St. Joseph on the Rio Grande, in 1966 renamed the University of Albuquerque and it closed in 1986.


uncounted items (6 boxes) : uncounted photographic prints, 3 photographic albums, 1 unprocessed box

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Photographs documenting academic and social life at the University of Albuquerque.

Physical Location

B2. Shelved by Pictorial Number. Oversize box shelved in Big Box location by Pictorial Number.

Separated Material

Photographs were separated from the University of Albuquerque Records.
Finding Aid of the University of Albuquerque Photograph Collection, 1950-1980
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Pictorial Collections Staff
© 2007
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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