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Octaviano A. Larrazolo Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-614

Scope and Content

A Mexican immigrant arriving in the U.S. in 1870 at the age of 10, Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo became a prominent educator, attorney, and politician. The collection contains two photographs (3 1/2 x 5 in. or smaller), both unidentified (Larrazolo?) male subjects, one child, one young adult.


  • 1875-1900

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication allowed for research purposes in most cases. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist.


Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo was a politician and educator. He was born in 1859 in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico and educated in New Mexico. In 1895, Larrazolo moved to Las Vegas, N.M. where he established a law office. He ran several times for political office and was elected governor of New Mexico in 1918 where he worked to include safeguards for the rights of "Spanish-Americans" in the drafting of the New Mexico State Constitution. In 1928, he was elected to U.S. Senate.


2 items (1 folder) : 2 photographic prints ; 3.5 x 5 in. or smaller

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The collection contains two photographs, both unidentified (Larrazolo?) male subjects, one child, one young adult.

Physical Location

B2. Small Collections box 6. Filed by Pictorial Number.

Separated Material

Photographs separated from the Octaviano A. Larrazolo Papers.
Finding Aid of the Octaviano A. Larrazolo Photograph Collection, 1875-1900
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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