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Alex Traube Photographs Collection

Identifier: PICT-2018-007

Scope and Content

The Alex Traube Photographs Collection contains two of his major photo series “Las Vegas, New Mexico: A portrait” from 1982 and the “New Mexico Artists: Now & Then” from 2014, which some of where used in his published books. The Collection also includes a THE Feature of the “Now & Then” Series from 2015 and digital versions on a disc of his images.


  • 1982, 2014

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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.


Alex Traube, an artist based in New Mexico, has been working since the 1970’s as a professional photographer creating series of portraits of people and places and documenting “his life in photography”. He has received several awards for his work and is included in major museum collections throughout the United States.


111 items (2 boxes) : 23 silver gelatin prints, 1 sepia toned image, 14 archival digital pigment prints, 1 magazine, 1 disc with images; plus 75 additional images in a 2019 addition


Images from two series: “Las Vegas, New Mexico: A Portrait” and “New Mexico Artists: Then & Now,” as well as a THE magazine from 2015 including a feature of Alex Traube’s photographic series “Then & Now.” Additional "notable New Mexicans" were acquired in 2019.

Physical Location

B2. Filed with Unprocessed collections by pictorial number.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed.
Alex Traube Photographs Collection, 1982, 2014
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Finding aid is in English

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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