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W. M. Beiger Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-116

Scope and Content

This collection of Western photographs contains portraits of Capt. Jack W. Crawford, poet and Indian scout from Maciel, NM; David Ross Boyd, 5th president of the University of New Mexico; students and teachers from the U.S. Indian School at Fort Apache, Arizona; and a number of unidentified cabinet card portraits. Also included are an interior of the First Congregational Church in Albuquerque (after 1893 rebuilding), a logging crew at work on the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad, a team of men from the volunteer Hose and Fire Co. pulling a hose wagon (presumably in a competition) at the fairgrounds in Old Town (Albuquerque), and a stereo card showing First Street in New Albuquerque with cattle in foreground and buildings and a mule-drawn street car in the background. There are eight negatives depicting the ruins at Quarai.


  • 1880-1929

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.


21 items (1 folder) : 13 photographic prints, 8 negatives

Language of Materials



Collection of Western photographs.

Physical Location

B2. Small Collections Box 2. Filed by Pictorial Number.
Finding Aid of the W. M. Beiger Photograph Collection, 1880-1929
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Finding aid is in English

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