History -- New Mexico
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Benjamin Morris Thomas Collection
Identifier: PAC 025
Scope and Content Collection consists of some 300 early images by various photographers of primarily southwestern Indian subjects, printed in a variety of formats and sizes (cabinet cards, stereos, boudoir cards, etc.) from the 1870s through 1912. Original collection by B.M. Thomas was added to by his son Bradley M. Thomas following Benjamin’s death. Photographs are itemized by negative number followed title or description. Mnay of these images have been posted on the Palace of the Governors Photo Archive online...
Dates: 1863 - 1928; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text
Charles F. Lummis Collection
Identifier: PAC 022
Scope and Content Consisting primarily of cyanotype images, the bulk of photos between 1888-1894 documents pueblo life and New Mexico, Latin America, archaeology, Bandelier family
Dates: 1884 - 1925
Helen Blumenschein Collection
Identifier: PAC 008
Scope and Content This is a minimally processed collection of primarily personal family photographs, many not identified. There are an abundant number of photos of Helen G. Blumenschein, her artist parents Ernest and Mary, including her time in the military, her family, and travels. There are negatives for which there are no prints and vice versa. Some notation on envelopes and backs of photos.
Dates: 1909 - 1989
Henry A. Schmidt Photograph Collection
Scope and Content The collection consists of original photographs of Sierra County, New Mexico, particularly, the towns of Lake Valley and Chloride ca. 1880 - 1915. Photographs document general mining operations: building, equipment, miners and surrounding area views. Also represented are town events, landscapes, and an extensive portrait collection. The collection primarily contains the photographs of Henry A. Schmidt, who lived and worked in the area. Other photographers in the collection include, T.J. Curran...
Dates: 1881 - 1937
William Henry Jackson Collection
Identifier: PAC 019
Scope and Content This significant collection of W.H. Jackson was acquired over the years through donation and purchase and includes some of the earliest photographs of New Mexico. The collection includes ca. 1866 carte de visites of Pawnee chiefs taken in Omaha, photographs of early Santa Fe and many official Geologic Survey prints produced for circulation in Washington DC.
Dates: 1869 - 1924; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text