- Title: Harold W. Stowell Photograph Collection
- Creator: Stowell, H. W. (Harold W.)
- Date: 1920-1969
- Collection Number: PICT 000-505
- Size: 2 boxes (597 photographic prints ; 8 x 10 in., or smaller)
- Repository: University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research
- Link: Click Here to View the Complete Record for this Item.
- Scope and Content: Photograph collection consists of pictures of people, buildings, and landscapes, most taken in New Mexico. Motorcycling in New Mexico is a special focus of the collection, which also includes many professional shots of Albuquerque business establishments, group portraits of railroad employees and administrators at recognition ceremonies, and of local social events (such as weddings and anniversary celebrations). Others of special interst are modern copies of photos showing the Territorial Fair Parade of 1892, the N.T. Armijo building (1892), the Commerical Club (1900), University of New Mexico's Hodgin and Hadley Halls (1902), and a reproduction of an 1880 photo by Ben Wittick of a locomotive.
- Access Terms:
- Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903
- University of New Mexico
- Albuquerque (N.M.)
- Parades -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque
- Weddings -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque
- Restaurants -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque
- Business enterprises -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque
- Motorcycles -- New Mexico
- Railroads -- Employees -- New Mexico
- Motorcycling -- Southwest, New
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