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P 001 General photograph collection

Collection Summary

This collection is arranged in broad subject categories as determined prior to the 1980s by Robert W. Delaney, the first Director of the Center of Southwest Studies. The concepts of provenance and original order were not adherred to, thus this collection was established by merging photographic prints from various sources into one subject specific collection. Photoprints that pertain most closely to the Durango area have been digitized and are availalbe for viewing at the links below. To purchase a digital file of an image, please refer to the Image Duplication Request Form.

Note: Many of the items in this collection are not digitized, but are available by request at the Delaney Library for viewing in their original photographic format.

Series/Container List

Series I: Durango,CO
Series II: Other Colorado cities
Series III: Railroads
Series IV: Native American peoples
Series V: Mining
Series VI: Old Fort Lewis
Series VII: Fort Lewis College, Durango campus
Series VIII: Colorado
Series IX: Four Corners area

Series I Durango, CO    back to top
I.1 Durango buildings
I.2 Durango businesses
I.3 Durango churches
I.4 Durango flood of 1911
I.5 Durango residences
I.6 Durango people
I.7 Durango, scenes around
I.8 Durango schools
I.9 Durango special events
I.10 Durango street scenes


Series II Other Colorado cities     back to top
II.1 Alamosa
II.2 Alamosa
II.3 Aspen
II.4 Bayfield
II.5 Canon City
II.6 Central City
II.7 Clear Creek Canyon
II.8 Colorado Springs
II.9 Cripple Creek
II.10 Del Norte
II.11 Delta
II.12 Denver
II.13 Dolores
II.14 Electra Lake
II.15 Estes Park and Rocky Mountaion National Park
II.16 Georgetown
II.17 Glenwood Springs
II.18 Golden
II.19 Grand Junction
II.20 Hermosa
II.21 Idaho Springs
II.22 Norwood
II.23 Olathe
II.24 Ignacio
II.25 Leadville
II.26 Mancos
II.27 Matterhorn
II.28 Montezuma
II.29 Montrose
II.30 Ophir Loop (near Telluride)
II.31 Ouray
II.32 Pagosa Springs
II.33 Rico
II.34 Business
II.35 Agriculture
II.36 Silverton
II.37 Telluride
II.38 Trimble Hot Springs
II.39 Other: Colorado's Western Slope
II.40 Other: Colorado's Front Range
II.41 Other: Central Colorado (including Lake City)


Series III Railroads     back to top
III.1 Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, and Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad
III.2 Other railroads/ miscellaneous


Series IV Native Americans peoples     back to top
IV.1 Individuals
IV.2 Navajo
IV.3 Southern Ute
IV.4 Ute
IV.5 Groups of people
IV.6 Blackfeet


Series V Mining     back to top
V.1 Mines near Durango, La Plata Mountains / Southwest Colorado
V.2 Porter Fuel Company
V.3 Mines near Silverton, CO
V.4 Miscellaneous mining
V.5 Mining towns in other states


Series VI Old Fort Lewis     back to top
VI.1 Military post
VI.2 Agricultural classes
VI.3 Buildings
VI.4 Indian school
VI.5 Sports
VI.6 Student groups and people
VI.7 Events
VI.8 Scenes with people


Series VII Fort Lewis College, Durango campus     back to top
VII.1 Buildings
VII.2 Student groups
VII.3 Events
VII.4 Miscellaneous


Series VIII Colorado    back to top
VIII.1 Highways
VIII.2 Scenery
VIII.3 Agriculture
VIII.4 Transportation
VIII.5 Western Colorado Power Company
VIII.6 Special events


Series IX Four Corners area    back to top
IX.1 Scenery in the Four Corners states
IX.2 Special events
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