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Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

C-1

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Alvarado Hotel, ca. 1905

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

C-1

Front Caption:

The Alvarado, Albuquerque, NM

Date of Photo:

ca 1905

Subject Category:

Alvarado Hotel

Original Format Aize:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher:

Fred Harvey

Publisher #:

5994

Manufacturer:

Detroit Publishing Co

Notes:

"Phostint" card; Specifies one cent postage United States and Canada; Foreign two cents. (Reproduction of artwork. The Alvarado and the Depot are shown facing west across the tracks. The Sandia Mountains are incorrectly shown in the background.); Back card Left "This space may be used for message. R: This space for the address"


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C-2

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Alvarado Hotel, ca. 1910

                           

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

C-2

Front Caption:

Entrance to Plaza, The Alvarado, Albuquerque, NM

Date of Photo:

ca. 1910

Subject Category:

Alvarado Hotel

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher:

Detroit Publishing

Publisher#:

12274

Notes:

"Phostint" card; Specifies one cent postage United States and Canada; Foreign two cents.;  Back Left "This space may be used for message. R: this space for the address"


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C-3

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Northeast patio of the Alvarado Hotel, 1939

                           

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

C-3

Front Caption:

Northeast Patio, The Fred Harvey - Alvarado, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Back Caption:

The Fred Harvey Hotel at Albuquerque was named after Hernandez de Alvarado, a captain of artillery in Coronado's famous expedition. Specially attractive features of the hotel are its delightful gardens and patios.

Date of Photo:

1939

Subject Category:

Alvarado Hotel

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher:

Fred Harvey

Publisher #:

H-4475

Manufacturer:

[Curteich]

Manufacturer #:

9A-H60

Notes:

[Manufacturer identified through series number.]; Fred Harvey Logo or Brand on card reverse; Back Left "Message". R: "Address"; "linen" finish on front of card"

Repository:

Special Collections Library


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C-4

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Central Patio, Alvarado Hotel

                           

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Iindex # :

C-4

Front Caption:

Central Patio, The Fred Harvey - Alvarado Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Back Caption:

With its deep porticos, long arched corridors and inviting patios, the Alvarado Hotel at Albuquerque is a distinct achievement in carrying out the Spanish Mission style of architecture.

Date of Photo:

1939

Subject Category:

Alvarado Hotel

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm.

Publisher:

Fred Harvey

Publisher #:

H-4476

Manufacturer:

[Curteich]

Manufacturer #:

9A-H61

Notes:

A Fred Harvey Post Card; [Manufacturer identified through series number.]; Fred Harvey Logo or Brand on card reverse; Back Left "Message". R: "Address"; "linen" finish on front of card"


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C-5

Albuquerque, NM postmark

North Plaza, Alvarado Hotel, ca. 1940

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

C-5

Front Caption:

North Plaza, The Alvarado, Albuquerque, N.M.

Back Caption:

With Coronado's expedition into the Southwest in 1540 there came one Hernando de Alvarado, who was captain of the artillery with the expedition. In memory of this man the Alvarado was named. The building is modelled after the old Spanish missions, the wide spreading lawns and plaza, and the graceful lines of the building remind one of the days of Spanish chivalry.

Date of Photo:

ca. 1940

Subject Category:

Alvarado Hotel

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher:

Detroit Publishing Co.

Publisher #:

12278

Notes:

"Phostint" card; Specifies one cent postage United States & Canada; Two cents Foreign;  Back Left "This space may be used for message. R: this space for the address"; Ink stamp on back right "Albuquerque Public Library  SOUTHWEST ROOM"; "BN" penciled notation on back of card


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C-6

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Dining Room, Alvarado Hotel, ca. 1940

                           

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

C-6

Front Caption:

Dining Room, Alvarado Hotel, Albuquerque, N.M. Fred Harvey

Back Caption:

The Hotel Alvarado at Albuquerque, NM is of the old Spanish Mission style of architecture. The magnificent dining room is the largest room in the building. It will accommodate 160 guests. The dark oak beams of its ceiling contrast sharply with a background of rich yellow, and the great fire place projecting into the room gives an atmosphere of cheer.

Date of Photo:

ca. 1940

Subject Category:

Alvarado Hotel

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm.

Publisher:

Fred Harvey

Publisher #:

12951

Manufacturer:

Detroit Publishing

Notes:

"Phostint" card; Specifies one cent postage United States & Canada; Two cents Foreign;  Back Left "This space may be used for message. R: this space for the address"; Fred Harvey Logo or Brand on card reverse; illegible penciled notation on back left and right


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C-7

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Dining Room, Alvarado Hotel, ca. 1940

                           

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

C-7

Back Caption:

Fred Harvey's ALVARADO HOTEL on the corner of First Street & Central . . . 118 delightfully appointed air conditioned guest rooms . . . Located conveniently in downtown Albuquerque . . . Free parking . . . Delicious food in the tradition of Fred Harvey . . . Spotlight Room Cocktail Lounge . . . Beautiful grounds and gardens.

Date of Photo:

ca. 1960

Subject Category:

Alvarado Hotel

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm.

Publisher:

Custom Craft, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Publisher #:

Dexter Press, Inc., West Nyack, New York

Manufacturer:

37178-C

Notes: Note dining room remodel after photo on C-6.  Ink stamp on back right "Albuquerque Public Library  SOUTHWEST ROOM"


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