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Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

H-1

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Aerial Photograph of the UNM campus from the southeast; volcanic escarpment on horizon.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-1

Front Caption:  (written on front left G31)

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1915

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer # :

G-31 (written on front with white lettering)

Notes:

Real photo Black & White Aerial Photograph of the UNM campus from the southeast; volcanic escarpment on horizon; No marks to indicate a post card.


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H-2

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Air View of University of New Mexico, Albq., NM

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-2

Back Caption:

Air View of University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
The University, following the unique theme, have all buildings constructed along a modified Pueblo architectural style.

Date of Postcard:

1952

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

Distributed by Southwest Post Card Co.,Box 685,Albuquerque,N.M

Distributor # :

A-11

Manufacturer: Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T.Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)

Manufacturer # :

2C-H442

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone”; "linen" finish on front of card


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H-3

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Aerial view of the campus of the University of New Mexico showing the mile high 18 hold campus Golf Course

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-3

Back Caption:

Aerial view of the campus of the University of New Mexico showing the mile high 18 hole campus Golf Course; Albuquerque, New Mexico

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1952

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer :

Joel V. Barrett

Local Publisher:

Petley Studios, Phoenix, Arizona

Publisher # :

S1483

Notes:  Petley Color Card Cactus Logo


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H-4

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Aerial view of the campus of the U. of N.M. looking south.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-4

Back Caption:

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Aerial view of the campus of the U. of N.M. looking south.

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1952

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer :

Joel Barrett

Distributer :

Petley Studios, Albuquerque, N. Mex.

Manufacturer :

Colourpictures Publishers, Inc

Manufacturer # :

P34755

Notes:

Plastichrome; Petley logo on reverse


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H-5


Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-5

Front Caption:

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Back Caption: University of New Mexico surrounding Crescit Eundo Motto

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1900

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Postmark Date :

December 7 (year unknown)

Notes:

Black & White. Inset photographs of three buildings: Main Hall, Music School, Science Hall. Pre-1906; Card has been laminated. Correspondence on front and reverse. Postmark Dec 7,year not visible.One cent stamp


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H-6

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Porter’s Views of Albuquerque and Vicinity, Boys Dormitory, U.N.M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-6

Front Caption:

Porter’s Views of Albuquerque and Vicinity, Boys Dormitory, U.N.M.

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1900

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher :

The Rotogrpaph Co., N.Y. City

Publisher # :

64538

Postmark Date :

Aug 12, 1909

Notes:

Printed in Germany; Correspondence on reverse; lovely old cursive. Postmark Aug 2, 1909 10:30 AM stamped. One cent stamp


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H-7

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Dormitories of U of N. M. Albuquerque N M

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-7

Front Caption:

Dormitories of U of N. M. Albuquerque, N.M.; Upper Rt.Corner Copyright 1908 by Detroit Publishing Co.

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1900

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher :

Detroit Publishing Co.

Publisher # :

12268

Notes:

“Phostint” Card; Same building as H-6; different, Color, view. Stamp block, US and Canada one cent, Foreign two cents; Back Left: "This space may be used for message". R: "This space for the address"


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H-8

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

State University of New Mexico at Albuquerque

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-8

Front Caption:

State University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. Inset photos of Electrical Engineering Building, Engineering Building-Hadley Hall and botanical artwork

Back Caption:

The State University of New Mexico invites you to profit by opportunities for - 1. Self-Development. 2. World-Service. 3. Preparation for Livelihood. Bring or Send One Good Student! Cordially yours, David Spruce Hill; President; The State University at Albuquerque is the only in-stitution in New Mexico accredited by the Commis-sion on Higher Education of the North Central As-sociation as a standard institution of higher learning.

Date of Postcard:

1923

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher :

C. T. American Art

Publisher # :

A-96534

Notes: Stamp block: One Cent for United States and Island Possessions, Cuba, Canada and Mexico. Two Cents for Foreign; Back Left: "This space for writing messages". R: "This space for addresses only"; C.T. American Art logo on reverse


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H-9

Albuquerque, NM postmark

              

  

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historic Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-9

Back Caption:

Mitchell Hall; University of New Mexico; Albuquerque,New Mexico; Mitchell Hall, built in Southwestern architecture, is one of the most modern buildings on the campus. It houses numerous classrooms with its finest and latest equipment.

Date of Postcard:

1938

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor :

Distributed by Southwest post card Co. ,Box 685, Albuquerque,N.M.

Distributor # :

K-377

Manufacturer :

Natural color reproduction-Curteichcolor ™ Art Creation Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.

Manufacturer #:

7C-K53

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colourtone”


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H-10

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Students Union Building, University of New Mexico

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-10

Back Caption:

Students Union Building, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.  A unique building designed for the comfort and convenience of the students and operated on a co-operative plan. It contains lunch-rooms, soda fountain, barber shop, book shop, etc. A beautiful ballroom with additional lounges is equipped to take care of all social activities of the university and is furnished and decorated in truly southwestern style.

Date of Postcard:

1938

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor :

Southwest Post Card Co., Albuquerque, N.M.

Distributor # :

A-11

Manufacturer :

Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T.Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.PatOff.)

Manufacturer #:

8A-H711

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colourtone”


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H-11

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

State University of New Mexico at Albuquerque

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-11

Front Caption:

State University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. Women's Residence Hall. Sara Raynold's Hall for Home Economics  (Inset Drawings)

Back Caption:

The State University of New Mexico invites you to profit by opportunities for -1. Self-Development. 2. World Service. 3. Preparation for Livelihood. Bring or Send One Good Student! Cordially yours, David Spence Hill, President. The State University at Albuquerque is the only institution in New Mexico accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the North Central Association as a standard institution of higher learning.

Date of Postcard:

1923

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer :

C. T. American Art

Manufacturer #:

A-96535

Notes:

Photos include Women’s Residential Hall and Sara Raynold’s Hall for Home Economics; Stamp block: One Cent for United States and Island Possessions, Cuba, Canada and Mexico. Two Cents for Foreign; Back Left: "This space for writing messages". R: "This space for addresses only"; C.T. American Art logo on reverse


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H-12

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Men’s Dormitory University of New Mexico

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-12

Back Caption:

Men’s Dormitory, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N. Mex.  This four story structure of Pueblo Architecture, features 5 Walled Courts, 20 Balconies, Spacious Parlors, Lounges, One large Main Dining Room and several smaller dining rooms, three electric Elevators, numerous Study Rooms to make a home away from home for the students. The whole fourth floor is given to Recreation including Sun Decks. It is constructed for efficiency as well as comfort, has huge Picture Windows affording a Panoramic View of the Sandia Mountains in the Background.

Date of Postcard:

1950

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer: "Redman Photo"

Distributor :

Southwest Post Card Co., Albuquerque, N.M.

Distributor # :

A-55

Manufacturer :

Genuine Curteich-Chicago"C.T.Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)

Manufacturer #:

OC-H679

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card; "linen" finish on front of card


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H-13

Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Library, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-13

Front Caption:

Library, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.; The Great Hand Made Chandelier In The Main Reading Room.

Back Caption:

The University Library – contains more than 125,000 volumes with a total capacity of over 300,000. Of Pueblo-style architecture, this beautiful building was opened April 1, 1938. The carvings are in the symbolic Indian motif and the furniture and other ornamentations are entirely authentic of the Southwest. The Great Chandelier – in the reference room is said to be the largest of its type ever made by hand. It follows the design of the lamps used by the early Spanish conquistadors. “From the Land of Enchantment”

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1938

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer:  C. E. Redman Photo, Albuquerque, N. M.

Distributor :

A. McGarr Advertising Service, Box 646, Albuquerque, N. M.

Manufacturer :

E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

Manufacturer # :

3089N-50

Notes:

Natural color post card; "linen" finish on front of page


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H-14

Albuquerque, NM postmark

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Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-14

Back Caption:

A Shaded Spanish Portal, Administration Building; Photography by Laura Gilpin

Date of Postcard:

ca. 1940

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer :

Laura Gilpin

Distributor:

The Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Conn.

Copyright:

University of New Mexico Press

Notes:

Copyright, University of New Mexico Press; Black and White Photograph showing portal; "25" penciled notation on back of card


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H-15

Library, University of New Mexico, Albq., N.M.Albuquerque, NM postmark

             

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

H-15

Back Caption:

Library, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. This beautiful building in the Pueblo Indian style of architecture, erected at a cost of $350,000, is the last word in modern convenience. Housing 62,000 volumes, space is provided for additional tiers as needed. The Indian and early Spanish motif is carried out in the decorations, with carvings and other designs by native workmen.

Date of Postcard:

1957

Subject Category:

Higher Education

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor :

Southwest Post Card Co., Albuquerque, N.M.

Distributor # :

A-10

Manufacturer :

Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T.Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)

Manufacturer #:

8A-H710

Notes:

Natural Color Reproduction—Curteichcolor Art-Creation; "linen" finish on front of page


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