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Virginia Maria Romero papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0520

Content Description

Professional work and papers of artist Virginia Maria Romero, ca. 1980-2018. Most of collection is contained in 15GB of data in digital format, including image and text files. Bulk of file types include jpg, tif, pdf, gif, bmp, png, ppt, and doc. A complete inventory of folders and files is available in the digital collection. Physical papers include correspondence, a notebook, book projects, promotional materials, clippings and news articles about Romero and her art, and project proposals. In all, the collection documents the life, business and creative activity of a working artist from southern New Mexico. Virginia Maria Romero's work is primarily New Mexico and Southwestern art, religious iconography, Native-American influenced imagery, and animals. She uses traditional materials and methods to create paintings and mixed-media work.

Dates

  • 1980 - 2018

Conditions Governing Access

This material may be examined by researchers under supervised conditions in the Caroline E. Stras Reading Room, Branson Library, New Mexico State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Limited duplication is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with copyright and other applicable statutes.

Copyrights associated with this collection have not been transferred and assigned to New Mexico State University.

Extent

15 Gigabytes

2 items (SanDisk USB drives - one 16GB capacity and one 64GB capacity )

.5 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Electronic files and papers relating to the life and work of Las Cruces, New Mexico artist Virginia Maria Romero, ca. 1980-2018. The materials document the creative output of the artist through images of her work, files relating to her business and work as an artist, promotional materials and clipping files. Romero uses traditional materials and methods to create work that is primarily influenced by the Southwest and New Mexico cultures and environment.

Arrangement

Papers also have been kept as organized by the donor and have received minimal processing work. Electronic files have been kept in the original hieracrchical folder arrangement created by the donor. They are organized primarily by project.
Status
In Progress
Author
Dennis Daily
Date
2019-01
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rio Grande Historical Collections Repository

Contact:
NMSU Library
Las Cruces NM
5756463839