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Bagdad, Mexico

 File — Container: ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

Folder contains images of sunken city of Bagdad, Mexico, including 2 photographic prints, 1 print negative.


  • 1850s—2000s

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is NOT open for research use due to ongoing processing. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Bagdad is no longer extent; it is referred to as a sunken or lost city. It was destroyed by a hurricane in 1867.


1 Photographic Prints : Black and white photographic print, handwriting on back ; 7x5"

1 Photographic Prints : Color aerial photograph mounted on grid paper, handwriting on edge ; 10.5x8.25"

1 Photographic Prints : Color negative, aerial view ; 5x4"

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus Repository

ELIBR 1.104
University Library
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Edinburg TX 78539-2999
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