Librarian Files

Aerial Photos of Tucson

Gene Magee Collection
Photos date from the 1930’s to the 1950’s.
Housed at the Arizona Historical Society:
949 E. 2nd Street
Tucson, AZ  85719
Telephone: (520) 628-5774

Glinski, James. Above Tucson then and now. Tucson, Ariz.: JTG Enterprise. c1995.
Aerial photo guide: Tucson and vicinity.  [Tucson, Ariz.] : McLain Harbers Co. [1986]
Article about the collection: "His clicking camera chronicled changing community." Arizona Daily Star.  May 3, 1992.  Page 3E.
Pima County Department of Transportation
This department has a collection of historical aerial photographs of Tucson dating 1946-2003.  To find out the holdings of this collection and other information go to their web site at:  (These photographs are not online--this web site just lists the holdings in the collection.)
Arizona Geological Survey Library
416 W. Congress, Suite #100
Aerial photography: historic aerial photography over time back to 1936. Indexed so that the customer can define an area and AZGS staff can identify what photos they have.
Cooper Aerial Surveys
Can be hired to take aerial photos. Also, has a library of photos dating to 1953. 1692 W. Grant Road Tucson, AZ  85745.
Telephone: (520) 884-7580


Program. "Arizona Historical Society." Arizona Historical Society. (accessed September 27, 2011).

"PC DOT EIM Aerial Photo Lookup." Pima County Department of Transportation. (accessed September 27, 2011).

"AZGS | GES | Library." The Arizona Geological Survey | Home |. (accessed September 27, 2011).

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