Miss Universe Contest Metadata

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  • Main Title Miss Universe Contest


  • Creation: 1958


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Photograph of the Miss Universe competition. The contest was held at the Sands Hotel in Abilene, Texas. The winner is standing on a platform with the master of ceremonies. The reigning queen from the preceding year stands by her side waiting to hand the new Miss Universe a trophy and flowers.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Competitions - Beauty Pageants
  • Keyword: contestants
  • Keyword: contests
  • Keyword: Sands Hotel
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Popular Culture
  • Keyword: flowers
  • Keyword: Miss Universe Contest

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Taylor County - Abilene
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1958


  • Name: Abilene Photograph Collection
    Code: ABPHC
  • Name: Abilene Library Consortium
    Code: ABCM


  • Name: Hardin-Simmons University Library
    Code: HSUL

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 92-08688-124
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth58723


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo