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LAL02. Latin American Library - Image Archive - Photograph Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: LAL02

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Abbye A. Gorin Collection

 Collection — Box 1 - 20
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 01
Scope and Contents 1965-1985.  The Abbye A. Gorin Collection includes photographs of people, city and country scenes, architecture, archaeological sites and pre-Columbian art in Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru and the Museum of Mankind in England, taken during the years between 1965 and 1985. Gorin used two cameras in shooting the photographs in the collection: a Rolleiflex (purchased in 1954) with a fixed 3.5/75mm lens, and a Leica M-3 (purchased in 1963) with Leica Summicron 50mm, Summicron 35mm, and Elmarit...

Abraham Guillén Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 03
Scope and Contents 1940s-1960s. A collection of 860 photographs of the lifestyle of indigenous people, city and country scenes, archaeological sites, colonial and modern architecture and pre-Hispanic, colonial and folk art in Peru.

Alfred W. Anthony Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 18
Scope and Contents 1910-1920s.  300 photographs (and negatives) relating to two disparate themes.  One is of seals and other wildlife living along the Baja California coast.  The second is of Guatemala and its native populations and the city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Included in the collection are papers, passport, and obituary of Anthony, a noted naturalist.

Augusto Miceli Collection of Photographs of the Copán Archaeological Site

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 33
Scope and Contents c. 1970.  76 black and white photographs of the archaeological site of Copán, Honduras, fully identified, but not dated.

Ben Johnson Collection of Photographs of the Panama Canal

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 30
Scope and Contents 1911-1912.  13 photoprints and postcards of the Panama Canal under construction and the Canal Zone.

Bettina Wulfing Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 22
Scope and Contents 1985.  48 photographs of Franciscan churches in Yucatán described by Father Alonso Ponce in 1588 and revisited by Wulfing in 1985. Some of the churches photographed are in modern-day Campeche, which seceded from Yucatán in 1867 and formed its own separate state. The collection also contains Wulfing's 29-page descriptive paper.

Canal Zone Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 34
Scope and Contents 1907-1909.  101 black and white photographs of varying sizes (3" x 5" to 7" x 9") of the Canal Zone, Panama City, and of construction on the Panama Canal.  Some of the items are commercial photographs by W.A. Fishbaugh. The collection also contains larger photographs of Havana, Cuba and maps of the Canal Zone and the Panama Canal itself.

Carroll Edward Mace Collection of Photographs and Postcards of Latin America

 Collection — Box 1, Box: 2
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 17
Scope and Contents 1940s-1960s.  500 amateur photographs of Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru.  Included are 100 postcards of images taken by Martín Chambi.  The work of other photographers like Robert González, Jiménez, Mateo Nieva, and Villavicencio are also included.  Contained in the collection are three miniature commercial albums of Brazil.

Chile Slide Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 71

Christian Rasmussen Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 23
Scope and Contents 1980.  415 photographs of Colonial churches throughout Yucatán and some from Quintana Roo, Mexico showing details of their art and architecture. The collection also includes images of sisal haciendas in Yucatán with views of hacienda buildings and machinery, and a map showing the locations of the places photographed.

CIRMA 30th Anniversary Fototeca Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 70
Scope and Contents 1980-2010.  15 black and white photoprints from selected negatives housed in a hand-crafted archival case.  The prints are accompanied by two inserts: letterpress bifolium "CIRMA: The Photo Archive 1980-2010" and a booklet, CIRMA: Fototeca Commemorative Portfolio 1980-2010 [with notes dated 2011]. Daniel Chauche printed all of the negatives personally on warm tone 100% cotton photographic paper in his laboratory in La Antigua, Guatemala.

CIRMA Collection of Juan Yas and José D. Noriega Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 13
Scope and Contents 1880-1940. 70 prints made by Mitchell Denburg from original glass negatives of photographs taken by the early Guatemalan photographes, Juan Yas and José Domingo Noriega.  The collection provides views of Guatemalans in a diversity of social settings--weddings, funerals, and the like.

CIRMA Collection of Mitchell Denburg Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 12
Scope and Contents 1979-1982.  922 photographs of twentieth century city and country life in Guatemala, including activities of Maya people, coffee plantation workers, nineteenth century farm equipment, tradespeople, prostitutes, political parties, and scenes of Holy Week and church interiors.  A comprehensive collection guide is included with the collection.

Codex Tulane Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 26
Scope and Contents 1977.  Three sets of black and white prints with negatives and three sets of Ektachrome color slides taken by Betsy Swanson of this Mixtec pictorial manuscript; also includes an older black and white and color set of prints.

Collection of Cruces y Campa Mexican Heads of State

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 67
Scope and Contents c. 1874-1881. 52 original cartes-de-visite photographs mounted on cards measuring 4 X 2 inches. An example of Cruces y Campa's Gobernantes series, this set of photographs titled, Galería de personas que han ejercido el mando supremo de México con título legal o por medio de la usurpación, features a cast of government officials and personages important to the political history of Mexico, photographed by the firm of Cruces y...

Collection of Cruces y Campa Mexican Occupationals

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 48
Scope and Contents 1862-1877.  60 cartes-de-visites of the Mexican "occupationals" or "tipos" series created by the photographers Antioco Cruces and Luis Campa from studio portraits depicting men, women, and children in a diversity of occupations or wearing traditional costumes against realistic backgrounds. The collector was Charles R. Hunt.

Collenberg and Miller Glass Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 50
Scope and Contents 1906-1909. Glass negatives of cities and towns from across highland central Mexico including Mexico City, Querétaro, Puebla, Cuernavaca, Morelia, Guadalajara, Tampico and others all showing landscapes, trees, volcanoes, churches, houses, and people. Contact prints made from the negatives are available for consultation. with contact prints of each exposure. 246 negatives with contact prints.

Daniel Schavelzon Photograph Collection of Ecuadorian and Guatemalan Archaeological Sites

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 63
Scope and Contents 1960s-1980s. 687 black and white photographs of varying sizes (8 x 10 inches to 3 x 4 inches) of archaeological sites in both Ecuador and Guatemala. The images document excavations at the Ecuadorian sites of Manta and Jaramino and include images of artifacts from sites along the coast and in the sierra of Ecuador. Included in the collection are a set of photographs of the Kaminaljuyu site in highland Guatemala taken in 1962. Offprints and site plans of Kaminaljuyu are included. 697 total...

David Leeson Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 29
Scope and Contents 1983.  33 black and white photoprints (11" x 14") taken in Nicaragua and Honduras by New Orleans Times-Picayune photographer, David Leeson, for a feature series of people associated with the conflict between the Sandinista forces and the Contras. A written description by Leeson accompanies each photograph.  Included in the collection is a poster with a map of Nicaragua.

Donald and Martha Robertson Collection of C.B. Waite Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 28
Scope and Contents c. 1904.  25 printed out paper photographs taken by C.B. Waite throughout Mexico. Numerous views of railroads, parks, archaeological sites, architecture, and a hacienda.

Dr. Stella Leche Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 52
Scope and Contents c. 1933-1934.  78 black and white photographs (measuring 7.5 x 4 or 10 x 7.25 inches) taken or collected by Tulane physician Dr. Deignen Leche during a scientific expedition to Chiapas, Mexico.  The collection contains images of the Valeriano Lobeira family, Maya people, including the Lacandón, scenes of urban and rural life, haciendas, landscapes, and possibly of San Cristobal de las Casas.

Emilio Harth-Terré Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 02
Overview 1930s-1970s.  A collection of 4,332 gelatin silver prints dating to the period between 1930 and 1970. Among the many images are those of colonial architecture, colonial art, and archaeological sites all located within Peru. Materials in the collection also document earthquake destruction in the city of Lima.

Enrique Cervantes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 68
Scope and Contents c. 1930.  A group of 25 silver gelatin prints, each in an embossed brown mat, signed and captioned in ink on the mat. The images measure 6 ½  X 4 ½ inches in an 8  X 10 inch mat.  The photographs show interior and exterior architectural details of various structures in Puebla, Mexico. Included are: a birds-eye-view of Puebla; the Cathedral; the famed Santa Rosa kitchen, studies of majolica tiled buildings; the Capilla Real, built in 1549 and modeled on the great Mosque in Cordova, Spain; the...

Erika Diettes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 73
Scope and Contents 2005-2018 The Erika Diettes Photograph Collection consists of 9 linear feet of color and black and white prints of several art photographic series created by Colombian photographer and artist, Erika Diettes, and the subsequent exhibitions of her work throughout Colombia and around the world. Diettes' work uses images of and related to the victims of the decades long armed conflict in Colombia in part to create visual art pieces that provide a means through which to memorialize their lives and...

Ernest L. Crandall Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 05
Scope and Contents 1924-1927. 197 photographs taken during three Carnegie Institution expeditions to archaeological sites in Mexico and Guatemala. Three photographs in the collection are attributed to Teobert Maler.

Fernando La Rosa A. Collection of Peru and Bolivia Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 51
Scope and Contents 1967-1977.  141 black and white photographs printed on 11" x 14" silver gelatin base paper and treated with silver remover for archival purposes.  The images include urban and rural scenes of Lima, Iquitos, San Mateo, Jauja, and Huaraz in Peru, and of La Paz and Santa Cruz in Bolivia.

Fernando La Rosa A. Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 06
Scope and Contents 1971-1972. 24 photographs of the archaeological sites of Chavín de Huantar and Sechín in Peru.

Fritz Henle "Mexican Studies" Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 24
Scope and Contents 1940s.  45 black and white photographs (10 1/2" x 13")  of city and country scenes, indigenous people, workers, famous personages, archaeological sites and architecture of Mexico. See also the companion book, Mexico: 64 photographs, by Fritz Henle, which included this passage on the origin of the photographs:  "In 1936, Henle saw Mexico for the first time and, impressed by the paradoxical countray with its centuries-old cultures and its...

Guatemala Lantern Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection-77
Content Description Set of 79 glass positives with printed paper labels for the lantern slide format. Photographs measure 3 1/4 x 4 inches and the images date to circa 1900. The photographer is unidentified. The condition varies for the paper labels, but the quality of the photographic images are sharp and crisp. These seventy nine views of Guatemala can be divided into 28 rural images, 25 urban views, and 26 photographs of churches, both modern and in ruins. The rural images show agricultural activity, markets,...

Guerra Collection of Glass Plate Photoprints

 Collection — Box 1, Box: 2
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 27
Scope and Contents A collection of 173 photoprints of glass plates taken by Pedro Guerra Jordán in Mérida and elsewhere in Yucatán.  Among the images are those of social and work settings, machinery, and Maya archaeological sites.