LAL02. Latin American Library - Image Archive - Photograph Collections
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
c. 1970. 76 black and white photographs of the archaeological site of Copán, Honduras, fully identified, but not dated.
1911-1912. 13 photoprints and postcards of the Panama Canal under construction and the Canal Zone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
c.1902-1908. This Collection was assembled by Elizabeth Weinstein, a German missionary on Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast. The photos show village and jungle scenes; the church and school children; the missionaries and ministers and their wives; scenes from Bluefields and the Mosquito Coast. Some photos have annotations on the front or back. Also included is Elizabeth Weinstein's authograph book c. 1903-1912, with poems from her friends, most in German, one in English.
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.
Photographs taken during three Carnegie Institution expeditions to archaeological sites in Mexico and Guatemala. Three photographs in the collection are attributed to Teobert Maler.
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.
1940-1942. These photos were taken during Colonel June's service as Naval Attaché in Guatemala. The prints include an aerial view of Guatemala City, several colonial structures in Antigua and a number of pictures taken around Lake Atitlán. The collection's strength are the scenes of daily rural life which include market days, typical housing and costumes, means of transportation and an indigenous musical group playing traditional instruments.