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Collenberg and Miller Glass Negative 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.


  • 1906-1909

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public.  Contact prints and digital images made from the glass plate negatives are available for consultation.


246.00 Pieces

Language of Materials



6 shoebox Hollingers and 1 clamshell binder

Boxes 1 – 6 contain the original containers of the glass negatives with captions or identifications handwritten on labels pasted onto the outside of the containers. Box 7 contains a contact prints made from select glass negatives in the collection.

Box 1 Glass negative containers 1 – 4

Box 2 Glass negative containers 5 – 8

Box 3 Glass negative containers 9 – 12

Box 4 Glass negative containers 13 – 16

Box 5 Glass negative containers 17 – 20

Box 6 Glass negative containers 21 – 24

Box 7

Contact sheets are enclosed two to a page and the identification written on the back of individual prints on each contact sheet follows as closely as possible the information for title and date contained on the original boxes or corrected and/or more precisely identified for the creation of the digital TUDL collection, Early Images of Latin America (2012). The Source information identifies the digital image used in the TUDL collection.
Collenberg and Miller Glass Negative Collection
Photograph Collection 50, Image Archive, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
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Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

7001 Freret Street
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, 4th floor
Tulane University
New Orleans Louisiana 70118 US
(504) 865-5681