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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.

Dates

  • c. 1904

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.

Biographical or Historical Information

Donald and Martha Robertson formed a unique academic partnership on the Tulane University campus and also, in a larger sense, in the area of study of pre-Columbian and colonial Latin American art.  Martha collaborated with her husband, Donald on several studies and served as his indispensable right hand in advising, typing, editing, and pushing his various projects to conclusion.  Martha was educated in the traditional history of art; and through her close association with her husband, became as knowledgeable as he in the lesser-recognized field of pre-Columbian and colonial Latin American art.  She served as an invaluable reference resource in the Latin American Library at Tulane University where she worked.  Donald Robertson died in 1984.  After Martha's death, the Martha and Donald Robertson Chair of Latin American Art was established at Tulane University.

Extent

25.00 Pieces

1.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

1 Hollinger box

Source

Creator

Title
Donald and Martha Robertson Collection of C.B. Waite Photographs
Subtitle
Photograph Collection 28, Image Archive, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
Author
Ruth B. Olivera
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

Contact:
7001 Freret Street
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, 4th floor
Tulane University
New Orleans Louisiana 70118 US
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