Missionary Postcard Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(33)
c.1920-1959. 50 postcards in black and white and in color depicting the presence of several Catholic missionary societies and their various activities with indigenous peoples in the countries of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, and Argentina of South America. The vast majority are photomechanical prints of photographs and a few reproduce artistic renderings of indigenous people. Many of the scenes document the costumes, customs, and material culture of numerous indigenous peoples in South America.
- Publication: c.1920-1959
Language of Materials
Languages present on the postcards include Italian, French, English, and Portuguese.
Conditions Governing Access
Open to the public. No known restrictions.
Box #, Folder 33
- Missionary Postcard Collection
- Postcard Collection 39 (33), Image Archive, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description