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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Adolfo Díaz Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 132
Scope and Contents 1930-1947. This collection consists of correspondence, notarial acts, clippings, photos, reports and other items that detail the personal and business affairs of Adolfo Díaz, a three time President of Nicaragua. Most items describe Díaz's involvement with the La Luz & Los Angeles Mining Co., and Nicaraguan gold mining. Other items deal with the Nicaraguan political situation after 1940. Most notable are several letters from Emiliano Chamorro. The majority of the collection consists of a...
Dates: 1934-1947

Central American Postcard Collection

Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(30)
Scope and Contents 20th century. Growing collection of postcards (color and grayscale) from countries of Central America displaying themes of 20th century life including urban and rural living, urban and natural landscapes, architecture, indigenous people, and festivals. 184 total pieces.
Dates: 20th century

David Leeson Photograph 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.
Dates: 1983

Edgar Ricardo Buettner "Esperanza Fotografías de Nicaragua" Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(11)
Scope and Contents 1984. 33 black and white photographs (8 1/4" x 12 1/4") commercially produced as a portfolio of photographs of people, including Miskito Indians, engaged in daily life activities throughout Nicaragua. Captions in German are included.
Dates: 1984

El Salvador Guerrilla Weapons Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(23)
Scope and Contents 1984.  Set of 22 black and white photographs (8" x 10") of Salvadoran Guerrilla weapons given by Emilio González, Assistant Army Attache in the United States Embassy in El Salvador. Close-up images identify the types of weapons, serial numbers, and places of manufacture which include Russia, Viet Nam, North Korea, and Nicaragua.
Dates: 1984

Joaquín Zavala Solís Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 57
Scope and Contents 1879-1886. Nine copybooks of correspondence by Joaquin Zavala, President of Nicaragua, 1879-1883, with transcriptions by Manuel I. Lopez Alonso. Also 141 letters to Zavala. Material on interoceanic canal, expulsion of Jesuits, uprising of Matagalpa Indians, Instituto de Occidente at León, railroads, telegraph, domestic and foreign relations with Central America, Colombia, U.S., France, and Great Britain. 8.7 linear feet. The record of Zavala's voluminous correspondence while president, which...
Dates: 1879-1886

John N. Teunisson United Fruit Company Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 35
Scope and Contents 1906.  35 mounted 7" x 9" black and white photographs taken in Louisiana, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, British Honduras, and Guatemala taken by John N. Teunisson.  Teunisson took these photographs during a quarantine tour of inspection of Central American fruit ports by U.S. health authorities as guests of the United Fruit Company. The photographs focus on public and domestic buildings, local bands, and hospitals.  These photographs were compiled into an album with the cover title, "With...
Dates: 1906

Manuel Rubio Sánchez Historia de los gobernadores de Nicaragua Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 142
Scope and Contents c. 1970.  A collection of typescript manuscript copies of an unpublished six book set titled "La historia de los gobernadores de Nicaragua." The volumes contain a number of Rubio Sánchez's typed transcriptions of Spanish colonial documents relating to Nicaragua's leaders (1522-1821).
Dates: c. 1970

Marines in Nicaragua Photograph Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-021
Scope and Contents 1930.  An album of 129 gelatin silver prints taken by a U.S. Marine on duty in Ocotal, Nicaragua.  The images include views of marines patrolling, tropical scenes of the flora and fauna, various scenes of people and places, and the Panama Canal Railway.  Some photographs have identifications.
Dates: 1930

Vanderbilt Lawsuit, 1853-1855

 File — Box 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(13)
Scope and Contents 1853-1855 Documents relating to the case presented in New York City by Cornelius Vanderbilt against the Accessory Transit Company of Nicaragua for unpaid balance on the sale of shipping equipment and damages caused by the dismissal as agent for the company. Settled out of court. 6 pieces.
Dates: October 22, 1853 - April 1, 1855