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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 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: Image Archive-Collection 039-(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: Publication: 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

Forrest D. Colburn Collection of Photographs

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 83

Hank L. Hoffenberg Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 14
Scope and Contents 1869-1885.  19th century cartes de visite and stereocard views by E. Courret or Courret Hermanos.  The collection materials can be divided into two sets of images:  one, portraits of women, and two, urban scenes of Lima, Peru.  In addition to the collection of Courret materials are a set of loose, early undated photographs of rural houses in British Honduras and San José and Limón, Costa Rica.  Included also is an Alberto G. Valdeavellano photograph of Mayas from Guatemala, and 60...
Dates: 1869-1885, 1920s

Joaquín Zavala Solís Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 057
Scope and Contents 1879-1886. Nine copybooks of correspondence by Joaquín Zavala Solís, President of Nicaragua during the years between 1879 and 1883. Manuel Ignacio Pérez Alonso made transcriptions of a portion of the collection. In addition to the copybooks are 141 loose letters addressed to Zavala. The correspondence touch upon a variety of themes that include: interoceanic canal, expulsion of Jesuits, uprising of Matagalpa Indians, Instituto de Occidente at León, railroads, telegraph, and domestic and...
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

Judith Hancock Sandoval Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 09
Scope and Contents

1974.  Documentary photographs of colonial churches, archaeological sites and contemporary rural buildings and machinery in Nicaragua. Also included are images showing people at work.

Dates: 1974

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

 Collection — Box 16, Album: 016
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

Nicaragua Revolution Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 039-(15)
Scope and Contents

Postcards produced by various agencies of the Sandinista government of Nicaragua, including views of revolutionary slogans on billboards, and one Solentiname painting.

Dates: 1984

Nicaraguan 2018 Protests Photograph Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 91

Pan American Union Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 11
Scope and Contents

1942-1946. 99 photographs of Latin American intellectuals and government leaders who visited the Pan American Union in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1942-1946

Pál and Elisabeth Zulauf Kelemen Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 59
Scope and Contents c. 1933-1988.  A collection of 1,420 black and white prints, 1,900 negatives, 18 contact sheets, and assorted photographic and print materials. The majority of the photographs, negatives and slides document church architecture and religious art in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Bolivia, El Salvador and United States. Also shown are colonial and domestic architecture, street scenes, antiquities, folk art, furniture, mountains, markets, archeological sites and...
Dates: ca. 1933-1988

Sidney David Markman Collection of Muybridge Prints

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 08
Scope and Contents

142 reproduction prints of original Eadweard Muybridge photographs of colonial architecture and daily life in Central America. The Sidney D. Markman Collection of Eadweard Muybridge Prints contains 142 black and white 9" x 6" copy prints of original Eadweard Muybridge photographs of colonial architecture, landscapes, coffee plantations, and daily life in Central America, taken in 1875.

Dates: 1875

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