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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred W. Anthony Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 18
Scope and Contents

1910-1920s.  300 photographs (and negatives) relating to two disparate themes.  One is of seals and other wildlife living along the Baja California coast.  The second is of Guatemala and its native populations and the city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Included in the collection are papers, passport, and obituary of Anthony, a noted naturalist.

Dates: 1910-1920s

Augusto Miceli Collection of Photographs of the Copán Archaeological Site

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 33
Scope and Contents

c. 1970.  76 black and white photographs of the archaeological site of Copán, Honduras, fully identified, but not dated.

Dates: c. 1970

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

CNTC Alfabetizando Album

 Collection — Box 19a, Album: 027
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-027
Scope and Contents

c. 1987.  An album of photomechanical photographs on 22 leaves used for teaching reading in rural Honduras as part of the literacy program of the Central Nacional de Trabajadores del Campo.

Dates: c. 1987

Copán site, Honduras Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(13)
Scope and Contents

pre-1972.  9 reproduced color photographs (11 1/2" x 11 1/2") of the archaeological site of Copán.

Dates: pre-1972

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

Gifford Construction Company Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(27)
Scope and Contents

1921-1922.  14 gelatin silver photographs documenting the construction of a railroad line connecting a distillery owned by the Vaccaro Brothers Fruit Company to the city of La Ceiba, Honduras via an inland mountain pass.  The construction work was done by the Gifford Construction Company, Dallas, Texas.

Dates: 1921-1922

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

Howard Wayne (Peter) Team Honduras Peace Corps Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 081
Scope and Contents

1966-1968.  Materials collected by Team, a Peace Corps volunteer who worked as a graphic designer with the credit union organization Federación de Asociaciones Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito de Honduras. It includes pamphlets about FACACH, a photograph of Team receiving a certificate of appreciation, biographies of Peace Corps trainees, a booklet of Honduran artists, and a watercolor by Team. 17 pieces.

Dates: 1966-1968

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 de Sandoval Collection of Costa Rica and Honduras

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 47
Scope and Contents

1983. 35mm negatives with contact prints of cities and towns (including San José, Heredia, and Cartago), churches, coffee mills, and plantations in Costa Rica; and cities of Tegucigalpa and Comayagua, towns, churches, and the archaeological site of Copán in Honduras. Three examples from the collection are below (House in San Pedro Sula, Ciruela Railroad Station, and Church of La Agonía).

Dates: 1983

Manifiesto de General Terencio Sierra (1849-1907)

 File — Box 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(09)
Scope and Contents

1898 Contemporary hand-written copy in English of the declaration made by General Terencio Sierra in Coray, Honduras upon his nomination by the Liberal Party of Honduras as the candidate for President. 8 leaves.

Dates: July 13,1898

Notes about the mining concession to Bell and Rector

 File — Box 4, Folder: 50
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(50)
Content Description

c. 1880-1910 Hand-written notes taken from the Gaceta Oficial del Gobierno de Honduras regarding the Bell y Rector Concesion by Cesar Bonilla, possibly used in part to draft a legal document, 10 pages.

Dates: c. 1889-1900

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

Peter Team Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 21
Scope and Contents

1965-1968.  370 35mm color slides taken during Peace Corps training in New Mexico and Peace Corps activities in Honduras.  The collection also contains vacation slides taken in Panamá, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Dates: 1965-1968

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

Quirigua, Guatemala Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box 5, Folder: 37
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(37)
Scope and Contents c.1910.  13 gelatin silver prints (most measure 5" x 7") of the clearing of the monuments at the arquaeological site of Quirigua, Guatemala. The captions on the verso sides of the prints come from the pages of a photograph album from which these pieces were taken. The images show the work crew, stelae in various positions, altars, a view of Guatemala City, and three views are of the Copán site in Honduras.  These photographs appear to have been taken during the 1910 field season of the...
Dates: c.1910

Sevilla Postcards of Honduras, Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 039-(12)
Scope and Contents

Black and white and color postcards of Tegucigalpa and other towns in Honduras. Several have been mailed including some to author Lucila Gamero de Medina.

Dates: 1907-1932

Sidney David Markman Collection of Latin American Postcards

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 039-(11)
Scope and Contents

Black and white and color postcards principally from Mexico, including views of the frescos of Diego Rivera, J. Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Also includes views of Oaxaca, Monte Albán, Puebla, and Mazatlán, Mexico, and of Spain, Colombia, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Dates: 1940s - 1950s

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 42
Scope and Contents

1889.  17 mechanically reproduced photographs by Juan T. Aguirre of Tegucigalpa.  The images include views of the colonial bridge and prominent buildings in Tegucigalpa along with the Mina del Rosario, and a map.

Dates: 1889

"Vistas fotográficas, Recuerdo de Honduras" Photograph Album

 Collection — Box 42, Album: 043
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-063
Content Description c. 1900 Contents of perhaps one or more commercial photograph albums produced by Rafael Ugarte Vega, reknown early Honduran photographer. Existing album binding is red covered board with gold embossing titled, "Vistas fotográficas Recuerdo de Honduras por Rafael Ugarte, Tegucigalpa." Loose individual album pages or mounts are decorated with a stamped maroon ArtDeco design and contain a single gelatin POP print. Bridges built and in the process of being constructed are a common theme to...
Dates: c. 1900