Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1 - 20
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 01
Scope and Contents 1965-1985. The Abbye A. Gorin Collection includes photographs of people, city and country scenes, architecture, archaeological sites and pre-Columbian art in Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru and the Museum of Mankind in England, taken during the years between 1965 and 1985. Gorin used two cameras in shooting the photographs in the collection: a Rolleiflex (purchased in 1954) with a fixed 3.5/75mm lens, and a Leica M-3 (purchased in 1963) with Leica Summicron 50mm, Summicron 35mm, and Elmarit...
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(29)
Scope and Contents 1896. A group of five albumen printsphotographs (5 1/4" x 7 3/4") dated to February 6, 1896. Each is affixed to a cardboard mount, trimmed to the image. The photographs are credited "A. Briquet, fot." with a banner text at the bottom of the image, giving a title, number, date, and caption in Spanish and English. The images document some of the workings of a coffee plantation outside of the town of Orizaba, Veracruz.
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(9)
Scope and Contents c. 1938. 3 black and white photographs. One shows an informal pose of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo taken in Coyoacán Mexico, by Emmy Lou Packard; the second is an image of Isaac Berliner and Rose; and third is a snapshot of Berliner and his granddaughter.
Dates: c. 1938
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(7)
Scope and Contents 1915-1916. Postcards published by Kavanaugh's War Postals depicting scenes from the U.S.-Mexico border conflict, with some action shots of both sides including troops of Pancho Villa.
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-033
Scope and Contents c.1908. An album of 211 gelatin silver prints. The images were taken from across Mexico including the cities of Pachuca, Puebla, Jalapa, Toluca, Morelia, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, and Aguas Calientes. The album provides images of urban and rural life including street scenes, churches, mining operations, markets, bullfights in Guadalajara, roads, trains, architecture, and indigenous people.
Dates: c. 1908
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(20)
Scope and Contents 1950-2000. 3 color photographs (11" x 14") of structures at the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá in northern Yucatán, Mexico. The structures include the main pyramid called "El Castillo", the Templo de los Guerreros, and the third image is a shot of the Chacmol statue at the entrance of the Templo de los Guerreros.
File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(1)
Scope and Contents c.1900. Gelatin silver print mounted on a cabinet card (17.5 x 10 cm) taken by F. Parker of El Paso, Texas. Appears to be part of a numbered series. Printed in the lower left, "61 Chihuahua, Mex."
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(8)
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(21)
Scope and Contents c. 1950. 5 black and white promotion photographs (8" x 10") of the Hall of Science at the University of Mexico, downtown Mexico City, Acapulco, granaries, and a singing group. One photograph is attributed to Pan American World Airways.
Dates: c. 1950
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(22)
Scope and Contents 1970. 2 photographs and 1 postcard providing views of an exposure of columnar basalt, 20 miles north of Pachuca, Mexico. It is a natural wonder known to have once visited been visited by Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859).
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 68
Scope and Contents 1940-1980. Collection of personal and business papers, published works, drafts, research and field notes, and texts of Nahuatl plays and stories focusing on modern Nahuatl language and people, with a 19th century Atlixco manuscript and material on the dance of Moros and Cristianos. 6,200 pieces and 2,300 cards.The Fernando Horcasitas Papers reflect the interest and dedication of a man devoted for many years to various aspects of Mexican ethnohistory and linguistics, focusing...
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 24
Scope and Contents 1940s. 45 black and white photographs (10 1/2" x 13") of city and country scenes, indigenous people, workers, famous personages, archaeological sites and architecture of Mexico. See also the companion book, Mexico: 64 photographs, by Fritz Henle, which included this passage on the origin of the photographs: "In 1936, Henle saw Mexico for the first time and, impressed by the paradoxical countray with its centuries-old cultures and its...
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 151
Scope and Contents 1913-1959. Extensive collection of personal and political papers of General Rafael E. Melgar (1887-1959) who fought in Mexico’s Revolution (1910-1920) and then entered politics to serve in various offices including congressional representative from Oaxaca, campaign manager for Lázaro Cárdenas, governor of the Territory of Quintana Roo, Senator from Oaxaca, and as the Mexican ambassador to Holland. 42 linear feet.A finding aid, ...
File — Box 2: Series LAL03_153_02, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents c.1940s. Richly colored double trifold travel brochure for Guadalajara, Mexico produced by the Comisión Nacional de Turismo. The texts are printed in English to target Anglophone tourists, likely from the United States. The introductory text gives a brief history and description of the city of Guadalajara. The body of the brochure contains brief texts and graphic illustrations under the headings of: Principal Attractions, Location and Climate, Hotels, Excursions from Guadalajara, Chapala,...
File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Image Archive-Photograph Collection 80-(4)
Scope and Contents 1900-1910. Set of colored, photomechanical stereocards published by the Sonora News Company. Includes the original box and label. This series contains urban images from the major cities in northern Mexico (Zacatecas, Monterrey, Chihuahua, San Luis Potosí, Aguas Calientes, Veracruz, and Mexico City). Railroads is a second common theme among the images. 40 pieces
Dates: Publication: 1900-1910
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 86
Scope and Contents December 30, 1927-August 5, 1928. Frans Blom diaries and records written during the 1928 Gray Memorial Expedition to Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. Also includes the diary of expedition medic Louis Bristow and Blom's calendar notes, archaeological notes, and notes on plant names. 20 pieces. The collection consists of diaries, notes, records, and photographs made during the Gray Memorial Expedition to Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. This was Tulane's 4th expedition to Middle America and was...
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-017
Scope and Contents 1877-1898. A photograph album of 32 leaves containing 116 albumen and gelatin silver prints taken by Captain Joshua W. Reynolds. The images document different voyages taken by Captain Reynolds in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Most are of Veracruz, Tampico, Havana, and Mexico City. The album includes an early 1877 photograph of the cathedral of Mexico, which includes the Aztec calendar stone. Most of the photographs are identified in Reynolds' own hand.
Dates: 1877 - 1898
File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(6)
Scope and Contents 1577-1660. Collection of documents in Nahuat and Spanish concerning land tenure from the area of Tulancingo and Chimalhuacan or Sayula, consisting of wills and records of land sales. They relate particularly to Miguel Alejandrino, Gobernador of Tulancingo, his son Diego, Diego de Peredo Suarez, Agata de Santa Ana, and Andrés Tohcuiltecatl who mentions land belonging to Martín Cortés. The original 16th century documents in Nahuatl have 17th century translations into Spanish made by Nicolás de...
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-004
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(4)
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(5)
Scope and Contents 1867. 2 black and white photographs (7" x 5 1/2"); one of the Capuchinas Convent where Maximilian was imprisoned and another of the carriage in which he was carried to the place of execution.
File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(3)
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(30)
Identifier: Ephemera-Collection 46
Scope and Contents 1820-2011. An artificial collection of an assortment of categories of printed ephemera pieces from Mexico. The range of materials include broadsides, correspondence, decrees, circulars, announcements, pamphlets, flyers, supplements, articles, papers, and brochures, to name just a few. The themes for the vast majority of the pieces are political, religious, or deal with cultural events. 132 pieces.
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(2)
Scope and Contents c. 1900s. 20 black and white photographs and card photographs of scenes of daily life among the working classes of Mexico.Also a church of Monterrey. Photographers identified are Scott, C.B. Waite and Coquille.
Dates: c. 1900s
Collection — Box Oversize Box 4
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 48-(49)
Scope and Contents 1942. 20 pieces of artwork done or collected by Morris Henry Hobbs. 14 pieces were done by Hobbs himself. They include pencil drawings, etchings, drypoint prints, and drawings in brush and ink. Four additional etchings by other artists are included as are two bromide photographs by Gordon Abbott. The theme for all of these pieces are cityscapes of Mexican towns, most feature scenes from Taxco, Guerrero.
File — Box 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(10)
Scope and Contents 18th century? Leather-bound manuscript book with colored illustrations of daily life, a map, and 10 pages of Nahuatl text, thought to be the copybook of an Aztec noble youth living in a Franciscan monastery. 26 leaves; 4°.
Dates: 18th century
Collection — Oversize box TULAPA 1, Folder: 38(7)
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(7)
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 21
Scope and Contents 1914-1930. The collection of Rudolf Schuller Papers contains personal correspondence, notes, manuscripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed ephemera totaling 1,016 pieces. The major portion of the material consists of field notes, vocabulary lists, and manuscripts from Schuller's studies of several Mexican and Central American Indian languages and dialects, with particular emphasis on the culture and language of the Huasteca people in northern Mexico. There are also materials...
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 66
Scope and Contents c. 1890-1910. 745 single-image glass lantern slides primarily of places in highland central Mexico, but also includes scenes from Cuba, Panama, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Barbados, and Costa Rica. Images include landscapes, urban and rural street scenes, Colonial architecture, La Viga Canal, modes of transportation, urban and rural daily life, markets, archaeological sites, parks and plazas, public monuments, and churches. Several of the slides are hand-colored. Contact prints in black and white...