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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Abbye A. Gorin Collection

 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...
Dates: 1965-1978

Al Rose Photograph Collection

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

Border Conflict Postcard Collection

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.
Dates: 1915-1916

C. Lambert Photograph Album of Mexico

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

Chichén Itzá Photograph Collection

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.
Dates: 1950-2000

Chihuahua, Mexico Photograph

 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."
Dates: c.1900

Early L. Symes Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(8)
Scope and Contents c. 1950. 19 color and black and white postcards of archaeological sites in Mexico and views of people and places in Peru and Trinidad.
Dates: c. 1950

Eastern Air Lines "Views of Mexico" Photograph Collection

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

Emily H. Vokes "Cascade of Regla" Photograph Collection

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).
Dates: 1970

Fernando Horcasitas Papers

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...
Dates: 1940-1980

Fritz Henle "Mexican Studies" Photograph Collection

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...
Dates: 1940s

General Rafael E. Melgar Collection

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, ...
Dates: 1913-1959

Guadalajara, Mexico, c.1940s

 File — Box 2: Series LAL03_153_02, Folder: 2
Identifier: LAL03_153_02_002
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,...
Dates: c.1940s

Hermosas Vistas Estereoscópicas de México

 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

John Geddings Gray 1928 Memorial Expedition Papers

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...
Dates: 1927-1928

Joshua W. Reynolds Photograph Album

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

Land documents of Tulancingo

 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...
Dates: 1577-1660

Latin America Fotofolio Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-004
Scope and Contents 1933.  An album of 100 personal gelatin silver snapshots taken by an unknown traveler in the countries of Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala and Mexico. All photographs are identified.
Dates: 1933

Malcolm Coelho Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(4)
Scope and Contents 1980s.  33 photoprints and slides of Chichén Itzá, Mérida, Cuernavaca, and the architecture of Luis Barragán in Los Clubes, Col. Arboledas, of northern Mexico City.
Dates: 1980s

Maximilian Photograph Collection

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.
Dates: 1867

Mayor's Wife Photograph

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(3)
Scope and Contents 1973. Gelatin silver print (4 5/8" x 3 1/2") of Mrs. Soledad Morelos, the wife of the mayor of Puebla, Mexico, in her "fiesta attire." Taken by R. Cake.
Dates: 1973

Mexican Baseball Team Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(30)
Scope and Contents c.1950.  Three gelatin silver 5 x 7 inch prints of members of the Apizaco baseball team.  The players are likely from Apizaco, State of Tlaxcala.
Dates: c. 1930

Mexican Printed Ephemera Collection

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.
Dates: 1820-2011

Mexican Scenes Photograph Collection

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

Morris Henry Hobbs Collection of Mexico Etchings

 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.
Dates: 1942

Nahuatl copybook

 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

Ronnie and Odom Luster Photograph Collection

 Collection — Oversize box TULAPA 1, Folder: 38(7)
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(7)
Scope and Contents n.d.  5 gelatin silver prints (7.5" x 9.5") mounted on board. The images are of people and places in Mexico, including Acapulco.
Dates: 20th century

Rudolf Schuller Papers

 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...
Dates: 1914-1930

SEAA Mexican Lantern Slide Collection

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...
Dates: 1890-1910

Sidney David Markman Photograph Collection of Slides

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 36
Scope and Contents 1950.  An extensive collection of black and white and color slides.  225 slides bound in glass are of Antigua, Guatemala. In addition are 100 slides of Spanish architecture, half of which are commercial color photos; 20 black and white slides of Mexican architecture; and 303 black and white 35mm slides of colonial architecture from throughout Guatemala.  Included in the collection are 400 35mm negatives of Antigua, Guatemala. 1,048 total items.
Dates: 1950