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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 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

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

Bettina Wulfing Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 22
Scope and Contents 1985.  48 photographs of Franciscan churches in Yucatán described by Father Alonso Ponce in 1588 and revisited by Wulfing in 1985. Some of the churches photographed are in modern-day Campeche, which seceded from Yucatán in 1867 and formed its own separate state. The collection also contains Wulfing's 29-page descriptive paper.
Dates: 1985

Border Conflict Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(07)
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

Carroll Edward Mace Collection of Photographs and Postcards of Latin America

 Collection — Box 1, Box: 2
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 17
Scope and Contents 1940s-1960s.  500 amateur photographs of Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru.  Included are 100 postcards of images taken by Martín Chambi.  The work of other photographers like Robert González, Jiménez, Mateo Nieva, and Villavicencio are also included.  Contained in the collection are three miniature commercial albums of Brazil.
Dates: 1940s-1960s

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

Codex Tulane Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 26
Scope and Contents 1977.  Three sets of black and white prints with negatives and three sets of Ektachrome color slides taken by Betsy Swanson of this Mixtec pictorial manuscript; also includes an older black and white and color set of prints.
Dates: 1977

Collenberg and Miller Glass Negative Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 50
Scope and Contents 1906-1909. Glass negatives of cities and towns from across highland central Mexico including Mexico City, Querétaro, Puebla, Cuernavaca, Morelia, Guadalajara, Tampico and others all showing landscapes, trees, volcanoes, churches, houses, and people. Contact prints made from the negatives are available for consultation. with contact prints of each exposure. 246 negatives with contact prints.
Dates: 1906-1909

Deutsch Hermann Collection of Slides

Identifier: Image Archive-Photograph Collection 53
Scope and Contents 1942-1957. Color slides of Mexico, also Curaçao and Aruba, by this New Orleans journalist. Special emphasis on Mérida, Yucatán, and Palenque.
Dates: 1942 - 1957

Donald and Martha Robertson Collection of C.B. Waite Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 28
Scope and Contents c. 1904.  25 printed out paper photographs taken by C.B. Waite throughout Mexico. Numerous views of railroads, parks, archaeological sites, architecture, and a hacienda.
Dates: c. 1904

Early L. Symes Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(08)
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

Ernest L. Crandall Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 05
Scope and Contents Photographs taken during three Carnegie Institution expeditions to archaeological sites in Mexico and Guatemala. Three photographs in the collection are attributed to Teobert Maler.
Dates: 1924-1927

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

Forrest D. Colburn Collection of Photographs

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 83

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

Guerra Collection of Glass Plate Photoprints

 Collection — Box 1, Box: 2
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 27
Scope and Contents A collection of 173 photoprints of glass plates taken by Pedro Guerra Jordán in Mérida and elsewhere in Yucatán.  Among the images are those of social and work settings, machinery, and Maya archaeological sites.
Dates: c. 1900

Hermanos Mayo Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Photograph Collection 57
Scope and Contents 1950s. Scenes of Holy Week ceremonies in Mexico in the 1950s by the Hermanos Mayo.
Dates: 1950s

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

J.L. Baños Postcard Collection

Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(18)

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