Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 46 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-(6)
Scope and Contents 1903 or 1904. 25 black and white photographs (7 1/2" x 6") taken by W.J. Stevens of the archaeological site of Quiriguá, Guatemala; also of the city of Antigua and railroad construction, collected by Snyder, the first New Orleans general manager of the United Fruit Company.
Dates: 1903 - 1904
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.
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.
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(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: 20th century
File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(7)
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(38)
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 13
Scope and Contents 1880-1940. 70 prints made by Mitchell Denburg from original glass negatives of photographs taken by the early Guatemalan photographes, Juan Yas and José Domingo Noriega. The collection provides views of Guatemalans in a diversity of social settings--weddings, funerals, and the like.
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 12
Scope and Contents 1979-1982. 922 photographs of twentieth century city and country life in Guatemala, including activities of Maya people, coffee plantation workers, nineteenth century farm equipment, tradespeople, prostitutes, political parties, and scenes of Holy Week and church interiors. A comprehensive collection guide is included with the collection.
File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(4)
File — Box 4, Folder: 48
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(48)
Scope and Contents 1796 A single hand-written manuscript of 17 leaves (34 pages) and 4 appendices. It recounts the proceedings which created a joint stock company to develop and promote navigation on the Motagua River from the Honduran port of Omoa. The manuscript includes a report by the Secretary of Guatemala's Consulado concerning the venture, the list of the company's stockholders and officials, the company's thirty-five articles of incorporation and a series of reflections about the project by those...
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 63
Scope and Contents 1960s-1980s. 687 black and white photographs of varying sizes (8 x 10 inches to 3 x 4 inches) of archaeological sites in both Ecuador and Guatemala. The images document excavations at the Ecuadorian sites of Manta and Jaramino and include images of artifacts from sites along the coast and in the sierra of Ecuador. Included in the collection are a set of photographs of the Kaminaljuyu site in highland Guatemala taken in 1962. Offprints and site plans of Kaminaljuyu are included. 697 total...
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 05
Scope and Contents 1924-1927. 197 photographs taken during three Carnegie Institution expeditions to archaeological sites in Mexico and Guatemala. Three photographs in the collection are attributed to Teobert Maler.
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 147
Scope and Contents 1539, 1583, 1795-(1898-1945)-1956. Extensive collection of personal and business papers of a German-born coffee planter of the Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, with a Kekchí will and other Maya materials. 85,783 pieces and 722 manuscript volumes.The collection consists of the personal and business papers of Erwin Paul Dieseldorff, a German-born coffee planter and merchant in the Alta Verapaz of Guatemala. The personal papers include family documents and correspondence with friends and...
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(19)
Scope and Contents 1908-1925. 179 vintage postcards, mostly black and white, that were originally assembled in four album according to the following subjects: 1) Puerto Barrios, Escuintla, coffee production and rural scenes; 2) Guatemala City; 3) Antigua; and 4) Mayas. Many of the images were taken by Valdeavellano. Several have the signature of Lilly de Jongh Osborne.
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 58
Scope and Contents 1940-1942. These photos were taken during Colonel June's service as Naval Attaché in Guatemala. The prints include an aerial view of Guatemala City, several colonial structures in Antigua and a number of pictures taken around Lake Atitlán. The collection's strength are the scenes of daily rural life which include market days, typical housing and costumes, means of transportation and an indigenous musical group playing traditional instruments.
Dates: 1940 - 1942
File — Box 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(19)
Scope and Contents 1892. Unmounted albumen print (6 1/4" x 9") with the hand stamp of Kildare y Valdeavellano photographers on the verso. The caption accompanying the print reads as follows, "Gilbert Islanders imported by de Sabla to work on the coffee estate. Proved a great failure." An account taken from a newspaper article dated October 15, 1892 reports the following: “San Francisco. An Examiner reporter was on the cruise of the steamship Montserrat which arrived here Thursday from San José de Guatemala,...
Dates: c. 1892
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-052
Scope and Contents c. 1920s. An album of twelve mounted gelatin silver prints (7" x 9 1/2"), each with the blind stamp of “Photo Sport, Guatemala.” The photographer is unknown. The images provide views from across Guatemala and include public buildings in Antigua, an ancient Maya stela from Quiriguá, and Lake Atitlán.
Dates: c. 1920s
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(06)
File — Box 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(14)
File — Box 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(8)
Scope and Contents n.d. Gelatin silver print (8" x 10") of a larger-than-life size bust of Manuel Estrada Cabrera, shown with the apparent sculptor, who is unnamed.
File — Box 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(11)
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 photographs...
Dates: 1869-1885, 1920s
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-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...
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-004
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 80
Scope and Contents c. 1985. Photocopies of two unpublished books by Manuel Rubio Sánchez in rough draft titled, "Puertos de Guatemala situados en su Costa Sur," and "Historia del comercio del café en Guatemala." Much of the material was previously published by Rubio Sánchez in Antropología e Historia de Guatemala and Anales de la Academia (Sociedad) de Geografía e Historia (Guatemala). 2 pieces.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in c. 1985
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-008
Scope and Contents 1882-1888. An album of 65 leaves containing original albumen photographs taken by Sanfred Robinson. The images include views of Maya people, architecture, villages, port, and coffee plantations across highland Guatemala. All of the photographs are identified.
Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(09)
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 31
Scope and Contents 1935. 213 black and white photographs and 58 postcards taken or collected during the Tulane Expedition to Guatemala. The images in the collection are predominantly of Maya peoples, including a miniature album of Chichicastenango scenes. Also in the collection are images of archaeological sites and photographs of contemporary paintings of Mayas.