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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 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

Alfred J. Snyder Collection of Guatemala Photographs

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

Central American Postcard Collection

Identifier: Photograph 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

Chichicastenango, Guatemala Photograph

 File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(7)
Scope and Contents c.1928. Hand-tinted photoprint (5" x 7 1/2") of Maya people worshipping with incense on the steps of the church in Chichicastenango, Guatemala.
Dates: c.1928

Chinautla Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(38)

Colegio Mercantil Antigueño Photograph

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(4)
Scope and Contents 1963. Gelatin silver panoramic print (5 1/2" x 13 7/8") of the military students of the Colegio Mercantil Anigueño of Antigua, Guatemala taken on September 15, 1963.
Dates: 1963

Compañía de Navegación del Río Motagua. Erección de la Compania de Navegación del Río Motagua, 1796

 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...
Dates: 1796

Daniel Schavelzon Photograph Collection of Ecuadorian and Guatemalan Archaeological Sites

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...
Dates: 1960s-1980s

Erwin Paul Dieseldorff Collection

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...
Dates: 1898-1945

Ethel W. Perkins Postcard Collection

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.
Dates: 1908-1925

Gilbert Islanders Photograph

 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

Guatemala C.A. Photograph Album

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

Guatemala Photograph

 File — Box 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(14)
Scope and Contents 1974. Gelatin silver photograph (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") of a lake scene including Mayas titled "Guatemala."
Dates: 1974

Guatemala President Manuel Estrada Cabrera, 1857 - 1924 Photograph

 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.
Dates: n.d.

Guatemala Street Scene Photograph

 File — Box 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(11)
Scope and Contents n.d. Gelatin silver photograph (13" x 9") of a street scene in Guatemala created in an impressionistic style by Foto-Sport Guatemala.
Dates: n.d.

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

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

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

Manuel Rubio Sánchez Book Manuscripts Collection

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

Marian H. Robinson Photograph Album

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.
Dates: 1882-1888

Matilda Geddings Gray Photograph Collection

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.
Dates: 1935

Panajachel Indians Photograph

 File — Box 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(18)
Scope and Contents c. 1890. Unmounted albumen print (6 1/4" x 9"). The photographer is unknown. A portrait of men and boys, most are Mayas from the village of Panajachel on the shores of Lake Atitlán in the Guatemalan highlands.
Dates: c.1890

Quirigua, Guatemala Photograph Collection

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 School...
Dates: c.1910

Roland Baumann Collection of Cakchiquel Folk Dances

 File — Box 1, Folder: 12a & 12b
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(12)
Scope and Contents 1962-1985.  Nine sets of photocopies of manuscripts describing nine folk dances of Guatemala. In the summer of 1985, Roland Baumann, a Tulane University student from Belgium, collected manuscripts on nine folk dances in Guatemala. Photocopies of these manuscripts comprise the collection. The dances include Animales, Conquista de Almalonga, Diablos, Masat, Moros y Cristianos, Napoleón, Norteños, Siete Virtudes and Torito. The following descriptions of the dances were provided by Professor Munro...
Dates: 1962-1985

Santo Tomás Chichicastenango, Guatemala Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-001
Scope and Contents c. 1935.  Album comprised of black and white commercial photographs printed on postcard paper. Images of the town and Maya people of Chichicastenango, Guatemala.  All photographs are identified. 24 pages, miniature.
Dates: c. 1935

Sarg Family Photograph Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-051
Scope and Contents 1880s-1900s.  A family album containing 13 original silver gelatin and platinum print photographs (6 1/2" x 5"), plus 19 photographic reproductions. There are two platinum prints of the house occupied by their friends the Maudslay's. The images provide views of the family's home and properties in Coban, Guatemala and parts of Mexico.  A list of manuscript captions are most likely in Mary Elizabeth Parker Sarg’s hand. 32 total images.
Dates: 1880s-1900s

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

Tulane Expedition to Middle American Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 41
Scope and Contents 1928.  A collection of 31 black and white photographs taken or collected by Frans Blom during the 1928 Tulane University expedition to Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize.  Among the images is one of expedition members Ciriaco Aguilar, Webster McBryde, Dr. E.A. Bechtel, Louis Kanter, and Blom upon their return.
Dates: 1928

Walker E. McBath and Anna Rebecca Guatemala Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(25)
Scope and Contents c. 1904-1915.  15 black and white photographs of varying sizes taken by Walker and Anna Rebecca McBath mostly in and around Quezaltenango, Guatemala.  Several of the photographs record the immediate surrounding of the missionaries.  There are a fine series of group portraits of Maya leaders dressed in their finest regalia, a street scene during a local festival, and a panoramic view of Quezaltenango. Included in the collection are portions of four letters of correspondence from Reverand Walker...
Dates: c. 1904-1915

Wayne Stoffle Photograph Albums

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-032
Scope and Contents c. 1946.  Seven albums containing 173 gelatin silver photographs (5" x 7") taken by Admiral Wayne Stouffle when active in the United States Navy during his visits to Panama and Guatemala, with a few views of Haiti and Cuba.  The images show scenes or urban and rural life, the life of U.S. naval officers in the Panama Canal Zone, and also of Maya people in Guatemala.
Dates: c. 1946