Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-004
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(31)
Content Description c. 1920-1930. 11 gelatin silver prints of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia taken by Antonio Rímolo Arango. The small collection provides scenes of early 20th century urban settings and architecture in and around the colonial center of Cartagena de Indias. A previous owner of the photographs identified each of the images with a caption written in ink.
Dates: c. 1920-1930
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 131-(4)
Scope and Contents 18th century. 154 page compendium of herbal medicine, in manuscript, 8 vo., bound in contemporary vellum, titled "Medicamentos" on the front cover, and indexed. The first blank page carries an inscription stating that the book was acquired in 1717 in the city of Santa Fé de Bogatá by Francisco de Herrera, who was a founding member of the Association of Shipowners of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The text deals with a variety of topics including methods for diagnosing illness by taking a...
Dates: 18th century
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-038
Scope and Contents c. 1925. An album of 201 gelatin silver prints taken and assembled around 1925. Included are 6 contemporary color postcards of Panama and 10 sepia postcards of Colombia. All of the photographs were probably taken by a U.S. visitor who traveled the region by steamship. The images provide scenes of the Canal Zone, the canal locks, official and ornate buildings, private residences, and working class residents of the Canal Zone. Also included are views of boats and ships, the Marco Polo Yacht...
Dates: c. 1925
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 21
Scope and Contents 1965-1968. 370 35mm color slides taken during Peace Corps training in New Mexico and Peace Corps activities in Honduras. The collection also contains vacation slides taken in Panamá, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 59
Scope and Contents c. 1933-1988. A collection of 1,420 black and white prints, 1,900 negatives, 18 contact sheets, and assorted photographic and print materials. The majority of the photographs, negatives and slides document church architecture and religious art in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Bolivia, El Salvador and United States. Also shown are colonial and domestic architecture, street scenes, antiquities, folk art, furniture, mountains, markets, archeological sites and...
Dates: ca. 1933-1988
Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(11)
Scope and Contents Black and white and color postcards principally from Mexico, including views of the frescos of Diego Rivera, J. Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Also includes views of Oaxaca, Monte Albán, Puebla, and Mazatlán, Mexico, and of Spain, Colombia, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Dates: 1940s - 1950s
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-020
Scope and Contents 1932-1933. A private album of 304 black and white photographs recording travels to Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Panama, and Cuba. It consists of both amateur and commercial photographs. The views include scenes of the laboring classes and pre-Columbian ruins. The photographs are identified with typed captions.
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 81
Content Description The Viki Ospina Photograph Collection consists of 489 images and 10 contact sheets that document the last thirty years of Colombia's twentieth century. This period was a turning point in the country's sociopolitical landscape. It was ushered in by the controversial presidential election of Misael Pastrana in 1970, which marked the end of the "Frente Nacional" (1958-1970), a period of alternating political power between the two main parties, Liberal and Conservative, which shut out opposing...