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Guatemala City, Guatemala

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Coker Travel Account

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(06)
Scope and Contents 1944. Typed copy of impressions of Guatemala during Holy Week b William A. Coker, who visited Guatemala City, Antigua, Chichicastenango, and Lake Atitlán. He continues to write about his experiences in Venezuela, where he traveled on the Orinoco River and met various indigenous people of whom he photographed. Included are 11 photographs. 21 leaves total.
Dates: 1944

Guatemala Miscellaneous Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(06)
Scope and Contents 15 postcards of Guatemala, generally grouped according to date or place. Includes views of Guatemala City, Antigua, etc.
Dates: 1920s

Mrs. J. Luis Baños Collection of Latin American Sheet Music

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 167-(1)
Scope and Contents 1908-1921, 1931. Sheet music of popular songs and scores for piano from Cuba, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico.
Dates: 1908-1921, 1931

Ralph Lee Woodward Guatemala Earthquake Postcard Collection

Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(10)
Scope and Contents Postcards showing the destruction in Guatemala City after the earthquakes of December 25 and 29, 1917; and January 24, 1918. Also includes photoprints of postcards of Guatemala as early as 1875.
Dates: 1875-1930

Succession and Sale Records, Guatemala City, Guatemala

 File — Box 2, Folder: 28
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(28)
Scope and Contents 1785 [1852-1876] 1900 13 documents tracing the ownerships of property at no. 15 Calle del Comercio, beginning with the original assignment of land to Francisco Ygnacio Chamorro when Guatemala City became the capital. Most concern the acquisition of the house by José Caloma at an auction in 1852, and later by his heirs, mentioning capellanías, extension of water system, house inventory, and litigation by previous heirs. Ds. S. 32°; 3 8°
Dates: 1785-1900; Majority of material found in 1852-1876