Picture Collections: Mexico : a Guide to Picture Sources in the United Mexican States

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Scarecrow Press, Incorporated, 1988 - Reference - 292 pages
This first directory to over 500 public and private collections of pictorial documents created and preserved in the United Mexican States facilitates access to images of Mexico as seen through Mexican eyes. It is designed for specialists in Mexican and Latin American studies, picture researchers, and other media professionals. The book gives essential information about historical and documentary picture collections belonging to archives, libraries, museums, universities and other institutions, government sources, photographers, private collectors, and publishers in Mexico. Pictures are of many types. With a Spanish/English glossary, two maps, and 40 black-and-white full-page reproductions of pictures from the collections.

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Contents

Archives
19
Libraries
38
Museums
50
Other Institutions
90
Photographers
134
Map of the Laguna de Mexico Courtesy Plate 13 Anonymous daguerreotype portrait
136
Scribe writing a letter for a client Cour
136
Plan of the facade of the CasaMata
136
Interior of a beer factory Courtesy of
136
Private Collectors
171
Publishers
202
Glossary
232
Copyright

About the author (1988)

\Martha Davidson (B.A., art history, Swarthmore College) has been a picture researcher, writer, and editor for over fifteen years. She combines freelance picture research and consulting with work at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.

Carlota Duarte, R.S.C.J. (M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design), a professional artist and photographer, is of Yucatecan descent. She has taught photography at the University of Lowell and had numerous exhibitions of her own paintings and photographs.

Raul Solano Nunez (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; M.A., Boston University) was born and raised in Mexico. Fiscal Manager of the Boston Housing Authority, he also works with the Hispanic community in Boston and is a teacher of Spanish and a consultant on Latin American affairs.

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