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Latin American and Caribbean Photograph collection

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Bahamas Photograph Album and Photographs

Photograph Album of Costa Rica, Panama, and Jamaica

Roxana Petroleum Corporation in Mexico Photograph Album, volume 1

Roxana Petroleum Corporation in Mexico Photograph Album, volume 2

Dominican Republic Photographs and E. W. Monroe Loose Photographs

Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Monticello, Indiana E. W. Monroe Photograph Albums

Photo Album: Boer War Afrikaners in Exile in Patagonia, Argentina

Puerto Rico: Spanish American War

Guatemala

Photograph Album Documenting a Sea Journey to Trinidad, Venezuela, and Grenada

West Indies aboard the Swedish American Line

Photos of the H.M.S. Dragon Cruises

Photo Album: Views of Trinidad and Jamaica

Photo Albums: Puerto Rico and Barbados

Photographs of South American and West Indies and "Costubrismos"

Photo Album: West Indies Sugar Bourgeoisie - Plantation Owners and Labourers

Photo Album: Holiday in Jamaica, photographed by George Hunter

Photo Album: Mitchell Family Photograph Album

Photo Album: Colombia Gold Mines Photograph Album

Photo Album: Ecuador

Miscellaneous

Photo Album: Bermuda

Photo Album: Caribbean - Panama Canal & Jamaica

Photographs: Voyage from Frederic Fenger's Sailing Classic Alone in the Caribbean (Box 1 of 2)

Photographs: Voyage from Frederic Fenger's Sailing Classic Alone in the Carribean (Box 2 of 2)

Photo Album: Turn of the Century Bermuda

Photo Album: French West Indies & U.S. Virgin Islands



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Latin American and Caribbean Photograph collection, 1880-1950 | University of Miami Special Collections

By William E. Brown, Jr.

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Collection Overview

Title: Latin American and Caribbean Photograph collection, 1880-1950Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1880-1950

ID: ASM0304

Extent: 22.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Bahamas - Pictorial works, Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Pictorial works, Costa Rica - Pictorial works, Jamaica - Pictorial works, Latin America - Pictorial works, Mexico - Pictorial works, Monticello (Ill.) - Pictorial works, Negatives, Photograph albums, Photographs

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Latin American and Caribbean Photography Collection brings together various photographic materials owned by the University of Miami that depict these two regions. Currently, the collection holds a 1929 photograph album of the Bahamas made by Dr. and Adelande Dolley; a 1913 photograph album of Costa Rica, Panama, and Jamaica; a two-volume photograph album set of the Roxana Petroleum Corporation's activities in Mexico, dated 1920-1923; a set of 88 photographs of various parts of the Dominican Republic; and a collection of 739 photographs (most of which are in two photograph albums) from 1925 to the 1940s documenting the family and social life of Mr. & Mrs. E. W. Monroe and their three children while living in suburban Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1925 to 1929, and subsequently back at the family homestead in Monticello, Indiana.

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Florida - Race relations

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Latin American and Caribbean Photography collection Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Preferred Citation: Latin American and Caribbean Photography collection Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History:

Revised by Rudo Kemper.

Container list by Marcia Evanson.


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[Box 1: Bahamas Photograph Album and Photographs, 1901, 1929],
[Box 2: Photograph Album of Costa Rica, Panama, and Jamaica, 1913],
[Box 3: Roxana Petroleum Corporation in Mexico Photograph Album, volume 1, 1920-1923],
[Box 4: Roxana Petroleum Corporation in Mexico Photograph Album, volume 2],
[Box 5: Dominican Republic Photographs and E. W. Monroe Loose Photographs, 1930-1950],
[Box 6: Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Monticello, Indiana E. W. Monroe Photograph Albums, 1925-1940s],
[Box 7: Photo Album: Boer War Afrikaners in Exile in Patagonia, Argentina, 1910],
[Box 8: Puerto Rico: Spanish American War, 1898],
[Box 9: Guatemala, 1944],
[Box 10: Photograph Album Documenting a Sea Journey to Trinidad, Venezuela, and Grenada, n/a],
[Box 11: West Indies aboard the Swedish American Line, September 20-October 1, 1941],
[Box 12: Photos of the H.M.S. Dragon Cruises, 1930-1932],
[Box 13: Photo Album: Views of Trinidad and Jamaica, 1880],
[Box 14: Photo Albums: Puerto Rico and Barbados],
[Box 15: Photographs of South American and West Indies and "Costubrismos", 1875-1889],
[Box 16: Photo Album: West Indies Sugar Bourgeoisie - Plantation Owners and Labourers, 1939-1940],
[Box 17: Photo Album: Holiday in Jamaica, photographed by George Hunter, 1950s],
[Box 18: Photo Album: Mitchell Family Photograph Album, 1910-1914],
[Box 19: Photo Album: Colombia Gold Mines Photograph Album, c.1915],
[Box 20: Photo Album: Ecuador, n.d.],
[Box 21: Miscellaneous],
[Box 22: Photo Album: Bermuda, 1900],
[Box 23: Photo Album: Caribbean - Panama Canal & Jamaica, 1907],
[Box 24: Photographs: Voyage from Frederic Fenger's Sailing Classic Alone in the Caribbean (Box 1 of 2), ca. 1911],
[Box 25: Photographs: Voyage from Frederic Fenger's Sailing Classic Alone in the Carribean (Box 2 of 2), ca. 1911],
[Box 26: Photo Album: Turn of the Century Bermuda, 1900],
[Box 27: Photo Album: French West Indies & U.S. Virgin Islands, 1910],
[All]

Box 15: Photographs of South American and West Indies and "Costubrismos", 1875-1889Add to your cart.
"An album of 53 photographs of South America and West Indies with Watercolours of Costumes. 53 photographs laid together with12 watercolours of South American costumes on clean transparent panels (8 x 10 cm), 24 watercolours of characters and costumes on paper (23 x 15 cm) and 23 watercolours (all but one trimmed to image) of 'Tipos de Indios del Ecuador' with loosely inserted manuscript key. Aslo included are 4 small photograhs of Madeira, 8 photograhs and two engravings ( one damaged) of Teneriffe together with loosely inserted items:5 maps (four of railways) 1876?-1908, various letters and itineraries.  Photographs primarly of Colombia (with Views before and after the Earthquake of 18 May 1875), Ecuador and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1889.  The photographs are mounted one, two or three to a page and range in dimmensions from approximatey 10 x 18 cm to 18 x 23 cm - those of the Panama Canal are the largest in size. Five views in the Virgin Islands and Jamaica are followed by scenes in Cucuta, Baraquilla and San Jose, Columbia, scenes during the construction of the Panama Canal (1889) ending with eleven views in Ecuador, mainly around Guyaquil.  The watercolours of costumes are laid into the back of the album. The Panama Canal was under construction by Ferdinand de Lespes between 1881 and 1889 when work stopped. The canal was completed by the United States between 1904 and 1914. The 1875 earthquake centered on Cucuta; up to 10,000 lives were lost." -- Descriptions from Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers

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[Box 1: Bahamas Photograph Album and Photographs, 1901, 1929],
[Box 2: Photograph Album of Costa Rica, Panama, and Jamaica, 1913],
[Box 3: Roxana Petroleum Corporation in Mexico Photograph Album, volume 1, 1920-1923],
[Box 4: Roxana Petroleum Corporation in Mexico Photograph Album, volume 2],
[Box 5: Dominican Republic Photographs and E. W. Monroe Loose Photographs, 1930-1950],
[Box 6: Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Monticello, Indiana E. W. Monroe Photograph Albums, 1925-1940s],
[Box 7: Photo Album: Boer War Afrikaners in Exile in Patagonia, Argentina, 1910],
[Box 8: Puerto Rico: Spanish American War, 1898],
[Box 9: Guatemala, 1944],
[Box 10: Photograph Album Documenting a Sea Journey to Trinidad, Venezuela, and Grenada, n/a],
[Box 11: West Indies aboard the Swedish American Line, September 20-October 1, 1941],
[Box 12: Photos of the H.M.S. Dragon Cruises, 1930-1932],
[Box 13: Photo Album: Views of Trinidad and Jamaica, 1880],
[Box 14: Photo Albums: Puerto Rico and Barbados],
[Box 15: Photographs of South American and West Indies and "Costubrismos", 1875-1889],
[Box 16: Photo Album: West Indies Sugar Bourgeoisie - Plantation Owners and Labourers, 1939-1940],
[Box 17: Photo Album: Holiday in Jamaica, photographed by George Hunter, 1950s],
[Box 18: Photo Album: Mitchell Family Photograph Album, 1910-1914],
[Box 19: Photo Album: Colombia Gold Mines Photograph Album, c.1915],
[Box 20: Photo Album: Ecuador, n.d.],
[Box 21: Miscellaneous],
[Box 22: Photo Album: Bermuda, 1900],
[Box 23: Photo Album: Caribbean - Panama Canal & Jamaica, 1907],
[Box 24: Photographs: Voyage from Frederic Fenger's Sailing Classic Alone in the Caribbean (Box 1 of 2), ca. 1911],
[Box 25: Photographs: Voyage from Frederic Fenger's Sailing Classic Alone in the Carribean (Box 2 of 2), ca. 1911],
[Box 26: Photo Album: Turn of the Century Bermuda, 1900],
[Box 27: Photo Album: French West Indies & U.S. Virgin Islands, 1910],
[All]



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