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Miscellaneous Pre-Columbian Arts Photograph Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 140

Scope and Contents

Pre-Columbian Architecture, Ceramics, Metalwork, and Sculpture Photograph Collection 1,055 photographs, black and white unless otherwise specified, mounted and unmounted, in a variety of sizes. Many were gifts from the Latin American Studies Council. Photos are of architecture, ceramics, metalwork, sculpture, and wall paintings from Central and South America. Their purchase dates span the life of the Visual Resources Collection, ca. 1940-1995. Assembled as a consulting collection for materials not in the general slide and photograph holdings. Includes photography by the Peruvian photographer, Abraham Guillen.

Dates

  • ca. 1940-1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University. Further use of this material may be subject to the copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms or conditions.

Arrangement

1,055 mostly black and white and color photographs arranged in 21 folders.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/vrc.0140

Overview

Pre-Columbian Architecture, Ceramics, Metalwork, and Sculpture Photograph Collection 1,055 photographs, black and white unless otherwise specified, mounted and unmounted, in a variety of sizes. Many were gifts from the Latin American Studies Council. Photos are of architecture, ceramics, metalwork, sculpture, and wall paintings from Central and South America. Their purchase dates span the life of the Visual Resources Collection, ca. 1940-1995. Assembled as a consulting collection for materials not in the general slide and photograph holdings. Includes photography by the Peruvian photographer, Abraham Guillen.
Title
Miscellaneous Pre-Columbian Arts Photograph Collection
Author
Compiled by Sarah Coe
Date
2009
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

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Repository Details

Part of the Yale University Arts Library Repository

Contact:
Arts Library Special Collections
180 York Street
New Haven CT 06511
203-432-1712