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Items associated with name 'Mexico'

Anne Rapp Collection

by Rapp, Anne (1949 – 1978)

6 boxes,  3 cartons (3.9 linear feet)

The Anne Rapp Collection documents the retiree's international travel between 1949 and 1974, primarily in the 1950s and 1960s. Rapp kept the schedules (itineraries), maps and guides, postcards, and ephemera for her travel around the world. She also kept detailed journals and took over 8000 color photographic slides. Places she traveled include Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, several Caribbean islands, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, several eastern bloc countries, Australia, New Zealand, several Pacific Islands, India, Japan, Israel, China, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), South Africa, and Ethiopia.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Photography • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2015.154
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Jeanne Severance Letters

by Severance, Jeanne (1945 – 1962)

4 folders (0.4 linear feet)

This collection consists of letters from Jeanne Severance, a Red Cross volunteer, to Martha and Constance Greene from 1945 to 1946. Severance wrote from and reported on events in the many places she served, which included France, India, China, Myanmar, and Mexico. Several letters were censored by the United States Army. Also included are photographs of the Greenes in 1962 and some newspaper clippings. At the time, the Greenes had opened the office of Martha Greene real estate company on Long Island in Montauk, New York; there are several pictures of Martha in front of the original offices. The transcription of the letters is attached.

Identifier: SC2014.014
Repository: Special Collections
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Mexican Resistance Posters

by National Indigenous Congress (circa 1990s)

1 oversize folder (0.1 linear feet)

The collection contains four posters from the Zapatista or EZLN Indigenous movement in Mexico, circa 1990s.

Associated Subjects: Indigenous • Posters
Identifier: SC2022.003
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

National Parks Photograph Album

by Unknown (1920 – 1935)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This photograph album contains 254 photographs documenting travel throughout North America between 1920 and 1935, especially in national parks. While 57 photographs are professional prints sold to tourists, the remaining 197 were taken by the album owner. Included in the identified photographs are Yellowstone and Glacier Parks; Bismark and Rugby in North Dakota; Black Hills, South Dakota (including one of Mount Rushmore under construction); Hot Springs, Arkansas; Brackenbridge Park, San Antonio, Rio Grand Valley, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and Galveston in Texas; Miami and Daytona Beach in Florida; Georgia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Monterrey, Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Grand Canyon in Arizona; Clermont, Iowa; and Los Angeles, Imperial Valley, San Francisco, Coronado Island, San Diego, and Pasadena in California (including the 1920 Rose Bowl parade).

Associated Subjects: Photography • Scrapbooks • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2019.006
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Scrapbook of Marian Geiger

by Geiger, Marian (1939 – 1948)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This scrapbook was kept by Marian Geiger from 1939 to 1948 and it primarily documents her travels throughout Mexico, especially in 1940, but also in 1944 and 1948. Included are handwritten letters and notes, newspaper articles, and many ephemeral items such as receipts, ticket stubs, business cards, maps, and menus.

Associated Subjects: Scrapbooks • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2019.002
Repository: Special Collections
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Special Collections Books and Periodicals

by Unknown (1694 – 2015)

folders (186 linear feet)

These rare and unique books and periodicals supplement the Special Collections manuscripts. They range in dates from 1694 to 2015--primarily dating from the late 18th century to the mid 20th century--and vary greatly in topics throughout world and American history. Many languages are represented, including Japanese, German, Russian, Spanish, French, and more. Subjects such as the history of education, the American Civil War, and Japanese foreign relations are especially well represented. There are approximately 1400 books and periodicals, all acquired at different times and manners. All books are completely cataloged in the ALEPH system, which can be searched more in depth here: (please select SPECIAL COLLECTIONS for LOCATION)

Identifier: SC2019.000
Repository: Special Collections
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Travel Diary of a Husband and Wife

by Unknown (circa 1941)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This typescript travel diary was written by both a husband and wife as they traveled throughout the United States and Mexico, most likely in 1941. The couple described their surroundings in depth, starting in New Jersey and eventually ending in Illinois.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Men) • Diaries (Women) • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2018.016
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment