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Hispanic Society Latin America, Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0280

Scope and Contents

The photo postcards were produced by the Hispanic Society of America in the 1920s as curators traveled throughout Latin America, Portugal, and Spain.The images document places, culture, landmarks, industry, and daily life. Both rural and urban scenes are included. Each postcard contains brief information about the location, but none of the photographs are dated. Those taken in Spain were photographed by E.M. Newman.


  • Creation: 1921-1928


Biographical or Historical Information

The Hispanic Society of America was founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington in order to study the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Located in New York City, the Society continues to promote Hispanic studies through its museum, reference library, and publications.


2.00 Boxes

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States