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Administrative Information

Description of Series

List of Photographs

The Benson Latin American Collection

Photographs of Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico [1910]



Descriptive Summary

Creator Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico
Title Photographs of Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico,
Dates: [1910]
Abstract Mounted black-and-white photographs, circa 1910, of the city and environs of Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico.
OCLC Record No. 33288248
Extent 27 photographic prints; 8 x 10 in.
Language
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Depicted are government and other buildings, monuments, haciendas de beneficio, mines, and panoramic views of the city. The collection contains one photograph each of the mines Barron, San Juan la Blanca, La Dificultad, El Pabellón, Santa Gertrudis, and El Xotol, and one each of the haciendas de beneficio La Blanca, Guadalupe, Purísima Grande, San Francisco, and Santa Gertrudis.

J. Bustamante Valdés (Fotografía Artística), 4a. de Matamoros Núm. 1, Pachuca, produced all of the photographs of the haciendas de beneficio (nos. 17-21) and of the mines (nos. 22-27), as well as five panoramic views of the city from various directions (nos. 1-5)

The remaining photographs were made by an unknown photographer. Their subjects are the Palacio del Gobierno, Palacio de Justicia, Banco Hidalgo, Teatro Bartolome de Medina, Torre del Centenario, gates of the Parque Porfirio Díaz, Instituto Literario, Portada del Panteón Municipal, and a monument to Miguel Hidalgo.

Also in the collection are two group photographs of members of the state legislature of Hidalgo.

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Index Terms

Photographer
Bustamante Valdés, J.
Subjects
Pachuca (Hidalgo : State, Mexico)--Photographs.
Haciendas--Mexico--Pachuca--Photographs.
Mines and mineral resources--Mexico--Pachuca--Photographs.
Legislators--Mexico--Hidalgo (State)--Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Source unknown.

List compiled August 26, 1980, by WT; retyped October 1995 by the Mexican Archives Project.

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Item List

 

List of Photographs

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1 1. Pachuca. Vista al noroeste.
2. Pachuca. Vista de norte a sur.
3. Pachuca. Vista: sur-suroeste.
4. Pachuca. Vista al oeste.
5. Pachuca. Vista al norte y parte del este.
6. Palacio de Gobierno, Pachuca.
7. [Diez miembros de la] Primera Legislatura del Estado de Hidalgo.
8. Primera Legislatura del Gobierno del Sr. Rodríguez, Pachuca. [Catorce señores, no identificados.]
9. Palacio de Justicia: entrada.
10. Monumento a Hidalgo, Pachuca. “Al benemérito Miguel Hidalgo, que proclamó que proclamó la independencia de México el 16 de setiembre de 1810.”
11. Banco “Hidalgo.” Pachuca.
12. Teatro Bartolomé de Medina, Pachuca. Fachada.
13. Torre del Centenario.
14. Parque “Porfirio Díaz.” Entrada.
15. Instituto Literario, Pachuca. [Fondo: “Observatorio Meteorológico”]
16. Portada del Panteón Municipal, Pachuca.
17. Hacienda de Beneficio “La Blanca.”
18. Hacienda de Beneficio “Guadalupe.”
19. Hacienda de Beneficio “Purísima Grande.”
20. Hacienda de Beneficio “San Francisicso.” Pachuca.
21. Hacienda de Beneficio “Sta. Gertrudis.” Pachuca.
22. Mina “Barron.” Pachuca.
23. Mina “S. Juan La Blanca.” [con la fecha, 28 Abril 1910.]
24. Mina “La Dificultad.” Real de Monte. Hidalgo.
25. Mina “El Pabellón.” Pachuca.
26. Mina “Sta. Gertrudis.” Pachuca.
27. Mina “El Xotol.” Pachuca.

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