The Benson Latin American Collection

American Council on Education Latin American Slide Collection, 1945



Descriptive Summary

Creator American Council on Education
Title American Council on Education Latin American Slide Collection
Dates: 1945
Abstract Color slides of scenes from Central and South America produced in 1945 by the American Council on Education and the Office of Inter-American Affairs for presentation in schools.
OCLC Record No. N/A
Extent 664 color slides
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Founded in 1918, the American Council on Education is a coordinating body for American institutions of higher education.


Scope and Contents Note

Color slides produced by the American Council on Education in cooperation with the U.S. Office of Inter-American Affairs in 1945 for presentation in schools. The slides are divided into 15 thematic series. Each series is accompanied by texts of "Suggestions for the Teacher, "Background Material," and "Descriptions" of each slide.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

The American Council on Education Latin American Slide Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings:
Latin America--Description and travel--Pictorial works
United States. Office of Inter-American Affairs
Document Types
Color slides

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: American Council on Education Latin American Slide Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

South America: The Land

box folder
1 1 Text, 1945
2-4 Slides
[56]



 

Housing in Latin America

box folder
1 5 Text, 1945
6-8 Slides
[57]



 

Agriculture in Latin America

box folder
1 9 Text, 1945
10-14 Slides
[90]



 

Mining in South America

box folder
2 1 Text, 1945
2-4 Slides
[48]



 

Native Markets of Latin America

box folder
2 5 Text, 1945
6-8 Slides
[51]



 

Transportation in Latin America

box folder
2 9 Text, 1945
10-13 Slides
[70]



 

Indian Life in the Lowlands of South America

box folder
2 14 Text, 1945
15-16 Slides
[22]



 

Indian Life in the Highlands of South America

box folder
3 1 Text, 1945
2-4 Slides
[49]



 

The Aztecs of Mexico

box folder
3 5 Text, 1945
6-7 Slides
[35]



 

Middle Culture of the Valley of Mexico

box folder
3 8 Text, 1945
9 Slides
[12]



 

Mayan Culture at Uxmal, Yucatán

box folder
3 10 Text, 1945
11-12 Slides
[27]



 

Guatemala

box folder
3 13 Text, 1945
14 Slides
[18]
box folder
4 1-3 Slides (continued)
[59]



 

Native Life in an Amazon Village

box folder
4 4 Text, 1945
5-6 Slides
[31]



 

Rubber in the Amazon Basin

box folder
4 7 Text, 1945
8-9 Slides
[25]



 

Cartagena, Historic Fortress City of Colombia

box folder
4 10 Text, 1945
11-12 Slides
[32]