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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Oaxaca City, 1969-1987

Oaxaca State, 1969-1995, N.d.

Other Mexican States, 1968-1971, N.d.

Drawings, N.d.

The Benson Latin American Collection

Robert J. Mullen Papers, 1967-1995



Descriptive Summary

Creator Mullen, Robert James
Title Robert J. Mullen Papers
Dates: 1967-1995
Abstract Notes, photographs, negatives and film positives of the architecture in the city and state of Oaxaca. This collection is the basis for Robert James Mullen's book The Architecture and Sculpture of Oaxaca, 1530s-1980s, published by the Center for Latin American Studies, University of Arizona, Tempe, in 1995.
Accession No. 1997-01
OCLC Record No. 176243391
Extent 7.5 feet
Language English and Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert James Mullen received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland College Park in 1971. He was a former professor of Art History at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mullen published a number of books in both Spanish and English related to architecture in colonial Mexico, focused primarily in the state of Oaxaca.

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Scope and Contents Note

Negatives and film positives, prints, notes, and color slides dating primarily between the 1970s and 1980s, relating to the architecture in the city and state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The collection documents the colonial architecture in over 200 pueblos in Oaxaca State. The collection is divided into three series, each arranged alphabetically.

The first series,   Oaxaca City (1969-1987, 1.8 linear feet), is divided into two subseries: Religious Architecture and Civil Architecture.

The second series,   Oaxaca State (1969-1995, 4 linear feet), documents the architecture of approximately 30 distritos in Oaxaca State (see map above).

The third series,   Other Mexican States (1968-1971, 1.5 linear feet), documents architecture in areas outside of the state of Oaxaca.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Robert J. Mullen Papers are cataloged under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries' catalog:
Mullen, Robert James--Archives
Architecture--Mexico--Oaxaca
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Mexico--Oaxaca
Sculpture, Mexican--Mexico--Oaxaca
Oaxaca (Mexico)--Buildings, sructures, etc.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Robert J. Mullen Papers, Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Oaxaca City, 1969-1987

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1 Religious Architecture, 1976-1987, n.d.
1 Carmen Alto, El [Negatives & prints], 1981, n.d.
2 Carmen Alto, El [Notes & pamphlet], 1984, n.d.
3 Carmen Bajo, El, n.d.
4 Cathedral [Berlin article], 1979
5 Cathedral [Negatives & film positives], 1976-1986, n.d.
6 Cathedral [Notes], 1980-1992, n.d.
7 Cathedral [Prints], 1976-1978, n.d.
8 Cathedral, Libro de Clauseria [Notes], n.d.
9 Compañia, La, 1976-1987, n.d.
10 Consolación, La, 1976, n.d.
11 Defensa, La, 1976, n.d.
12 Four Monasteries, n.d.
13 Guadelupe, 1976, n.d.
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2 1 Jalatlaco, n.d.
2 Marquesado, 1976, 1985, n.d.
3 Merced, La, 1976-1978, n.d.
4 Nieves, Las, 1976-1978, n.d.
5 Principes, Los (Casa de la Cultura), 1976
6 San Agustín, 1976-1978, n.d.
7 San Felipe, 1976-1982, n.d.
8 San Francisco, 1976, n.d.
9 San José (Bellas Artes), 1976, n.d.
10 San Juan de Dios, 1976, 1986
11 Sangre de Cristo, 1976-1981, n.d.
12 Santa Catalina, 1976-1980, n.d.
13 Santo Domingo [Negatives & notes], 1976-1986, n.d.
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3 1 Santo Domingo [Prints, folder 1 of 2], n.d.
2 Santo Domingo [Prints, folder 2 of 2], n.d.
3 Santos Cosmos y Damian, 1976-1978, n.d.
4 Soledad, La, 1976-1985, n.d.
5 Xochimilco, 1978
Civil Architecture, 1969-1986, n.d.
6 Colonial [Negatives], 1976-1986, n.d.
7 Colonial [Prints], n.d.
8 19th Century, 1976-1986, n.d.
9 20th Century [Negatives], 1976-1982
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4 1 20th Century [Prints], 1976-1982
2 Miscellaneous, 1976-1982
3 Oaxaca City [Notes], 1969, n.d.

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Oaxaca State, 1969-1995, N.d.

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4 4 Achiutla-Amuzgos, 1969-1995
Includes: Achiutla, San Juan; Achiutla, San Miguel; Acutla, San Antonio; Almoloyos, Santa Maria; Amatlán, San Luis; Amatlán, Santiago; Amuzgos, San Pedro.
5 Apasco-Atepec, 1976-1987
Apasco, Magdalena; Apoala, Santiago; Arteaga, San Marcos; Asunción Etla; Atatlauca, San Juan Bautista; Atenango, San Agustín; Atepec, San Juan Bautista.
6 Atlatahuaca-Chichicapan, 1982-1986
Atlatahuaca, San Estéban; Atoyaquillo, San Sebastian; Ayautla, San Bartolomé; Azompa, Santa Maria; Cacahuatepec, San Juan Bautista; Capulapan, San Mateo; Chachoapan, Santa Maria; Chazumba, Santiago; Chiapa de Castro; Chichicapan, San Baltazar.
7 Chila-Coatzospan, 1968-1982
Chila, Asunción; Chinantla; Choapan, Santiago; Coatlán, San Francisco; Coatlán, San Pablo; Coatlán, San Sebastián; Coatzospan, San Juan.
8 Coixtlahuaca [Negatives & Film Positives], n.d.
9 Coixtlahuaca [Prints], n.d.
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5 1 Coixtlahuaca [Prints & Notes], 1968, 1989, n.d.
2 Comaltepec-Cuicatlán, 1977-1989
Comaltepec, San Juan; Comaltepec, Santiago; Concepción Buenavista; Copala, San Juan; Cortijos, Santa Maria; Cuautepec, Guadelupe; Cuicatlán, San Juan Bautista.
3 Cuilapán [Negatives, Film Positives, Slides], 1996,
4 Cuilapán [Notes, Prints], 1968, n.d.
5-6 Cuilapán [Prints], n.d.
[2 folders]
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6 1 Cuixtla-Diaz Ordaz, 1967-1989
Cuixtla, Santa Catarina; Cuquila, Santa Maria; Cuyotepeji, Asunción; Diaz Ordaz (Santo Domingo del Valle).
2 Ejutla-Etla, 1968-1982
Ejutla, Santa Maria de la Natividad; Espinal, El; Etla, San Pablo.
3 Guila-Huajolotitlán, 1967-1982
Güila, San Pablo; Hacienda Blanca; Huajolotitlán, Santiago.
4 Huajuapán de León-Huautla, 1967-1987
Huajuapan de Leon, San Juan Bautista; Huamelula, San Pedro; Huapanapan, San Francisco; Huatulco, Santa Maria; Huautepec, San Miguel; Huautla, San Miguel.
5 Huautla de Jimenéz-Huitepec, 1968-1987
Huautla de Jiménez, San Juan; Huayapan, San Andrés; Huazolotitlán, Santa Maria; Huehuetlán, San Francisco; Huitepec, San Antonio.
6 Huitzo-Ixcapo, 1968-1987
Huitzo, San Pablo; Huixtepec, San Pablo; Hundiu, Santo Domingo; Ixcapa, San Sebastian
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7 1 Ixtepeji, 1972-1982
2 Ixtlán de Juarez [Negatives, Film Positives, Notes], 1976-1986
3 Ixtlán de Juarez [Prints], n.d.
4 Jalapa-Juxtlahuaca, 1969-1989
Jalapa, Santa Maria Asunción; Jalieza, Santo Tomás; Jaltepec, Santa Maria Magdalena; Jamiltepec, Santiago; Jicayan, San Pedro; Jicotlán, Santa Magdalena; Juchatengo, San Pedro; Juquila, Santa Maria (and Nuevo); Juxtlahuaca, Santiago.
5 Lachigolo-Miahuatlán, 1972-1982
Lachigolo, San Francisco; Lachixio, Santa Maria (see Mixtepec); Laguna, San Andrés; Loxicha, San Augustín; Macuilxochitl, San Mateo; Magdalena Apasco; Miahuatlán, San Andrés.
6 Miltepec-Mixtepec, Santa Cruz, 1967-1986
Miltepec, Santiago; Mitla, San Pablo 24 2 3 2 Mixtepec, San Gabriel; Mixtepec, San Juan; Mixtepec, Santa Cruz (Laxichio, Sta M.).
7 Nacaltepec-Nejapilla, 1982, n.d.
Nacaltepec, Santiago; Nduayaco, Santa Maria; Nejapa, Santo Domingo; Nejapilla, Santiago.
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8 1 Nejapilla-Nuxaño, 1977-1987
Nieves Ixpantepec, Virgen de los Nieves; Niltepec, Santiago; Nochistlán, Asunción; Nochistlán, San Juan Bautista; Nopala, Santos Reyes; Nuevo (see Juquila); Nundaco, Santa Cruz; Nuxaño, San Francisco.
2 Ocotepec-Peñasco, 1967-1986
Ocotepec, San Dionisio; Ocotlán, Santo Domingo; Ozolotepec, San Juan; Ozolotepec, Santa Maria; Papalutla, Santa Cruz; Peñasco, Sta Magdalena/Sn Mateo.
3 Peras-Pinotepa Nacional, 1978-1987
Peras, San Miguel; Petapa, Santa Maria Asunción; Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago/don Luis.
4 Pochutla-San Pedro Apostól, 1967-1987
Pochutla, San Pedro; Puerto Escondido; Putla, Santa Maria Natividad; Quezaltepec, San Miguel; Quiane, Santa Catarina; Rio Hondo, San Sebastián; San Antonino Castillo Velasco; San Francisco del Mar; San José de Gracia; San Miguel del Valle; San Pedro Apostól.
5 San Pedro Apostól-Sosolla, San Juan, 1967-1989
San Pedro Apostól; Santa Ana del Valle; Santa Catarina Minas; Santiaguito; Santuario V.de Nieves (Nieves Ixpantepec) Silacayoapan, Santiago; Sola de Vega, San Miguel; Sosola, San Jerónimo; Sosola, San Juan.
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9 1 Tamazulapan-Tehuantepec, 1968-1988
Tamazulapan, Santa Maria; Tamazulapan, Espiritu Santo; Tataltepec, Santa Maria; Tayata, Santa Catarina; Tayata, Santa Cruz; Tecoatl, San Jerónimo; Tecomaxtlahuaca, San Sebastián; Tecomovaca, Santa Maria; Tehuantepec, Santo Domingo.
2 Teitpac-Tejupan, 1967-1989
Teitipac, Magdalena; Teitipac, San Juan; Tejupan, Santiago.
3 Telixtlahuaca-Teotitlán del Camino, 1967-1985
Telixtlahuaca, San Francisco; Teococuilco, San Pedro; Teotitlán del Camino, San Miguel.
4 Teotitlán del Valle-Tepelmeme, 1967-1989
Teotitlán del Valle, Natividad; Teotongo, Santiago; Teozacoalco, San Pedro; Tepacaltepec, San Pedro; Tepelmeme, Santo Domingo.
5 Teposcolula, San Juan-Teposculula, San Pedro y San Pablo, 1967-1989
6 Teposculula, San Pedro y San Pablo, n.d.
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10 1 Tequistitlán-Tilquiapan, 1969-1989
Tequisistlán, Magdalena; Tequixtepec, San Pedro y San Pablo; Tequixtepec, San Miguel; Tidaa, San Pedro; Tilantongo, Santo Domingo; Tilcajete, San Martín; Tilquiapan, San Miguel.
2-4 Tiltepec, 1978-1980, n.d.
[3 folders]
5 Tixa-Tlacochahuaya, 1976-1987
Tixa, San Miguel; Tlacamama, San Miguel; Tlachitongo, Santo Domingo; Tlacochahuaya, San Jerónimo.
6 Tlacochahuaya, 1967-1982
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11 1 Tlacolula-Tlalixtac de Cabrera, 1967-1989
Tlacolula, Asunción; Tlacotepec, San Agustín; Tlacotepec, San Miguel; Tlahuitoltepec, Santa Maria; Tlalixtac de Cabrera, San Miguel.
2 Tlapacoyan-Tomaltepec, 1968-1989
Tlapacoyan, Santa Ana; Tlapiltepec, San Mateo; Tlatayapan, Santo Domingo; Tlaxiaco, Asunción; Tomaltepec, Santo Domingo.
3 Tonalá-Totontepec, 1978-1987
Tonalá, Santo Domingo; Tonaltepec, San Juan Bautista; Topiltepec, San Pedro; Totontepec, Asunción.
4 Tutla-Yaitepec, 1968-1987
Tutla, San Sebastián; Tututepec, San Pedro; Villa Alta, San Ildefonso; Xanica, Santiago; Xoxocotlán, Santa Cruz; Yaitepec, Santiago.
5-6 Yahuitlán [Prints], n.d.
[2 folders]
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12 1 Yahuitlán [Negatives, Film Postives, Notes], 1968-1980
2 Yetla-Zautla, 1967-1988
Yetla, San Mateo; Yodocono, Magdalena; Yolomecatl, Santiago; Yolox, San Pedro; Yucuita, San Juan; Yutanduchi, Santa Maria; Zaachila, Santa Maria; Zanatepec, Santo Domingo; Zautla, San Andrés.
3 Zegache-Zimatlán, 1967,1976, n.d.
Zegache, Santa Ana; Zimatlán, San Lorenzo.
4 Churches of Oaxaca [Diocese] by Size & Ratio, 1986

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Other Mexican States, 1968-1971, N.d.

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12 5 Aguascalientes, n.d.
6 Coahuila, D.F., 1969-1970, n.d.
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13 1 Guanajuato, Guerrero, n.d.
2 Hidalgo, n.d.
3 Jalisco, Mexico, 1969, n.d.
4 Michoacán, n.d.
5 Morelos, 1968-1971
[folder 1 of 3]
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14 1-2 Morelos, 1968-1971, n.d.
[folders 2-3 of 3]
3-6 Puebla, 1968, n.d.
[4 folders]
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15 1 Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, n.d.
2 Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Yucatán, n.d.
3 Yucatán, Zacatecas, n.d.
4 United States [AZ, CA, NM,TX], n.d.
5 Colecturías [Various States], n.d.
6 Didactic [Film Positives], n.d.
7 [Negatives Used In Book], n.d.
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16 Various negatives, n.d.
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17 Various notecards, n.d.

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Drawings, N.d.

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18 1 FINISHED DRAWINGS: Tepelemene; Tilantongo; Tayata, Santa Catarina; Tayata, Santa Cruz; "Ideal" convento.
2 WORKING DRAWINGS: Cuixtla; Pinotepa Nacional; Ocotepec; Petapa; Tepelmeme; Tlacochahuaya; Nejapa; Tehuantepec; Teposcolula; San Juan; Nduayaco; Yanhuitlán Apoala; Sosola; Achiutla; Huamelula; Comaltepec; Etla; Huitzo; Tayata, Santa Catarina; Tayata, Santa Cruz. Oaxaca City: La Compañia; San Francisco; Santo Domingo; San Agustín; San Felipe Neri; La Merced.
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DR47 BLUEPRINTS: Catedral de Oxaca
[2 blueprints]

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