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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Guatemala, 1954-1960

Honduras, 1977-1978

Panama, 1972-1978

The Benson Latin American Collection

Central American Aerial Photographs, 1954-1978



Descriptive Summary

Creator Central America
Title Central American Aerial Photographs
Dates: 1954-1978
Abstract 218 different photographs show aerial views of parts of Guatamala, Honduras, and Panama, mostly from the 1950s and 1970s.
OCLC Record No. N/A
Extent 367 photographs (incl. 149 duplicates)
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

The Central American Aerial Photograph collection contains 218 different aerial views (367 total photographs including duplicates) of parts of Guatamala, Honduras, and Panama, mostly from the 1950s and 1960s.

The 66 aerial photographs of Guatemala were produced by the U.S. Air Force between 1954 and 1960. Each photograph is labeled similar to this: "610 AST#4 1370 PMW USAF 3FEB60 Z 1630 15°18'N-87°47'W 30,000FT 154.12MM VM GUATAMALA [sic] CENTRAL AMERICA 55-AM-75 T-11 52-052 KF-6151 T-11 52-089-B ROLL22 END LINE-8B".

142 aerial photographs of Honduras, 1977-1978, are from the Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Ministerio de CC. y OO. PP. Each is labeled similar to this: "1977 1:40,000 152.59 PCN-HOND 2 No. 34". A source for similar photographs describes them as "Sula-Yojoa Air Photographs. Labrotorio de Fotografia Areal, Instituto Geografico Nacional, Tegucigalpa, Honduras."¹ There are two copies of each of these photographs.

The 10 photographs of Panama from the 1970s show areas labeled Bayano and Coclesito. An example of the label on a photograph is "00028 PANAMA 1:10000 BAYANO R16 V1 CCT/72".

¹Web page for "Bibliography of Caribbean Geology and Geophysics," Jackson School of Geosciences, Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin, February 2008. http://www.ig.utexas.edu/research/projects/plates/biblio/carib/a.htm

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Central American Aerial Photographs are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Guatemala--Aerial photographs
Honduras--Aerial photographs
Panama--Aerial photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Central American Aerial Photographs, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Guatemala, 1954-1960

box folder
1 1 Nos. 2404-2415, 1960
[12 photographs]
2 Nos. 3762-3767, 1954
[6 photographs]
3 Nos. 4017-4026, 1960
[10 photographs]
4 Nos. 4775-4785, 1961
[11 photographs]
5 Nos. 4837-4846, 4864-4871, 1954
[18 photographs]
6 Nos. 7518-7526, 1956
[9 photographs]

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Honduras, 1977-1978

box folder
1 7 PCN-HOND 2 Nos. 34-35, 1977
[2 photographs]
8 PCN-HOND 3 Nos. 72-80, 1977
[9 photographs]
9 PCN-HOND 4 Nos. 123-136, 1977
[14 photographs]
10 PCN-HOND 5 Nos. 3072-3075, 1978
[4 photographs]
11 PCN-HOND 5 Nos. 3120-3131, 1978
[12 photographs]
12 PCN-HOND 6 Nos. 263-271, 1977
[9 photographs]
13 PCN-HOND 6 Nos. 285-292, 1977
[8 photographs]
14 PCN-HOND 6 Nos. 3486-3490, 1978
[5 photographs]
15 PCN-HOND 7,8 Nos. 3206-3229 1978
[24 photographs]
16 PCN-HOND 8 Nos. 469-489, 1977
[21 photographs]
17 PCN-HOND 8 Nos. 3189-3192, 1978
[4 photographs]
18 PCN-HOND 9 Nos. 593-615, 1977
[23 photographs]
19 PCN-HOND 10 Nos. 3376-3382, 1978
[7 photographs]
box folder
2 1-2 Copy 2 of Honduras Aerial Photographs,
[144 photographs]

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Panama, 1972-1978

box folder
1 20 Nos. 00028-00029, 000188-000198, 000276-000277, 00288-00289, 00318-00319, 1972-1978
[10 photographs]
box folder
2 3 Copy 2 of Panama Aerial Photographs
[5 photographs]

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