The Benson Latin American Collection

Chase Littlejohn Photograph Album, c.1900-1925

Descriptive Summary

Creator Littlejohn, Chase
Title Chase Littlejohn Photograph Album
Dates: 1900-1925
Abstract Photograph album containing scenes of the Décena Trágica during the Mexican Revolution and family photos of mining engineer Chase Littlejohn.
OCLC Record No. 33322299
Extent 295 items (one album)
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Mining engineer. Born early 1880s; died 1948 or 1949. Lived in Redwood City, California, but worked also in Mexico.

Scope and Contents Note

One album containing 295 photographs, many of which portray scenes of the Décena Trágica during the Mexican Revolution. The remainder comprise photographs of family members ‪(‬including snapshot portraits of Littlejohn's first wife‪)‬; scenic views of California, New Hampshire, and unidentified locales; and travel snapshots of residents, landscapes, and city scenes in Jalisco and unidentified locales in Mexico.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

The Chase Littlejohn Photograph Album is classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Mexico--History--Revolution, 1910-1920--Photographs
Mexico--Description and travel--Photographs
United States--Description and travel--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Chase Littlejohn Photograph Album, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory


Chase Littlejohn Photograph Album

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