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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Photographs

The Benson Latin American Collection

Robert C. West Photographs

Preliminary Inventory



Descriptive Summary

Creator West, Robert C. (Robert Cooper), 1913-2001
Title Robert C. West Photographs
Dates: N.d.
Abstract Some 6000 photographs taken in Mexico, Central America, and South America taken over the cours of Prof. West's career in Geography and Anthropology. The Mexican photographs, comprising two-thirds of the collection, emphasize rural house types and associated structures, as well as farming practices.
Accession No. 1995-
OCLC Record No.
Extent approx. 6000 photographs
Language EnglishSpanish
Repository Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

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Scope and Contents Note

Some 6000 photographs taken in Mexico, Central America, and South America taken over the cours of Prof. West's career in Geography and Anthropology. The Mexican photographs, comprising two-thirds of the collection, emphasize rural house types and associated structures, as well as farming practices.

Photographs are individually described on verso, but no inventory has been completed. Contact the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts department for more information.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply. Copies of photographs and copyright permission can be acquired from the Cartographic Information Center (CIC) at Louisiana State University, which houses the originals of these photographs. See

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Index Terms

The Robert C. West Photographs are classified under the following Subject Headings
Honduras--Photographs
Mexico--Photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Robert C. West Photographs, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Photographs

box
1-22 Includes approx. 6000 photographs.
Photographs are individually described on verso, but no inventory has been completed. Contact the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts department for more information.

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