The Benson Latin American Collection

Peter and Lucile Pearson O'Brien Photographs of the Constancia Mine, Nicaragua, ca. 1910s

Preliminary Inventory



Descriptive Summary

Creator Nicaragua
Title Peter and Lucile Pearson O'Brien Photographs of the Constancia Mine, Nicaragua
Dates: cerca 1910s
Abstract Early 20th cent. photographs from an American mining engineer's family at the Constancia Mine, Piz-Piz distric in Nicaragua.
Accession No. 2013-34
OCLC Record No.
Extent 2 manuscript boxes
Language English
Repository Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Preliminary Historical Note

Peter O'Brien was a mining engineer with H. T. Cottam Co. (New Orleans), stationed with his family at the Constancia Mine in Nicaragua in the early 20th cent.

Photograph: "Peter and Bitsy at the Constancia Mine, about 1917"


Scope and Contents Note

Hundreds of black-and-white photographs taken by mining engineer Peter and Lucile Pearson Smith. Full cataloging and digitization of the collection is not yet complete, but it is open to researchers.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

The Peter and Lucile Pearson O'Brien Photographs of the Constancia Mine, Nicaragua, are classified under the following Subject Headings:
O'Brien, Peter--Archives
O'Brien, Lucile Pearson--Archives
Gold mines and mining--Nicaragua

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Peter and Lucile Pearson O'Brien Photographs of the Constancia Mine, Nicaragua, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

Preliminary Inventory

box
1 Photographs, mounted.
box
2 Photographs.