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INVENTORY OF THE TONATIÚH AND ELECTRA GUTIÉRREZ COLLECTION OF MAPS AND IMAGES OF THE AMERICAS, 1523-1904
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Series I.  Maps, 1523-1904

Scope and Content Note

Series I includes printed maps by cartographers and publishers from Flanders, Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, England, and the Americas, including Frans Hogenberg (12), Abraham Ortelius (12), Jodocus Hondius (1), Willem Janszoon Blaeu (112, 113, 120, 158bis, 269), Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (65, 100, 135, 159), Athanasius Kircher (110), Nicolas and Guillaume Sanson (23, 123, 190, 273), Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (191, 506), Herman Moll (108, 121, 348), Henry Popple (303), Antonio García Cubas (15, 63, 196, 274-301, 316, 355, 358), Edward Stanford (209-226), and Benito Chias y Carbó (367-378).
Included are maps extracted from publications, now loose pages and leaves, and maps issued separately. Numbers for individual maps correspond to the inventory numbers assigned by Gutiérrez.

Arrangement

 

Subseries I.A.  Americas, 1562-1878

Scope and Content Note

Subseries I.A comprises general maps of the Americas, including a map by the Venetian cartographer Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (135), maps by Henry Popple (303) and Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (312).
 

Loose leaves and pages, 1562-1873

Box 1*, Folder 1

1562-1750

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 23, 25, 26, 33, 111, 127, 135, 145, 146, 195, 200, 201, 205, 273, 302, 322, 326, 328, 329, 330, 332, 333, 336, 339, 340, 344, 347-351, 354, 384.
Box 1*, Folder 2

1754-1873

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 20, 22, 27, 28, 34, 39, 43, 44, 48, 124, 126, 143, 149-151, 154, 207, 208, 229.
Box 2*

Henry Popple, 1746

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 303.
Box 3

Gilles Robert de Vaugondy, 1778

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 312.
Flatfile 1**-2**

Oversize, 1646-1878

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: [unidentified], 133, 156, 158, 158b, 305, 307-311, 314, 319-321, 324, 325, 334, 352, 365, 366.
 

Subseries I.B.  Caribbean and West Indies, 1548-circa 1850

Scope and Content Note

Subseries I.B consists of maps of the Caribbean and the West Indies and has a clear emphasis on the Caribbean. Included are maps of the island of Hispaniola during colonial times prior to its political division and maps of other islands, in particular Puerto Rico. Prominently represented in this subseries is the island of Cuba, with its port city of Havana. Included are maps by Rigobert Bonne (323, 361), Thomas Jefferys (359), and Alain Manesson Mallet (381).
 

General, 1609-circa 1850

Box 1*, Folder 3

Loose leaves and pages, 1609-circa 1850

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 137-142, 144, 147, 148, 152, 153, 163, 766, 783.
Box 4

Rigobert Bonne, 1780

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 323.
 

Cuba, circa 1548-1837

Box 1*, Folder 4

Loose leaves and pages, circa 1548-1780

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 359-361, 381-383, 387, 390.
Flatfile 3**

Oversize, circa 1740-1837

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 157, 315.
 

Subseries I.C. Mexico, 1597-1904

Scope and Content Note

Subseries I.C is comprised of general maps of Mexico and maps of regions of Mexico, such as the Valley of Mexico, Veracruz, and California. The maps of the Valley of Mexico document the early topography of Lake Texcoco and other neighboring lakes, a lake system that in modern times has almost completely disappeared due to the development of the Mexico City metropolitan area. Also included in this subseries are maps of the Mexican states by Benito Chias y Carbó (367-378), which were published in 1904 in Barcelona.
The subseries documents the work of the Mexican geographer, historian and writer Antonio García Cubas (1832-1912), who systematically undertook the exploration of the Mexican territory, which, in the late nineteenth century was not accurately recorded. His work made an immense contribution in expanding the geographic and geodetic horizon of Mexico. Maps by Cubas are titled Atlas mexicano (274-301), Atlas pintoresco (196), and Los insurgentes (15). Atlas mexicano (274-301) focuses on Mexican regions that are divided politically and relates the story of the great migration of the Mexicas (Aztecs) from the north to their eventual settlement in the Valley of Mexico. Los insurgentes is a boardgame for two players and a storyteller. As the players advance around the map by rolling dice, the storyteller relates events of the Mexican War of Independence.

Arrangement note

Maps of California are included in this subseries, as they document the region when it was a territory of New Spain during the colonial era and of Mexico after Mexico's independence from Spain.
 

General, 1597-1891

 

Loose leaves and pages, 1597-1890

Box 5*, Folder 1

1597-1783

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 29-31, 47, 52, 54, 56, 173, 175, 180, 181, 183-186, 188-191, 193, 194, 197, 198, 203, 263, 270, 287, 357, 386, 389.
Box 5*, Folder 2

1825-1890

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: [unidentified], 17, 24, 35-37, 40, 41, 45, 57, 192, 196, 199, 202, 204, 272, 364.
Box 6

Aaron Arrowsmith, 1810

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 313.
Flatfile 4**

Philippe Vandermaelen, 1827

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 353 (9 sheets).
 

Antonio García Cubas, 1858-1904

Flatfile 5**

Atlas geográfico (Atlas mexicano), 1858

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 274-301, 358 (29 sheets).
Box 7

Carta general de la Republicana mexicana, 1863

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 316.
Flatfile 6**

Atlas pintoresco, 1885

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 196 (13 sheets).
Flatfile 7**

Los insurgentes, 1891

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 15 (1 map, with 16-page booklet).
Box 5*, Folder 3

Benito Chias y Carbó, 1904

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 367-378.
Flatfile 8**-9**

Others, 1624-1885

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 19, 21, 38, 46, 58-60, 62-64, 65-68, 317, 355.
Box 5*, Folder 4

California, 1698-1772

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 172, 174 (4 sheets), 177, 178, 179, 182.
Box 5*, Folder 5

Valley of Mexico, 1704-circa 1850

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 262, 385, 392, 393.
Box 5*, Folder 6

Veracruz, 1706-1880

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 160, 167-171.
 

Subseries I.D.  North and Central America, 1620-1868

Scope and Content Note

Subseries I.D consists of general maps of North America, regional maps depicting areas north of Spanish territories, and maps of Central America. Included are scenic maps illustrating the Ilopango volcano and Uvas island in Central America and a series of maps of the regions of North America and of individual states from the United States (209-226) issued by Edward Stanford in 1867.
 

General, 1620-1868

Box 8*, Folder 1

Loose leaves and pages, 1620-1868

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 21, 42, 49, 50, 53, 55, 134, 136, 176, 187, 234-245, 247-261, 318, 363.
Box 9

William R. Palmer, 1856

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 306.
Box 10

Heinrich Kiepert, 1858

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 327.
Box 8*, Folder 2

Edward Standford, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 209-226.
Flatfile 10**

Oversize, 1702-1838

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 16, 18, 131, 132, 155, 228, 230-232, 362.
Box 8*, Folder 3

Panama, 1730-1741

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 109, 128, 129.
 

Subseries I.E.  South America, 1523-1864

Scope and Content Note

Subseries I.E is comprised of general and regional maps of South America by European cartographers and geographers, including Jodocus Hondius, Hendrik Hondius, Cornelius Wytfliet, Willem Janszoon Blaeu (112, 113, 120, 269), and Guillaume Sanson and Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (123). Included are a plan of the city of Cuzco (506) and a map by Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville marking the Jesuit order's missions in the region of Paraguay (130).
 

General, 1523-1864

Box 8*, Folder 4

Loose leaves and pages, 1523-1863

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 70, 72-76, 78, 80-82, 89, 90, 92, 94, 95, 97, 98, 100, 101, 103, 104, 106, 110, 164-166, 227, 264, 265, 271, 379, 388,
Box 8*, Folder 5

Giovanni Battista Nicolosi, 1650

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 86 (4 sheets).
Flatfile 11**

Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (Sanson), 1691

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 123.
Box 11

Manuel Sobreviela, 1830

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 115.2.
Box 11

Jan Tyssowski, 1851

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 115.3.
Box 11

Henry C. Elliott, 1854

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 115.1.
Box 12

Alexander Keith Johnston, 1864

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 304 (4 sheets).
Flatfile 12**

Others, 1630-1861

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 102, 107, 108, 112, 114-122.
 

Brazil, 1598-1870

Box 8*, Folder 6

Loose leaves and pages, 1598-1780

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 69, 79, 83, 87, 88, 206.
Flatfile 13**

Hendrik Hondius, undated

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 105.
Flatfile 13**

Tomás López de Vargas Machuca, 1777

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 246.
Flatfile 13**

Others, undated

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 91, 93.
Box 8*, Folder 7

Chile, 1670-1780

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 77, 85.
 

Paraguay, circa 1635-1771

Box 8*, Folder 8

Loose leaves and pages, circa 1730-1771

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 84, 96, 99, 130.
Flatfile 14**

Willem Janszoon Blaeu, [1635?]

Scope and Content Note

Inventory number: 113.
 

Peru, 1580-1780

Box 8*, Folder 9

Loose leaves and pages, 1580-1780

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 161, 266, 506.
Flatfile 15**

Oversize, 1690-1732

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 162, 267, 268, 269.
 

Subseries I.F.  World, 1562-1854

Scope and Content Note

Subseries I.F. comprises world maps by Jodocus Hondius (1), Frans Hogenberg and Abraham Ortelius (12), Coronelli (159) and other European mapmakers.
Box 8*, Folder 10

Loose leaves and pages, 1562-1852

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 1-12, 71, 125, 346, 391, 752.
Flatfile 16**

Oversize, 1772-1854

Scope and Content Note

Inventory numbers: 13, 14, 159, 356.
 

Series II. Images, 1535-circa 1900

Scope and Content Note

Series II includes images of life, fauna, landscapes, cities, rituals in the Americas, and portrait prints of leaders from the Americas and European explorers. There are plates from Cesare Vecellio's Habiti antichi e moderni di tutto il mondo... (Venice, 1598), plates from Bernard Picart's Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses des peuples idolatres (Amsterdam, 1723-1743), and watercolors by the Peruvian artist Pancho (Francisco) Fierro.

Arrangement note

 

Subseries II.A.  Americas, 1590-1880

Scope and Content Note

Subseries II.A. is comprised of allegories of the Americas, landscapes, monuments, historical scenes, and portraits of leaders active throughout the Americas.
Box 14*, Folder 1-3

General

 

Portraits

Scope and Content Note

For portraits of European explorers, royalty or conquistadores, see Subseries II.G. Europe.
Box 13*, Folder 1

Alamán, Lucas

Box 13*, Folder 2

Atahualpa

Box 13*, Folder 3

Bolívar, Simón

Box 16*, Folder 1

Díaz, Ponciano

Box 13*, Folder 3

Juárez, Benito

Box 13*, Folder 4

Montezuma II

Box 13*, Folder 4

Paracoussi

Box 13*, Folder 5

Others

Box 14*, Folder 4

Types

Box 14*, Folder 5

Unidentified

 

Subseries II.B. Caribbean and West Indies, 1671-circa 1890

Scope and Content Note

Subseries II.B is comprised of representations of black slaves, tribes, social gatherings and rituals. Included in this subseries are landscapes of the Carribean and the West Indies, and panoramas of the city of Havana and other prominent ports.
Box 15*, Folder 1

Agriculture and fishing

Box 15*, Folder 2-3

Cities and landscapes

Box 15*, Folder 4

Cuba

Box 15*, Folder 5

Rituals

Box 15*, Folder 6

Types

Box 15*, Folder 7

Wildlife

Flatfile 17**-18**

Oversize

 

Subseries II.C.  Mexico, circa 1579-1894

Scope and Content Note

Subseries II.C comprises representations of prominent towns, port cities, large estates, and precolonial structures and monuments, primarily from central and southern Mexico. Imagery documents the cities of Guanajuato and Veracruz, and the Valley of Mexico. Included in this subseries are historical scenes, allegories, and other imagery, such as types, representations of rituals, hunting and agriculture.
Box 17*, Folder 1

Agriculture and hunting

Box 17*, Folder 2-3

Archeology

Box 17*, Folder 4

Caricatures

Box 16*, Folder 2-3

Cities

Box 16*, Folder 4

Franco-Mexican relations

Box 17*, Folder 5

Guanajuato

Box 16*, Folder 5

Historical scenes

Box 16*, Folder 6

Landscapes

Box 16*, Folder 7

Rituals

Box 16*, Folder 8-9

Types

Box 16*, Folder 10

Valley of Mexico

Box 17*, Folder 6

Veracruz

Box 17*, Folder 7

Others

 

Subseries II.D.  North America, 1671-1890

Scope and Content Note

Subseries II.D illustrates tribes present throughout North America, with an emphasis on the rendering of costumes, attire, and rituals. Shown are social gatherings, religious ceremonies, types, war and hunting activities.
Box 18*, Folder 1

Fishing, hunting and war

Box 18*, Folder 2

Historical scenes

Box 18*, Folder 3

Landscapes

Box 23*, Folder 1

Rituals

Box 18*, Folder 4-7

Types

Box 23*, Folder 2

Others

 

Subseries II. E.  Central America, 1780-1880

Scope and Content Note

Subseries II.E is comprised of images of landscapes, cityscapes, monuments, and representations of costumes, attires, and rituals.
Box 19*, Folder 1

Archeology

Box 19*, Folder 2

Cities

Box 19*, Folder 3

Landscapes

Box 19*, Folder 4

Rituals

Box 19*, Folder 5

Types

Flatfile 19**

Oversize

 

Subseries II.F. South America, 1535-circa 1900

Scope and Content Note

Subseries II.F documents the life of indigenous people and European settlers present throughout South America. Activities shown include mining, hunting, horseback riding, fishing, courting, laborial and hunting tools. There are representations of major cities, ports, and mining towns such as Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Potosi, iconography of landscapes, fauna and flora both in the Amazon and in the Andes.
Watercolors of Peruvian types by the artist Francisco (Pancho) Fierro (1807-1879) give detailed renderings of costumes (Box 22*).
Included are illustrations of landscapes and plants in South America published from drawings by the German botanist and explorer Eduard Friedrich Poeppig (flat file folder 20**). Poeppig sailed from North America to South America where he explored large areas from Cape Horn to the Andes, and the Amazon. Recognized as the founding father of epiphyte studies, an important precursor of modern tropical ecology, Poeppig published a two-volume travel account of his years in South America and produced numerous drawings of landscapes and plants.
Box 20*, Folder 1-4

General

Box 20*, Folder 5

Argentina

Box 20*, Folder 6

Bolivia

 

Brazil

Box 21*, Folder 1

Cities

Box 21*, Folder 2

Hunting

Box 21*, Folder 3

Landscapes

Box 21*, Folder 4

Rituals

Box 21*, Folder 5

Slavery

Box 21*, Folder 6-7

Types

Box 21*, Folder 8

Wildlife

Box 21*, Folder 9

Others

Box 23*, Folder 3

Oversize

Box 23*, Folder 4

Chile

Box 22*, Folder 1

Ecuador

Box 22*, Folder 2

Guyana and Suriname

Box 23*, Folder 5

Paraguay

 

Peru

Box 22*, Folder 3

Cities

Box 22*, Folder 4

Fishing

Box 22*, Folder 5

Historical scenes

Box 22*, Folder 6

Rituals

Box 22*, Folder 7-9

Types

Box 23*, Folder 6

Oversize

Box 22*, Folder 10

Venezuela

Box 23*, Folder 7

Uruguay

Flatfile 20**

Oversize

 

Subseries II.G.  Europe, 1577-circa 1870

Scope and Content Note

Subseries II.G includes landscape and scenic prints depicting rural life in Spain and portraits of European scientists, explorers, conquistadors and royalty. In this subseries are portrait prints of Johannes Gutenberg, Nicolaus Copernicus, Amerigo Vespucci, Galileo Galilei, Francisco Pizarro González, Isabella I of Castile and Alexander von Humboldt.
Box 24*, Folder 1

Spain

 

Portraits

Box 23*, Folder 8

Balboa, Vasco Nuñes de

Box 24*, Folder 2

Chabot, Philippe de

Box 24*, Folder 3

Cook, James

Box 23*, Folder 8

Coronelli, Vicenzo Maria

Box 23*, Folder 8

Drake, Francis

Box 24*, Folder 4

Elcanó, Juan Sebastian

Box 24*, Folder 5

Erasmus

Box 24*, Folder 6

Gama, Vasco da

Box 19*, Folder 5

Galilei, Galileo

Box 24*, Folder 7

Humboldt, Alexander von

Box 24*, Folder 8

Isabelle of Castille

Box 23*, Folder 9

Lorenzana, Francisco Antonio

Box 23*, Folder 9

Ortelius

Box 24*, Folder 9

Magalhães, Fernão de

Box 24*, Folder 10

Philippe II

Box 23*, Folder 10

Pizarro, Francisco

Box 23*, Folder 11

Solís, Antonio de

Box 23*, Folder 11

Vega, Garcilaso de la

Box 24*, Folder 11

Vespucci, Amerigo

Box 24*, Folder 12

Others