Finding Aid for the Collection of Mexican Postcards, 1899-1933

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé and Myra Villamor
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1998
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Mexican Postcards, 1899-1933

Collection number: 247

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 14 September 1993
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Mexican Postcards,
Date (inclusive): 1899-1933
Collection number: 247
Extent: 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1993.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Mexican Postcards (Collection 247). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232821 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 103 postcards sent from Mexico to France and Germany. Many of them feature views of Mexico City and vicinity, and of the people of the country. There are also views of the major cities, including: Veracruz, Puebla, Cuernavaca, Tampico, Merida, Monterey, Guadalajara, and Zacatecas.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mexico--Photographs.
Picture postcards.


Container List

Boxes 1-41

Mexico City and vicinity.

Boxes 42-62

Tipos Mexicanos.

Box 63

Monterey.

Boxes 64-71

Vera Cruz.

Box 72

Huatusco.

Boxes 73-75

Puebla.

Boxes 76-79

Cuernavaca.

Boxes 80-81

Orizaba.

Boxes 82-83

Guanajuato.

Box 84

Ruinas de Mitla, Oaxaca.

Boxes 85-86

Tampico.

Box 87

Guadalajara.

Boxes 88-89

Merida.

Box 90

Queretaro.

Box 91

Puente de Mitla (FCM).

Box 92

Puente de Atoyac.

Box 93

Tehuantepec.

Boxes 94-95

Saltillo.

Box 96

Velardena, Durango.

Boxes 97-98

Villa de Guadalupe, Hidalgo.

Box 99

Tlahualilo, Durango.

Boxes 100-101

Zacatecas.

Box 102

Aztec calendar.

Box 103

Morelia.