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Oliver La Farge, 1901-1963
Literary File, Photography Collection

584 items (3 boxes)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


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Scope and Contents
Item List

Scope and Contents

The Oliver La Farge Literary File consists of 584 items, the majority of which are scenes from La Farge's expedition to Guatemala for Columbia University in 1932. There are also portraits of La Farge, scenes from his expedition to Guatemala for Tulane University in 1927, snapshots from his friends' wedding, images of indigenous peoples of the Americas, and views of Central and South America. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.


Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
PH:LF:La Farge, O., Box 1 P1A-P1B, P2-P5, P6A-P6B, P7-P11, P12A-P12B, P13-P21, P22A-P22C, P23-P30, P31A-P31B, P32A-P32C, P33-P37, P38A-P38C, P39, P100-P119, P120A-P120B, P121A-P121B, P122-P134, P135A-P135B, P137, P138 Chiefly images of La Farge, his friends, and indigenous peoples of the Americas (P1-P39), as well as views of Central and South America (P100-P110, P122-P133) and scenes from La Farge's expeditions to Guatemala in 1927 for Tulane University (P111-P121) and in 1932 for Columbia University (P134-P138).
PH:LF:La Farge, O., Box 2 P141-P144, P150-P152, P154-P157, P158A-P158B, P159-P168, P172-P173, P176-P186, P187A-P187B, P188-P190, P192-P199, P201-P206, P209, P212-P214, P215A-P215B, P216-P221, P225, P228, P229A-P229B, P232-P233, P235, P240-P249, P251-P269, P271-P272 Scenes from La Farge's expedition to Guatemala in 1932 for Columbia University.
PH:LF:La Farge, O., Box 3 P273-P281, P282A-P282B, P283-P291, P294, P295A-P295B, P296-P303, P304A-P304B, P305-P310, P311A-P311B, P312-P326, P327A-P327B, P328, P329A-P329B, P330-P345, P347-P350, P371-P385; 997:0105:0225, 0636-0639Scenes from La Farge's expedition to Guatemala in 1932 for Columbia University.
NV:LF:La Farge, O., Box 1 P40-P46Venezuela, 1928 (nitrate negatives).
NV:LF:La Farge, O., Box 1 P47-P99 Atlantic coast of Honduras, Central America, Puerto Cortes, and Tela (nitrate negatives).
NV:LF:La Farge, O., Box 1P134-P136, P138-P158Scenes from La Farge's expedition to Guatemala in 1932 for Columbia University (nitrate negatives; same number assigned to photographic prints, if available).
NV:LF:La Farge, O., Box 2 P159-P230, P232-P274, P276A-P276B, P277Scenes from La Farge's expedition to Guatemala in 1932 for Columbia University (nitrate negatives; same number assigned to photographic prints, if available).
NV:LF:La Farge, O., Box 3 P279-P350, P371-P385 Scenes from La Farge's expedition to Guatemala in 1932 for Columbia University (nitrate negatives; same number assigned to photographic prints, if available).


Oliver La Farge Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 18 June 2007)

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