Luis Ramirez Pimentel photographs of the Mexican Revolution

Finding aid prepared by Carlota Ramirez, 2017.
Special Collections & University Archives
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University of California
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Luis Ramirez Pimentel photographs of the Mexican Revolution
Date (inclusive): 1910-1920
Collection Number: MS 236
Creator: Pimentel, Luis Ramirez, 1881-1925
Extent: 1.75 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection consists of around 1500 photographs and photographic postcards featuring the people, places, and events significant to the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) from the studio of Luis Ramirez Pimentel, including many images from the Chihuahua Campaigns (circa 1910-1913).
Languages: The collection is in Spanish.

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Luis Ramirez Pimentel photographs of the Mexican Revolution (MS 236). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from the family of Luis Ramirez Pimentel.

Processing History

Processed by Carlota Ramirez, 2017.
Processing of the Luis Ramirez Pimentel photographs of the Mexican Revolution was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

Collection Scope and Contents

The collection consists of around 1500 photographs and photographic postcards featuring the people, places and events significant to the Mexican Revolution from 1910-1920 from the studio of Luis Ramirez Pimentel. Many images in the collection are taken in Chihuahua, Mexico, central battle ground of the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes photographs of generals and leaders of the revolution such as Venustiano Carranza, Pascual Orozco, Porfio Diaz, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata. The collection also includes photographs of Mexican artilleries, officials, federals and Zapatistas, scenery and different battle grounds. A few of the photographs and postcards have captions.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Carranza, Venustiano, 1859-1920
Díaz, Porfirio, 1830-1915
Mexico -- History -- Decena Trágica, 1913
Mexico -- History, military
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920
Orozco, Pascual, 1882-1915
Pimentel, Luis Ramirez, 1881-1925
Revolutionaries
Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923
Zapata, Emiliano, 1879-1919

Genres and Forms of Materials

Photographs
Photographic postcards