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Brinkmann family collection of Mexican postcards
MS 416  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Brinkmann family collection of Mexican postcards
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1920
    Date (bulk): 1906-1907
    Collection Number: MS 416
    Creator: Brinkmann family
    Extent: 1.08 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of approximately 125 photographic postcards mostly from Mexico, sent to various members of the Brinkmann family from 1905-1920. The postcards depict landscapes, buildings, and people from multiple parts of the country, most notably Veracruz, Yucatán, and the State of Mexico.
    Languages: The content of the postcards is mostly written in German, with postcard captions in Spanish, French, and English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some material in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Brinkmann family collection of Mexican postcards (MS 416). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Provenance unknown.

    Processing History

    Processed by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian, 2017.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of approximately 125 photographic postcards, mainly from Mexico, sent to various members of the Brinkmann family from 1905-1920, most notably Else and Edith Brinkmann. Postcards were sent to Hanover (Germany), Mexico City, and Riverside, California, and are written in German.
    The postcards are in both color and black and white and color, and depict landscapes, buildings, and people from multiple parts of the country, most notably Veracruz, Yucatán, and the State of Mexico. There are also a small number of postcards from other countries, including France, Spain, and Cuba.

    Collection Arrangement

    Postcards in the collection are arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Mexico
    Mexico -- History -- 20th century

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographic postcards
    Postcards