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Lipp (L.F.S.) Photograph Album
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  • Source of Acquisition
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  • Biographical Note
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: L.F.S. Lipp Photograph Album
    Creator: Lipp, L.F.S.
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0471
    Physical Description: 0.75 Linear Feet
    Date: 1914
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The L.F.S. Lipp Photograph Album documents Lipp's trip to Mexico in 1914. The album consists of photographs of Mazatlan, Altata, San Blas, Santa Rosalia, Mexico City, Ensenada, Oaxaca, San Luis Potasi, the Gulf of Mexico, Salamanca, Cape San Lucas, La Paz, and Guadalajara. Of particular interest are photographs of street vendors selling milk, wood, chickens, straw, candles, and water. Also included are photographs of thatch buildings, cactus, Judas dolls (life size effigies which represent problems in the world), fireworks, pottery shops, rurales (the Mexican Rural Guard), the Sanatorium Guadalajara, and more. The album is compiled almost entirely of photographs of local people. There are only a handful of photographs of tourists. Many of the album pages have short one or two words captions in pencil in English and sometimes Spanish.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Source of Acquisition

    Hamilton, Robert S.

    Related Materials

    San Diego Scrapbook Collection
    San Diego Photograph Collection
    John and Jane Adams Photograph Collection
    Colonel Ralph E. Forsyth Photograph Album

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, L.F.S. Lipp Photograph Album, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Biographical Note

    L.F.S. Lipp traveled to Mexico in 1914, visiting Mazatlan, Altata, San Blas, Santa Rosalia, Mexico City, Ensenada, Oaxaca, San Luis Potasi, the Gulf of Mexico, Salamanca, Cape San Lucas, La Paz, and Guadalajara.



    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Photograph albums