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Guide to the Dorothy Reynolds photograph collection CEMA 172
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  • Acquisition Information
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  • Title: Dorothy Reynolds photograph collection
    Identifier/Call Number: CEMA 172
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.834 linear feet (2 document boxes)
    Date: circa 1930's-1970's
    Abstract: This collections consists of two document boxes filled with 363 black and white photographs, color slides, and essays documenting Dorothy Reynolds' travels in South and Central America. Her images illuminate the colonial and traditional architecture, and the cultural and religious lives of locals in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. The photographs taken and described by Reynolds are undated, but appear to be from around the late 1930's - 1940's. Reynolds was a Bay Area based photographer and writer, as her San Francisco address is listed on many of the captioned photographs.
    Physical Location: Boxes 1-2 at Vault 1: Aisle 56: Column 2
    Language of Materials: The collection is predominantly in English with some materials in Spanish.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Mari Khasmanyan, Husna Sayedi, and Sylvia Baldwin, 2016.

    Acquisition Information

    Source and dates of material are unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Dorothy Reynold's photograph collection, CEMA 172. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content

    This collections consists of two document boxes filled with 363 black and white photographs, color slides, and essays documenting Dorothy Reynold's travels in South and Central America. Reynolds' photographs illuminate the cultural and religious lives of locals in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. She also depicts scenery of colonial and traditional architecture throughout the numerous areas she traveled.
    The slides in this collection include 57 images dating around the 1970s of the Mexican American Engineering Society Symposium conference held at the Hilton Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    Reynolds' essays elaborate on the context of her older photographs, listing details of her pilgrimage from Managua, Nicaragua, the market life in Guatemalan villages, and the ancient ruins in Mexico.
    Reynolds published for the Pan American Union: America's division. In July 1941, her article "Rockets, Flutes and Marching Saints" was published in the Bulletin of the Pan American Union, Vol 75. No.7. The article has been digitized and can be found online through Archive.org at the following link:
    https://archive.org/details/bulletinofpaname7541pana

    Arrangement

    The original order of the collection has been retained.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Reynolds, Dorothy
    Black-and-white photographs
    Folk dancing, Mexican
    Guatemala
    Guatemala--Pictorial works
    Mexico
    Mexico--Pictorial works
    Nicaragua--Pictorial works
    Photographers
    Photographers--United States
    Photographs
    Photojournalism
    Pyramids--Mexico
    Pátzcuaro, Lake (Mexico)--Pictorial works
    Travel photography