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Native Panamanian photograph collection
MS 115  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Native Panamanian photograph collection
    Date (inclusive): circa 1910-1930
    Collection Number: MS 115
    Creator: Foto Flatau
    Extent: 1.08 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of 25 photographs of indigenous people from the Darién Gap region of Panama, taken in the early 20th century. Photographs in the collection depict Guna and Embera-Wounaan (also known as Chocó) people, both posed for portraits as well as participating in their daily activities.
    Languages: Select photographs in the collection have captions in English and Spanish.

    Access

    This collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives regarding the availability of materials for research use.

    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]. Native Panamanian photograph collection (MS 115). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased in 2021.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of 25 photographs of indigenous people from the Darién Gap region of Panama, taken in the early 20th century. Photographs in the collection depict Guna and Embera-Wounaan (also known as Chocó) people, both posed for portraits as well as participating in their daily activities.
    Most of the photos in the collection are stamped by the publisher Foto Flatau of Panama City, Panama.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Choco Indians
    Cuna Indians
    Indians of Central America
    Indigenous peoples
    Panama

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographs