Collection Scope and Contents
Title: Luis Ramirez Pimentel photographs of the Mexican Revolution
Date (inclusive): 1910-1920
Collection Number: MS 236
Pimentel, Luis Ramirez, 1881-1925
1.48 linear feet
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
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
Languages: The collection is in Spanish.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections 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
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[identification of item], [date if possible]. Luis Ramirez Pimentel photographs of the Mexican Revolution (MS 236). Special
Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.
Purchased from the family of Luis Ramirez Pimentel, date unknown.
Processed by Carlota Ramirez, Student Processing Assistant, 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 give small descriptions which are located on the back or on the plastic sleeve.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the
library's online public access catalog.
Carranza, Venustiano, 1859-1920
Díaz, Porfirio, 1830-1915
Orozco, Pascual, 1882-1915
Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923
Zapata, Emiliano, 1879-1919
Mexico -- History -- Decena Trágica, 1913
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920
Mexico -- History, military
Genres and Forms of Materials