Collection Scope and Contents
Title: Sabino Osuna papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1910-2010
Collection Number: MS 028
15.34 linear feet
( 7 drop front storage boxes, 1 photo album, 11 lantern slide
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Abstract: This collection
contains glass plate negatives, photographs, and lantern slides of the Mexican Revolution
done by commercial photographer Sabino Osuna. Includes images of Francisco Madero,
Victoriano Huerta, Alvaro Obregón, Emiliano Zapata, and Pancho Villa, as well as street
warfare during La Decena Trágica.
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 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.
[identification of item], [date if possible]. Sabino Osuna papers (MS 028). Special
Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.
Processed by Julianna Gil, 2018.
Processing of the Sabino Osuna papers was completed by undergraduate students from the
Univrsity 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.
Sabino Osuna had a career as a commerical photographer in Mexico City, Mexico. He
specialized in portraits and architectural studies before the Mexican Revolution began.
Osuna documented the war through his photography by capturing street battles and presidents,
such as Francisco I. Madero.
Collection Scope and Contents
This collection contains glass plate negatives, photographs, and lantern slides of the
Mexican Revolution that were taken by commercial photographer Sabino Osuna. Includes images
of Francisco Madero, Victoriano Huerta, Alvaro Obregón, Emiliano Zapata, and Pancho Villa as
well as street warfare during La Decena Trágica. The collection also features pieces from
his commercial work.
The collection is arranged into two series as follows:
Series 1 is arranged alphabetically, according to calisphere.org. Series 2 is arranged
- Series 1. Photographs of the Mexican Revolution, circa 1910-2010
- Series 2. Commercial Photography, undated
A number of the slides in this collection are cracked and a note has been added to those
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the
library's online public access catalog.
Mexico -- History -- Decena Trágica, 1913
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920
Genres and Forms of Materials