Veracruz, Mexico photograph album

Finding aid prepared by Julianna Gil, 2018.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
Phone: 951-827-3233
Fax: 951-827-4673
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Veracruz, Mexico photograph album
Date (inclusive): circa 1910-1920
Collection Number: MS 259
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 album)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: The collection consists of approximately 200 photographs and photographic postcards depicting various places, people, and landmarks in Veracruz, Mexico, taken between 1910 and 1920.
Languages: The collection is in English and Spanish.


This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Veracruz, Mexico photograph album (MS 259). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Processing History

Processed by Julianna Gil, 2018.
Processing of the Veracruz, Mexico photograph album 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

This collection contains approximately 150 photographs documenting different landmarks and regions throughout Veracruz, Mexico, including the Hotel Plaza Acayucan, San Juan de Ulúa, and Catedral de Orizaba.
The collection also includes 50 photographic and other postcards of Veracruz, some of which were sent between members of the Haller and Clarke families living in San Antonio, Texas, and Mexico.

Indexing Terms

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


Acayucan (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico)
Castillo de San Juan de Ulúa (Mexico)
Clarke family
Coatzacoalcos (Mexico)
Haller family
Orizaba (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico)
Veracruz-Llave (Mexico : State)

Genres and Forms of Materials

Photographic postcards