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Fred Iltis collection of photographs of Mexico and other subjects [graphic].
BANC PIC 2011.005--NEG box 1; BANC PIC 2011.005--NEG box 2; BANC PIC 2011.005--B; BANC PIC 2011.005--LAN box 1; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Fred Iltis collection of photographs of Mexico and other subjects

Creator/Contributor:

Iltis, Fred, 1923-2008, creator

Abstract:

Chiefly includes that portion of Iltis' photograph archive pertaining to his visits to Mexico where he documented the indigenous and poor inhabitants of various locations, including Michoacán and the Distrito Federal (Mexico City). Includes portraits, still lifes, street views, and scenes of everyday life depicting people, dwellings, agriculture, markets, ceremonies, and manual and animal labor, among other subjects. With the exception of a small number of slides depicting insects related to malaria in Mexico, there is little if any apparent relation of this collection to Iltis' academic career in entomology. Also includes a small number of slides taken during a 1969 visit to Czechoslovakia, including such locations as Prague, Telč, Tábor, Terezín and Kladno, as well as the island of Silba. Additions of 2012 include slides, negatives and prints depicting various subjects, such as Mexico, Iltis' entomology research topics, and various locations in California; as well as notes on photography.

Date:

ca. 1969-ca. 1980 (issued)

Subject:

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Iltis, Fred -- 1923-2008 -- Archives
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Michoacán de Ocampo -- Photographs
Poor -- Mexico -- Photographs
Insects -- Photographs
Entomology -- Research
Mexico -- Pictorial works
Distrito Federal (Mexico) -- Pictorial works
California -- Pictorial works
Czechoslovakia -- Pictorial works

Note:

Photographed and collected by Wilfred Iltis.
Title devised by cataloger.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Gift ; of the Wildred Iltis Trust ; 2010.
Additions : gift of Fred Iltis Trust ; 2012.
Wilfred Gregor "Fred" Iltis was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia in 1923. His family immigrated to the United States in 1939. Fred served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He later received his PhD. in entomology at the University of California, Davis and taught at San Jose State University until his retirement in 1988. He was also a photographer, documenting such subjects as the Civil Rights movement, student protests against the Vietnam War, the labor struggle of chicano agricultural workers, and indigenous communities in Mexico. Fred Iltis died in 2008.
Container list available in library.

Type:

graphic
Portraits-Mexico.
Slides, color.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
slide
9 boxes, 1 oversize box and 3 oversize folders (ca. 3,600 negatives, ca. 540 photographic prints, ca. 1,800 slides) and ca. 100 negatives : b&w ; 46 x 40 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2011.005--NEG box 1
BANC PIC 2011.005--NEG box 2
BANC PIC 2011.005--B
BANC PIC 2011.005--LAN box 1
BANC PIC 2011.005--LAN box 2
BANC PIC 2011.005--LAN box 3
BANC PIC 2003-2011--NEG (strip) misc. box 4
BANC PIC 2011.005--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 2011.005--PIC box 4
BANC PIC 2011.005--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2011.005--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2011.005--AX box 1
BANC PIC 2011.005
BANC PIC 2011.005

Origin:

Mexico

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.