9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mexico--Social life and customs.

  1. Laurence Ilsley Hewes Jr. papers, 1911-2019

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Land reform economist. Primarily unpublished manuscripts, journals, speeches, and correspondence documenting Hewes's work both domestically and internationally. Also included are his works of creative writing, as well as those of family members.

  2. Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico, 1522-1935

    2,300 items. 45 containers. 17 linear feet. 42 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Physician and collector. Correspondence, legal and financial papers, tax records, contracts, land records, cédulas, reports, official documents, broadsides, circulars, and other papers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history collected by Monday.

  3. Miguel Covarrubias papers, 1871-1948

    100 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Mexican author, artist, and anthropologist. Drafts of his writings and notes on the peoples and cultures of Bali, Indonesia, and Tehuantepec, Mexico.

  4. D.H. Lawrence correspondence, notes, and photographs, 1921-1930

    135 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    British author. Chiefly letters written by Lawrence to Mabel Dodge Luhan relating to his travels and experiences with Luhan in Taos, New Mexico, and to Lawrence's writing projects.

  5. Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz correspondence and related material, 1929-1947

    157 items. 2 containers. 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Artist, Georgia O'Keeffe, and photographer, Alfred Stieglitz. Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz to filmmaker Henwar Rodakiewicz, along with related printed and typed miscellany.

  6. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  7. Peggy V. Beck collection, 1985-1987

    manuscripts 25 folders.. sound recordings 35 sound cassettes : analog (60 and 90 min.). graphic materials 691 photographs : photographic prints, slides, negatives, b&w, col. ; various sizes.. graphic materials 6 drawings : pencil.. moving images 3 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    This collection comprises research materials created and compiled by Peggy V. Beck for the exhibition Oremos, Oremos: New Mexican Midwinter Masquerades, at the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, New Mexico in 1987, as well as documentation of other New Mexican midwinter rituals. Included are sound recordings of interviews, rehearsals, and performances; field notes, photographs, drawings, and videocassettes; plus exhibition catalogs and exhibit scripts. The focus of the exhibition is midwinter celebrations and plays, including Los Matachines, Los Pastores, and Los Días, and photographs and drawings of abuelos and abuelas.

  8. Curtis Cook Zuni Pueblo storytelling collection

    1,272 items. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. 196 slides : color ; 35 mm. 2 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 18 photographic prints : color.. 53 folders.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection of field recordings, photographs, and notes by linguist Curtis Cook, who learned the Zuni language and documented the stories of elderly Zuni speakers while undertaking a translation of the Bible into the Zuni language during the 1960s and 1970s. Sound recordings (1964-1967) include narratives told by Zuni storytellers Longkeena Nash and Tom Ideque and others; recordings of children reading high school reports in English; and Curtis Cook reciting the gospel acccording to St. Mark, and other recordings. Photographs (1964-1972) include pictures of some of the Zuni speakers and storytellers who aided Cook in learning the Zuni language; landscapes at and near Zuni; adobe brick making and daily occupations at Zuni; photographs documenting the Zuni entry of dancers and musicians at the Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial in 1965; Zuni children; Zuni artwork, including jewelry and pottery. Manuscripts include Zuni stories and translation exercises in Zuni, and some interlineal translations in English of Zuni recordings from the Doris Duke collection. Cook submitted notes describing his photographs and his work at Zuni in 2004. On February 14, 2005, Curtis Cook met with staff of the American Folklife Center to discuss this collection and his work in Zuni. An audio recording of this meeting is included in the collection.

  9. Juan B. Rael collection, 1939-1999

    3 boxes: 21 folders of manuscripts, 36 sound recordings, graphic images, published materials, and computer disks.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Sound recordings and manuscripts that document the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the Northern Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, collected by Juan B. Rael in 1940.