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Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988

Creator:
Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-1985  Search this
Subject:
Little, Philip  Search this
Labaudt, Lucien  Search this
Morley, Grace  Search this
Long, Emilie  Search this
Franco, Johan  Search this
Farr, Fred  Search this
Gerstle, William Lewis  Search this
Fried, Alexander  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Pflueger, Timothy Ludwig  Search this
Robinson, Elmer E. (Elmer Edwin)  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Oldfield, Otis  Search this
Moya del Pino, Jose  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Sotomayor, Grace  Search this
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang  Search this
Salinger, Jehanne Bietry  Search this
Salinger, Pierre  Search this
Sauer, Carl Ortwin  Search this
Entenza, John  Search this
Pan American Union  Search this
Delphic Studios  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Topic:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Cartoonists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5549
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212812
AAA_collcode_sotoanto
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212812
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Antonio Sotomayor papers

Creator:
Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-  Search this
Names:
Delphic Studios  Search this
Pan American Union  Search this
Entenza, John, 1903-  Search this
Farr, Fred, 1914-1973  Search this
Franco, Johan, 1908-  Search this
Fried, Alexander, 1902-1988  Search this
Gerstle, William Lewis, 1868-1947  Search this
Labaudt, Lucien, 1880-1943  Search this
Little, Philip, 1857-1942  Search this
Long, Emilie  Search this
Morley, Grace, 1900-1985  Search this
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969  Search this
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Pflueger, Timothy Ludwig, 1892-1946  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Robinson, Elmer E. (Elmer Edwin), b. 1894  Search this
Salinger, Jehanne Bietry  Search this
Salinger, Pierre  Search this
Sauer, Carl Ortwin, 1889-  Search this
Sotomayor, Grace  Search this
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Date:
circa 1920-1988
Summary:
The collection documents the career of painter and illustrator, Antonio Sotomayor, his interest in Latin American art and artists, and his association with the San Francisco arts community. Materials found in the collection include letters, writings, sketches and sketchbooks, printed material and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection consists primarily of correspondence, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs documenting Sotomayor's career, his interest in Latin American art and artists, and his association with the San Francisco arts community.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as six series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1931-1988, undated (box 1, 21 folders)

Series 2: Writings, 1932-1946, undated (box 1, 11 folders)

Series 3: Artwork, 1935, undated (box 1, 23 folders)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1935-1987 (boxes 1-2, 12 folders)

Series 5: Photographs, circa 1920-1984, undated (box 2, 13 folders)

Series 6: Oversized Material, 1941, 1958, undated (2 OV folders)
Biographical Note:
Antonio Sotomayor was born in Bolvia and came to San Francisco in 1923. He was educated at the Escuela de Belleas Arts in La Paz and the Hopkins Institute of Art in San Francisco. Primarily known for his murals and paintings, Sotomayor was also an illustrator, caricaturist, designer, ceramicist, and educator. Over the course of his career his work was exhibited in the United States, France, Italy, Spain, Mexico, and South America and he became known as the popular "artist laureate" of San Francisco where he lived with his wife, Grace. He died of cancer in 1985 at the age of 82.
Provenance:
The Antonio Sotomayor papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Grace Sotomayor in 1998.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Rights:
The Antonio Sotomayor papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Cartoonists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Citation:
Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.sotoanto
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Antonio Sotomayor papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sotoanto

Victor Wolfgang von Hagen collection of photographs and negatives

Creator:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
285 Photographic prints (albumen)
122 negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Culture:
Maya (archaeological culture)  Search this
Tsáchila (Colorado)  Search this
Jicaque  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Negatives
Photographs
Albumen prints
Place:
Ecuador
Honduras
Date:
1936-1938
Summary:
Includes images of the indigenous people of Ecuador, primarily the Tsatchela (Tsachila, Colorado) of Pichincha province and the Shuar-Achuar of Oriente province. Also includes 51 images of the indigenous people of Honduras, primarily the Xicaque and Maya.
Scope and Contents:
The von Hagen collection primarily contains photographs and negatives made by von Hagen during his 1935 and 1936 travels in Ecuador on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. The 1935 materials depict adult and child members of the Shuar-Achuar culture group engaged in weaving, drumming, and cooking. In addition there are representations of indigenous dwellings and of individuals dressed for ceremonies and using blow guns. The 1936 materials overwhelmingly depict Tsáchila (Colorado) peoples preparing food, weaving, potting, playing instruments, and participating in ceremonies, but also include depictions of the Runa (Otavaleño/Otavalo) people spinning cotton and sitting for potraits. The collection also contains photographic materials dated to 1937 that depict Mayan artifacts and Jicaque men of Honduras building rafts, fishing, and standing for their poritraits. Von Hagen's Tsáchila and Jicaque photographs illustrated his contributions to the Museum's series Indian Notes and Monographs, The Tsáchila Indians of western Ecuador (no. 51) and The Jicaque (Torrupan) Indians of Honduras (no. 53).
Arrangement note:
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by negative number

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number
Arrangement:
Negatives Arranged by negative number (N36360, N36648, N36654-N36656, N36661, N36733-N36740, N36749-N36752, N36755, N36758-N36769, N36772-N36779, N36781-N36797, N36803-N36853, N37366, N37386, N41444) Prints Arranged by photograph number (P11502-P11510, P12316-P12473, P12522-P12525, P12596-P12657, P12855-P12859, P12941-P12949, P13329-P13362, P15428, P15491, P15585, P16246)
Biographical/Historical note:
Victor Wolfgang von Hagen was an American explorer, archaeological historian, anthropologist, naturalist, zoologist, and travel writer. In the 1930s, he led several Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation collecting expeditions to Central and South America and continued to travel throughout the region into the 1970s.
Provenance:
Gift of Dr. von Hagen
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian
Topic:
Colorado Indians (Ecuador)  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Negatives
Photographs
Albumen prints
Citation:
Victor Wolfgang von Hagen collection of photographs and negatives, 1935-1937, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or print number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.019
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-019

Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, The Ethnology of the Torrupan (Xicaque) Indians of Honduras (Central America)

Collection Creator:
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Container:
Box 49
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes an announcement of a series of lectures by Von Hagen.
Collection Restrictions:
The William Duncan Strong papers are open for research.

Access to the William Duncan Strong papers requires and appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
William Duncan Strong papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
William Duncan Strong papers
William Duncan Strong papers / Series 8: Writings by other authors
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1974-28-ref758

Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e21513

Search for the Maya : the story of Stephens and Catherwood / Victor W. von Hagen

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Subject:
Stephens, John L. 1805-1852  Search this
Catherwood, Frederick  Search this
Physical description:
365 pages : illustrations (some color), map, plans, portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Mexico
Central America
Date:
1974
1973
Topic:
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Explorers  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F1435.S86 V62 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089271

The Aztec and Maya papermakers / by Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen ; with an introduction by Dard Hunter

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Hunter, Dard 1883-1966  Search this
Physical description:
[10], 115, [2] p., [37] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill. (incl. mounted samples), maps ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Central America
Date:
1943
[1943]
Topic:
Aztecs--Social life and customs  Search this
Mayas--Social life and customs  Search this
Papermaking  Search this
Manuscripts, Maya  Search this
Manuscripts, Nahuatl  Search this
Call number:
F1219 .V7 1943
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_834260

The Aztec and Maya papermakers / Victor Wolfgang von Hagen

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
120 p., 39 p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Central America
Date:
1999
1944
Topic:
Aztecs--Social life and customs  Search this
Mayas--Social life and customs  Search this
Manuscripts, Maya  Search this
Manuscripts, Nahuatl  Search this
Papermaking  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_612983

A guide to Sacsahuaman : the fortress of Cusco / by Victor W. von Hagen

Title:
Sacsahuaman
Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Sacsahuamán Site (Peru)
Cuzco (Peru)
Date:
1949
C1949
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F3429.1.C9 V66 1949
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_542569

The Aztec : man and tribe / Victor Wolfgang von Hagen ; illustrated by Alberto Beltrán

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
x, 224 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1961
Topic:
Aztecs  Search this
Call number:
F1219.73 .V72 1961
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566893

Realm of the Incas

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
223 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1961
C1961
Topic:
Incas  Search this
Call number:
F3429 .V66 1961
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566901

World of the Maya. Illustrated by Alberto Beltran

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
224 p. illus., maps, plates 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1960
[1960]
Topic:
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_419940

A guide to Cusco / by Victor W. Von Hagen

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill., 1 fold. map. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Place:
Cuzco (Peru)
Date:
1949
C1949
Call number:
F3611.C9 V25 1949
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_476360

The life of the white ant, by Maurice Maeterlinck; translated by Alfred Sutro, with a preface and illustrations from photographs by Victor Wolfgang von Hagen

Author:
Maeterlinck, Maurice 1862-1949  Search this
Sutro, Alfred 1863-1933  Search this
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 142 p. front., plates. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1939
Topic:
Termites  Search this
Call number:
QL513.T3M32 1939X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_312815

Off with their heads / Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
220 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ecuador
Date:
1937
C1937
Call number:
F3722.J5 V94 1937
F3722.J5V94 1937
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_327066

The Aztec and Maya papermakers, by Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen, with an introduction by Dard Hunter

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985-  Search this
Physical description:
5 p. 1., 115, [2] p. incl. fold. mounted col. front., illus. 32 (i. e. 34) pl. (incl. mounted samples) fold, maps. 34 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Central America
Date:
1943
[1943]
Topic:
Aztecs  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Paper industry  Search this
Papermaking  Search this
Call number:
F1219.V7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_346980

The green world of the naturalists; a treasury of five centuries of natural history in South America. Selected and annotated with biographical sketches and introd. by Victor Wolfgang von Hagen

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 392 p. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South America
Date:
1948
[1948]
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
QH111.V6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_236355

Highway of the sun; with 4 maps and 32 pages of photos

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Subject:
Inca Highway Expedition, 1953-1954  Search this
Physical description:
320 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Peru
Date:
1955
[1955]
Topic:
Incas  Search this
Roads  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_254876

Maya explorer, John Lloyd Stephens and the lost cities of Central America and Yucatán

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Subject:
Stephen, John Lloyd 1805-1852  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 324 p. illus., ports., maps (1 fold.) 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Central America
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Date:
1947
Topic:
Mayas--Antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F1435.S86V6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_256320

Jungle in the clouds, a naturalist's explorations in the Republic of Honduras [by] Victor Wolfgang v. Hagen, F.Z.S

Author:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang 1908-1985  Search this
Physical description:
x, 268 p. col. front., [24] leaves of plates, ports., illus., map. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Honduras
Date:
1946
1946, c1940
Topic:
Quetzals  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
QL696.T7 V6 1946Z
QL696.T7V6 1946Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_264118

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