Latorre Collection on the Kickapoo Indians of Mexico
Anthropologists Felipe Latorre (born 1907 in Chile) and Dolores Latorre (born 1903 in Spain) graduated from the Institute of Latin American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin (1953); they also studied at Columbia University (1951) and the School of Anthropology of the National University of Mexico (1957). From 1960 to 1972 they lived in Múzquiz, Mexico, and conducted an ethnological field study of Kickapoo Indians in the Mexican state of Coahuila; they published The Mexican Kickapoo Indians in 1976.
Collection currently closed for research and expected to open in 2020.
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Latorre Collection on the Kickapoo Indians of Mexico, 1898-1986, Benson Latin American Collection, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, The University of Texas at Austin.
The Latorre Collection on the Kickapoo Indians of Mexico was donated to the Benson Latin American Collection by Felipe A. and Dolores L. Latorre in 1983.The Latorres made additional gifts of material in 1993 and 1994.
The Latorre Collection on the Kickapoo Indians of Mexico was arranged into nine series by the staff of the Mexican Archives Project. The processing of the collection was completed by the project staff in August 1994.
Finding aid initially prepared by the Mexican Archives Project, November 1994.
The following publications were based upon the collection, as were several articles:
Latorre, Felipe A. and Dolores L. Latorre. The Mexican Kickapoo Indians. Austin, TX. : University of Texas Press, 1976.
Latorre, Dolores L. Cooking and curing with Mexican herbs: recipes and remedies gathered in Múzquiz, Coahuila. Austin, TX. : Encino Press, 1976.