The Benson Latin American Collection

Latorre Collection on the Kickapoo Indians of Mexico



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Latorre, Felipe A., 1907-; , Latorre, Dolores L., 1903-1999
Title: Latorre Collection on the Kickapoo Indians of Mexico
Dates: 1898-1986
Dates (Bulk): 1960-1975
Abstract: Collection currently closed for research and expected to open in 2020. Field notes, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials regarding Kickapoo culture in El Nacimiento, Mexico.
OCLC Record No.: 31769934
Extent: 16 linear feet
Extent: 318 photographic prints and negatives
Languages: English, Spanish
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection currently closed for research and expected to open in 2020.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Latorre, Felipe A., 1907- --Archives.
Latorre, Dolores L., 1903-1999 --Archives.
McKellar, Sarah.
Porter, Kenneth Wiggins, 1905-1981.
Russell-Davies, Bessie.
Papicoano.
Subjects (Places)
Coahuila (Mexico : State)
El Nacimiento (Mexico)
Muzquiz (Mexico)
Chile.
Latin America--Personal narratives.
Spain--Personal narratives.
Subjects (Topical)
Indians of North America.
Kickapoo Indians--Mexico--Coahuila (State)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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.

Acquisitions Information

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.

Processing Information

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.