The Benson Latin American Collection

Ruth Linder Photographs, 1940

Descriptive Summary

Creator Linder, Ruth
Title Ruth Linder Photographs
Dates: 1940
Abstract Photogaphs of a 1940 trip to Guatemala, Cuba, and Mexico by Ruth Linder.
Accession No. 2015-18
OCLC Record No.
Extent 36 prints, 118 slides, and 2 photograph albums
Language English
Repository Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Ruth Linder was a school teacher in Wyoming.

Scope and Contents Note

118 35mm color slides, 36 8x10 black-and-white prints, and two albums document travels by Ruth Linder in Guatemala, Cuba, and Mexico in 1940. The images are well described.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply. The Benson Collection is unaware of a copyright holder to the images, and considers them "orphaned works."

Index Terms

The Ruth Linder Photographs are classified under the following Subject Headings:
Linder, Ruth -- Archives
Photograph collections -- Guatemala
Guatemala -- Pictorial works
Cuba -- Pictorial works
Mexico -- Pictorial works

Administrative Information

Provenance Note

The Ruth Linder photographs were donated to the Benson Collection by Jennifer and Matthew TerMolen, who were given them by a former neighbor, Nelle R. Groenwald, Ruth Linder's sister.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Ruth Linder Photographs, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory


box folder
1 1 Guatemala Prints
[36 prints]


box folder
1 2 Guatemala Slides
[64 slides, numbered 1-71 for slideshow (incomplete set)]
3 Cuba Slides
[22 slides, numbered 1-43 (incomplete set)]
Mexico Slides
[32 slides, unnumbered]


box folder
1 5 "Quatemala" Photograph Album
6 News Clippings
2 "A Trip to Guatemala," February 21, 1940