The Benson Latin American Collection

Donald Terpstra Collection, circa 1970s-2000s

Preliminary Inventory

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Terpstra, Donald
Title: Donald Terpstra Collection
Dates: circa 1970s-2000s
Abstract: This collection contains Donald Terpstra's collection of various posters.
Accession No.: 2014-31
Extent: 3 linear feet
Language: English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Donald Terpstra has traveled to every Latin American country, excluding El Salvador and Nicaragua. He served as a Foreign Service Public Affairs Officers and variously as Press and Cultural Attache from 1983-2005. He traveled to Panama while in the U.S. Army in 1971-1973 and for Foreign Service in 2001-2003. He taught in Colombia from 1975-1977. He also traveled to Uruguay in 1984, Peru from 1984-1986, Chile from 1986-1990, and Bolivia from 1997-2000 for Foreign Service. He collected graphics and photos everywhere he could.

Scope and Contents Note

This is a preliminary inventory only, and additions are ongoing. The collection is currently unprocessed, but is available to researchers in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Terpstra, Donald.
Central America.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Donald Terpstra Collection, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information



Further materials are expected for this collection.

Box and Folder Inventory

1- Donald Terpstra collection, circa 1970s-2000s
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