The Benson Latin American Collection

Landon Rupert Chambers Photograph Collection, 2017



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Chambers, Landon Rupert
Title: Landon Rupert Chambers Photograph Collection
Dates: 2017
Abstract: Photographs of Guatemala by Taos, New Mexico-based photographer Landon Rupert Chambers. Thirty of Chambers' photographs were exhibited at LLILAS Benson as Guatemala 1966: The Photography of L. Rupert Chambers in February-September 2018.
Accession No.: 2016-38
Extent: 1 linear foot
Language: English, Spanish
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

The Landon Rupert Chambers Photograph Collection consists of digital scans of photographs taken by Landon Rupert Chambers in 1966 during his travels in Guatemala. The photographs provide a glimpse into daily life in Guatemala in the pivotal year of 1966.

The Guatemala 1966: The Photography of L. Rupert Chambers series is composed of a compact disc containing 70 digital images of which thirty of these images were exhibited at LLILAS Benson in 2018. These are digital prints of the originals taken in 1966. They are arranged in four folders with the titles and item numbers listed for each digital print.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Chambers, Landon Rupert
Subjects
Guatemala.
Guatemala--Politics and Government
Guatemala--History--Civil War, 1960-1996
Street Photography.
Street Photography--Exhibitions.
Landscape Photography.
Landscape Photography--Exhibitions.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Landon Rupert Chambers Photograph Collection, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Accession numbers: 2016-38, 2017-54

Processing Information

Collection processed by Dylan Joy, December 2018.

Additions

Further materials are expected for this collection.


Box and Folder Inventory

Guatemala 1966: The Photography of L. Rupert Chambers, 2017

Box
1 Folder 1
A Compact disc containing 70 digital images, 2017
1 Gone fishing, Panajachel, June 18, 1966
2 Carinval in Amatitlán, Amatitlán, June 26, 1966
3 Indigenous commerce, Panajachel Market, June 16, 1966
4 Intinerant photographer, Cerro del Carmen, Guatemala City, July 18, 1966
5 Anyone home?, Near Cerro del Carmen, Guatemala City, July 18, 1966
6 Mother and infant funeral, Amatitlán, June 26, 1966
7 Fabric vendor, Parque Aurora, Guatemala City, June 12, 1966
Folder 2
8 Skepticism, Magdalena Milpas Atlas, July 14, 1966
9 Slow pace of archaeology, Kaminaljuyu, July 23, 1966
10 Schoolgirls from 4th floor ledge, USAID Building, Guatemala City, July 7, 1966
11 Touching Lake Atitlán, Panajachel, July 3, 1966
12 Transaction, Panajachel Market, June 19, 1966
13 Reloj de flores, The hour of progress, Guatemala City, July 15, 1966
14 Rainy season soccer, Guatemala City, July 16, 1966
15 Contemplating assets, Panajachel Market, June 19, 1966
Folder 3
16 Dreaming the future, Cerro del Carmen, Guatemala City, July 18, 1966
17 Tikal Temple II, Tikal, July 31, 1966
18 Dad and daughter, Parque Aurora, Guatemala City, June 12, 1966
19 Carrying firewood, Panajachel, June 18, 1966
20 Photographer getting shoeshine, Parque Aurora, Guatemala City, June 12, 1966
21 Volcán Tolimán, Lake Atitlán, July 3, 1966
22 Guatemala City skyline, From Cerro del Carmen, Guatemala City, July 18, 1966
Folder 4
23 Atop Temple IV Tikal, Quite a climb in 1966, Tikal, July 31, 1966
24 Textile factory, Antigua, July 27, 1966
25 Dugout canoe, Lake Atitlán, June 6, 1966
26 Teminal Market vendors, Guatemala City, July 30, 1966
27 Construction, Guatemala City, July 7, 1966
28 Volcán de Fuego erupting, Night of August 13, Rooftop, 7a Avenida, Guatemala City, August 13, 1966
29 Martial law, Guatemala City, July 15, 1966
30 Travel to Tikal, Landing Strip, Tikal, July 31, 1966