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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Photograph Album, 1948

Scrapbook, 1948

University of Texas San Antonio

Guide to the Prima Rose Quaglia and Helen Attridge Photograph Album and Scrapbook, 1948



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Quaglia, Prima Rose., and Attridge, Helen M.
Title: Prima Rose Quaglia and Helen Attridge Photograph Album and Scrapbook
Dates: 1948
Creator Abstract: Prima Rose Quaglia and Helen M. Attridge were two educators from Boston who vacationed in Mexico in 1948.
Content Abstract: Collection consists of one scrapbook and one photograph album detailing Quaglia and Attridge's vacation to Mexico in 1948, as well as their stops in San Antonio and New Orleans on their return to Boston.
Identification: MS 479
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Language: English
Language: Spanish
Repository University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Sketch

Prima Rose Quaglia and Helen Marguerite Attridge both received an education in Boston and became educators. Quaglia graduated from the Teachers College of the City of Boston with a Bachelor of Education degree in 1932, and taught both Spanish and Science. Attridge graduated from Emmanuel College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics in 1935, and taught Latin as part of the faculty of Emmanuel College in 1938.

Source: Item description from Buckingham Books

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Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of one photograph album and one scrapbook. The photograph album documents Quaglia and Attridge's vacation throughout Mexico, with stops in San Antonio and New Orleans on their return to Boston. The album consists of predominatly 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" black and white photographs. Each photograph has a written description. The scrapbook contains 36 pages of mementos from the trip, including travel and lodging reciepts, exchange tables, event tickets and programs, telegraphs, menus, personal cards, and newspaper articles.

Source: Item description from Buckingham Books

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Organization of Collection

Photograph Album
Scrapbook

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Use Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Persons
Attridge, Helen M., 1902-?
Quaglia, Prima Rose, 1911-1999.
Subjects
20th century photography.
Mexico--Social life and customs.
Tourism--Mexico.
Places
Amecameca (Mexico).
Boston (Mass.).
Churubusco (Mexico City, Mexico).
Cuernavaca (Mexico).
Guadalajara (Mexico).
Guanajuato (Mexico).
Ixmiquilpan (Mexico).
Mexico.
New Orleans (La.).
Parícutin (Mexico).
Pátzcuaro (Mexico).
Puebla (Mexico : State).
San Antonio (Tex.).
Tepoztlán (Mexico).
Toluca Valley (Mexico).
Xochimilco (Mexico City, Mexico).
Genres/Formats
Black-and-white photographs.
Photograph albums.
Scrapbooks.
Occupation
Educators.
Local Subjects
Education/Educators
Mexico/Mexican History
Photographs/Photography
Travel and Tourism
Women

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Related Material

There are no other known archival collections by Prima Rose Quaglia or Helen Attridge at time of accessioning.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Prima Rose Quaglia and Helen Attridge Photograph Album and Scrapbook, MS 479, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Collection purchased from Buckingham Books, October 2016.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Agnieszka Czeblakow, Rare Books Librarian, October 2016.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Photograph Album, 1948

Box
OM1 Photograph album, 1948

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Scrapbook, 1948

Box
OM1 Scrapbook, 1948

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