Contents and Arrangement

70-157: Unlabeled, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of two series of negatives that portray the Chiapas region and its people (chiefly the Lacandón) at two distinct periods in the development of the region: the late 1940s and the early 1960s. The images portray scenes from the daily lives of indigenous peoples, religious ceremonies and parades, indigenous villages, Maya ruins, local Mexicans from the Chiapas region and the provincial town of San Cristóbal de las Casas.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Researchers should note the separated photographic prints of Giles G. Healey (Box M3, Numbers M0058-M0075) in:

(WC064) - Western Americana photographs collection, 1800s-1900s.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

70-157: Unlabeled; Indians of Chiapas, Mexico, Film Negatives Collection, WC058, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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