Guide to the John Horace Nunemaker Photographs of Mexico circa 1900-1910
PC 67

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Nunemaker, John Horace, 1897-1949.
Title
John Horace Nunemaker Photographs of Mexico
ID
PC 67
Date [inclusive]
circa 1900-1910
Extent
53.0 items
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of black and white photographs depicting Mexican scenes, including ruins, relics, cathedrals, peasants and children.

Preferred Citation note

John Horace Nunemaker Photographs of Mexico, circa 1900-1910 (PC 67)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

J. Horace Nunemaker was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on December 4, 1897. He received his A.B. from Colgate University in 1920. Between 1920 and 1921 Nunemaker served as an instructor in French and Spanish at Cazenovia Seminary. In 1921, he accepted an appointment as an associate professor of modern languages at Denison College. It was from Denison that he received his M.A. in 1922. He remained there until 1926 when he went to the University of Wisconsin to teach Spanish. He earned his Ph.D. in 1928 while at the University of Wisconsin. That same year he came to Washington State University (then College) as professor of foreign languages and chairman of the department. At the time of his death he was serving as Chairman of the Division of Humanities. Professor Nunemaker was an active collector of materials for the library relating to Hispanic-American civilization. In his honor, the Board of Regents established the J. Horace Nunemaker Hispanic-American Collection within the library. As a scholar with a reputation in old Spanish literature and Spanish-American cultural history, Professor Nunemaker published over fifty articles, reviews, and textbooks. He died on June 24, 1949.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of black and white photographs depicting Mexican scenes, including ruins, relics, cathedrals, peasants and children.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

J. Horace Nunemaker Papers, 1929-1954 (Cage 499)

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mexico -- Photographs.

Subject(s)

  • Photographs

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Temples, ruins, and relics from Oaxaca, Mexico.   8.0 items

1 1

Temples, Churches, and Cathedrals, Mexico, circa 1872-1904.   8.0 items

1 2

Scenes relating to Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico, circa 1904.   6.0 items

1 3

Mexican children, Mexico, circa 1905-1908.   15.0 items

1 4

Mexican adults and children at work, Mexico.   15.0 items

1 5

Aztec Calendar or Stone of the Sun.   1.0 item

1 6