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Gino E. Conti Collection


Series I: Photographs, slides and negatives
Over 3,700 images; photographs, slides and negatives from the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. Includes calendar pages documenting the years 1958, 1962-1965, and 1969-1973.

Container Description Date
Binder 1 Binder 1
780.0 slides97-20-1 thru 97-20-780
Binder 2 Binder 2
799.0 slides97-20-781 thru 97-20-1580
Binder 3 Binder 3
799.0 slides97-20-1581 thru 97-20-2380
Binder 4 Binder 4
819.0 slides97-20-1581 thru 97-20-2380
Binder 5 Binder 5
404.0 slides97-20-3201 thru 97-20-3605
Binder Uncataloged Uncataloged photographic prints and negatives
Black and White photographic prints
100.0 photographs
Pages of a disbound photo album
25.0 pages
Folder of jumbo sized individual negatives including an additional 2 negative sleeves
1.0 folder
Folders of photos and jumbo sized negatives labeled "1920's Mexico"
3.0 folders
Sheets of negatives labeled Tarahumana
7.0 sheets

Series II: Correspondence
0.5 box
Postcards to and from Gino Conti from various locations, mostly Europe. Includes a letter.

Container Description Date
50.0 postcards
1.0 letter
March 23, 1962

Series III: Art Ephemera
0.5 box
Exhibition flyers, religious art and architectural images.

Container Description Date
Exhibit flyers and catalogs
Religous images
Architectural images

Series IV: Printed Material
3.0 folders
Newspaper and magazine articles mentioning the life and work of Gino Conti and a reference book on the Tarahumana.

Container Description Date
Bennett, W.C. and Zingg, R.M. (1935). The Tarahumana: An Indian Tribe of Northern New Mexico. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
1.0 item
Darling, Paul A. (March 1962). Gino Conti’s Little “Oasis.”Yankee Magazine. p 50-55.
6.0 pages
Ducasse, Mabel Lisle. (1928). The Alumni Show-A Critical View.The Wednesday Page. Providence Journal. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 19-20.
2.0 pages
Ducasse, Mabel Lisle. (1929). Regretting the Centuries Gone By. The Wednesday Page. Providence Journal. Providence, Rhode Island.
1.0 page
Ducasse, Mabel Lisle (1929, November 6). Gino Conti’s Reputation Mounts. The Wednesday Page. Providence Journal. Providence, Rhode Island.
1.0 page

Series V: Ethnographic Collection
A collection of over four hundred objects with a large number of Katsina dolls collected in the Southwestern United States, Northern Mexico and elsewhere.