[Abercrombie, James Smither] (1891-1975), and others. Album with ca. 320 Original Gelatin Photographs, Documenting Oil Exploration and Drilling by the “James S. Abercrombie Company” in Columbia in 1925-1927, and Texas and Louisiana in 1929. Ca. 1925-1927, 1929.
De La Motte, Edward. Typewritten Manuscript Account of the Fifth Ascent of Aconcagua, by British Climber Edward de la Motte and American Mountaineer James Ramsey Ullman, Being also the First American Ascent of Aconcagua, Titled: Horcones Valley and Aconcagua. February/March 1928.
Standke, Fritz. Album with 174 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of a Steamer and Land Journey from Buenos Aires to the Iguazu Falls and Asuncion (Paraguay) in August-September 1918, Compiled by an Upper-Class German Resident of Argentina and Showing Argentinian and Uruguayan Ports on the Uruguay and Parana Rivers, San Ignacio Jesuit Mission, Puerto Iguazu and its First Hotel, Iguazu Falls from Argentinian and Brazilian Sides, Travellers and their Companions, Asuncion and San Bernardino, &c. 1918.
Album with Eighty-Nine Gelatin Silver Photographs Showing the Reconstruction of the Vitoria-Minas Railroad in Brazil with the Views of St. Antonio, Correntes, Suassui & Onca Bridges, “Tunnel – Km 57,” Pedro Palacios Station, Armco Culprits, Construction Camp & Yard, etc.; also with the Images of Administration Personnel, Including H. W. Morrison, the Co-Founder of the Morrison-Knudsen Co, and J. P. Pinheiro, President of Vale do Rio Doce Co. Ca. 1950.
Collection of Three Original Manuscripts, Reporting on the Voyage to Jamaica of a British Merchant Brig “Jane” in August 1780 – March 1781, Including a Detailed Account of “Jane’s” Wreck and Damage in the Mouth of the Great River during the Savanna-la-Mar Hurricane on October 3, 1780]. Montego Bay (Jamaica), 10 January 1781; London, 24 July and 31 August 1781.
Album with Twenty-four Original Gelatin Silver Photos Documenting the 1919 Voyage of S.S. Boveric Through the Strait of Magellan Starting in the South Atlantic and Ending in Iquique, Chile. September - October 1919.
Dorrance, William T (Ca. 1804 - ?). A Historically Important Original Autograph Manuscript Letter Written by 1st Sergeant of the 7th US Infantry Regiment, William T Dorrance, from Occupied Mexico City and Signed to His Cousin Edward Moulton in Willimantic, Connecticut, Sharing Breaking News of the Arrival of Two US Commissioners “Empowered to Settle the Terms” of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Heatedly Arguing about the Possible Need of Marching to San Luis Potosi and Giving the Mexicans “A Drubbing” There, Decisively Claiming That “The Question of Peace or War Rests Now Entirely with Mexico,” and Mentioning Several American Political Figures, Including Nicholas Trist, Nathan Clifford, and Ambrose Sevier. Mexico City, 20 April 1848.
Wingate, B., Corp. A Historically Important Original Autograph Manuscript Letter Written by an American Soldier and Participant of the Mexican-American War the Very Same Day the Siege of Veracruz Ended With Mexico’s Surrender, Triumphantly Writing to His Folks Back Home in Indiana about “One of the Greatest Battles Ever Won by American Arms,” Talking about Mexican Soldiers Begging General Zachary Taylor, the Next US President, for Something to Eat, Fiercely Stating that Mexico City “Must Hear the Barking of Our Buldogs [i.e. Bulldogs] Before Walls,” and Enthusiastically Predicting the Near End of the Warfare After the American Capture of the “Third Strong Place in the World;” Also Mentioning General Winfield Scott Whose Heroism “Must Gane [i.e. Gain] for the Commander the Name that Will Last for Ages to Come.” Veracruz, 29 March 1847.
[Klemm, K., Attributed to]. Album with One Hundred Gelatin Silver Photographs, Twenty-Six Postcards (Twenty-Three Real Photo Postcards and Three Printed Postcards) and Ten Pieces of Printed Ephemera, Taken and Collected during a 1940 Trip to Mexico (Sonora, Guadalajara, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Cuernavaca, Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Xochimilco, Taxco, and San Pedro Cholula), Showing the Interior of Hospicio Cabañas, the Church of San Felipe Neri, Fort Loreto, Franciscan Chapel, San Gabriel Franciscan Convent, the Basilica Cathedral of Puebla, etc.; also with the Views of Streets and Portraits of a Local Tour Guide from Popo Travel Bureau, Fortune Teller, Silversmith, Weaver, Adobe Maker, Beggars, etc. Ca. 1940.
Conant, John H. (1825-1881) & Conant, William F. (1822-1897). Pair of Autograph Letters Signed by a Young American Merchant in Panama City to His Brother in Boston. Panama: 20 September 1857 & 30 March 1858.
Historically Important Album with 72 Gelatin Silver Photographs Taken During an Voyage from San Francisco to New York via the Isthmus of Panama, Documenting the First Months of US Panama Canal Construction and Remnants from Earlier French Construction Endeavors; Also, with Photos of Mazatlán (the Basilica Cathedral of Mazatlán, the Adobe Fort, Hall of Justice, Custom House, etc.), Manzanillo (Custom House, Plaza, etc.), Acapulco (the Fort of San Diego, a Post Office, Plaza, the Ruins of Old Church, etc.), Corinto (the Navy of Nicaragua, etc.), and Ancon (Panama Railroad, Plaza, etc.). 1904.
Album with Thirty-Five Large Gelatin Silver Studio Photos of Paraguay, Presented and Signed by the American Ambassador George L. Kreeck to a Noted Writer Frances Parkinson Keyes during her Tour of South America; The Photos Include Views of Buildings and Sites in Asunción, Paraguay Military Regiments, Portraits of Graduates from the Asunción School of Aviation, Elementary Schoolchildren, Paraguayan President José Eligio Ayala, etc. Ca. 1929.
[Quesada, Max, Attributed to]. Album of 78 Gelatin Silver Photographs Taken During a Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Chachani in 1949, Showing Mountaineers Scaling Snowy Mountain Slopes, Employing a Wireless Radio Transceiver, Posing with Firearms, Wearing Peruvian Hats, Riding Loaded Horses, Enjoying Meals & Drinks, etc.; Also Featuring Several Interesting Images of Them Likely in the Company of Local Officials Post-Ascent. 1949.
Snook, Alvie Nathan (1892-1956). Album with 130 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs, Showing Early Oil Fields and Industrial Facilities on Lake Maracaibo, the American Compound and Workers, Machinery, Maracaibo City, &c. Ca. late 1920s.