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Frances Gillmor papers 1910-1993 (bulk 1930-1973)

MS 333

Collection Summary

Creator: Gillmor, Frances, 1903-1993.
Collection Name: Frances Gillmor Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1910-1993
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1930-1973)
Physical Description:23 linear feet
Abstract:Frances Gillmore was a Folklorist, writer, educator. University of Arizona professor, 1934-1973. Collection includes biographical materials, diaries, correspondence, research materials, published and unpublished manuscripts and articles, slides, photographs, and audio tapes. The collection documents Gillmor's literary pursuits, scholarly activities and her wide ranging research in folklore.
Collection Number:MS 333
Language: Materials are in English and Spanish.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Biographical Note

Folklorist, writer, educator. University of Arizona professor, 1934-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Biographical materials, diaries, correspondence, research materials, published and unpublished manuscripts and articles, slides, photographs, and audio tapes. The collection documents Gillmor's literary pursuits, scholarly activities and her wide ranging research in folklore. Correspondents include Ola and Georg Apenes, Albert William Bork, R.S. Boggs, J. Frank Dobie, Henry F. Dobyns, Wayland Hand, Fernando Horcasitas, and others. The collection includes several unpublished manuscripts and early drafts of her published works, research notes and visual materials documenting her work on folk drama and folklore in Mexico and Spain.


This collection is organized into 8 series:
Series I: Biographical materials, 1914-1993
Series II: Diaries, 1910-1916
Series III: Correspondence, 1917-1993
Series IV: Stories, Poetry, Essays, 1910-1978
Series V: Student notes and papers, circa 1920-1929
Series VI: Research notes, circa 1930-1970
Subseries I: General Notes, circa 1930-1970
Subseries II: Mexico, circa 1930-1970
Subseries III: United States, Europe, Philippines, circa 1930-1970
Subseries IV: Spain, circa 1930-1970
Series VII: Audio materials, circa 1950-1970
Subseries I: Oral Histories and Interviews, circa 1950-1970
Subseries II: Field Recordings, circa 1950-1970
Series VIII: Photographs and visual materials, 1903-1991
Subseries I: Personal and Family, 1903-1991
Subseries II: Field and Research Materials, 1903-1991



There are no restrictions on this collection.


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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Apenes, Ola, 1898-1943 -- Correspondence.
Boggs, Ralph Steele, 1901-1994 -- Correspondence.
Bork, Albert William -- Correspondence.
Crumrine, N. Ross -- Correspondence.
Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964 -- Correspondence.
Dobyns, Henry F. -- Correspondence.
Gillmor, Frances, 1903-1993.
Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986 -- Correspondence.
Hellbom, Anna-Britta -- Correspondence.
Horcasitas, Fernando -- Correspondence.
Kinzhalov, R. V. -- Correspondence.
Ramos Gómez, Luis Javier -- Correspondence.
Ramos Pérez, Demetrio -- Correspondence.
Stone, Marti -- Correspondence.
Wetherill, John -- Correspondence.
Wetherill, Luisa Wade -- Correspondence.

Corporate Name(s)
American Folklore Society -- Correspondence.

Authors -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Archives.
Christmas plays, Mexican.
Christmas plays, Spanish.
College teachers -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Archives.
Folk drama, Spanish.
Folklore -- Arizona.
Folklore -- Mexico.
Folklore -- Southwest, New.
Folklore -- Spain.
Folklorists -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Archives.
Indian dance -- Mexico.
Mexican drama.
Moros y Cristianos (Dance)
Women authors, American -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Archives.
Women college teachers -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Archives.
Women folklorists -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Archives.

Drama de la pasion.
Drama de la pasion.

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Frances Gillmor papers (MS 333). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.

Container List

Series 1 Biographical Materials, 1914-1993
Contains personal data related to her family and career, including copies of resumes and bibliographies prepared by Gillmor, short autobiographical sketches, and scrapbooks from her primary and secondary school years. This series includes a cassette tape recording of a memorial service held in her honor in 1993. The scrapbooks include mounted photographs. Arranged by record type. See also the series Photographs and Visual Materials for additional photographs of Gillmor.
11-4 Biographical materials, 1921-1991
15 Biographical materials; degree Doctora en Letras,
16 Frances Gillmor memorial, Grace Episcopal Church, Tucson [cassette tape], Nov. 7, 1993
17 Scrapbook (school days), circa 1914-1921
Series 2 Diaries, 1910-1916
Three bound diary books with entries written between 1910 and 1916. Arranged chronologically.
21 Diaries, November 15, 1910 - December 31, 1915
22 Diary, May 21, 1916 - December 1916
Series 3 Correspondence, 1917-1993
Personal and professional correspondence. Included is correspondence with folklorists and historians such as Ola and Georg Apenes, R.S. Boggs, N. Ross Crumrine, J. Frank Dobie, Wayland Hand, Fernando Horcasitas, and others. Also correspondence with her literary agents and publishers, such as Editorial Diana, Houghton-Mifflin, Putnams Sons and several university presses. Also includes correspondence with Louisa and John Wetherill, whose lives she chronicled in her M.A. thesis, and correspondence with members of the Royal Norwegian Air Force in connection with her unpublished work Norway on Their Shoulders, concerning Norwegians in exile in Canada during World War II. Alphabetical by recipient or sender (interfiled) and thereunder roughly chronological.
23 General A, 1955-1989
24 American Folklore Society, 1970-1978
25 Apenes, Ola, and family, 1942-1983
26 Arora, Shirley, 1975
27 General B, 1947-1983
28 Boggs, R.S., 1948-1973
29 Bork, Bill, 1957-1987
210 General C, 1939-1990
31 Correspondence; contracts and copyrights, 1928-1981
32 Crumrine, N. Ross, 1979-1983
33 General D-E, 1955-1989
34 Dobie, J. Frank, 1935-1951
35 Dobyns, Henry, 1969-1977
36 Duell, Sloan and Pierce, Inc., 1939-1955
37 Editorial Diana, 1967-1974
38 General F-G, 1929-1989
39 Fellowship correspondence, 1948-1967
41-3 Flute of the Smoking Mirror correspondence, 1942-1966
44 Gillmor family estate correspondence, 1917-1983
45 General H, 1943-1984
46 Hand, Wayland, 1946-1976
51 Hellbom, Anna-Britta, 1968-1991
52 Horcasitas, Fernando, 1967-1980
53 Houghton-Mifflin, 1932-1933
54 Houghton-Mifflin, 1934-1951
55 General I-J, 1954-1993
56 International Congress of Americanists, 1964, 1979
57 Joseph, Nannine, 1943
58 General K-L, 1945-1979
59 Kinzholov, R.V., 1970-1981
510 Latin American Institute of Folklore, 1967
61 General M, 1944-1993
62 General N-O, 1934-1991
63-4 Norway on Their Shoulders correspondence, 1943-1974
65 General P, 1955-1976
66 Putnams Sons, 1928-1939
67 General R, 1948-1991
68 Ramos, Demetrio (includes Luis-Javier Ramos Gomez), 1968-1974
69 Reunion Sobre Antropología y Historia del Noroeste, 1974
71 Royal Norwegian Air Force, 1943-1945
72 General S, 1949-1989
73 Southwest Folklore, 1979-1981
74 Stone, Martha (includes Martita Boyle), 1967-1983
75 General T, 1949-1976
76 General U, 1955-1973
77 University of Arizona, 1952-1983
81 University of Arizona. Sonora Committee minutes, 1958; 1966
82 University of Arizona. Sonora Committee projects, 1955-1966
83 University of Arizona. Folklore Committee, 1943-1971
84 University of Arizona Press, 1966-1983
85 University of California Press, 1975-1979
86 University of New Mexico Press, 1949-1982
87 University of Utah Press, 1976-1983
88 General W-Z, 1949-1991
91 Wetherill, Louisa Wade, and John Wetherill, undated
92 Correspondence to and from unidentified persons, undated
Series 4 Stories, Poetry, Essays, 1910-1978
Contains versions of published and unpublished stories, poetry and essays, and newspaper reporting. Major manuscripts include an early typescript version of her novel Fruit Out of Rock, a typescript of the unpublished manuscript Norway on Their Shoulders, written ca. 1944, and a typescript with manuscript corrections of the unpublished work Navajo. Also includes manuscript materials for her research on the folk drama Moros y cristianos. Arranged chronologically.
93 Stories, 1910-1915
94 Poetry, circa 1920-1928
95 Newspaper articles written for the St. Augustine Evening Record, circa 1925
96 Short stories, essays, book reviews, 1927-1928
97 Short stories, student papers, [1920’s]
98 “Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials”, 1937
99-10 Fruit Out of Rock, first version [typescript],
101 Hyacinth, the Book Writing Buick [typescript], 1950
102-3 Moors y Cristianos [sic] in Mexico [manuscript materials], undated
104 Navajo [typescript, with manuscript corrections], 1951
105 Notes for Norway on Their Shoulders,
106 Norway on Their Shoulders [typescript], 1944
107 Miscellaneous unpublished manuscripts [typescripts], undated
Series 5 Student Notes and Papers, 1920s
Class notes and papers from Gillmor’s undergraduate courses at the University of Arizona. Arranged chronologically.
111-4 Student notes and papers, 1920s
Series 6 Research Notes, 1930s-1970s
Subseries 1 General Notes, 1930s-1970s
Contains general research notes from Gillmor’s scholarly activities as folklorist and educator. Includes notes from her study of early Mexican history, Nahua codices and the Aztec language. This series includes some notes on Los tastoanes. The Photographs and Visual Materials series includes five oversized manuscript chronological charts created by Gillmor during her study of early Mexican chronology.
115 Bibliographies of Frances Gillmor’s works, undated
121 Reviews of works by Frances Gillmor, undated
122 Notes on prehispanic archaeology and architecture, undated
123 Mexican art school, 1949
124 Mexican writing system notes from lecture by Charles Dibble, undated
125 Notes on Aztec language, undated
126 Interpretation of the Xolotle Codex by Charles Dibble, undated
127 Notes on charts, codex illustrations, undated
128 Miscellaneous notes on Mexican ancient history, undated
129 Notes on calendar codices; Alfonso Caso lecture, undated
131 Nahuatl vocabulary, [1939]
132 Barlow payment for Xochipala, Guerro; landanza de Santiago; other Barlow notes, undated
133 Chinese folklore bibliography, undated
134 Folklore Institute of America, 1946
135 Notes on Indian topics, undated
136 Latin American Summer Institute of Folklore, 1967
137 Lectures and notes on talks, undated
141 Liberal arts lectures, undated
142 Mexican combat plays, symbolism and masking, undated
143 Midcentury folklore symposium, undated
144 Motif index questionnaire, undated
145 Memorial University of Newfoundland motif index project, undated
146 Tale motifing project: Arizona originals, undated
147 Miscellaneous notes, undated
148 Reading lists for American literature and Southwestern literature courses, undated
149 Southern Arizona stuff, undated
1410 Notebooks--Spain (and Scotland, Norway, Sweden and Finland addresses), undated
1411 Los tastoanes papers, Latin American Folklore Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, undated
151 Los tastoanes, attitudes toward, undated
152 Address books, undated
153 Miscellaneous material, undated
154 Copy of the Christian B. Apenes festschrift Christian B. Apenes: til 70-årsdagen 19. februar 1972, circa 1972
155 Gross, Hildegard. A Study of Folklore Books in Corbett Elementary School Library [student paper],
156 Magnetic Evolution of the Human Soul,
157 Webb, George. Naco [unpublished typescript],
Subseries 2 Mexico>, 1930s-1970s
Research notes from fieldwork in Mexico. The bulk of the notes relate to Gillmor’s research in Mexican folk dramas and dances. Some folders include photographic materials and tape recordings. (For additional audio and photographic materials see the series Audio Materials and Photographs and Visual Materials). Arranged Alphabetically by geographic area or city. Folders include the title of the folk drama or dance if known.
158 Arispe, 1930s-1970s
159 Atemejac del Valle; La conquista, 1930s-1970s
1510 Atlixco, Puebla; Historia de Carlemagno (Horcasitas manuscript), 1930s-1970s
1511 Caborca; Los pastores, 1930s-1970s
161-2 Cajititlan; Fiesta de los reyes, 1930s-1970s
163 Cajititlan; La conquista, 1930s-1970s
164 Cajititlan; Los moros y christianos, 1930s-1970s
165-6 Cajititlan; Los pastores, 1930s-1970s
167 Calzontzin [Michoacán, Mexico]; interview with Doña Casiona Torral, 1930s-1970s
168 Chiapas, 1930s-1970s
169 Cuilapan, 1930s-1970s
1610 Cuilapan (San Juan barrio); fiesta of greased pole, 1930s-1970s
1611 Cuilapan, 1930s-1970s
171 Cuilapan [Oaxaca, Mexico]; La conquista de México, 1930s-1970s
172 Cuilapan; Quaderno de danse de pluma, 1930s-1970s
173 Guadalajara; Episcopal Church in Mexico, 1930s-1970s
174 Guadalajara; La conquista, 1930s-1970s
175 Guadalajara, 1930s-1970s
176 Guadalajara; interview; La aquila negra, 1930s-1970s
177 Guadalajara; Lomas de Paradero; La conquista de la cruz verde [#1], 1930s-1970s
181 Guadalajara; Lomas de Paradero; La conquista de la cruz verde [#2], 1930s-1970s
182 Pictures in / around Guadalajara, 1930s-1970s
183 Guadalajara; Los pastores, 1930s-1970s
184 Guadalajara; Tlaquepaque; La conquista, 1930s-1970s
185 Guadelupe; Villa de fiesta, 12 Dec. 1967, 1967
186 Guaymas, 1930s-1970s
187 Hermosillo; Los pastores, 1930s-1970s
188 Hermosillo; Los cuatro apariciones, 1930s-1970s
189 Hermosillo; Dia de la Santa Cruz; Las matachinas, 1930s-1970s
1810 Hermosillo; Alabansas, 1930s-1970s
1811 Hermosillo and environs [maps], 1930s-1970s
1812 Hermosillo; correspondence, plays, matape, 1930s-1970s
191 Hermosillo [photographs, negatives], 1930s-1970s
192 Hermosillo [audio tape only], 1930s-1970s
193 Huejokingo; Drama de la pasion, 1930s-1970s
194 Ixcatan; Los tastoanes, 1930s-1970s
195 Ixtapalapa, 1930s-1970s
196 Ixtapalapa; Amecameca; Chalma, 1930s-1970s
201 Ixtapalapa; Drama de la pasion, 1930s-1970s
202 Ixtapalapa; Moors and Christians, 1930s-1970s
203 Jocotán; Los tastoanes, 1930s-1970s
204 Jocotán; Los tastoanes [taped interviews and notes], 1930s-1970s
205 Jocotán; Los tastoanes, 1930s-1970s
206 Jocotepec, 1930s-1970s
207 Matape; El paso del los santos reyes [text], 1930s-1970s
211 Matape; El paso del los santos reyes, 1930s-1970s
212 Matape; Moors and Christians, 1930s-1970s
213-4 Matape; Semana santa; La representación de la pasión, 1930s-1970s
215 Maya (and Crumrine materials), 1930s-1970s
216 Maya; Victoria Reifler Bricker offprint and correspondence, 1930s-1970s
217 Mexicaltitlan [photographs ca. 1967], 1930s-1970s
218 Michoacán; Dia de los muertos, 1967
219 Milpa; Alta relaciones y las pastoricitas and Los vaqueros, 1930s-1970s
221 Nextipac [Jalisco, Mexico]; interview; Don Damien, 1930s-1970s
222 Oaxaca; El codice Gracida Dominicano; Los lunes del cerro, 1930s-1970s
223 Paricutin; El dia de los muertos, 1967
224-6 Paricutin; volcano villages, 1930s-1970s
231 Paricutin; volcano villages, 1930s-1970s
232 Patzcuaro [Michoacán, Mexico],
233 Peñón de los Banos [Mexico, D.F.]; Drama de Cinco de Mayo en el Peñón, 1930s-1970s
234 Piedra Imán, 1930s-1970s
235-6 Sahuayo, 1930s-1970s
237 Salamanca; El triunfo de la inocencia en los campos de Belen, 1930s-1970s
238 Salatitán [text and interviews], 1930s-1970s
241 San Ignacio; Coloquio de pastores, 1930s-1970s
242 San Juan [Ocotan, Mexico]; Los tastoanes [text, interview], 1930s-1970s
243 San Juan [Ocotan, Mexico]; Los pastores; los tastoanes, 1930s-1970s
244 San Juan [Ocotan, Mexico]; renting the script, 1930s-1970s
245 San Mateo Atenco; Drama de la pasion, 1930s-1970s
246 San Pedro Cholula; Drama de los moros y cristianos; Danza de la pasion, 1930s-1970s
247 Santa Ana Acatlan de Juarez, 1930s-1970s
248 Santa Ana [near Toluca], 1930s-1970s
249 Santa Ana Tepetitlan [Jalisco, Mexico], 1930s-1970s
251-2 Teotitlan del Valle; plume dance; La conquista, 1930s-1970s
253 Tonalá [Chiapas, Mexico]; Los tastoanes, 1930s-1970s
254 Tonalá [Chiapas, Mexico]; Los tastoanes [tape reels], 1930s-1970s
255 Tonalá [Jalisco, Mexico]; La boda de los indios, 1930s-1970s
256 Tonalá [Jalisco, Mexico]; Los pastores, 1930s-1970s
257 Tonalá [Jalisco, Mexico]; San Isidro, 1968
258 Notes on twins; El primer Montezuma legends in the southwestern United States, 1930s-1970s
259 Tzintzuntzan; Drama de la pasion (1631?) [photocopy], undated
261 Urupan, 1930s-1970s
262 Vera Cruz; interview with Dr. Rosaldo’s mother, 1930s-1970s
263 Voladores, 1930s-1970s
264 Zapopan, 1930s-1970s
265 Zapopan; Juan Diego and the Virgin of Guadelupe, 1930s-1970s
266 Zapopan; La conquista of Zapopan, 1930s-1970s
267 Notebook with miscellaneous notes, 1930s-1970s
268-9 Moros y cristianos unsorted, 1930s-1970s
2610 Moros y cristianos (general), 1930s-1970s
271 Danza de la conquista, 1930s-1970s
272 Material on the use of conversation in Aztec names, 1930s-1970s
273-4 Mexico (earlier material), 1930s-1970s
275 Mexico; Drama de la pasion, 1930s-1970s
276 Drama de la pasion (Chimalhuacan, Amecameca, Ozumba, Tepoztlan), 1930s-1970s
Subseries 3 United States, Europe, Philippines, 1930s-1970s
Research notes concerning various folklore topics in southern Arizona and Europe. Includes notes from folklore archives in Scandinavian countries, and shepherd’s plays performed in Tucson, Arizona. Also includes a folder of material on Phillipines folklore. Some folders include photographic materials and tape recordings. (For additional audio and photographic materials see the series Audio Materials and Photographs and Visual Materials). Arranged alphabetically by geographic area or city. Folders include the title of the folk drama or dance if known.
277 Tucson, Arizona; Los pastores, 1930s-1970s
278 Tucson, Arizona; Pascua and Los pastores, 1930s-1970s
279 San Xavier, Arizona; Tohono O’odham; All Saints, All Souls; Day of the Dead, 1930s-1970s
2710 Denmark; folklore archives, 1930s-1970s
2711 England; folk plays, 1930s-1970s
281 Finland; folklore archives,
282 Greece,
283 Norway; folklore archives,
284 [Phillipines]; Moro-moro, etc.; interview with Isadora Blancaflor,
285 Poland,
286 Sweden; folklore archives,
Subseries 4 Spain, 1930s-1970s
Research notes for Gillmor’s work in Spain on folk drama, collected on her trip to Spain in 1959-1960. Some folders include photographic materials and tape recordings. (For additional audio and photographic materials see the series Audio Materials and Photographs and Visual Materials). Arranged alphabetically by geographic area or city. Folders include the title of the folk drama or dance if known.
287 Alberca, 1960
288 Alcoy; Moors and Christians and contrabandistas embajada [two tape cartridges], 1930s-1970s
291 Alcoy [Alicante, Spain], 1959
292 Alicante [includes photographs], 1930s-1970s
293 Almeria, 1930s-1970s
294 Almuñecar, 1930s-1970s
295 Atajate, 1930s-1970s
296 Balearic Isles; Moors and Christians and gigantes, 1930s-1970s
297 Barcelona, 1930s-1970s
298 Cáceres, 1930s-1970s
299-10 Cartagena; Semana sante, 1960
301 Cartagena; Semana sante [three tape reels], 1960
302 Concentaina, 1930s-1970s
303 Cuenca; Moors and Christians from Espinosa-Rael collection, 1930s-1970s
304-5 Elche, 1930s-1970s
311 Elche [two tape reels], 1930s-1970s
312 Gergal, 1930s-1970s
313 Guadeloupe [Spain], 1930s-1970s
314 Jerez de la Frontera, 1930s-1970s
315 Lerida, 1930s-1970s
316 Lorca, 1930s-1970s
317-9 Madrid, 1930s-1970s
3110 Málaga, 1930s-1970s
321 Melvizar, 1930s-1970s
322 Muchamiel,
323 Onteniente, 1930s-1970s
324 Pamplona, 1930s-1970s
325 Pontevedra, Puente Arnelas and Portazuela [?], 1930s-1970s
326 Proveda de la Sierra; Moors and Christians, 1930s-1970s
327 Puente Genil, 1930s-1970s
328 Quéntar, 1930s-1970s
329 Rouda, 1930s-1970s
3210 Santiago de Compostela, 1930s-1970s
3211-12 Valencia; folklore including Corpus Christi procession, moros, gigantes, etc., 1930s-1970s
331-5 Valencia, 1930s-1970s
341 Vélez Benaudalla, 1930s-1970s
342 Villagarcía, 1930s-1970s
343 Villajoyosa, 1930s-1970s
344 Zamora, 1930s-1970s
345 Spain. Sección Femenina, 1930s-1970s
Series 7 Audio Materials, 1950s-1970s
Subseries 1 Oral Histories and Interviews, 1950s-1970s
Tape reels and cassettes containing oral histories, primarily from residents of Arizona. Some of the materials in the series Research Notes also include audio recordings made during Gillmor’s field work. Arranged by topic.
351 Larry Toledo / Raimundo Duran, 1950s-1970s
352 John Hollingsworth interview, July 14, 1969
353 Oral history of Tucson, Arizona, 1950s-1970s
354 Interview by Fernando Santa Cruz, 1950s-1970s
355 Western and German songs, 1950s-1970s
356 Interview with Jean Goodwin, railroad telegrapher, 1950s-1970s
357 Benson, Arizona oral history, 1971
358 Tucson, Arizona oral history recordings, 1950s-1970s
361-2 Tucson, Arizona oral history recordings, 1950s-1970s
Subseries 2 Field Recordings, 1950s-1970s
Tape reels and cassettes containing oral histories, primarily from residents of Arizona. Some of the materials in the series Research Notes also include audio recordings made during Gillmor’s field work.
363 Mass sung at San Xavier del Bac, Saturday, May 1, 1971
364 Interviews with various individuals in Mexico, 1950s-1970s
365 Unidentified / unlabelled tape reels, 1950s-1970s
371 Gypsies in [S______?]; Spain, 1950s-1970s
372-3 Salatitán, Mexico, 1950s-1970s
374 Vocotan; San Juan Ocotan, 1950s-1970s
375 Almuñecar, Spain, 1950s-1970s
376 Cartagena, Spain, Semana santa; Alcoloy, Moors and Christians, 1950s-1970s
381 Atemejac del Valle [Jalisco, Mexico]; recording made on August 1, of a rehearsal of La conquista, 1964
382 Interview in Michoacán, Mexico [?], 1950s-1970s
383 Spanish-language interview; place, date, subject not identified, 1950s-1970s
Series 8 Photographs and Visual Materials, 1903-1991
Subseries 1 Personal and Family, 1903-1991
Photographs of Frances Gillmor and her family members, friends and associates. Additional photographs of Gillmor are included in the Biographical Materials series. Arranged by subject.
391 Photographs of Frances Gillmor’s family: grandparents; aunts and uncles, 1903-1991
392 Photographs of Frances Gillmor’s family: parents, 1903-1991
393 Photographs of Frances Gillmor, 1903-1923
394 Photographs of Frances Gillmor, 1923-1939
395 Photographs of Frances Gillmor, circa 1940-1991
401 Photographs of Frances Gillmor, 1940-1991
402 Photographs of Frances Gillmor, and her friends and associates, 1930’s-1980’s
403 Frances Gillmor in Europe, 1903-1991
404-6 Frances Gillmor in Mexico, 1903-1991
Subseries 2 Field and Research Materials, 1903-1991
Photographs, slides and negatives taken during research trips and fieldwork. Includes some slides of French, Greek, and Roman architecture used in one of Gillmor’s courses. The photographs and slides primarily depict festival scenes or performances of folk plays in Spain and Mexico. This series includes five oversize manuscript chronological charts created by Gillmor to establish Aztec chronology. The charts compare dates and events as recorded in several codices. Arranged by area.
411 Color slides of Patagonia, Arizona; Tucson, Arizona; Crete, Greece, 1903-1991
412 Crete, Greece, 1903-1991
413 Mexico, photographs and negatives, 1903-1991
414 Unmounted slides, chiefly Spain, 1903-1991
415 Negatives (unsorted), 1903-1991
421-3 Photographs of Italy and France, 1903-1991
424 Two printing plates of Aztec pictographs used in offset printing of poster announcing Gillmor liberal arts lecture, 1903-1991
43 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Mexico, 1903-1991
44 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Mexico, 1903-1991
45 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Spain, 1903-1991
46 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Spain, 1903-1991
47 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Spain, 1903-1991
48 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Tucson, Arizona, El volador; Mexico, 1970
49 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Greece; Episcopal Church in Mexico, 1903-1991
50 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 35 mm. formats, Mexico; “Navajo Country;” Aztec bird pictures, 1903-1991
51 Kirkefest og folkeliv [?] [film reels], 1903-1991
52 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format; France, Greece, and Italy (for Humanities course?), 1903-1991
53 Color transparencies, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 format, Mexico, 1903-1991
54 Five oversize manuscript chronological charts of early Mexican history, 1903-1991
55 Midgetape® tape recorder / player; operating manual, 1903-1991