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Clarence Jarvis Photograph Collection, 1952-1960

MS 349

Collection Summary

Creator: Jarvis, Clarence
Collection Name:Clarence Jarvis Photograph Collection,
Inclusive Dates: 1952-1960
Physical Description:.75 linear ft.
Abstract:The photographs in this collection are of various locations in coastal Mexico, particularly Baja California, Alamos, Mazatlan, and Tepic. The photographs document seaside resorts, landscapes, cityscapes, and the local people in these areas during the 1950s.
Collection Number:MS 349
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

Not much is known about the photographer, Clarence Jarvis, but it is presumed he was from the Tucson area. However, Mr. Jarvis had an excellent eye for framing a shot, as is evident in many of the photographs depicting fishermen and their boats, streetscapes, and children.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of one box of black and white photographs of Clarence Jarvis' trips to Mexico during 1952-1960.


This collection is organized into 1 series
Series 1: Clarence Jarvis Photograph Collection, 1952-1960





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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Jarvis, Clarence -- Photographer

Geographic Name(s)
Alamos (Sonora, Mexico) -- Pictorial works
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) -- Pictorial works
Mazatlán (Sinaloa, Mexico) -- Pictorial works
Mexico -- Pictorial works
Tepic (Mexico) -- Pictorial works

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Clarence Jarvis Photograph Collection (MS 349). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

Series 1: Clarence Jarvis Photograph Collection, 1952-1960
11 Acaponeta / Mazatlan / Tepic areas. , 1954
12-4 Alamos, Sonora. , 1954
15 Adras Island (Baja California). , 1956
16-7 Ensenada (Baja California). , 1950-1953
18 Guaymas (Sonora). , 1954
19-10 Hermosillo (Sonora). , 1954
111-13 Mazatlan (Sinaloa). , 1954
114 San Felipe (Baja California). , 1954
115-16 San Felipe (Baja California). , 1956
117 San Felipe (Baja California). , 1958
118-19 San Blas (Nayarit). , 1954
120 Santa Tamas (Baja California). , 1954-1955
121 Santa Tamas (Baja California). , 1956-1960
122 Tepic (Nayarit). , 1954
123-24 Tepic / Penitas area. , 1954
125 Unidentified. , no date