Guide to the Tomas Ybarra-Frausto Calendar Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0660
Creators:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
Catano, Eduardo
Barr, A.
Helguera, Jesus de
Galas de Mexico.
Dates:
circa 1938-1998
Languages:
Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description:
8 Items
1 box, 1 oversize folder
Repository:
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Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Eight poster-sized pieces of calendar art, reproductions of paintings by artists Jesus de Helguera, Eduardo Catano, and A. Barr. Several show the signature of Helguera in the painting, and the signatures of Catano and Barr are seen in two other items; no signatures can be found in others. Several include the printer or publisher credit, Galas de Mexico. Subjects are beautiful young women and handsome men. Several reference Aztec legends or themes. These reproductions do not contain actual calendars; apparently the calendar portion was trimmed off each item. They were originally framed. The largest item also contains advertising for cigarettes, including Raleigh and other brands, plus the "Villa Hermosa" Super Carniceria.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The donor, Dr. Tomas Ybarra-Frausto, is a well-known art historian. His books include: Modern Chicano Writers: A Collection of Critical Essays (1979), and Velvet Barrios: Popular Culture and Chicana/O Sexualities (2003).The donor, Dr. Tomas Ybarra-Frausto, is a well-known art historian. His books include: Modern Chicano Writers: A Collection of Critical Essays (1979), and Velvet Barrios: Popular Culture and Chicana/O Sexualities (2003).

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by David Haberstich, 2009.
Author
David Haberstich
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Dr. Ybarra-Frausto donated these posters to the Archives Center on October 11, 1998.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Tomas Ybarra-Frausto Calendar Collection, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Related Materials
Materials at the Smithsonian
Archives of American Art
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material on Chicano art, 1965-2004

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mexico Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertising Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
advertising -- Cigarettes -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calendar art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calendars Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photomechanical reproductions Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paintings -- Reproductions Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cigarettes -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters -- 1940-1960 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives