Guide to the Robert Moody Laughlin papers
NAA.2011-06
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-06
Creators:
Laughlin, Robert Moody, 1934-
Dates:
1899-circa 1988
bulk 1960-1976
Languages:
Multiple languages
English; Spanish; Tzotzil.
Collection is in English, Tzotzil, and Spanish.
Physical Description:
30.32 linear feet
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
The Robert Moody Laughlin Papers contain material that relates to his publications concerning the Tzotzil people of southern Mexico. It includes vocabulary slips, writings, tape recordings with transcripts, and punch tapes. The Robert Moody Laughlin Papers are currently being processed. All information in this finding aid is subject to change. Contact the NAA for more information.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Collection
(1) Material relating to Laughlin's compilation of The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zincantan; (2) material relating to Of Wonders Wild and New; (3) material relating to Of Cabbages and Kings; (4) Of Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax; (5) Correspondence; (6) Writings by Others; (7) Sound Recordings; (8) Electronic Files

Selected Bibliography
Selected Bibliography
The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of San Lorenzo Zinacantan
. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1975.
Of Wonders Wild and New: Dreams From Zinacantan
. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976.
Of Cabbages and Kings: Tales From Zinacantan
.Washington: Smithsonian Instutition Press, 1977.
Of Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax: Sundries From Zinacantan
. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980.
The Great Tzotzil Dictionary of Santo Domingo Zinacantan: With Grammatical Analysis and Historical Commentary
. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988.
With Carol Karasik.
The People of the Bat: Mayan Tales and Dreams From Zinacantan
. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access note
The Robert Moody Laughlin papers are open for research, however the collection is still being processed. Two weeks advance notice of a request to view the collection is requested.
Preferred Citation note
Robert Moody Laughlin papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dreams Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages--Documentation Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paper tapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transcripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tzotzil Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vocabulary Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland , 20746
Phone: 301.238.1300
naa@si.edu