MS 1770 Datos Para la Formacion de un Diccionario Geografico Etimologico de la America Central

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1770
Creators:
Padilla, José Mariano, 1810-1869
Dates:
before 1868
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
98 Pages
2 Volumes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Both volumes are bound notebooks with strips of paper pasted to each page, in the form of a scrapbook. It is a collection of Indian place names of Central America. A biographical sketch of Dr Padilla, published after his death, and a newspaper article concerning his work are also included in the first volume.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Compiled ca. 1906.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1770

Local Note
Local Note
typescript and autograph document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1770, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
The strips of paper were written and collected by Padilla in the 1850s and 1860s while he was president of the Mexican Society of Geography and Statistics. Purchased from Alice W. Kurtz, September 11, 1919.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Biography -- Padilla, Don Jose Mariano Dr. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, place -- Central America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsclippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Central America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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