National Anthropological Archives

MS 250 Miscellaneous correspondence and photographs regarding the purchase of the so-called Codex Nuttall, etc

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS250
Creators:
Nuttall, Zelia, 1858-1933
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923
Dates:
1907
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
29 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: Various letters concerning the proposed purchase of the Codex Nuttall from Mrs. Zelia Nuttall through Mrs. Alice Fletcher. Another series of correspondence included concerns the financing of archaeological work in the area of the Pedregal outside of Mexico City by Mrs. Nuttall. The four photographs show a series of ceramic heads found in surface collections in that area. A single photograph shows the cover of the codex in question.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Microfilmed
Existence and Location of Originals
The Manuscript in question was never purchased by the USNM, but was apparently acquired by Tulane University, Middle American Research Institute, some time later.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 250, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 250

Local Note
Local Note
Typescript and autograph document


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pictographs -- Codex Nuttall Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archeology -- Mexico Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexico Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
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