MS 3260 Correspondence regarding Cyrus Thomas' study of Pre-columbian Mexican manuscripts and writing systems

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3260
Creators:
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
Rosny, Léon de, 1837-1914
Dacus, J. A. (Joseph A.)
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Peñafiel, Antonio, 1830-1922
Butler, Amos W. (Amos William), 1860-1937
Dates:
1884, 1885, 1886
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
33 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence on Professor Thomas' Mexican and Mayan Researches.
Scope and Contents
Contents: Three letters from Dr Daniel G. Brinton re. various articles by Thomas, including criticisms and corrections, 1884 and 1885. Draft of a letter to Dr Brinton from Thomas, no date. Letter from Dr J. A. Dacus to Spencer F. Baird (forwarded to Thomas) re. inscribed tablet found in Zacatecas, Mexico, 1885. Letter from Antonio Penafiel re. consignment of Mexican Manuscripts for study, 1886. Letter from Leon de Rosny (in French with attached translation) re. article on Codex Cortesiano by Thomas, 1884. Article on the "Sacrificial Stone of San Juan Teotihuacan" sent by the author, Amos W. Butler, 1885. Note and clipping entitled, "Key to Aztec Literature" sent to Thomas by J. Stevenson, 1884.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3260

Local Note
Local Note
typescript and autograph document

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3260, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Letters received by Cyrus Thomas from Daniel G. Brinton, de Rosny, and others."

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Archeology -- Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Writing systems -- glyphs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calendars Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Central America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayas Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maya Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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