Thomas Dale Stewart photographs of Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru, circa 1945-1949

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-59
Creators:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997
Dates:
circa 1945-1949
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
40 Prints
silver gelatin
40 Negatives
acetate
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Much of the collection consists of photographs depicting structures at Uxmal and Chichen Itza. Also included are photographs of T. Dale Stewart and his family, excavations, and modern buildings. There are also lists of captions for a 1949 trip to Peru, though the photographs are not included in the collection.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
In 1947, Smithsonian physical anthropologist T. Dale Stewart began a program of cooperation with anthropologists of the Carnegie Institution of Washington and scientists in Guatemala. In part, the project was designed to promote relations between scientists of the Americas and was sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Stewartʹs activities involved a study of the highland and lowland Mayans and the study of remains at highland archeological sites.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by T. Dale Stewart, 1981.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 81-59

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 81-59, Thomas Dale Stewart photographs of Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Notes from Stewart's work in Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7357.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds Thomas Dale Stewart's papers.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Department of Anthropology holds artifacts and specimens donated by Stewart.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds oral histories with Stewart (SIA RU009521).

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uxmal Site (Mexico) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayas Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peru Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexico Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guatemala Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/