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Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957
Tarjeta Postal
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. The god wears a feather headdress and tail along with his costume. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "Smoking mirror / God of Providence." Bourbon Codice, Lam. 22. Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.

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Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957
Tarjeta Postal
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of a color drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex, depicting Tonatiuh, the God of the sun. He kneels on one leg, holds an eagle in the air with one hand, and a shield of some sort in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of postcard: "He who gives light / God of the Sun." Bourbon Codex, Lam. 6. Unmailed, no message,...

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Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957
Tarjeta Postal
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, made after a 16th c. codex, depicting a hummingbird god holding a serpent in one hand and a shield in the other, with a feather headdress. Translation of the caption at the bottom of the card: "God of the Aztecs and of War / Humming bird from the South." Codice Borbonico, Lam 34. Unmailed card, no me...

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Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957
Tarjeta Postal
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex: a goddess wearing a headdress, a nose ring, and carrying two unidentified objects in her hands. She has a long, wide tail of jade, where images of tricksters are imprinted. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "She of the skirt of jades / Goddess of the waters." Unmailed c...

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Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957
Tarjeta Postal
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex, depicting Tlaloc, the Aztec rain god. He wears a feather headdress and costume with a long tail and carries unidentified objects in his hands. The caption and illustration indicate he is also a patron of farming and agriculture. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "God of...

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Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)
Tarjeta Postal
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. Illustration of Quetzalcoatl wearing a headdress that resembles a bird, with a mask that includes a beak. He holds a serpent in one hand and an unidentified object in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "The quetzal feather snake / God of the wind." (Bourbon Co...

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Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957
Tarjeta Postal
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex: an Aztec god wearing an elaborate feather headdress, holding a shield in one hand and an unidentifiable object in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of the postcard: "Our Lord Flayed / God of gold smiths." (Bourbon Codice, Lam. 14). Unmailed card, no message, no postma...

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Humphries Photo Company, Publishers, El Paso, Texas
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item
Size:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Postcard contains two photographs. One depicts El Paso Street immediately after railroads arrived in 1882. It includes streetcars, railroads, one-story adobe "Mexican style" buildings. The other photo depicts two-story "main street" style buildings with sidewalks and signs in English and represents El Paso 'today' [circa 1910].

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Creators:
Morton, Mildred A.
Konan, Mildred
Dates:
1970-1984
Size:
0.41 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.383
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains articles and filmstrip material with content written by sociologist Mildred A. Konan (later Morton) circa 1970-1984.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Abraham, Alice
Dates:
1929, 1967
Size:
98 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1772
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson conducted research among the Kickapoo in 1929 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. During this time, he worked with Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo and former student at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. This collection contains legends in Kickapoo syllabary collected by Michelson from Murdock. The collection also partial interlineal English ...

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