Query: Costa Rica
MS 4591 Letter to M.W. Stirling
Creators:
Balser S., Carlos
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Dates:
May 10, 1956
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4591
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Addressed to M. W. Stirling, concerning tripod metates of Costa Rica, inclosing newsclipping and reprint from American Antiquity, with added ink sketch.

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MS 4840 Documents relating to National Geographic Society- Smithsonian archeological expedition
Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stirling, Marion W.
Dates:
February 23-May, 15, 1964
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4840
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes report (56 pages); list of plates (56 pages); electrostatic copy of field journal (42 pages); field notebook (38 pages) sketch maps, "Archeological areas worked by the expedition" and "Rough sketch map of Williamsburg area" (2 pages); and 164 photos with 2 pages of notes. Concerns Williamsburg, Palmar (Diquis Delta), La Peninsula, and Bagares areas.

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Photographs of Brazil, Cuba, and Costa Rica
Dates:
1919-1926
Size:
137 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.142
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Lantern slides, possibly made by a tourist, documenting architecture and city scenes in Havana, Cuba (1919); San Jose and Port Simon, Costa Rica (1926); and Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Some images depict agriculture and religious subjects, including those of an experimental agriculture station in Cuba, the coffee industry in …

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MS 2533 Linguistic and ethnological notes on various tribes, arranged by subject
Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2533
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes place name notes, unarranged; 200-300 cards highly miscellaneous English-Indian vocabulary, few words of many different North American Indian languages on a variety of subjects, including Indian personal names. Section marked"Costa Rica," and another, "Maya."

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Donald F. MacDonald Papers
Dates:
1911-1916
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Donald F. MacDonald, geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and professor of geology. MacDonald was appointed by the Costa Rica-Panama Boundary Commission as geologist during the construction of the Panama Canal, 1911-1913. Some of these field notes were written in conjunction with …

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Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection
Creators:
McCrady, Roland A., 1892-
Forbes, Janice McCrady
McCrady, Allen
McCrady, James Hamilton, 1853-1929
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Dates:
1906
1913
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0710
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of a photograph album containing photoprints of the construction of the Panama Canal during a trip to Latin America (1913), and photographs of other Caribbean localities where McCrady stopped while on his ship Prinz Joachim. Also 104 photoprints of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire, 1906. the San Francisco …

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Robert Thomas Hill photograph collection relating to the Indigenous peoples of Central America
Creators:
Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Dates:
circa 1895
Size:
1 Letter
29 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.170
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bulk of the collection consists of photographs documenting Indigenous peoples of Central America, including Cheripo, Guatuso, Talamanca, and Guatemala people. Additional photographs document stone artifacts found at grave sites, Panamanian women, people in Bogata, and a museum in San Jose, Costa Rica. The photographs may have been collected by …

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Regional Aviation Assistance Group Reports [Posey]
Creators:
Posey, Carl A.
Dates:
1945-1966
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (3 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of airport reports and plans, mostly written by Posey, for the following countries: Costa Rica, Venezuela, Panama, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Bolivia, El Salvador, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti, Trinidad, British Guiana, Spain, Lebanon and Afghanistan.

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Henri F. Pittier photographs of Costa Rican people and artifacts
Creators:
Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950
Dates:
circa 1903-1904
Size:
1 Page (Sheet music :)
128 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.128
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Guatuso people and activities including pottery making, as well as images of artifacts, mainly whistles from the collections of the National Museum in San Jose. ALso included is a sheet of music.

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Marshall Saville photograph collection
Creators:
Saville, Marshall H. (Marshall Howard), 1867-1935
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924
Saville, Foster H. (Foster Harmon), 1874-1942
Dates:
1901-1922
bulk 1907-1918
Size:
526 Negatives (photographic) (526 glass plate negatives, black and white)
51 Photographic prints (black and white)
2 Lantern slides (black and white, color)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.037
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographs and glass plate negatives documenting the various archaeological expeditions of all three Savilles. The bulk of the images concern the activities headed by Marshall Saville (and assisted by Foster and Randolph) in both South and Central America. Included to a lesser degree are the explorations of Foster in North America and Randolph in the Caribbean, South and Central America. Images document archaeological digs, their settings, the peoples encountered, as well as the objects found. The dates of the images found in this collection and taken by the various Savilles during their numerous expeditions are as follows (the photographer(s) attributed to photographs taken during a specific expedition is/are listed in parentheses following the country of the specific expedition) : 1891: Honduras (Marshall), 1900-1902: Mexico (Marshall), 1907: Cuba (Marshall), 1907: Ecuador (Marshall, Foster, Randolph), 1915: Honduras (Marshall), 1915: Cuba, Jamaica, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala (Randolph), 1914-1916: Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Jamaica (Marshall, Foster, Randolph), 1918: Pantigo site, Easthampton, Long Island, New York (Foster), 1922: Photographic portrait of Marshall

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