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Dates:
1919-1926
Size:
137 lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.142
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs, probably 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 Brazil, and a J...

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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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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 Baga...

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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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MacDonald, Donald F. (Donald Francis), 1875-1942
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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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 Indians and activities including pottery making, as well as images of artifacts, mainly Indian whistles from the collections of the National Museum in San Jose. A sheet of music accompanies the photographs.

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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 earthqua...

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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 Indians of Central America, including Cheripo, Guatuso, Talamanca, and Guatemala Indians. 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 Robert Th...

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Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong, 1879-1965
Dates:
circa 1900-1969, 2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-254
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the travels and family of Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, ornithologist and entomologist specializing in bird lice. His association with the Smithsonian Institution began in 1940, when he collected birds in Vera Cruz, Mexico, for the United States National Museum (USNM). From 1941 to 1952, Carr...

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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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