MS 2003-07 Arthur Leipold field research on the Otomi and Nahua in Ixtenco and Cuauhtenco, Mexico
This collection consists of photocopies of the ethnographic field notes of Arthur Leipold, who introduced solar cookers to the Otomi and Nahua of Ixtenco and Cuahtenco. Includes Otomi word lists.
Field photographs for "Traditional Pottery of Mexico" exhibition
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
67 Contact sheets
Photography taken by MAI staff photographer Carmelo Guadagno during a research project expedition with Lewis Krevolin on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in March of 1973. The project focus was pottery making techniques in various Indigenous settlements across Mexico in support of the 1976-1977 exhibition "Traditional Pottery of Mexico."
MS 3439 Comparison of the Shoshonean with the Nahuatl languages forming an attempt to prove the genealogical affinity between these two linguistic groups
Uto-Aztecan cognate sets. Sources not specified. Includes citations for Ute.
MS 1066 Tlascalteco language vocabulary
Obtained in Saltillo, Cuahuila, Mexico, from Telésforo Suarez, Calle de Moctezuma 3 Coasati words in back of book.
Alan Sandstrom papers
The collection consists of Alan Sandstrom's correspondence, files relating to publications, newsletter editing (Nahua Newsletter),and biographical materials. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may …
This accession consists of exhibition fieldwork records and production recordings produced by the Office of Community Services for the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) inaugural exhibitions Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities and Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories. Native American communities represented include the Iglulik (Igloolik …
MS 632 Cora or Nayarit vocabularies
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Ortega, José de, 1700-1768
MS 632-a Vocabulary of the Cora taken from Ortega in printed schedule. 8 pp. MS 632-b Copy of MS 632-a in Comparative vocabulary schedule MS 632-c Additional words in printed schedule (numerals), a comparative list of Cora and Vaicura words, prefaced by notes from Francisco Pimentel.
Donald B. Cordry photographs from Mexico
9 Negatives (photographic)
24 Copy negatives
Images consist mostly of portraits of the indigenous people in the Mexican states of Michoacán, Guerrero, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Veracruz. The collection primarily contains images of Wikarika (Huichol) people, but includes images of the Purepecha (Tarasco), Guerrero Nahua, Chinantec [Chinantla], Zoque, Otomí (Otomi), Tzotzil Maya, Yoreme (Mayo) and Zapotec peoples.
Donald Bush Cordry photographs of Indigenous peoples of Mexico
93 Mounted photographs (silver gelatin)
Enlargements of photographs made by Donald Bush Cordry during his time in Mexico. These were mounted for a 1970s Bellas Artes-sponsored traveling exhibit based on Cordry's collection of Mexican Indian costumes. Included are images of Indigenous peoples of Mexico, fiestas and dances, pottery, boats, weaving, spinning, masks, vendors and markets, churches …
Frederick Starr collection of William L. Koehne photographs of Indigenous peoples of Mexico
Front and profile studio portraits of Indigenous peoples of Mexico, representing Aztec, Chinantec, Chocho, Chol, Chontal, Cuicatec, Huastec, Huave, Maya, Mazatec, Mixe, Mixtec, Otomi, Tarascan, Tepehua, Tlaxcalan, Totonac, Trique, Tzental, Tzotzil, Zapotec, Zapotec Tehuartepec, and Zoque tribes. The photographs were made by William L. Koehne of Chicago for publication in …