Neil C. Hughes photographs of archeological sites in Nicaragua
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs depicting archeologists, archeological excavations, and artifacts (in situ and after conservation) from sites in Nicaragua, including NMN1, Citalapa NMN2, Managua NMN3, and Tepetate. Prints are mounted on unbound album pages.
Henry C. Kellers Photograph Collection
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Charles Boys films
Amateur films taken by Charles Boys of Latin America, Hawaii, and Northwestern U. S. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with …
Photographs copied by George Peter Murdock's Strategic Index of Latin America
Photographs assembled circa 1942-1948, probably as part of the Strategic Index of Latin America, and relating to people and scenery in Latin America. They depict transportation, irrigation, agriculture and industry (including rubber production), cities and villages, and archeological finds. The prints are arranged geographically into the following locations: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil …
MS 3104 Collection of words out of the Sumo language
This Indian language is spoken in the interior of Honduras and Nicaragua and used by an old Indian section; it is understood that there is no collection of this language and there are only six words known, and registered by Squire and Membreno in New York.- Note accompanying manuscript.
MS 7272 Dialectical aspects of natural symbols: order and disorder in Rama Indian Cosmology, with related photographs
79 Photographic prints
Chris Gjording papers
The papers of Chris Gjording primarily document his research and activities in Central America, particularly his research on the Guaymíes and the Cerro Colorado copper mining project in Chiriquí, Panama. Materials pertaining to Panama include Gjording's field notes (portions of which are missing due to severe insect infestation); photographs; reference materials he collected; and his writings, which include his articles, dissertation, and drafts of his dissertation revised for publication. In addition to his work in Panama are his field notes and photographs from his research on campesino communities in Guatemala and El Salvador. Gjording also kept subject files on Latin American countries, focusing on the poor and oppressed and the social and political climate. His writings on those subjects are present in the collection and include a draft of his unpublished paper on peasant uprising in El Salvador and issues of Informacciónes, the Spanish-language newsletter that Gjording published and wrote articles for in Honduras. The collection also contains correspondence and notes relating to his visits to the Guatemalan Indian refugee camps in Los Lirios and Maya Balam in Quintana Roo in Mexico. In addition, the collection contains some of his correspondence with his mentor Ricardo Falla, a Guatemalan Jesuit priest and anthropologist, whom he refers to as "RF" in his notes. The collection also contains computer disks with chapters in Spanish from Falla's book on Ixcán, possibly Masacres de la selva: Ixcán, Guatemala, 1975-1982 (1992).
Charles Wallace Richmond Library Catalog and Lists
This catalog consists of a list of the contents of Richmond's personal library. The entries document the title, author, place and year of publication of over 200 publications and auction catalogs in German, Italian, French, Spanish, Latin, and English on various natural history topics. The dates of publication range from 1657 to …
Apollo 11 Stamp Collection [Cooke]
Hereward Lester Cooke (1916-1975), a curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, was extremely interested in the moon landing as well as in stamp collecting. He acquired over five hundred stamps relating to the 1969 lunar landing from countries including: Afghanistan, Algeria, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, China …