The collection consists of enlargements that were made as part of a United States National Museum exhibit on Latin American archeology (opened in 1954). It includes photographs made at Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Tiahuanaco, Cuzco, Sacahuaman, Urcos, Viru Valley, and Pachacamac. Photograpers include anthropologists Harry S. Tschopik, Jr., Clifford...
Photographs depicting structures and scenery at Machu Picchu and Sacsahuaman historical sites, as well as structures and people in the city of Cuzco. Prints were made from color slides created by Kent Roark and Marguerite Fowle during a trip sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates and led by Richard Howland.
Images of exhibits and individual ceramics at the Museo de Arqueologia at the Universidad de Trujillo in Peru. Ceramics, most of which are Mochica, include pottery and figurines.
The Squier collection consists primarily of glass plate negatives made by Squier in the Central Andes region of Peru from 1862 to 1868 while he served as the United States Commissioner to Peru.
Photographs made and collected by J. M. McDonnell in China, Peru, and the Philippines, as well as Florida, Cape Cod, Ohio, Paris, and Washington, DC. They include images of people, markets, harbors, architecture, transportation, and tourist sites such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall in China. Many photographs were likely made while McDonne...
Much of the collection consists of photographs depicting structures at Uxmal and Chichen Itza. Also included are photographs of T. Dale Stewart and his family, excavations, and modern buildings. There are also lists of captions for a 1949 trip to Peru, though the photographs are not included in the collection.
The Montgomery Papers consists of research collected by Dr. G. Edward Montgomery on his 1973 research trip to study the Machiguenga people of Lima, Peru. This material includes information regarding his pre-trip activities, data collected on his trip and research collected for use in various publications based on his research.
Unsigned and undated, propounding various theories relative to the Carthagenians or other Mediterranean nations as being the source from which the southern Indians in Mexico and Peru are descended. Includes extract from a communication from Noah Webster, September 3, 1789, to the American Museum, a magazine published in Philadelphia by Matthew Care...
This is a translation from the German of Tessmann's 1930 publication. It was probably made as a part of the WPA project to translate anthropological works. The translator is unidentified.
The Elayne Zorn Collection measures 11 linear feet and contains thousands of photographic objects including negatives, slides and prints. The collection material spans the years of Zorn's professional and student activity in the fields of anthropology and Latin American studies from around 1975 until 2010. The material in this collection reflects Zorn's long association with the community in Taquile, Peru which led up to the publication of her book, Weaving a Future, in 2004. Zorn also spent a significant amount of time conducting field research in Andean communities in Bolivia examining the relationships between tourism and textiles. Zorn's additional professional activities included serving as a textile collector and expert advisor for museum collections and exhibitions as well as performing academic duties at the University of Central Florida.