Photographs and correspondence relating to Mayan and Mixtec codices
7 Negatives (nitrate and acetate)
7 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Item (1 paper (questionable Mayan codex on book lining))
Photographs and papers relating to alleged Mayan codices. The correspondence between Matthew Williams Stirling and Eric Thompson discusses the authenticity of a possible codex, also in the collection, which was found on a book in Oaxaca by a missionary. Additional photographs in the collection document another possible codex, which was …
MS 2337 Report on the relationship between the Mayan and Malay dialects
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Annotated by J. N. B. Hewitt- See Number 1057.
MS 3069 Translations into the Mayan dialect of Guatemalan Decrees No. 471 and No. 474
MS 7228 Two new concepts in Mayan calendrical studies
Harold Loomis photographs of Mayan sites and artifacts
Photographs depicting Tikal Mayan sites, jade necklace and knife.
Cyrus Thomas photograph collection relating to Mayan and Aztec carvings
The bulk of the photographs document Mayan reliefs and hieroglyphics at ancient sites, including Chichen Itza, Palenque, and Yaxchilan. Additional photographs depict items in the Museo Nacional de Antropologia in Mexico, including a necklace, the Stone of Tizoc, and a stone altar disk to Tlaltecuhtli. The collection includes photographs made …
Morris Steggerda photographs of Mayan peoples
Anthropometric portraits of Maya people in the vicinity of Chichen Itza, probably made for Steggerda's Carnegie Institution publication 434, "Anthropometry of Adult Maya Indians: A Study of Their Physical and Physiological Characteristics," 1932.
Cynthia MacAdams photograph of the Caracol at Chichen Itza
Image of the Caracol (the Observatory) at Chichen Itza Mayan site. The photograph is a limited edition print, made on November 29, 1988.
MS 7357 Material relating to dermatoglyphics of Mayan groups
Cummins, Harold, 1893-1976
Includes finger prints and palm prints identified by person and group; tabular documents prepared in analyzing the prints; and correspondence with Harold Cummins. The material is for Kanjobal speakers (Soloma), Quiche speakers (mostly Santa Clara la Laguna), Mam, and Cakchiquel (Patzun).
Guy W. Leadbetter films
16mm amateur film taken by Dr. Guy W. Leadbetter, Sr. in Mexico (Mayan ruins), Hopi and Penobscot dances and Mexico City. 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 …