MS 4340-b Letter to Matthew W. Stirling
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Encloses photographs of the outside of the Cueva de las Letras, Mitla, Oaxaca, where pictographs have been found.
MS 2164 Blueprint maps of the Harpeth valley, showing Mound Bottom area, 25 miles w. of Nashville, Tennessee, and location of "painted cliffs" with sun pictograph
Myer, William Edward, 1862-1923
Includes two letters of transmittal from the cartographer, Albert F. Ganier. Also extract from Haywood (. . . History of Tennessee. . .), 1823, relating to mounds in Harpeth valley, 5 pages.
Photographs of Indian cliff dwellings in the State of Sonora, Mexico and photographs of rock with petroglyphs at Yaqui River, Sonora, Mexico
Voetter, Thomas W.
Also a letter from Thomas W. Voetter, American Consul, American Consulate, Guaymas, Mexico, to the Secretary of State in the U. S. regarding the ruins. Guaymas, Mexico, June 1, 1932. Typescript carbon copy letter. 2 pages and brief notes by Stirling and Judd, June 11, 1932 and June 14, 1932. Autograph document signed.
MS 3223 Color tracings of the Codex Colombino
The manuscript relates the history of events in the 11th century dealing with the Lords of Tututepec. It was used as proof of ownership in a land dispute, and apparently at this time various figures were erased from the manuscript. (See historical note attached to tracings).
MS 2369 Laghi delle Meraviglie, Italy, photographs, rubbings and squeezes of petroglyphs
These are of petroglyphs in the neighborhood of the celebrated Laghi delle Meraviglie, near Val Fontanalba, Italy. Includes 17 prints, 40 miscellaneous sheets containing rubbings, etc. and three letters (copies) transmitting the material and giving details of their acquisition.
MS 250 Miscellaneous correspondence and photographs regarding the purchase of the so-called Codex Nuttall, etc
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923
Contents: Various letters concerning the proposed purchase of the Codex Nuttall from Mrs. Zelia Nuttall through Mrs. Alice Fletcher. Another series of correspondence included concerns the financing of archaeological work in the area of the Pedregal outside of Mexico City by Mrs. Nuttall. The four photographs show a series of …
MS 3444 Letter from Dr Edgar L. Hewett
Hewett, Edgar L. (Edgar Lee), 1865-1946
Incloses certificate signed by Miss Kurtz, stating that the "Mexican Pictograph" which was being kept for her by the Smithsonian Institution, was to be given to Dr Hewitt in case of her death. Certificate dated December 22, 1911.
Joseph Cramer photographs of Aleutian Island archeological specimens collected by Oscar T. Lewis
Photographs and notes made by Joseph Cramer documenting archeological work of Oscar T. Lewis. They include images of bone, ivory, and stone tools and human skeletal remains, collected by Oscar T. Lewis on the southeast side of Shemya Island, Semichi Island Group of the Aleutian Islands.
MS 3423-b Letter to Jesse Walter Fewkes
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Enclosing photographs of pictographs in Pecos country, Val Verde County, Texas
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was an ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology who focused primarily on Native American sign language and pictography. This collection reflects Mallery's research interests and methods. Much of the collection is comprised of correspondence and notes relating to sign language and pictography and is organized chiefly by either the cultural or geographic region to which the material belongs. Bound volumes of several of his publications are included, along with annotated draft copies from collaborators. In the case of Mallery's work on pictography, the collection includes several oversize items including original works and reproductions.