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Middle American Research Institute (MARI)

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Frans Blom Archaeological Site Plans

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 78
Scope and Contents 1923-1954.  18 original pen and ink or pencil drawn plans made by Frans Blom of archaeological sites in Chiapas.  The sites include:  Chincultic, Cerro de la Batalla, region of Tenajapa-Guaquitepec, Tenam Puente, San Quintín, Cruz Chi, Sactón, Cedro, Kambal, Kayum C and Ojo de Agua, with original copies of Moxviquil, Canancax, Esperanzita and Ojo de Agua. Blom's list includes updated plans as early as 1923.
Dates: 1923-1954

Frans Blom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 24
Scope and Contents 1919-1963.  The Frans Blom Papers consists of materials written or collected by Frans Blom, a prominent Danish archaeologist of Tulane University's Middle American Research Institute. Of special interest is his diary of anthropological field notes, with watercolor drawings, compiled during the 1925 Tulane University Expedition to Chiapas. Included are his Mexican gun permits, correspondence, published articles, and obituaries. Also includes his 1921-1922 diaries in Danish of explorations in...
Dates: 1919-1963

Frederick Starr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 67
Scope and Contents November 1900-March 1925.  Five autographed letters from Frederick Starr to Mrs. Maxwell Converse; and from Starr to Frans Blom.  Included is a printed prospectus of Starr's book The Indians of Southern Mexico, An Ethnographic Album.
Dates: 1900-1925

Uxmal Expedition Photograph

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(6)
Scope and Contents 1930. Gelatin silver print (13" x 9 1/4") of Stela 1 at the archaeological site of Uxmal. The piece is labeled on the verso side as "Uxmal Expedition for Chicago World's Fair by Tulane University 1930 Foto Dan Leyrer." The background around the stela image has been blacked out with ink. The photograph was published in Frans Blom's summary of the Tulane expedition's finds at Uxmal. Click on the link below for the bibliographic record in the Voyager catalog.
Dates: 1930

William Gates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 18
Scope and Contents 1923-1925.  Correspondence accumulated while Gates was director of the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University (1924-1925), 847 pieces. The William E. Gates Papers were accumulated whlie Gates served as Director of the Tulane University Middle American Research Institute from its inception in the spring of 1924 until March, 1926. Arranged chronologically, correspondence from 1923 through 1925 together with invoices from 1924 and 1925 comprise the majority of the...
Dates: 1923-1925