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Blom, Frans Ferdinand, 1893-1963


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Jorge Ubico (1878-1946)

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 26
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(26)
Scope and Contents February 8, 1931. Three-page biography of General Jorge Ubico sent to Tulane University as a press release upon his election as president of Guatemala. Cover letter is included.
Dates: February 8, 1931

Copy of Arte de lengua de maya

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 26
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49 -(26)
Scope and Contents 1928 [1620]. Typewritten copy acquired by Frans Blom, made by Juan Martínez Hernández from photographic copy of original now in LAL RARE. (See RARE PM 3963 .C6.) Also explanatory letter 7 Nov. 1928 by Martinez and xerox copy. 110 pp. (missing pp. 17, 18, 79-82, 95, 96).
Dates: 1620

Frans Blom Archaeological Site Plans

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

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

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