LAL01. Latin American Library - Manuscript Collections
Holdings of collections of personal or family papers, research papers, course papers, corporate records, and includes some rare print and special topic collections.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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...
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.