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Archaeological sites -- Mexico

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Chichén Itzá Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(20)
Scope and Contents

1950-2000. 3 color photographs (11" x 14") of structures at the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá in northern Yucatán, Mexico.  The structures include the main pyramid called "El Castillo", the Templo de los Guerreros, and the third image is a shot of the Chacmol statue at the entrance of the Templo de los Guerreros.

Dates: 1950-2000

Early L. Symes Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 039-(08)
Scope and Contents

c. 1950. 19 color and black and white postcards of archaeological sites in Mexico and views of people and places in Peru and Trinidad.

Dates: c. 1950

Frans Blom Archaeological Site Plans

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 078
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 024
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

J. Herndon Thomson Papers

Identifier: SEAA-158
Scope and Contents

This collection of papers from J. Herndon Thomson (1891-1969) includes a small number of miscellaneous notes, photographs, and drawings.

Dates: 1920s – 1960s

Merle Greene Robertson Collection

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 133
Scope and Contents 1920s – 2010. Papers of Merle Greene Robertson who was an artist, teacher, writer, and archaeologist. Included are personal papers and correspondence, professional publications, field diaries and research notes, grant proposals and final reports, research of special topics, materials relating to exhibits, conference participation, organization of the Palenque Roundtable conference, and her directorship of the Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute. The bulk of the collection contains most of...
Dates: 1920s - 2010; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-2010

Miscellaneous Mexican Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 039-(27)
Scope and Contents

1950-2000. Color and black and white postcards of principal cities, archaeological sites, tourist venues, and landscapes from almost every state of the Republic of Mexico. Yucatán and Mexico City are the more highly represented locales. Postcards are arranged by state.

Dates: Publication: 1950-2000

The Red House Photograph

 File — Box 2, Folder: 13
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(13)
Scope and Contents

c.1890.  Hand-tinted albumen print mounted on board (13" x 10") of the Casa Colorada ["Red House"] also known as Chich-an Chob at the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá, Mexico. Written and signed in pencil below, "No 7 The Red House Eduard H. Thompson"

Dates: c.1890

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

Walter Witschey Chunyaxche Project Reports

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 083
Scope and Contents

September 30-December 10, 1987.  A preliminary report on the survey and excavations at Maya site of Chunyaxche, or Muyil, Quintana Roo, Mexico, in the summer of 1987.  Included are biographical sketches of Witschey and W. Wyllys Andrews V.  The bound report (Parte A) contains explanations for twelve 2' x 3' maps of the site. The material is in English and Spanish. 14 pieces.

Dates: 1987