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Tulane University Expedition, 1927-1928

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

John Geddings Gray 1928 Memorial Expedition Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 86
Scope and Contents December 30, 1927-August 5, 1928.  Frans Blom diaries and records written during the 1928 Gray Memorial Expedition to Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. Also includes the diary of expedition medic Louis Bristow and Blom's calendar notes, archaeological notes, and notes on plant names.  20 pieces. The collection consists of diaries, notes, records, and photographs made during the Gray Memorial Expedition to Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. This was Tulane's 4th expedition to Middle America and was...
Dates: 1927-1928

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