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Archaeological expeditions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 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

George Hubbard Pepper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 07
Scope and Contents 1866-1923. Correspondence, manuscripts, lectures, diaries, notes, and photographs originating with or collected by this early anthropologist, with emphasis on the Indians of the American Southwest and on Chaco Canyon; includes records of an archaeological expedition in Ecuador. Most material is dated 1895-1918. 1,040 pieces. Collection Guide...
Dates: 1895-1918

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

Matilda Geddings Gray Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 31
Scope and Contents 1935.  213 black and white photographs and 58 postcards taken or collected during the Tulane Expedition to Guatemala.  The images in the collection are predominantly of Maya peoples, including a miniature album of Chichicastenango scenes.  Also in the collection are images of archaeological sites and photographs of contemporary paintings of Mayas.
Dates: 1935

Report on Tikal

 File — Box 2, Folder: 18
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(18)
Scope and Contents c.1930 English and Spanish translations of the first written report (in German) on the ruins of the Maya sites of Tikal and Ixkun. Also a typewritten extract from the
Dates: c.1930

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