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Chiapas, Mexico

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Stella Leche Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 52
Scope and Contents c. 1933-1934.  78 black and white photographs (measuring 7.5 x 4 or 10 x 7.25 inches) taken or collected by Tulane physician Dr. Deignen Leche during a scientific expedition to Chiapas, Mexico.  The collection contains images of the Valeriano Lobeira family, Maya people, including the Lacandón, scenes of urban and rural life, haciendas, landscapes, and possibly of San Cristobal de las Casas.
Dates: c. 1933-1934

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

Sidney David Markman Chiapas Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 43
Scope and Contents A collection of 249 photographs of colonial architecture and modern native housing found in the towns of Chiapas, Mexico.  Many of the images appear in Markman's book, Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico (1984).  Also included are 357 duplicates and other photographs not used in the book. Several copies of Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico (1984) are held in the Latin American...
Dates: 1969, 1971, 1975