Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901)
- Existence: 1900 - 1901
The South American Expedition was a scientific research expedition led by faculty members of Brigham Young Academy from 1900 to 1901. The group explored areas in central and southern Mexico and Central America.
Citation:Benjamin Cluff, Jr., 1947: p. x (Brigham Young Academy Scientific Expedition; organized by Benjamin Cluff and conducted between 1900-1901) p. 101 (Brigham Young Academy South American Exploring Expedition)
Diary of Christian Olsen, 1957: t.p. (Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition)
UPB files, May 29, 2010 (Cluff Expedition; Zarahemla Project)
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Interview by Hollis Scott with Royal B. Woolley, livestockman, concerning his experiences as a member of the Brigham Young Academy South American scientific expedition during the trip from Kanab, to Colonia Dublan, Mexico, 1900-1901. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Contains photographs from the Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition from 1900 to 1902. Photographs are portraits of the explorers and photographs of the explorers traveling and setting up camp. Also contains various landscapes and churches visited in countries including Mexico and Columbia, ruins and recovered archeological specimens, and photographs of the indigenous peoples. Also contains scrapbooks of similar photographs.
Contains first-hand accounts and retrospective articles on the South American Expedition. Includes diaries, correspondence, field notes, and articles. Much of the material focuses on the contributions of Benjamin Cluff Jr. and Chester G. Van Buren. Collection was compiled by Vasco M. Tanner, and includes his own research and writing on the expedition.
Contains correspondence, reports, and other materials from the Treasurer's Office under Kiefer Sauls. Materials date from between 1914 and 1960.
Contains financial reports and related materials for schools within the Church Educational System. Materials date from between 1904 and 1965.
Contains correspondence, financial reports, contracts, and other materials produced or gathered by the Treasurer's Office. Materials date from between 1899 and 1955.
Contains correspondence and financial records of Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University departmental offices. Includes records related to the South American Expedition. Materials date from between 1880 and 1965.
Contains correspondence, reports, and financial records produced and gathered by the Treasurer's Office. Materials date from between 1899 and 1960.