Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948
- Existence: 1883 - 1948
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs of contemporary buildings (haciendas) in Mexico and Central America. Sylvanus, Frances, and Frances' father Frank lived or visited these haciendas. Dated approximately 1925 to 1949.
Contains mainly portraits and some photographs of Dorothy and Frances Rhoads. Dated approximately 1890 to 1955.
Handwritten and signed letters in Spanish sent to Frances Rhoads Morley. Escalante writes about his work in caring for Morley's property in the Yucatan State of Mexico and about life in the area. Also included are biographies of Morley's husband, Sylvanus Griswold Morley.
This subseries is composed of photographs of Maya people and their activites during the time Sylvanus and Frances visited Santa Fe, Mexico, and Guatemala. The photographs include people who worked for or with Sylvanus G. Morley in his archeological expeditions, as well as people who intereacted with the expedition in the village. Dated approximately 1924 to 1947.
The subseries includes photographs of archaeological sites and excavations conducted by Sylvanus Morley. Sites include Chichen Itza, Uxmal and others. Subjects include excavations, architecture and buildings, heiroglyphics, and other archaeological findings. Dated approximately 1921 to 1956.
Includes personal papers of Sylvanus and Frances Morley. The papers began in 1927, with their marriage, and include finances, wedding invitations, correspondence, architecture plans, and other personal papers.
Collection includes photographs and negatives of the Maya and their daily life.
Photographs of buildings including the Robison buildng, where Frank Rhoads worked, the home where the Rhoads family lived, 1032 2st St, Rock Island and also a home before the Rock Island home, in St Paul or east St. Louis.