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Thomas Stuart Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1549
Scope and Contents Correspondence, article and book drafts, minutes of the NWAF meetings, and financial records of Ferguson's trips to Central America. Most of these materials relate to his interests in Mesoamerican archaeology and how that discipline improves Mormon understanding of the Book of Mormon. The collection also has information relating to the views of Mormon archaeologists.
Dates: 1936-1970

Franklin Folsom papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1777
Scope and Contents Research notes, photocopies of drawings and photographs, a script, articles, correspondence, and archaeological site reports. The materials relate to Folsom's research on Indians of North America including antiquities and arrow heads, primarily in the American Southwest.
Dates: 1939-1979

Oral history interview with Ray T. Matheny

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6749
Abstract Oral history interview with Ray T. Matheny, conducted by Betty Mitson for the Utah State Historical Society and the California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program,11 July 1972.
Dates: 1972

Max H. Russell mission papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6202
Abstract The collection consists of two folders from the mission of Max. H. Russell from 1932-1934. It contains correspondence, photographs, booklets, as well as a transcribed interview with Max H. Russell. Most of the documents are regarding the use of the Book of Mormon tour using a film strip showing archaeological sites at ancienct ruins to spark interest in the church.
Dates: 1933-1936

Sylvanus Morley and Rhoads family photographs of Latin America

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS P 20
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs and negatives of the Maya and their daily life.
Dates: approximately 1900-1950

Tiahuanacu photographs

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 7876
Scope and Contents Collection includes one photographic album of 29 photographs of the early findings of the Tiahuanacu excavation led by Arthur Posnansky (1873-1946) approximately 1900-1910. The photographs are of the city and temple ruins, some which have various pre-Incan symbols and designs. The most prominant is a depiction of Wirajhocacha.
Dates: approximately 1900-1910