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Archaeologists -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Abrahamic era newspapers

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231190296]
Identifier: MSS 4213
Overview

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about 19th century archaeological and geological discoveries in Assyria and Babylon.

Dates: 1892-1897

Album duplicate photographs, approximately 1910-1930

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs that are mostly duplicates of the photographs in the albums.

Dates: approximately 1910-1930

Artifacts and objects photographs [no instances yet]

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents The subseries includes photographs of Maya artifacts and sculpture. Artifacts includes polychrome and heiroglyphic vases, plates, and bowls, stone tools and lithics, stone and ceramic stulpture, obsidian blades, pottery shards, jewelry pieces, pieces from stone architecture, conch shell with heiroglyphics, and other archaeological artifacts. Artifacts came from several sources including private collections, museums, and excavations. Topics of artifacts include animals, geometric and faunal...
Dates: approximately 1921-1971

Contemporary buildings, approximately 1925-1949

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1925-1949

Dorothy and Frances portraits, approximately 1890-1955

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains mainly portraits and some photographs of Dorothy and Frances Rhoads. Dated approximately 1890 to 1955.

Dates: approximately 1890-1955

Dorothy Rhoads correspondence, 1888-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, including postcards, of Dorothy Rhoads with family members and close friends. An extensive amount of correspondence is between Dorothy and her sister, Frances. The bulk of the correspondence is from 1915 to 1955, after Dorothy went to college and later after Frances got married and moved. Some correspondence is related Dorothy's parents and their courtship years, dating from 1888 to 1910. There is also correspondence related to...
Dates: 1888-1986

Dorothy Rhoads personal papers, 1903-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

This subseries includes personal papers and items that were used and maintained by Dorothy Rhoads. Papers include financial records, catalogs and magazines, address books and calendars, childhood writings and papers, Rock Island phonebooks, college catalogs and information, and other personal items. The majority of the subseries is financial records, which consist of income tax files, bank records and checks, and other financial papers.

Dates: 1903-1986

Dorothy Rhoads writings and drafts, 1908-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Subseries includes journals with writings, short story files with notes and newspaper clippings, typed drafts, and various versions of articles. There are early writings from childhood, high school, and college years, including class assigments. The majority of the subseries is composed of short story files and newspaper clippings, dating between 1925 and 1955. In addition, there are also multiple drafts and published copies of three children's books: Dorita, The Corn Grows Ripe, and The...
Dates: 1908-1970

Maya people photographs, approximately 1924-1947

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1924-1947

Morley archaeological site photographs, approximately 1921-1956

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1921-1956