Frans Ferdinand Blom papers
Scope and Contents
Contains 26 reels of microfilm with positive images and 26 reels of microfilm with negative images of the same materials. The microfilm include copies of a biography, correspondence, certificates, diaries, photographs, and articles. Also included are paper copies of articles, pamphlets, and a map. The materials relate to Blom's research on Mayan archaeology and his expeditions to Mexico.
- Blom, Frans Ferdinand, 1893-1963 (Creator, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English, Danish, and Spanish.
Conditions Governing Access
Negative masters condition restricted. Microfilm print copies available for public use.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Frans Ferdinand Blom papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Frans Ferdinand Blom (1893-1963) was a Danish-American archaeologist who taught at Tulane University.
1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)
10 microfilm boxes (5 linear ft.)
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid is available in Spanish in the repository.
Donated in installments between 1978 and 1980.
Microfilm copies were made under the direction of the Harold B. Lee Library and the Genealogical Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1978 and 1980.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Existence and Location of Originals
Casa Na Blom; San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.
- Register of Frans Ferdinand Blom papers
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 July 11
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.