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Archaeologists -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 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

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains photographs that are mostly duplicates of the photographs in the albums.
Dates: 1881-1986

Artifacts and objects photographs

 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: 1881-1986

Contemporary buildings

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Photographs of contemporary buildings (hacienda) in Mexico and Central America. Sylvanus, Frances, and Frances' father Frank lived or visited these haciendas for some time.
Dates: 1881-1986

Dorita

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This subseries includes photographs of a child named Dorita, the goddaughter of Sylvanus G. Morley and Frances Rhoads Morley. Dorothy Rhoads was interested in using the prints to publish a book.
Dates: 1881-1986

Dorothy and Frances portraits

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Rhoads and Morley photograph collection contains over 14,000 photographs and is divided into two main sections: the Morley collection and the Rhoads family collection. The Sylvanus G. Morley photographs contain photographs of the buildings, architecture, murals, and excavations of Mayan ruins in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. The range of photographs is narrow, approximately 1920-1935. The Rhoads family photographs is a much larger collection and wider range of time, from approximately...
Dates: 1881-1986

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 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 the professional...
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 Story...
Dates: 1908-1970

Maya people photographs

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This subseries is composed of photographs of Maya people and activites when 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.
Dates: 1881-1986