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Archaeologists -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Morley family personal papers, 1927-1955

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

The subseries 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.

Dates: 1927-1955

Photographs of buildings

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1850-1910

Photographs of Dorita, approximately 1937-1940

 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. Dated approximately 1937 to 1940.

Dates: approximately 1937-1940

Photographs of other people

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains many photographs ranging in a wide timeframe (1900-1967). Includes photographs of the young Rhoads daughters, I believe around 1906. Includes many photographs of Dorothy and Frances with friends, I believe around 1910-1915.

Dates: approximately 1850-1910