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Archaeologists -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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

Plants and nature photographs, approximately 1928-1941

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

Subseries includes photographs of plants, animals, and nature in Mexico. Photo subjects include flowers, trees, rivers, and local animals. Photos of animals include Zara the pet dog, a wild turkey, cats, and

Dates: approximately 1928-1941

Rhoads and Morley families negatives, approximately 1890-1950

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains papers from the Rhoads and Morley families, including correspondence, writings, notes, drafts, journals, pictures, scrapbooks, and other personal papers. Collection includes portraits of Franklin Koons and Frances May Cook Rhoads and their daughters Dorothy and Frances, as well poetry, short stories and other writings by Dorothy. It also includes the personal papers of Dr. Sylvanus G. Morley and information he collected on the Mayan ruins. The photographs in the...
Dates: approximately 1890-1950

Rhoads and Morley families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1587
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers from the Rhoads and Morley families, including correspondence, writings, notes, drafts, journals, pictures, scrapbooks, and other personal papers. Collection includes portraits of Franklin Koons and Frances May Cook Rhoads and their daughters Dorothy and Frances, as well poetry, short stories and other writings by Dorothy. It also includes the personal papers of Dr. Sylvanus G. Morley and information he collected on the Mayan ruins. The photographs in the...
Dates: 1881-1986

Rhoads and Morley families photo albums, approximately 1880-1930

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents These albums include family albums such as a honeymoon album, albums of famous people portraits, and family portraits. Also included are albums from the Rhoads family trip to San Francisco and New Mexico. Note that Frances Cook Rhoads was often nicknamed Fanny or Fannie. There are also Morley family albums made from the 1926 to 1928 in Mexico. Note that Sylvanus G. Morley is nicknamed Vay, Frances Rhoads Morley is nicknamed Fritz, and Dorothy Rhoads is nicknamed Jojo. There are also...
Dates: approximately 1880-1930

Rhoads and Morley families photographs, 1890-1940

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3
Scope and Contents The Rhoads and Morley photograph collection contains over 14,000 photographs created by the Morley and Rhoads families. 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 photograph dates is narrow, approximately 1920 to 1935. The Rhoads family photographs are a much larger collection and wider range of dates, from approximately 1890 to 1940. It includes family and...
Dates: 1890-1940

Rhoads and Morley family over sized prints

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

Oversized portraits of the Rhoads family and specific Morley prints. The Morley prints are from the time that Sylvanus G. Morley and Frances Rhoads Morley were living in Mexico and Central America. I believe that Frances took most of the photos but I cannot be certain. The Rhoads oversized prints include photographs of Frances and Dorothy while in elementary school, approximately 1900-1915.

Dates: 1890-1940