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Archaeologists -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Sylvanus G. Morley papers, 1915-1955

Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 2
Scope and Contents The Sylvanus G. Morley series is composed of papers created by Morley and include both personal and professional papers. Papers include contracts, correspondences, blue prints, financial records, and publication drafts and notes. The bulk of the papers date from 1927 to 1945.
Dates: 1915-1955

Sylvanus G. Morley photographs

Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This subseries includes photographs related to the professional and personal work of Sylvanus Morley. Most of the photographs are from 1920-1945, and include original prints, negatives, and repository prints. Subjects and themes include personal photos, Maya houses and Spanish buildings, Sites include Quirigua, Uaxactun, Merida, Palenque, Copan, Chichen Itza,
Dates: 1881-1986

Sylvanus G. Morley professional papers, 1915-1945

 Sub-Series — Carton 67: Series 2, Folder: 7-12
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents The Sylvanus Morley professional papers include book contracts, articles, and other papers related to archaeology, excavations, and the Maya. Most of the papers are notes, contracts, and dust jackets related to Morley's book The Ancient Maya. Most of Morley's research was conducted in the Yucatan Peninsula at Chichen Itza and Uxmal, and many of the notes and research for his book comes from excavations at those two sites.
Dates: 1915-1945