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Archaeologists -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Sylvanus G. Morley photographs, approximately 1921-1971

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: approximately 1921-1971

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