South America Expedition records
Scope and Contents
- 1904 - 1922
- Peabody Museum South America Expedition (Organization)
Conditions Governing Use
Extent2 linear feet (3 boxes; 1 oversize box)
The expedition began in December 1906 and ended in April 1909. The Harvard Observatory at Arequipa, Peru served as the base for three separate excursions to the interior. Principals William Curtis Farabee,PM Assistant in Somalogy and expedition Field Director, and Dr. Edward Franklin Horr, expedition surgeon, participated through the duration of the expedition. Recent Harvard graduates and ethnologistsLouis J. de Milhau and John W. Hastings participated through the end of 1907. The expedition was funded under the patronage of Louis J. de Milhau with contributions from John W. Hastings. The expedition was aided by PresidentRoosevelt and U.S. SecretaryRoot who provided it with diplomatic letters of support. The Inca Mining Company of Tirapata and the government of Peru provided some expedition transportation.
Farabee, William Curtis.Indian Tribes of Eastern Peru,Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 10(1922).
Garraty, John A. and Mark C. Carnes(eds.) American National Biography.Oxford University Press:New York. pp. 706-707.
Johnson, Allen and Dumas Malone eds. 1964.Dictionary of American Biography.Charles Scribner's Sons:New York. pp. 269-270.
Putnam, F.W.Fortieth Report on the Peabody Museum of American Archaelology and Ethnology 1905-06.Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. p. 4.
Putnam, F.W. Forty-first Report on the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 1906-07. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. p. 10.
Putnam, F.W. Forty-second Report on the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 1907-08. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. pp. 295-297.
Putnam, F.W. Forty-third Report on the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 1908-09. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. pp. 270-272.
Generated by: Christine W. Blackman, March 1999
Preliminary Finding Aid: Randall Dean, 1995
- Adams,Charles Francis : 1.4-1.5
- American Antiquarian Society : 1.8
- Barton, Edmund M. : 1.8
- Blackwell, Howard Lane : 1.4-1.5
- Bertolotto, Andrea : 1.3
- Charles Ahrenfeldt & Son : 1.5
- Cooke, Robert Grier : 1.6
- Cram, G.W. : 1.8
- Davis, William Morris: 1.8
- de Milhau, Louis J. : 1.5
- Eliot, Charles William : 1.5
- Embury, Philip, M.D. : 1.5
- Falcon, Alberto : 1.5
- Farabee, William Curtis : 1.5, 1.7
- Fisk, Philip S. : 1.6
- Gaffron, Edward : 1.3
- Greene, Jerome Davis : 1.4-1.5
- Harvard Travelers Club : 1.8
- Hastings, John W. : 1.4-1.6, 1.8
- Hemenway, Augustus : 1.5
- Henderson, Thomas : 1.5
- Horr, Edward F., M.D. : 1.5
- Krebs, Franz H. : 1.4
- MacCurdy, Gerorge Grant : 1.8
- McKay, R.C. : 1.5
- Mark, E.L. (Edward Laurens b.1847) : 1.8
- Mason, Charles Francis : 1.5
- Merwin, Raymond Edwin : 1.5
- Miller, [W.T.?] : 1.5
- New Era Printing Co. : 1.8
- Pitkin, Wolcott Homer b.1881 : 1.4
- Pope, [A.W. ? : 1.5
- Putnam, Frederick Ward : 1.4-1.6
- Roosevelt, Theodore : 1.5
- Root, Elihu : 1.5
- Rüdin, E. Dr. : 1.8
- Smith, William Lord : 1.8
- Taylor, Solatia M. : 1.5
- Thorndike, Townsend William : 1.8
- Vollmann, F.W. : 1.3
- Vellosos Caritiba, Dario : 1.8
- W.R. Grace & Co. : 1.5
- Waddington, George : 1.3-1.4
- Wadlin, Horace Greeley : 1.8
- South America Expedition 1906 - 1909, Records 1904 - 1922
- Peabody Museum Archives
- EAD ID
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