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Overview: This collection consists of glass plate and nitrate negatives of photographs taken by Alfred M. Tozzer during a Peabody Museum-sponsored ethnographic and linguistic expedition to the Yucatan to study the Lacandon Indians. It also includes the exploration of Tikal, Holmul, and Nakum in Guatemala for mapping purposes. The photographs capture indigenous people, artifacts, architecture, and landscapes.
Scope and Contents: The Alfred Marston Tozzer papers are organized into three major records groups: A. the Professional papers, B. Personal papers, and C. Margaret Castle Tozzer papers. The material reveals the close connections between Alfred Marston Tozzer’s personal and professional lives and documents his extensive contacts in the academic community and the Boston society in which he lived. Margaret's papers document both her husband's professional work and her family's contributions to Boston's art and...
Overview: The Tozzer Papers pertain to Alfred Tozzer's professional life and include correspondence, writings, notes and periodical clippings used for Tozzer's research, Tozzer's Harvard University anthropology examination papers, and bound notebooks of Tozzer's handwritten notes.