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Overview: Tatiana Proskouriakoff Family Photographs and Papers Collection consists of photographs and papers pertaining to the Proskouriakoff family, including Tatiana's parents, Avenir and Alla Proskouriakoff, and her sister, Ksenia Proskouriakoff or Mrs. David Beatam.
Overview: This collection contains biographical materials, lecture notes, correspondence, research notebooks, manuscripts (unpublished and published) and drawings/plans. The records document the work of Tatiana Proskouriakoff on Mayan text, ceramics, architecture and history.
Overview: This collection encompasses the negatives of Teobert Maler's exploration of the Usumacinta Valley in Mexico and Guatemala from 1895-1905. It consists of glass plate, black and white negatives of indigenous people, artifacts, and architectural elements and ruins.
Overview: The records consist of one unbound, handwritten manuscript by Hartt entitled, The Ethnology of the Valley of the Amazon.
Scope and Contents: The papers documents the conception of and organization of the Club, highlighting its work at the Blue Hills, St. Johns River, and Danforth-Foxcroft sites. Rowe's "President's File" consists primarily of correspondence regarding the formation of the club, the membership, and arrangements for speakers and digs. Later correspondence (1950's) concerns the deposition of Excavators' Club materials in the Peabody Museum. Many of the materials excavation by Club members are in the Peabody...
Overview: Walter A. Fairservis Jr. was an authority on ancient civilizations, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and China. The papers include expedition records, journals, manuscript and research materials and correspondence spanning Fairservis' professional career.
Overview: The collection is comprised of Root's scientific papers and reprints pertaining to metallurgy and archaeology. The papers contain notebooks, manuscripts, photographs, metal samples and files of technical data.
Overview: The collection includes negatives and X-rays of various Davy family members who were afflicted with brachydactyly (excessively shortened tubular bones in hands and feet). Also included, are negatives of ruins, architectural elements, landscapes, and indigenous people taken during the Peabody Museum-sponsored South American Expedition.
Overview: Includes records of the Harvard expedition to Yap, Caroline Islands between 1947 and 1948. Consists of field notes and correspondence by four expedition members, David Schneider, Nathaniel R. Kidder, Edward E. Hunt, Jr., and William D. Stevens, to the Peabody Museum and the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University.