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Altar de Sacrificios: Records of the Peabody Museum Expedition

Collection Identifier: 58-38 ‡63-33
Overview: The records contain original field records pertaining to the Peabody Museum Expedition (directed by Professor Gordon R. Willey) to Altar de Sacrificios, a lowland Maya site located on the Rio Pasion in the southwestern portion of the Department of Peten, Guatemala .

Awatovi Expedition Records,

Collection Identifier: 995-11, 35-126, 36-131, 38-120, 39-97
Overview: The collection documents the Peabody Museum Expedition to Awatovi (northeastern Arizona) from 1935-39, and includes historical material, financial records, field notes, diaries, photographs, drawings, correspondence, and field and artifact cards.

Bates, Oric, 1883-1918, Papers,

Collection Identifier: 995-6
Overview: The collection consists primarily of British maps of North Africa, most with annotations.

Boggs, Stanley H. (Stanley Harding), Papers

Collection Identifier: 39-66; 39-67
Overview: The papers consist of three sets of 3 "x 5 " file cards cataloguing two Haitian archaeological collections Boggs obtained for the Peabody Museum in 1939.

Bowditch, Charles P. (1842-1921) papers

Collection Identifier: 41-7; 2001.7
Overview: The Bowditch Papers contain administrative and field correspondence and site notes, the bulk of which relate to the Peabody Museum Central American Expeditions.

Brazil Expedition Records

Collection Identifier: 72-23
Overview: The records consist of one unbound, handwritten manuscript by Hartt entitled, The Ethnology of the Valley of the Amazon.

Breton, Adela, (1849-1923), Correspondence,

Collection Identifier: 976-63
Overview: This collection consists of correspondence written by Adela C. Breton, British subject, to Ella Lewis of Philadelphia during the first World War as she traveled about America, Canada, Britain, and finally the West Indies and South America.

Briggs, Lloyd Cabot (1909-1975) Negatives

Collection Identifier: 2004.24 (H)
Overview: The negative collection captures the research and field work undertaken by Lloyd Cabot Briggs in Algeria in the 1950s. Images include village scenes as well as human remains. The negatives were digitized in 2012 through an NEH grant and can be viewed at the Peabody Museum Collections Online website at

Briggs, Lloyd Cabot (1909-1975) papers,

Collection Identifier: 975-32
Overview: The papers include personal and professional correspondence; Briggs' manuscripts on North Africa, Tuareg kinship and weapons, and peoples of the Sahara; research notes; photographs; watercolors; and ink drawings. A series of "miscellaneous" folders contains the notes of Carleton Coon, physical anthropology notes and materials relating to the 3rd Pan African Congress on Prehistory, 1955.

Burkitt, Robert James, 1869-1945 Papers,

Collection Identifier: 994-4
Overview: The records contain the correspondence of Robert James Burkitt from 1892 to 1896 and pertain to Burkitt's involvement with the Peabody Museum Honduras Expedition to Copan.