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Thompson, Edward Herbert, (1860-1935). Collection of Negatives, 1888-1931: A Finding Aid 188-1931

Collection Identifier: 2004.24 (A)
Overview: This collection contains negatives of photographs taken by E. H. Thompson during his explorations of the Yucat√°n Peninsula (1889-1908), Minnesota (1902), and Utah (1931). Many of the photographs are of Mayan artifacts (wooden, ceramic, and stone), Mayan ruins, ancient and contemporary architecture, engravings, and landscapes.

George Grant MacCurdy papers

Collection Identifier: 995-3
Overview: George Grant MacCurdy (GGM) was an American anthropologist. He and Janet MacCurdy founded the American School of Prehistoric Research (ASPR) in 1921, which published Bulletins from 1926 onward, and became the Department of Old World Archaeology at the Peabody Museum as per his bequest in 1954. The records include correspondence; original artwork; postcards; sketch books; travel notebooks; biographical...

Towne, Charles Wayland, 1875-1965. Papers,

Collection Identifier: 970-22, 2001.7
Overview: These papers relate to Towne's unpublished biography of George Peabody and include some Peabody family papers given to Towne for the preparation of his book.

South America Expedition Records1904 - 1922

Collection Identifier: 09-3
Scope and Contents: Series III-V (Field Notes,Research Notes, and Manuscripts) make up the bulk of the records and include loose sheets and notebooks, research notes (primarily notecards kept by Farabee,) and the manuscript...

Chichen Itza Expedition Records

Collection Identifier: 47-52
Overview: In 1888, under the aegis of the PM's Central America Expedition funded by museum trustee Charles P. Bowditch, Edward H. Thompson began the first of a series of archaeological expeditions to Chichen Itza, in Yucatan State, Mexico. Later, he was joined by archaeologists Alfred M. Tozzer, Sylvanus G. Morley, and T. A. Willard. The expeditions continued under the aegis of SGM and the Carnegie Institute of Washington into the 1940s.

Means, Philip A., 1892-1944, Papers,

Collection Identifier: 45-32
Overview: The collection contains one box of manuscripts, notes, and reports pertaining to Peru and two boxes of bibliographic notes.

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.

Hazel Hitson Weidman papers,

Collection Identifier: 2000.14
Scope and Contents: The Weidman Papers consist of professional papers that were arranged by Hazel Weidman herself, prior to donation to the Peabody Museum Archives. The materials reflect her work in the development of medical anthropology as an academic discipline of its own. They reveal her initiative in organizing the dispersed anthropologists working in medical fields into what is now the Society for Medical Anthropology. Her work as the founding editor...

Lothrop, Samuel Kirkland and Joy Mahler Lothrop Papers, 1911-1992

Collection Identifier: 996-27
Overview: These papers contain material related to Samuel Lothrop's fieldwork in Central and South America as well as to work done by his wife, Joy Mahler Lothrop, on indigenous textiles of Central and South America. Accession (996-27) is the second accession of Lothrop materials to the Peabody Museum Archives. The first accession (996-20) was found in the museum. Accession 996-27 was donated to the museum from the Lothrop Estate in 1996

Tozzer, Alfred Marston (1877-1954), Professional Papers and Research Notes,

Collection Identifier: 41-10
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.