Paul A.E. Henning papers

Paul A.E. Henning papers

Dates: 1600-1924

Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of writings, and notes on hieroglyphics and other archaeological studies. Also included are photographs pertaining to Mexico and to Central American Indian civilizations, especially those of the Aztec and Maya Indians. The materials include information on Indian myths and legends.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Henning, Paul A. E., 1872-1923
  • Call Number: MSS 300
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Paul A.E. Henning papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 300; Paul A.E. Henning papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 300, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Henning, Paul A. E., 1872-1923--Diaries; Archaeologists--Correspondence; Aztecs--History; Central America--Antiquities; Expeditions and Adventure; Immigration and American Expansion; Indians of Central America--History; Indians of Mexico--History; Mayas--History; Mexico--Antiquities
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Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Henning (Paul A.E.) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:15-0700
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Biographical History

Paul A. E. Henning (1872-1923) was an archaeologist, teacher, author, and museum curator. He participated in the Brigham Young Academy South American expedition in 1900 and 1901.

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