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Edwin Ferdon slides and negatives of Mesoamerica and Southern Mexico

Edwin Ferdon slides and negatives of Mesoamerica and Southern Mexico

Dates: 1906-1956

249 slides and 287 nitrate negatives of Mesoamerican/Southern Mexico from 1906-1956.

  • Extent: 536 items. -- 3 negatives. -- 3 slides
  • Creator: Ferdon, Edwin N., 1913. -- New World Archaeological Foundation
  • Call Number: MSS 3250
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research; Negatives are not available for patron use, but proofs have been made to view. Collection is kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Languages and Scripts
Materials in English and Spanish.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edwin Ferdon slides and negatives of Mesoamerica and Southern Mexico 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 3250; Edwin Ferdon slides and negatives of Mesoamerica and Southern Mexico; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3250, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These slides and negatives were taken by Edwin Ferdon who donated them to John Clark of the New World Archaeology Department. Fred Nelson, also from the Department, brought them in to Special Collections.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Fred Nelson.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3250.xml
Subject Terms
Calixtlahuaca (Mexico)--Photographs; Cempoala Site (Mexico)--Photographs; Cholula de Rivadabia (Mexico)--Photographs; Copan Site (Honduras)--Photographs; Cuernavaca (Mexico)--Photographs; Cuicuilco (Mexico)--Photographs; Excavations (Archaeology)--Central America--Photographs; Excavations (Archaeology)--Guatemala--Photographs; Excavations (Archaeology)--Mexico--Photographs; Ferreria Site (Mexico)--Photographs; Malinalco (Mexico)--Photographs; Mitla Site (Mexico)--Photographs; Monte Alban Site (Mexico)--Photographs; Quemada Site (Mexico)--Photographs; Quiriqua (Guatemala)--Photographs; Rocks--Central America--Photographs; Rocks--Mexico--Photographs; Tajin Site (Mexico)--Photographs; Tenayuca (Mexico)--Photographs; Teopanzolco Site (Cueravaca, Mexico)--Photographs; Teotihuacan Site (San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico)--Photographs; Tepozteco Pyramid Site (Mexico)--Photographs; Tlatico Site (Naucalpan de Juarez, Mexico)--Photographs; Tula de Allende (Mexico)--Photographs; Tzintzuntzan (Mexico)--Photographs; Xochicalco Site (Mexico)--Photographs
Genre / Form
Nitrate negatives; Slides (Photography)
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3250
Finding Aid Title
Ferdon (Edwin) slides and negatives of Meoamerica and Southen Mexico
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-14T08:33-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Edwin Nelson Ferdon Jr. (1913 June 14- ) is a notable ethnologist noted for his studies of the peoples of Polynesia and the Americas. He earned his bachelors degree from the University of New Mexico, and a masters from the University of Southern California. He worked as a museum curator, researcher, and associate director in Southwestern cultural heritage institutions, retiring in 1983 from the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona.



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