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Contributor: Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845 | Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907 | Cresson, Hilborne Thomson | Harris, Thaddeus Mason, 1768-1842
Subject: Mayan languages | Antiquities | Orthography and spelling | Linguistics | Hieroglyphics | Ohio--History | Archaeology
Extent: 8 items
Description: Materials relating to Mayan culture and language materials at the American Philosophical Society. Topics include Warden's article on Ohio antiquities and Palenque [Warden (1827)]; several items on Cresson's work on Mayan glyphs, including "Remarks upon the graphic system of the ancient Mayas" and Cresson's thoughts on interpretation of Mayan glyphs, the Troano manuscript, the Dresden Codex, and the Zapotec calendar; Gatschet's thank-you note, enclosing photograph of inscribed stone from Palenque, Mexico, now in Smithsonian; Harris on superiority of volumes by Dupaix and Viages at the APS; and a 1959 citation from the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania for aid in restoring Tikal.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)