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Quechua
Alternate forms: Inca
Language(s): English
Date: 1919-1920; 1953-1954
Type:Text
Genre: Journals
Extent: 2 items
Description: One item, "Peruvian littoral expedition of the Brooklyn Museum," describes a voyage to study oceanic conditions relating to littoral animal life and guano production. The author comments on the employment of Indians in guano extraction, dress of Indian passengers, Indian leaders; with observations at private museum of Incaic and Peruvian artifacts. Discusses opening of an Indian burial. Miscellaneous lesser references to Peruvian Indians. The other item, "Visit to Peru," was compiled from a visit to study ecology for guano and anchovy production. Describes exhibits at Bolivar museum, Lima. Mentions and gives details of excavation at ancient Pachacamac.
Collection: Robert Cushman Murphy journals (Mss.B.M957)

Chocó | Cholón | Paparo | Tucura | Guna
Alternate forms: Kuna
Language(s): English
Date: 1937
Type:Text
Genre: Journals
Extent: 1 volume
Description: "Choco expedition." Primarily concerned with collection of water samples from the Pacific, meteorological data, etc. Some notes and discussion of Indians of Colombia and Ecuador. Groups and places mentioned: Choco, Citara, Noanama, Cholo, Paparo, Tucura, and Kuna.
Collection: Robert Cushman Murphy journals (Mss.B.M957)