[Photographs of Quiriguá]
Scope and Content of the Collection
One red clamshell box labeled "Photographs of Quirigula Guatemala 1-9" containing nine black-and-white photographic prints of various sizes in uniform mats depicting the Mayan ruins at Quiriguá, Guatemala in the Motagua Valley. All captions reflect information contained within: Morley, Sylvanus G. Guidebook to the Ruins of Quirigua, Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington Supplementary Publication 16, October 1935.
- Creation: approximately 1920-1946
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The [Photographs of Quiriguá] are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The [Photographs of Quiriguá] are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
1.3 Linear Feet (1 custom box)
Nine black-and-white photographic prints of the Mayan ruins at Quiriguá, Guatemala in the Motagua Valley. Depicted are eight steles, pillar-like carved slabs of stone, and one zoömorph. The photographs are signed "Janette W. Dixon." The photographer remains unknown. The photographs are undated, but were a gift of Janette Dixon of Chicago from May 29, 1946.
Original order was maintained.
Collection Stack Location
VAULT 51 7
Gift, Janette Dixon.
Gordon Dearborn Wilkins and Elizabeth McKinley, 2015.
- Inventory of the [Photographs of Quiriguá], approximately 1920-1946,
- Gordon Dearborn Wilkins and Elizabeth McKinley
- Language of description
- Script of description