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Photo album

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: Item 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection consists of 3 photo albums, a scrapbook, correspondence, articles, newspaper and magazine clippings, travel postcards, a certificate from the “Amigos de Tikal,” maps and illustrations, as well as miscellaneous materials itemized below. The collection documents Ruth Snowdon's trip to the Yucatan in 1936-37, her involvement with the Tikal Project at the University of Pennsylvania, her involvement with the John Lloyd Stephens Memorial Plaque Committee and dedication, her friendships with archaeologists and historians in the field, and her overall enthusiasm for Mesoamerican history and archaeology.


  • created: 1911-1976
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1936-1947
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1971


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access. The records are open for research use.


From the Collection: 1.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Chatham University Special Collections Repository

Woodland Road
Pittsburgh PA 15232 US