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Finding aid to Charles E. Dibble "Ancient Mexican Writing System" manuscript MS.877
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  • Title: Charles E. Dibble "Ancient Mexican Writing System" manuscript
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.877
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
    Date: 1940
    Abstract: This manuscript consists of a 14-page table of vocabulary elements and their corresponding hieroglyphs, Nahuatl name, English equivalent, and example word. The manuscript is titled “The Ancient Mexican Writing System”, written by Charles E. Dibble and edited by E. R. Smith circa 1940.
    Language: English, Nahuatl.
    creator: Dibble, Charles E.
    creator: Smith, E. R.
    creator: University of Utah.. Museum of Anthropology.

    Scope and Contents

    This manuscript consists of a 14-page table of vocabulary elements and their corresponding hieroglyphs, Nahuatl name, English equivalent, and example word. The manuscript is titled “The Ancient Mexican Writing System”, written by Charles E. Dibble and edited by E. R. Smith circa 1940. The title page also includes the sub-heading "Archaeology and Ethnology Paper no. 2, Museum of Anthropology, University of Utah". Pages of "A and B vocabulary elements" have been torn out.

    Preferred citation

    The Ancient Mexican Writing System, 1940, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.877; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Acquisition

    Donated by Mrs. T. A. Willard, 1943 May.

    Processing history

    Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 13, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Indians of Mexico
    Indians of Mexico -- Languages -- Writing
    Nahuatl language
    Typescript