Finding aid to Charles E. Dibble "Ancient Mexican Writing System" manuscript MS.877

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 December 13


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

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

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