Glass (John B.) Papers

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California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, California 90032-8300
http://www.calstatela.edu/library/
2019


Descriptive Summary

Title: Glass (John B.) Papers
Dates: 1525-2014
Collection Number: 2016.008
Creator/Collector: John B. Glass
Extent: 94.67 linear ft.
Repository: California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 90032-8300
Abstract: The bulk of the collection includes publications/papers and notes by John B. Glass related to his research on Mesoamerica.
Language of Material: English

Access

Access is available by appointment for Cal State LA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers.

Publication Rights

Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

Glass (John B.) Papers. California State University, Los Angeles

Biography/Administrative History

John B. Glass (1929-2015) was born in Hawaii. He majored in economics at Yale and earned a Ph.D. in archaeology at Harvard. He became an authority on Pre-Columbian hieroglyphics manuscripts, publishing numerous papers and books on the subject. The bulk of the collection includes publications/papers and notes by John B. Glass related to his research on Mesoamerica.

Scope and Content of Collection

In 2016 the John B. Glass collection of rare books and his papers were donated to Cal State LA Special Collections and Archives. The rare books were separated from the papers and integrated into the Mesoamerica and Colonial Mexico Rare Book Collection. The collection consists of two other book collections, which belonged to Scholar of the Aztecs, H.B. Nicholson and book collector Wayne Ruwet.

Indexing Terms

Mesoamerica
John B. Glass

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