Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1883-06-07
Death 1948-09-02
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Sylvanus G. Morley (1883-1948) was an archaeologist well known for his studies of Mayan ruins.

From the description of Sylvanus Morley and Rhoads family photographs of Latin America, circa 1900s. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 123235298

Sylvanus Griswold Morley was an archaeologist and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1940.

From the description of Diaries, 1905-1947. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489512

From the guide to the Sylvanus Griswold Morley diaries, 1905-1947, 1905-1947, (American Philosophical Society)

Morley earned his Harvard AB in 1907 and his Harvard AM in 1908.

From the description of Lecture notes in History of Ancient Art, summer course, c. 1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074854

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Subjects:

  • Archaeology
  • Indians of Mexico--Languages--Writing
  • Mayas--Dwellings--Photographs
  • Indians of Central America--Social life and customs
  • Excavations (Archaeology)--Photographs
  • Archaeology--Central America
  • Mayan languages--Writing
  • Mayas--Social life and customs--Photographs
  • Mayas--Antiquities--Photographs
  • Archaeological expeditions--Mexico
  • Plants--Photographs
  • Indians of Central America--Languages--Writing
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Archaeological expeditions--Honduras
  • Archaeological expeditions--Central America

Occupations:

  • Photographers

Places:

  • Copan (Honduras) (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Yaxchilan Site (Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Calakmul Site (Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Central America (as recorded)
  • Uxmal Site (Mexico) (as recorded)