Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985

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Author, explorer; expeditions to Mexico, 1931-1933; Ecuador, Upper Amazon, Galapagos Islands, 1934-1936; Honduras, Mosquito Coast, Guatemala, 1937-1938: Northern Panama, 1940; Colombia, Amazon, Peru, 1947-1948; West Indies, 1949-1950; Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, 1953; director Inca Highway Expedition for American Geographic Society, 1953-1955; dir. Roman roads expedition, North Africa, Jordania, Italy, 1962-1965; author of 48 books.

From the guide to the Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen papers, 1932-1954, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Victor Wolfgang von Hagen (1908-1985) was an American writer, archeologist, and explorer, who devoted much of his life to studying and writing about the pre-Columbian civilizations of Central and South America.

From the description of Victor Wolfgang von Hagen papers, 1935-1983 (bulk 1940-1960). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 503178373

Author of works on South and Central American exploration and antiquities and biographer of American explorer John Lloyd Stephens.

From the description of John Lloyd Stephens collection, 1946-1947. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780003

Author, explorer; expeditions to Mexico, 1931-1933; Ecuador, Upper Amazon, Galápagos Islands, 1934-1936; Honduras, Mosquito Coast, Guatemala, 1937-1938: Northern Panama, 1940; Colombia, Amazon, Peru, 1947-1948; West Indies, 1949-1950; Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, 1953; director Inca Highway Expedition for American Geographic Society, 1953-1955; dir. Roman roads expedition, North Africa, Jordania, Italy, 1962-1965; author of 48 books.

From the description of Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen papers, 1932-1954 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166787

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referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1944-1961. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-. Antonio Sotomayor papers, circa 1920-1988. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985. Inca Highway Expedition - Victor W. von Hagen, leader. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985. Letters, 1938-1940, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen papers, 1932-1954 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904-. Antonio Sotomayor papers, [ca. 1920]-1988. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-. Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen papers, 1932-1954 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985. John Lloyd Stephens collection, 1946-1947. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985. Victor Wolfgang von Hagen papers, 1935-1983 (bulk 1940-1960). UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985. Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen works : typescript. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Catherwood, Frederick. person
associatedWith Colón, Fernando, 1488-1539. person
associatedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. person
associatedWith Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. person
associatedWith Menzel, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Sáenz, Manuela, 1797?-1856. person
associatedWith Sotomayor, Antonio person
associatedWith Sotomayor, Antonio, 1904- person
associatedWith Stephens, John Lloyd, 1805-1852. person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
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South America
Yucatán Peninsula
Central America
Galapagos Islands
Mexico
Central America
Central America
Galápagos Islands
Latin America
Latin America
Andes Region
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Jicaque Indians
Indian roads--Maps
Roads, Prehistoric--Maps
Miskito Indians
Mayas--History
Explorers--Biography
Mayas
Aztecs--History
Aztecs
Indians of North America
Inca roads--Maps
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Birth 1908-02-29

Death 1985-03-08

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