Hiram Bingham III Archives
Description of the Material
The archives of Hiram Bingham notably include documents and photographs dealing with his research on Machu Picchu
Language of Materials
36 Linear Feet (1 map case; 6 file cabinets)
The archives of Hiram Bingham III, accumulated during his time at Yale.
Hiram Bingham III (b. 1875, d. 1956) was an adjunct professor in the history of Latin America at Yale University from 1907 to 1915. Although he was not an anthropologist by training or formally affiliated with the Peabody Museum, Bingham contributed to the Museum through his re-discovery of the famous archaeological site of Machu Picchu in Peru. The associated documents and photographs from that collection, are housed in the Division of Anthropology at the Yale Peabody Museum.
- Yale College Class of 1898
- Hiram Bingham III Archives
- Edited Full Draft
- Nathan P. Utrup
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.