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Hiram Bingham III Archives

 Collection
Call Number: ANTAR.000010

Description of the Material

The archives of Hiram Bingham notably include documents and photographs dealing with his research on Machu Picchu

Dates

  • 1906-1915

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Extent

36 Linear Feet (1 map case; 6 file cabinets)

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/ypm.antar.000010

Overview

The archives of Hiram Bingham III, accumulated during his time at Yale.

Biographical Sketch

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.

Education

- Yale College Class of 1898
Title
Hiram Bingham III Archives
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Nathan P. Utrup
Date
2014
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Repository

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