Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7194
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878
C. Hermann (Carl Hermann) Berendt Papers, circa 1875
Carl H. Berendt (1817-1878) worked in Mexico and Central America on the ethnology and philology of the native tribes. His work was supported in part by the Smithsonian, the Philadelphia Academy of Science, and the Chicago Academy of Science.
These papers include a letter to Joseph Henry on existing manuscript sources for the history of Guatemala, April 2, 1875; manuscript notes on Central America; and other notes and letters, some in Spanish.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878
- Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
- Philadelphia Academy of Science
- Chicago Academy of Sciences
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7194, Carl Hermann Berendt Papers