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Record Unit 7194

Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878

C. Hermann (Carl Hermann) Berendt Papers, circa 1875

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878
Title: Carl Hermann Berendt Papers
Dates: circa 1875
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7194
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Historical Note

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.

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Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7194, Carl Hermann Berendt Papers

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Folder 1 Correspondence and Manuscript Notes

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