Matthew and Marion Stirling in Veracruz, Mexico

ID: 2004-11241 or 577

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1939

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Album 1

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Summary

Matthew W. and Marion I. Stirling at Boca San Miguel, Veracruz, Mexico, on 15 April 1939, dressed in field clothes, are standing outside a building with a wall made of horizontal boards and a thatched roof. Matthew Stirling was director of the Bureau of American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution. They are there to conduct anthropological field work at Veracruz, Mexico.

Subject

  • Stirling, Matthew Williams 1896-1975
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Alexander Wetmore collected bird specimens for the United States National Museum in Mexico, 1939. He briefly joined Stirling in Veracruz, where the Stirlings were doing anthropological field work.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Album 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1939

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Topic

  • Women
  • Veracruz, Mexico
  • Architecture
  • Clothing and dress
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Employees
  • History
  • Archaeology
  • Boca San Miguel
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Field Work
  • Stirling, Marion I
  • Women--History
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Buildings

Place

Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

2004-11241 or 577

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White; Size: 3 x 4; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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