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Floating Gardens of Xochimilco: flower filled flatboats on a canal.

Colorist:
Van Altena, Edward  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Mexico -- Mexico City
Mexico -- Mexico City -- Mexico City -- Xochimilco
Date:
1937 Jan.
General:
Xochimilco is a Nahuatl term meaning "where flowers grow."
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "73."
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Boats  Search this
Trees  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Women  Search this
Men  Search this
Canals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MX025001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Mexico / MX025: Mexico City -- Floating Gardens of Xochimilco
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4384

Floating Gardens of Xochimilco: flower filled flatboats on a canal.

Colorist:
Van Altena, Edward  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Mexico -- Mexico City
Mexico -- Mexico City -- Mexico City -- Xochimilco
Date:
1937 Jan.
General:
Xochimilco is a Nahuatl term meaning "where flowers grow."
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "89."
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Boats  Search this
Trees  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Men  Search this
Canals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MX025002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Mexico / MX025: Mexico City -- Floating Gardens of Xochimilco
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4385

5c Chaichiuitlicue, Nahuatl Water Goddess single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Mexico-Yucatan 1
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 3/16 x 15/16 in. (3 x 2.4 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Yucatan (state; MEXICO)
Date:
1924
Topic:
International Stamps & Mail  Search this
Object number:
2011.2005.751
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm815cfd8ad-1532-448b-84a1-46e1f5f179ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2011.2005.751

La Malinche

Title (Spanish):
La Malinche
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20.6 cm x 15.7 cm; 8 1/8 in x 6 3/16 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Other Terms:
print; Lithograph
Place printed:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
1933
Subject:
Popular Culture  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous
ID Number:
GA.23401
Catalog number:
23401
Accession number:
299563
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Religion
Cultures & Communities
Mexican America
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-ed75-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_797649

Codex Telleriano-Remensis

Publisher:
Duc de Loubat  Search this
Physical Description:
parchment (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 13 in; 45.72 cm x 33.02 cm
Object Name:
Book
Object Type:
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
relief
pictographs
Other Terms:
Book; Photomechanical Lithography
Place Made:
Italy: Latian, Rome
Place of publication:
Italy: Tuscany, Florence
Site of original:
Mexico
Date made:
1900
Associated Date:
1900
ID Number:
2006.0226.37
Catalog number:
09449
2006.0226.37
Accession number:
2006.0226
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Religion
Cultures & Communities
Mexican America
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-4139-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_808362

Día de los Muertos Festival 2015 - Poetry by Francisco X. Alarcón

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-11-05T15:41:59.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ngYK4A-jMBY

Chapultepec, Mexico [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Creator:
Union Postal Universal  Search this
Names:
Museo Nacional de Historia  Search this
Carlota of Hapsburg, Empress.  Search this
Diaz, Porfirio  Search this
Maximilian of Hapsburg, Emperor  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (b/w, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico -- 1900-1920
Mexico City (Mexico)
Chapultepec Park (Mexico City, Mexico)
Scope and Contents:
Black-and-white photograph (reproduction) of the Castle of Chapultepec, the site of the battle of Chapultepec between Mexican and U.S. forces, the official residence of Emperor Maximilian of Hapsburg and his empress Carlota, President Porfirio Diaz's Mexico City residence and now the site of the Museo Nacional de Historia, at the center of Parque Chapultepec, Mexico City's central park. Chapultepec is a word derived from Nahuatl which means hill (tepec) of the grasshopper (chapulin).
General:
Series II, Box 23, Foreign--Mexico--Miscellaneous scenes.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mexico -- History and culture -- 1900-1920  Search this
Museums  Search this
Cities and towns -- Mexico  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Mexico / Miscellaneous Scenes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2274

Hymenophyllum crispum H.B.K.

Biogeographical Region:
80 - Central America  Search this
Collector:
Paul C. Standley  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2280  Search this
Place:
Puente de Nahuatl-aa, near San Marcos, Dept San Marcos, San Marcos, Guatemala, Central America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
22 Feb 1939
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Hymenophyllales Hymenophyllaceae
Published Name:
Hymenophyllum crispum H.B.K.
Barcode:
01413641
USNM Number:
1749872
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3732720dd-4e0b-482c-a673-b269a87e3ec1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12248599

Viguiera dentata (Cav.) Spreng.

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Southwest  Search this
Collector:
Jonathan D. Amith  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Vegetation secundaria; Ruderal Margen de bosque cerce de terraplen de camino pisoteado y pastoreado, suelo guijoso, zona de savana arbolada…  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3178  Search this
Place:
Oapan, Tepecoacuilco de Trujano; between Oapan and Ahuelicán. Place called Kowatitlan pani, located about 1/2km along the road that goes off to the east toward Nexkohtlan from the main road that goes from Oapan to Ahuelicán, Guerrero, Mexico, North America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
11 Dec 2007
Common name:
toothleaf goldeneye
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Viguiera dentata (Cav.) Spreng.
Barcode:
01080628
USNM Number:
3572728
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30f4c32ff-8f79-4e75-9201-f7701d7cd009
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11318687

Roldana chapalensis var. areolatus (S. Watson) H. Rob. & Brettell

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Central  Search this
Collector:
Jonathan D. Amith  Search this
Pilar Mendoza  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Vegetation secundaria; Ruderal  Search this
Min. Elevation:
854  Search this
Place:
San Miguel Tzinacapan, Puebla; between Cuetzalan y San Miguel Tzinacapan, vic al lado de brecha a San Miguel Tzinacapan, Puebla, Mexico, North America
Collection Date:
18 Dec 2008
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Roldana chapalensis var. areolatus (S. Watson) H. Rob. & Brettell
Roldana chapalensis (S. Watson) H. Rob. & Brettell
Barcode:
01080631
USNM Number:
3572708
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30bf6e2a9-24dd-4169-845e-97da40d5a5de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11318690

Critonia morifolia (Mill.) R.M. King & H. Rob.

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Central  Search this
Collector:
Jonathan D. Amith  Search this
Pilar Mendoza  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Vegetation secundaria, cultivo (cafetal), formando parte de la cerca viva  Search this
Min. Elevation:
797  Search this
Place:
Xochical, Cuetzalan, between Xochical centro; vic Pasando Tzicuilan hasta llegar a Xochical en el centro por el lado de la carretera, Puebla, Mexico, North America
Collection Date:
13 Mar 2009
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Critonia morifolia (Mill.) R.M. King & H. Rob.
Barcode:
01080643
USNM Number:
3572716
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f6467582-52a3-4294-b243-277259c64c43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11318702

Verbesina persicifolia DC.

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Central  Search this
Collector:
Jonathan D. Amith  Search this
Pilar Mendoza  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Vegetation secundaria, maleza de orilla de camino  Search this
Min. Elevation:
872  Search this
Place:
San Andrés Tzicuilan, Cuetzalan. San Andrés Tzicuilan centro. En el lado oriente de S. Andrés Tzicuilan por el lado de la carretera pegado a una barda de una casa particular, Puebla, Mexico, North America
Collection Date:
26 May 2009
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Verbesina persicifolia DC.
Verbesina persicifolia DC.
Barcode:
01080647
USNM Number:
3572725
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/360e85d4c-1364-4605-81c8-1a2379df4a8a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11318706

Epaltes mexicana Less.

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Central  Search this
Collector:
Jonathan D. Amith  Search this
Pilar Mendoza  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Vegetation secundaria, maleza  Search this
Min. Elevation:
840  Search this
Place:
San Miguel Tzinacapan, Cuetzalan; San Miguel Tzinacapan (center); vic en las afueras de una casa particular, pegado al camino que sale del pueblo por el lado poniente, Puebla, Mexico, North America
Collection Date:
21 Jul 2009
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Epaltes mexicana Less.
Barcode:
01080650
USNM Number:
3572710
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/309209663-acfd-4e56-adf0-e0d8ef4e329d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11318710

Tithonia tubaeformis (Jacq.) Cass.

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Southwest  Search this
Collector:
Jonathan D. Amith  Search this
Ricardo Santiago  Search this
Rey Castillo  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Vegetation secundaria  Search this
Min. Elevation:
599  Search this
Place:
Yoloxóchitl, San Luis Acatlán; Yoloxóchitl center; vic housesite of Rey Castillo, Guerrero, Mexico, North America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
15 Oct 2010
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Tithonia tubaeformis (Jacq.) Cass.
Barcode:
01080658
USNM Number:
3572732
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ff1dce82-d0d6-43d2-8dd3-042df17b9bd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11318719

MS 1047 Comparative vocabulary of the Mexican or Nahuatl and Maya of Yucatan

Collector:
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878  Search this
Annotator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Culture:
Maya  Search this
Mexica (Aztec) (archaeological culture)  Search this
Nahuatl  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents:

(a)- Maya and Nahuatl comparative vocabulary in Smithsonian Institution schedule of 1863, 20 pages, with 2 pages of letters and corrections of the lists.

(b)- A second copy of Maya and Nahuatl comparative vocabulary, 20 pages only. November 8, 1864.

(c)- Copy of the Maya vocabulary by George Gibbs, 6 pages.

(d)- A copy-not exact-of the Nahuatl vocabulary, by George Gibbs, 6 pages. Further annotated in red by J.N.B. Hewitt.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1047
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1047-a-b-c-d, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1047
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1047

Water-Bottle

Collector:
Mr. William H. Holmes  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Culture:
Nahuatl  Search this
Object Type:
Bottle
Place:
La Cima Railroad Station, Mexico, North America
Accession Date:
5 Jun 1899
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
035101
USNM Number:
E201244-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38db570ac-dd61-454d-9460-75aad913b122
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8355472
Online Media:

Los cuentos en náhuatl de doña Luz Jiménez ; recopilación de Fernando Horcasitas y Sarah O. de Ford

Author:
Jiménez, Luz d. 1965  Search this
Horcasitas, Fernando  Search this
Ford, Sarah O. de  Search this
Physical description:
172 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1979
Topic:
Tales  Search this
Aztecs  Search this
Call number:
PM4068.9.J5C8 1979X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_182171

Native traditions in the postconquest world : a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 2nd through 4th October 1992 / Elizabeth Hill Boone and Tom Cummins, editors

Author:
Boone, Elizabeth Hill  Search this
Cummins, Tom 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 480 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Aztecs--Social conditions--Congresses  Search this
Aztecs--Cultural assimilation--Congresses  Search this
Incas--Social conditions  Search this
Incas--Cultural assimilation--Congresses  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_541654

In Mexico, Archaeologists Reveal a Story of Cannibalism and Conquest

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 19:41:28 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_98ae97f7e506fbbeca6aa569f2ca73a6

MS 3439 Comparison of the Shoshonean with the Nahuatl languages forming an attempt to prove the genealogical affinity between these two linguistic groups

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages
Culture:
Uto-Aztecan -- Nahuatl  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1896
Scope and Contents:
Uto-Aztecan cognate sets. Sources not specified. Includes citations for Ute.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3439
Local Note:
typed document annotated
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3439, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3439
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3439

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