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Benjamin Leroy Miller Papers, 1894-1944

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Identifier: SC MS 0013
Overview The collection includes correspondence to (and carbons of replies from) Prof. Miller, and also includes mounted newspaper clippings, diaries and photographs of his South American trip in 1915 and diaries of his trip around the world in 1937, plus his daily personal diaries from 1891 to 1913 and from 1929 until his death in 1944.

Francis Magnin de Collogny Travel Manuscripts about Bolivia and Peru, 1863

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Identifier: SC MS 0222
Overview Two volume manuscripts written in 1863 by Francis Magnin of Collogny. Manuscripts document life in Bolivia and Peru with extensive pen-and-ink drawings.

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

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Identifier: SC MS 0019
Overview Correspondence, handwritten and also edited transcription of diaries and records of the donation of his personal library of Harvey Bassler, who was a geologist for Standard Oil Company in Peru, from 1920-1932. Included are the diaries and other notes he took on his field trips in Peru, an edited copy of the diaries and the duplicated compilation of the diaries written by Bradford Willard in 1965-1966, as well as much personal correspondence during the period. Also included is a list of the...

Joseph Phineas Davis Journal of Travels in Cuzco (Peru)

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Identifier: SC MS 0305
Overview Informative journal of travels in the region of Puno and Cuzco containing information about the Andean culture, indigenous populations, places, topography, Andean Indian ruins and building features. During the Davis exploration of southeastern Peru he was joined by American archaeologist and U.S. Commissioner to Peru, Ephraim George Squier and together they measured and observed with great care the Inca ruins in the Cuzco region.

South American Maps

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Identifier: SC MS 094
Overview Donated by Lehigh alumnus Harvey Bassler, this is a collection of 144 maps of different areas of South America. They are arranged by Dewey Decimal number, are mostly from Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and are in either Spanish or German.