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Eugene Dynner collection, 1960-1977 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Rudo Kemper

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Collection Overview

Title: Eugene Dynner collection, 1960-1977Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1960-1977

ID: ASM0334

Creator: Roth, Audrey

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Guatemala - Pictorial works, Honduras - Pictorial works, Latin America - Pictorial works, Maya art - Pictorial works, Maya sculpture - Pictorial works, Mexico - Pictorial works, Negatives, Periodicals, Photograph albums, Photographs, Slides (Photographs), Typescripts, Yucatán Peninsula - Pictorial works

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Eugene Dynner collection contains photograph albums, photographs, slides, negatives, and prints depicting historical Mayan sites such as the Altun Ha ruins in Belize, the Copán ruins in Honduras, the Quiriguá archeological site in Guatemala, various sites in the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. The focus is on the sculpture and architecture found at these sites. Also depicted are the landscape, cities, and people of those countries in general.

Along with the photographic materials are a typescript by Eugene Dynner titled "Chinese Elements in Maya Art," and two issues of a periodical titled Muse News containing essays by Dynner.

Subject/Index Terms

Altun Ha Site (Belize)
Copán Site (Honduras)
Quiriguá Site (Guatemala)

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Eugene Dynner Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

Preferred Citation: Eugene Dynner Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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Folder 7: Surplus Slides: Glacier, Cruise, Honduras, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Slides: Italy 1968, Yucatan 1960, Spain 1974Add to your cart.
Item 1: Photograph album: Yucatan negatives, 1977Add to your cart.
Item 2: Photograph album: Mexico (B&W) and Thesis, N.Y. Fair and Jamaica, 1964Add to your cart.
Item 3: Photograph album: Yucatan, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 4: Photograph album: Copán, Quiriguá, Altun Hu and othersAdd to your cart.
Contains the negatives of many of the photographs in other albums.
Item 5: Periodical: Muse News, January 1973Add to your cart.
Contains essay by Eugene Dynner titled "Art of Travel Photography."
Item 6: Periodical: Muse News, May 1972Add to your cart.
Contains essay by Eugene Dynner titled "Chinese Elements in Maya Art."

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