Kluge Center: Dazzling Finds from the Maya

This is a guest post by Giselle Aviles, research assistant in the Kluge Center.

In September, the John W. Kluge Center welcomed Simon Martin, anthropologist and specialist in Maya hieroglyphic writing, as the second Jay I. Kislak Chair for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas. He is working on a project called “Articulations of Power Among the Classic Maya.”

We’ve created a resource guide, highlighting information about Martin, the Kislak Chair position, and the Jay I. Kislak collection, which contains incredible treasures from the early Americas. It is an especially exciting time to launch this resource guide as we honor National Hispanic Heritage Month.

The resource guide will help you learn more about the Kislak Chair and The John W. Kluge Center. In the future, we will be publishing more resources on other scholars!

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Free to Use and Reuse: Genealogy

It’s time once again to dip into our Free to Use and Reuse sets of pictures, culled from the Library’s millions of copyright-free photographs, prints, maps and so on. This month, we’re featuring things that relate to ever-popular genealogy searches, as people look to uncover the secrets of their past by identifying their ancestors and the […]