Ancient monuments of North and South America, 1822-1825


Date: 1822-1825 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


A rough miscellany of antiquities in North and South America as well as Europe and Asia, taken from published sources and personal observation. Contains a classification of antiquities, and descriptions of ancient monuments of Europe. Includes the author's "Ancient Geography..." manuscript.

Background note

C. S. Rafinesque was a naturalist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received from The Daniel Garrison Brinton Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1938.

Location of originals:

Originals in The Daniel Garrison Brinton Library, University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Europe -- Antiquities.
  • North America -- Antiquities.
  • South America -- Antiquities.


  • Monuments -- North America.
  • Monuments -- South America.