Ephraim George Squier papers  1818-1886 (bulk 1861-1886)
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Additional Descriptive Data

Corporate Name Index

  • American Geographical and Statistical Society of the State of New York
  • Central American Exploring and Mining Company
  • Central American Transit Company
  • Honduran Interoceanic Railway Company
  • The New York and Honduras Company

Personal Name Index

  • Baiz, Jacob
  • Chase, Salmon P., 1808-1873
  • Clark, S. Morton
  • Clarke, Robert
  • Cooke, Jay
  • Davis, Edwin Hamilton, 1811-1888
  • Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893
  • Gomez, Ignacio
  • Grinnell, Henry, 1799-1874
  • Gutierrez, Carlos
  • Hamilton, A.J.
  • Hunter, William, 1805-1886
  • Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
  • Leira, Ponciano
  • Leslie, Francis, 1821-1880
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Medina, Jose Maria, 1826-1878
  • Molina, Luis
  • Seward, William H., 1801-1872
  • Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886
  • Sigley, John N.
  • Squier, Catherine Kilmer, 1797-1833
  • Squier, Charles
  • Squier, Ethan, b.c. 1779
  • Squier, Ephraim George, 1821-1888
  • Squier, Francis, b.c. 1840
  • Squier, Joel, 1798-1891
  • Squier, Miriam Florence Follin, 1828-1914
  • Stebbins, H.G.
  • Stevens, Henry, 1819-1886
  • Stout, Francis
  • Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
  • Tallmadge, H.F.
  • Viada, Eduardo
  • Voebel, Charles
  • Waldeck, Jean-Frederick Maximilien de, b.c. 1766-1875
Alternate Locations

Photograph of "Hacienda of 'Coltos' 12,314 ft above sea," (C.6.10.1) Ephraim George Squier Papers, Graphics Division.

Manilla (8 x 11) Envelope from the "Maya Society Quarterly" (P.2153.1), Graphics Division.

4 copies of a printed notice issued by Squier as Consul General of Honduras (P. 2153.2), Graphics Division.

Envelope (3 13/16 x 8 5/16) addressed to the president of the Republic of Honduras (P. 2153.3), Graphics Division.

4 Pencil sketches of Central American villages (P. 2153.4), Graphics Division.

Pencil sketch of an "Indian Woman, Lousinate (?), San Salvador" drawn on the back of an invitation sent by "Mr. and Mrs. E. George Squier" (P. 2153.5), Graphics Division.

Watercolor of "Our Dormitory Uchusuma" (P. 2153.6), Graphics Division.

Watercolor of village and boats (P. 2153.7), Graphics Division.

Wash drawing of "Sacks on backs -- Water Carriers -- Lake Mataya" (p. 2153.8), Graphics Division.

Related Materials

Claims Brought before the United States and Peru Mixed Claims Commission (1863-1864), Call Number: HOLLIS 2390607, Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.

E.G. Squier Papers (1845-1870), Call Number: MS 2446, Manuscripts Collection, Western Reserve Historical Society.

Ephraim Squier Papers (1835-1872), Call Number: F1423.5.S68 2000, The University of Alabama (from the Latin American Library, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans).

Ephraim George Squier Papers (1847-1848), Box "S," Manuscript Department, American Antiquarian Society.

Ephraim George Squier Papers (1838-1905), Call Number: M 0262, Manuscript Collections Department, William Henry Smith Memorial Library, Indiana Historical Society.

Letter to "Dear Gov." and portrait of Ephraim Squier (1866), Collection 245, Special Collections, Haverford College.

Papers of E.G. Squier (1841-1888), ID: MSS41087, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Squier Collection (7 maps), The Luso-Hispanic World of Maps, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Squier Family Papers (1746-1888), Manuscript Division, New York Historical Society.


Barnhart, Terry A. Ephraim George Squier and the Development of American Anthropology . University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln, 2005.

Sabin, Joseph, ed. Catalogue of the Library of E.G. Squier to be Sold by Auction. Bangs, Merwin, & Co.: New York, 1876.

Seitz, Don C. Letters from Francis Parkman to E.G. Squier. Torch Press: Cedar Rapids, 1911.

Squier, Ephraim George. Aboriginal Monuments of the State of New-York. Smithsonian: Washington D.C., 1850.

Squier, Ephraim George. Collection of Rare and Original Documents and Relations concerning the Discovery and Conquest of America . Charles B. Norton: New York, 1860

Squier, Ephraim George. Nicaragua: Its People, Scenery, Monuments, and the Proposed Interoceanic Canal. D. Appleton & Co.: New York, 1852.

Squier, Ephraim George. "Report" inJournal of the Anthropological Society of New-York . 1871-2.

Squier, Ephraim George and Edwin Hamilton Davis. Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley. Bartlett & Welford: New York, 1848.

Squier, Frank, ed. A Collection of Books by Ephraim George Squier. Frank Squier Paper Company: New York, 1939.

Stansifer, Charles L. "E. George Squier and the Honduras Interoceanic Railroad Project," inThe Hispanic American Historical Review. Feb. 1966: 46.1 (1-27).