The Payne B. Johnson Latin American photographs collection contains photographic slides taken by Payne Johnson during his travels and historical research. The color slides principally document Mesoamerican Mayan sites visited by Johnson primarily from the 1970s to the early 2000s. The collection also includes textual documents about the slides and Johnson's research, as well as compact discs related to the images. Places depicted consist of: Aké, Boca Iglesia, Bonampak, Chichen Itza, Coba, Copan, Cozumel & Isla Mujeres, Izamal, Kabah, Kinic, Labna, Machu Picchu, Macoba, Palenque, Quirigua, Sayil Tulum, Uxmal, and Xul. Also included is John Lloyd Stephens' Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. Revised by Frederick Catherwood. London: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Col, 1854. This book contains numerous engravings.
See the Finding Aid for the physical collection.