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Photograph of Earnest Albert Hooton with gorilla skull

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Names:
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Extent:
1 copy print
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1935
Scope and Contents note:
Copy print depicting Earnest Albert Hooton examining the skull of a male gorilla.
Biographical/Historical note:
Earnest Albert Hooton (1887-1954) was a physical anthropologist at Harvard University (1912-1954) and Curator of Somatology at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R83-34
Reproduction Note:
Copy print probably made by Wayne College of Medicine, now the Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1954.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of Hooton can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo lot 70.
Correspondence from Hooton can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4851 and the papers of Carleton Stevens Coon, William Armand Lessa, Donald Jayne Lehmer, Ales Hrdlicka, and John Lawrence Angel, as well as the general correspondence files of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
The Peabody Museum Archives at Harvard University holds the papers of Earnest A. Hooton, 1926-1954 (995-1).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Topic:
Gorilla  Search this
Skull  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot R83-34, Photograph of Earnest Albert Hooton with gorilla skull, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R83-34
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-r83-34