Copy print depicting Earnest Albert Hooton examining the skull of a male gorilla.
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
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).
The collection is open for research.
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