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John Peabody Harrington papers: Southwest, 1907-1957

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Catalog Data

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody 1884-1961  Search this
Physical description:
56.75 linear feet (128 boxes)
Culture:
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Dictionaries
Manuscripts
Field notes
Place:
Southwestern States
Date:
1907
1907-1957
Notes:
Microfilm and digital surrogates of microfilm are available. See volume 4 reels and subseries catalog records.
Electronic inventory available. Consult with archivist. Also see "The papers of John Peabody Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution, 1907-1957, Volume 4: A guide to the field notes: Native American history, language, and culture of the Southwest," edited by Elaine L. Mills and Ann J. Brickfield (1986). https://www.si.edu/media/NMNH/NMNH-jpharringtonguide-volume4.pdf
Organization:
Series is arranged into 12 subseries: (1) Apache and Kiowa Apache; (2) Navajo; (3) Hopi; (4) Zuni; (5) Acoma/Laguna/Santo Domingo; (6) Cochiti; (7) Jemez; (8) Isleta/Isleta del Sur/Piro; (9) Picuris; (10)Taos; (11) Tewa; (12) General and Miscellaneous Materials
Summary:
This series within the John Peabody Harrington papers represents the results of Harrington's work on the native languages and cultures of the Southwest, the area in which he first undertook fieldwork. The field notes were recorded just prior to and during his employment as ethnologist (1915-1954) by the Bureau of American Ethnology. The documents focus primarily on linguistic data, although they also include significant amounts of ethnographic and historical information.
Cite as:
Southwest, John Peabody Harrington papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Local number:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
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John Peabody Harrington papers: Southwest, 1907-1957
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363474