Photographs documenting people and gifts at Saul Riesenberg's retirement party in the Department of Anthropology chairman's office in 1979. Pictured attendees, mostly Department of Anthropology staff, include William Fitzhugh, David Challinor, Steve Porter, Gus Van Beek, Betty Meggers, Clifford Evans, Judith Luskey, Riesenberg and his wife.
Saul Herbert Riesenberg took part in the first American anthropological studies in Micronesia and was the first curator of Pacific ethnology at the Smithsonian in 1957. He later served as department chairman and retired as senior ethnologist.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-17
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds Saul Herbert Riesenberg's papers.
Correspondence from Riesenberg can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Saul Herbert Riesenberg Correspondence 1962-1967 and Correspondence, 1967-1972, Records of the Department of Anthropology.
Additional photographs of Riesenber can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the BAE historical negatives.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Photo lot 80-17, Photographs of Saul Riesenberg's retirement party, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution