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Portrait of "Norwegian-Hawaiian" girl (Profile) 1909

Creator:
Gurrey, C. H (Caroline Haskins) ca. 1878-1927  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 009 in x 011 in mounted on 009 in x 012 in
Culture:
Hawaiians  Search this
Norwegians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1909
Local number:
NAA INV 04903900
Photo Lot 153.30
USNM ACC 51302
ANTHRO CAT 259127
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Caroline Haskins Gurrey portraits of Hawaiians 1905-1909
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_62518
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Two men in boat with oars, in front of Torghatten mountain with characteristic hole 1892

Creator:
Valentine, James 1815-1879  Search this
Collector:
McKim, Leonora Jackson 1880-1969  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 008 in x 006 in
Culture:
Norwegians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 04108800
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Leonora Jackson McKim photograph collection of scenery and people in Norway, Israel and Palestine, Italy, and Canada undated
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_54444

Two men in field with two women outside log house with sod roof 1892

Creator:
Lindahl, Axel 1841-1906  Search this
Collector:
McKim, Leonora Jackson 1880-1969  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 009 in x 006 in
Culture:
Norwegians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 04110300
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Leonora Jackson McKim photograph collection of scenery and people in Norway, Israel and Palestine, Italy, and Canada undated
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_54459

Elevated view of town and port with snow-covered mountains and islands in distance 1892

Collector:
McKim, Leonora Jackson 1880-1969  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 009 in x 006 in
Culture:
Norwegians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 04110400
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Leonora Jackson McKim photograph collection of scenery and people in Norway, Israel and Palestine, Italy, and Canada undated
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_54460
Additional Online Media:

Man in horse-drawn cart with luggage, on road near dock and wood buildings and two sailing ships and rowboat in water, with fjord and mountains in background 1892

Collector:
McKim, Leonora Jackson 1880-1969  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 009 in x 006 in
Culture:
Norwegians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 04110700
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Leonora Jackson McKim photograph collection of scenery and people in Norway, Israel and Palestine, Italy, and Canada undated
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_54463
Additional Online Media:

Portrait (Front) of Signe Rink, Eskimo ethnologist and widow of Dr H. Rink, ex-Governor of Greenland, 1902

Photographer:
Thorkelsen, T. H  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 003 in x 004 in mounted on 003 in x 004 in
Culture:
Norwegian  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1902
Local number:
NAA INV 02869200
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Portraits of anthropologists 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_71866
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Sailing ships in harbor near village and mountains, with three boys and smaller boats nearby 1892

Collector:
McKim, Leonora Jackson 1880-1969  Search this
Physical description:
1 albumen print 009 in x 007 in
Culture:
Sami (European people)  Search this
Norwegians  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1892
Local number:
NAA INV 04108700
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Leonora Jackson McKim photograph collection of scenery and people in Norway, Israel and Palestine, Italy, and Canada undated
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_54443
Additional Online Media:

Crossbow, 4:Wood:One from Norway:One from Benin:Two by Fan People, Africa (Manuscript Page, Detail Drawing) n.d

Subject:
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Norwegians  Search this
Fang (Fan)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 06009002
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_66830

Five Men, Four of Swedish Ancestry, One of Norwegian Ancestry n.d

Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Swedish American  Search this
Norwegian American  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07378000
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_48220

Boy, Theodore Peterson, of Norwegian Ancestry, from Red Wing Training School and Sent to Work on Farm In Cannon Falls n.d

Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Norwegian American  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07377900
See more items in:
Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_48219

Four Deaf Young Men, Erich Knutson (Norwegian Ancestry), Fred Petterson (Swedish Ancestry), John Stauber (German Ancestry), and Fred O'Donnell (Irish Ancestry) n.d

Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 005 in
Culture:
Irish  Search this
Swedish American  Search this
Norwegian American  Search this
German American  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 07378100
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Division of Physical Anthropology Photograph Collection 1850s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_48221

Descriptions and Illustrations of Conch Shell, Norwegian Violin, and Musical Instrument from Alaska n.d. Print

Physical description:
1 leaf
Type:
Works of art
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 09046800
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Manuscript and pamphlet file 1870s-1950s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_80479

Willie Knutsen photographs of caches and a grave in Nunavut

Creator:
Knutsen, Willie, d. 1992  Search this
Extent:
Film roll : (35 mm)
Culture:
Inuit  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Place:
Nunavut
Date:
circa 1940-1948
Scope and Contents note:
Images of caches and an Inuit grave near Iqaluit, Baffin Island, Nunavut.
Biographical/Historical note:
Willie Knutsen (circa 1912-1992) was born in Brooklyn but grew up in Oslo, Norway. In 1936, he started a career as arctic explorer and leader of scientific enterprises. Highlights of Knutson's work include the Norwegian-French Germania Land Expedition of 1938-1939 and his discovery and initial excavation of archeological sites in Greenland. One of the sites discovered by Knutsen on the Silvia Grinnell River was later excavated by Henry Bascom Collins.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2005-13, USNM ACC 183098
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Willie Knutsen photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24 and the Henry Bascom Collins, Jr. papers.
Artifacts donated by Knutsen held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 183098.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2005-13, Willie Knutsen photographs of caches and a grave in Nunavut, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2005-13
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2005-13

Yakutat 1954 [Tape 2]

Collection Creator:
McClellan, Catharine  Search this
Guédon, Marie Françoise  Search this
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Stearns, Mary Lee  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (7 in.)
Container:
Reel 17
Type:
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Date:
1954
Scope and Contents:
Copied from the original so that records could be made for the Tlingit singers at Yakutat

Songs 1 to 16- 5

12-inch records wanted Tape no 2

For Mrs. Chester Johnson --Record 1

6-2-G side 1 (1) Tlingit introduction & Dry Bay George's Song . . . 2:27 p. 134

(2) Tlingit introduction and Mrs. C. Johnson's Song . . . 2:26 158?

4:53

Side 2 (3) Tlingit introduction & Mrs. C. Johnson's Song . . . 3:38 158-174

5-2-I (4) Song to Freddy de Laguna . . . :55 165

4:23 4-49

For Mrs. Chester Johnson --Record 2

47-48 side 1 (5) Tlingit introduction & Thunderbird Blanket Song . . . 2:00 p. 47-48

(6) Tlingit introduction & Thunderbird Blanket Song + conclusion . . . 2:52

4:52

2-1-F side 2 (7) Tlingit introduction, Blind Dave's Song, Tlingit conclusion . . . 2:43 124

2-1-I (8) Song to Norwegian children . . . 1:44 162

4:27

For Annie George --Record 1

Side 1 (9) Dry Bay George's Song & Tlingit conclusion 2:52

(10) Tlingit introduction, Song to Mrs. George's Children . . . 1:32

4:24

all rather faint

side 2 (11) Tlingit introduction & Blind Dave's Song . . . 3:20

very faint

For Frank Dick

3-2-H side 1 (12) Tlingit Introduction & Raven Post Song . . . 4:15 20

[Omit the spoken introduction to the next song]

side 2 (13) Alsek River Song . . . 2:32

(14) Tlingit introduction & Alsek River Song . . . 2:13

4:45

For Emma Ellis

3-1-D side 1 (15) Tlingit introduction & Kagwantan Mourning Song . . . 4:03 40

3-1-F side (16) English introduction . . . "I gonna sing this song . . ." and Mrs. Ellis' Song . . . 3:57 129

[Ignore the rest of the tape that ends in the middle of the Frog song].

Copied from the original so that records could be made for the Tlingit singers at Yakutat
Collection Restrictions:
Some of the original field notes are restricted due to Frederica de Laguna's request to protect the privacy of those accused of witchcraft. The originals are restricted until 2030. Photocopies may be made with the names of the accused redacted.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Frederica de Laguna Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Frederica de Laguna Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-89-ref2074

Portrait of Mary Legion (1858-87) from Krauramnik Village (Somes Bar) n.d

Physical description:
1 tintype 002 in x 003 in
Culture:
Hupa Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Karok Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Norwegian  Search this
Indians of North America California  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Local number:
NAA INV 01115800
OPPS NEG 56169
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Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_27443

Norse penny

Collection Creator:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979
circa 2001-circa 2003
Scope and Contents:
This sub-series documents Carpenter's interest in a Norwegian Viking coin found in the 1950s at a Native American archaeological site in Maine – variously called the "Norse Penny," the "Maine Penny," and the "Goddard Coin." Carpenter published a short work on the subject in 2003, analyzing the purported provenance and discovery of the coin: Norse Penny (New York: Rock Foundation).

The bulk of the material in the sub-series consists of correspondence with archaeologists, archivists, museum curators, scholars, colleagues, and friends on the topics of the Norse Penny, numismatics, archaeology, Viking settlement and culture, and other themes. The sub-series also contains catalog records, notes, and reprints of articles.
Arrangement:
The material in this sub-series is contained in 7 folders, labeled by Carpenter (a) through (e).
Series Restrictions:
Use of archival sound recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edmund Snow Carpenter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2017-27, Subseries 2.8
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Edmund Snow Carpenter papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2017-27-ref267

Edmund Snow Carpenter papers

Creator:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011  Search this
Names:
De Menil, Adelaide  Search this
Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980  Search this
Schuster, Carl, 1904-1969  Search this
Extent:
26.25 Linear feet
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Iglulik Eskimos  Search this
Inuit  Search this
Inuit--Canada  Search this
Inuit--Greenland  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Canada
Greenland
New Guinea (Territory)
Papua New Guinea
Date:
circa 1938-2011
Summary:
Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Edmund Carpenter, 1940-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art. Specific research projects and interests documented are: his 1950s fieldwork among the Aivilik Inuit in the Canadian Arctic as well as his studies into Inuit concepts of space, time, and geography; his partnership and collaboration with media theorist Marshall McLuhan and his ethnographic studies of Papua New Guinean tribal communities; his early-career archaeological digs at Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) burial mounds in Sugar Run, Pennsylvania, as well as later archaeological interest in Arctic peoples, Siberia, and the Norwegian artifact dubbed the "Norse Penny"; his reflections on the disciplines of anthropology and media studies; his editing and completion of the work of art historian Carl Schuster at the Museum der Kulturen (Museum of Ethnology) in Basel, Switzerland; his editing of The Story of Comock the Eskimo, as told to Robert Flaherty; and his museum exhibitions compiled on the topics of surrealist and tribal art. The collection also documents Carpenter's correspondence with fellow scholars, ethnographers, filmmakers, and colleagues; his published writings; and elements of his personal life, such as obituaries and personal photographs.

Materials in this collection include artifact and burial records; correspondence; drawings and illustrations; essays; interviews and oral histories; inventories and catalogues; manuscripts and drafts, and fragments of drafts; maps; memoranda and meeting minutes; notes, notebooks, and data analysis; obituaries and memorials; photographic prints, slides, and negatives, including personal photographs and portraits; proposals and plans for museum exhibits; reports; resumes and bibliographies; reviews; and sound recordings on CD-Rs and audio cassettes. Additional materials include books and book chapters; journal copies and journal excerpts; magazine, newspaper, and article clippings and excerpts; museum and gallery catalogues, brochures, and guides; pamphlets; and reprints. A portion of the material collected here consist of consolidated research into specific topics, gathered from archival repositories, museums, correspondence, and published works. This material consists of research reprints and archival reference photocopies and photographic prints from various repositories.

Items worthy of special mention in this collection include: annotated draft chapters from Marshall McLuhan's seminal work on media theory, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man (Series 2); a 1957 letter from e. e. cummings to Carpenter, written in verse (Series 3); an undated thank-you note addressed to "Sadie" from Helen Keller (Series 3); and a transcript of an interview of Carpenter by his former student, Harald Prins (Series 2).

Audiovisual material in this collection is currently undergoing processing.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into the following 7 series:

Series 1. Fieldwork and drafts, 1940-2011 (bulk 1940-1959)

Series 2. Research and project files, 1940-2011

Series 3. Correspondence, circa 1938-2011

Series 4. Publications and lectures, circa 1942-circa 2006

Series 5. Personal, 1942-2011

Series 6. Film and visual material (in-process)

Series 7. Writings by others, 1960-2009, undated
Biographical Note:
Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic and Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art.

Born in 1922 in Rochester, New York, Edmund (nicknamed "Ted") Carpenter served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1950 under Frank Speck for work on Iroquoian prehistoric archaeology. Carpenter began teaching at the University of Toronto in 1948 while simultaneously working as a programmer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). In the 1950s, he undertook fieldwork in the Canadian Arctic among the Aivilik (an Inuit Igloolik subgroup). This fieldwork resulted in several publications in the field of cultural anthropology, including Time/Space Concepts of the Aivilik (1955), Anerca (1959), and Eskimo (1959, republished as Eskimo Realities in 1973).

Also in the 1950s, Carpenter began a working relationship with media theorist Marshall McLuhan. Together, they received a Ford Foundation grant (1953-1955) for an interdisciplinary media research project into the impact of mass communications and mass media on culture change. Carpenter and McLuhan's partnership resulted in the Seminar on Culture and Communication (1953-1959) and the journal series Explorations. In 1957, Carpenter was the founding chair in the interdisciplinary program "Anthropology and Art" at San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University, Northridge). There, he collaborated with Bess Lomax Hawes and other colleagues in the production of several ethnographic films, including Georgia Sea Island Singers about Gullah (or Geechee) songs and dances. During this period, Carpenter worked with McLuhan on the latter's seminal book Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man (1964). The article published as "Fashion is Language" in Harper's Bazaar under McLuhan's name (1968) was actually written by Carpenter. It was later published in book form under Carpenter's name, with the title They Became What They Beheld (1970).

In 1969, Carpenter took a research professorship at the University of Papua and New Guinea sponsored by the government of Australia. Alongside photographer Adelaide De Menil (whom he would later marry), he applied many of the ideas about media literacy and culture change to indigenous communities of Papua New Guinea. These activities led to developments in the field of media ecology, as well as the publication of Carpenter's best-known work, Oh, What a Blow the Phantom Gave Me! (1976).

Carpenter taught intermittently at various universities throughout his career, including Fordham University, the University of California-Santa Cruz, Adelphi University, Harvard University's Center for Visual Anthropology, the New School for Social Research, and New York University. He spent eight years associated with the Museum of Ethnology in Basel, Switzerland (1973-1981), editing art historian Carl Schuster's research.

In addition to his teaching and research, Carpenter, with his wife Adelaide De Menil, collected tribal art, eventually amassing the largest private collection of Paleo-Eskimo art in the United States. In the 1990s and early 2000s, Carpenter curated various exhibitions on art and visual culture, including the Menil Collection's Witness to a Surrealist Vision and the Musée du Quai Branly's Upside Down (later reconstructed at the Menil Collection). In later years, Carpenter resumed his archaeological interest in Arctic peoples, researching and collaborating on the Zhokhov Island Mesolithic site in the Russian Arctic with Russian scientists from the Institute for the History of Material Culture and archaeologists from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.

Carpenter died on July 1, 2011 at his home in New York.

Sources consulted:

"Edmund Snow Carpenter." https://edmundsnowcarpenter.com/about

Grimes, William. "Edmund Carpenter, Archaeologist and Anthropologist, Dies at 88." The New York Times. 2011 July 7. https://www.nytimes.com

Prins, Harald E. L. and John Bishop. "Edmund Carpenter: Explorations in Media and Anthropology." Visual Anthropology Review 17:2 (Fall-Winter 2001-2002): 110-140.

Chronology

1922 September 2 -- Born in Rochester, New York

circa 1940-1941 -- Archaeological field work, Sugar Run mounds, Pennsylvania

1942-1946 -- Served in the United States Marine Corps

1948-1957 -- Anthropology Department, University of Toronto

circa 1950 -- Began work for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

1950 -- Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (Anthropology)

1950s -- Fieldwork among the Aivilik Inuit

1953-1959 -- Ran the Seminar on Culture and Communication with Marshall McLuhan

1957-1967 -- "Anthropology and Art" program at San Fernando Valley State College (California State University, Northridge)

1967-1968 -- Schwitzer Chair, Fordham University (with Marshall McLuhan)

1968-1969 -- Carnegie Chair in Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz

1969-1970 -- Research Professor, University of Papua and New Guinea

1973-1981 -- Associated with the Museum of Ethnology in Basel, Switzerland for Carl Schuster papers project

circa 1989-2005 -- Collaboration regarding Zhokov Island archaeological site

2011 July 1 -- Died in East Hampton, New York
Separated Materials:
Film and video recordings are retained by the Human Studies Film Archives (HSFA) as the Edmund Carpenter-Adelaide de Menil Collection (HSFA 2004-04). Once processing is complete, they will be described in the following finding aid in Series 6.
Provenance:
The Edmund Snow Carpenter papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives in 2017 by Adelaide de Menil on behalf of the Rock Foundation.
Restrictions:
The Edmund Snow Carpenter papers are open for research.

Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.

Digital media in the collection is restricted for preservation reasons.

Access to the Edmund Snow Carpenter papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Cartography  Search this
Ethnographic films  Search this
Indigenous art  Search this
Inuit art  Search this
Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Paleo-Eskimos  Search this
Visual anthropology  Search this
Citation:
Edmund Snow Carpenter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2017-27
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Edmund Snow Carpenter papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2017-27

Research and project files

Collection Creator:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011  Search this
Extent:
14.26 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940-2011
Scope and Contents:
Series 2 documents Carpenter's various research interests and aspects of various projects, including manuscript preparation, museum and archival research, and close collaboration with other scholars. This series is thematically related to, but distinct from, Series 1, which focuses on site-specific field research.

Projects documented in this series include Carpenter's work promoting the English-language translation of The Historical-Ethnographic Atlas of Siberia; his topical research and unfinished manuscript on the subject of Inuit and indigenous Arctic conceptions of geography and space; an incomplete memoir biographizing the anthropologists and other individuals who influenced his work; his collaborations with media theorist Marshall McLuhan, including drafts of McLuhan's seminal book, Understanding Media; his reflections on the Museum of the American Indian in New York City and its founder, George Heye; the proposals and completion of multiple museum exhibits in both Europe and the United States on the topics of art history and tribal art; his research into the debatable provenance of the "Norse Penny," a Norwegian artifact uncovered at a Native American archaeological site in Maine; as well as general and unidentified research files. The series also documents Carpenter's research and eventual publication of ethnographic and art historical material accumulated by the scholars Robert Flaherty (working on Inuit art and archaeology) and Carl Schuster (working on tribal art and traditional symbolism).

Material types present in this series include articles, reprints, and newspaper clippings; brochures and guides; correspondence; drafts and fragments of drafts; inventories; manuscripts; maps; memoranda and meeting minutes; notes; photographs; proposals; reports; and sound recordings. Most of these files do not contain documents or photographs created by Carpenter. Rather, they largely represent his consolidated research into specific topics, gathered from archival repositories, museums, correspondence, and published works.
Arrangement:
Series 2 is divided into the following 10 sub-series: 2.1 "Atlas of Siberia," circa 2003; 2.2 "Eskimo Mapping," 1987-2002, undated; 2.3 Memoir, 1947, 1992-2007, undated; 2.4 Robert Flaherty, 1958-2009; 2.5 George Heye and the Museum of the American Indian, 1978, 1990-2006; 2.6 Marshall McLuhan, 1950-1973, 1981-1988, 2000; 2.7 Museum exhibitions, circa 1974-2011; 2.8 Norse penny 1979, circa 2001-circa 2003; 2.9 Carl Schuster, 1940-1963, 1986-2000 (bulk 1940-1949); 2.10 General 1947-1958, 1970-circa 2007, undated.
Restrictions:
Use of archival sound recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Snow Carpenter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2017-27, Series 2
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Edmund Snow Carpenter papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2017-27-ref2

Yakutat Tlingit Songs (1954 [Tape 2]) 1954 [sound recording]

Creator:
De Laguna, Frederica 1906-2004  Search this
McClellan, Catharine  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel; 7 inch
Culture:
Yakutat Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Songs
Date:
1954
Topic:
Yakutat Tlingit--Songs  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
De Laguna Sound Recording 17
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Frederica de Laguna Sound Recordings 1952-1973
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_271091

Yakutat Tlingit Songs and Stories (1954 - 2), March 25 - May 7, 1954 [sound recording]

Creator:
De Laguna, Frederica 1906-2004  Search this
McClellan, Catharine  Search this
Performer:
Ellis, John  Search this
Johnson, Mrs. Chester  Search this
White, Charley  Search this
George, Annie  Search this
Italio, Frank  Search this
Bremmer, Helen  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel; 7 inch
Culture:
Yakutat Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Songs
Narration
Date:
1954
March 25 - May 7, 1954
Topic:
Yakutat Tlingit--Songs--Narration  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
De Laguna Sound Recording 7
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Frederica de Laguna Sound Recordings 1952-1973
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_271072

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