Quimby, George I. (George Irving), 1913-2003 Search this
0.21 Linear feet
circa 1935-circa 1978
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists entirely of Quimby's correspondence. Correspondents include: Glenn A. Black, Douglas S. Byers, Henry B. Collins, Jr., Fay-Cooper Cole, Claude Desgoffe, Frederick H. Douglas, Gordon F. Ekholm, Charles H. Fairbanks, R. A. Gibson, Gutorm Gjessing, John M. Goggin, E. M. Greenman, Carl E. Guthe, A. Irving Hallowell, Robert F. Heizer, Diamond Jenness, Volney H. Jones, Alfred L. Kroeber, Frederica de Laguna, Ralph Linton, J. Alden Mason, Richard G. Morgan, Robert Stuart Neitzel, Robert E. Ritzenthaler, Carl P. Russell, Carl Schuster, Cahrles E. Snow, William Snyder Webb, Ernest W. Young, and George Zak.
Arranged by correspondent.
George Irving Quimby, Jr., a North American archaeologist and museum director, conducted fieldwork in Michigan (1935-63), Wisconsin (1936), Hudson Bay (1939), Louisiana (1940-41), New Mexico (1947), and Lake Superior (1956-61).
1913 -- Born May 4th in Grand Rapids, Michigan
1936 -- B.A., University of Michigan
1937 -- M.A., University of Michigan
1938-1939 -- Graduate studies, University of Chicago
1940 -- Married October 13th to Helen M. Ziehm
1939-1941 -- State supervisor, Louisiana State Archaeological Survey, Louisiana State University
1941-1942 -- Director, Muskegon County Museum, Muskegon, Michigan
1942-1943 -- Assistant Curator of North American Archaeology and Ethnology, Field Museum of Natural History
1943-1954 -- Curator of Exhibits, Anthropology, Chicago Museum of Natural History
1952 -- Fulbright Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Norway
1954-1965 -- Curator of North American Archaeology and Ethnology, Chicago Museum of Natural History
1965-? -- Research Associate, Chicago Museum of Natural History Professor of Anthropology, Washington State University Curator of Anthropology, Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington
1968-1978 -- Director, Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum
The George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers are open for research. Access to the George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers requires an appointment.
George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution