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Papua New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1993
bulk 1953-1968
Scope and Contents:
The Papua New Guinea subseries consists of research materials on the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Included are field notes, language materials, bibliographies, grant documents and research proposals, genealogy data, long reports and patrol reports, punch cards, and TAT (thematic apperception test) protocols. There is material from several research projects including the Committee on New Guinea Studies (CONGS), the Kainantu Blood Group Study, and the New Guinea Religions Project. Watson's wife, Virginia Drew Watson, also has research material in this series. Language documentation includes lexicons and notes about Agarabi, Auyana, Awa, Tairora, Gadsup, and Tok Pisin. Subseries is arranged alphabetically.
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.2003-15, Subseries 1.4
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National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1955
Collection Restrictions:
The Robert Francis Maher papers is open for research. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Robert Francis Maher papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1997-02, Subseries 1.1
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National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1970
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.2003-15, Subseries 7.3
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National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 114
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1960s-circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Images are unidentifed, but primarily consist of people in ceremonial or traditional dress. 35mm Slides.
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Stirling, Marion  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1925-1996, undated
bulk 1925-1928
Scope and Contents:
Subseries 1.1 Papua New Guinea, 1925-1996 and undated, comprises of materials related to the 1925-1927 American-Dutch Expedition to Papua New Guinea led by Matthew Stirling. This expedition was the first to use a hydroplane to explore the interior of Dutch New Guinea. Materials include field notes, journals, correspondence, photographs, reports, clippings, and ephemera.

Subseries 1.1.1 Field notes and other documents, includes accounting of expenses, timelines, maps, ethnographic notes, vocabularies, and weather reports in addition to various journals and journal compilations and copies by both Stirling and Stanley Hedberg. Subseries 1.1.2 Correspondence primarily includes letters from Matthew Stirling to his family and letters from Stanley Hedberg to Matthew and Mrs. Stirling (Matthew's mother). Letters deal with the expedition itself along with logistics for the ensuing film/lecture tour "By Aeroplane to Pygmyland." Subseries 1.1.3 Lecture tour, press, and miscellaneous items, contains more press and schedules for the lecture tour, in addition to other miscellaneous materials related to the New Guinea expedition including research materials and articles about the expedition from the 1970s. Subseries 1.1.4 Photographs, contains photographs from the expedition including travel to and from New Guinea.
Arrangement:
Arranged in 4 subseries: 1.1.1 Field notes and other documents, 1925-1927; 1.1.2 Correspondence, 1921-1933, undated; 1.1.3 Lecture tour, press, and miscellaneous items, 1921-1996, undated; 1.1.4 Photographs, 1925-1927, undated.

All subseries are arranged chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers are open for research.

The scrapbooks listed in Series 1.7 are restricted due to preservation concerns. Please contact the reference archivist for more information.

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Collection Citation:
Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2016-24, Subseries 1.1
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Papua/New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1969-circa 1971
undated
Scope and Contents:
This sub-series documents aspects of Carpenter's research into Papua New Guinea. It consists mostly of correspondence, drafts, drawings, maps, notes, and reports, as well as photographs of artifacts and of unnamed Papuan individuals.
Arrangement:
The material in this sub-series is arranged alphabetically.
Collection 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.

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Collection Citation:
Edmund Snow Carpenter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2017-27, Subseries 1.2
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National Anthropological Archives
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Air Niugini (Papua, New Guinea)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer F1A, Folder 312875-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Archives Reading Room at the Museum in Washington, DC. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Reference Desk.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Papua New Guinea: Batainabura, Barabuna

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 110
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1977 November
Scope and Contents:
Images of Batainabura and Barabuna peoples, gardens and streams, and individuals identified as Becky, Larry George, and Rob. 17 35mm slides.
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea: bethrothed woman

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 110
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
circa 1950s
Scope and Contents:
Includes letter by Watson with description of photographs. 6 prints.
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Air Niugini (Papua, New Guinea)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Archives Reading Room at the Museum in Washington, DC. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Reference Desk.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Papua & New Guinea

Collection Creator::
McClure, Floyd Alonzo, 1897-1970  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90028, Floyd Alonzo McClure Papers
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Papua New Guinea Highlands

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 109
Type:
Archival materials
Maps
Date:
circa 1960s
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea, 1983

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Container:
Box 15 of 19
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 430, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Chairmen's Records
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Papua New Guinea: banis stakes, spades, and digging sticks

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 110
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
1968
1973
Scope and Contents:
Contains two sets of 12 prints, and two separate letters referencing the prints from Harold Nelson from 1968 February 23 and 1973 January 8. One set is annotated.
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Papua New Guinea: taro garden on the rocks

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 110
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1977 November
Scope and Contents:
19 35mm slides
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea map index

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 109
Type:
Archival materials
Maps
Date:
1970
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Papua New Guinea, 1997-2000

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Container:
Box 11 of 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2018; Transferring office; 11/21/2011 memorandum, Yowell to Hall; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-060, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Departmental Records
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Departmental Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Papua New Guinea, 1991-2002

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 4/23/2001 memorandum, Johnstone to Seefeldt; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-242, Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations, Country Files
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Country Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Melanesia and Papua New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 53
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual materials with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Herbert Waide Hemphill papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Herbert Waide Hemphill papers, 1776-1998, bulk 1876-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Hays, Terence: Field notes, Papua New Guinea

Collection Creator:
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 29
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1972
Collection Restrictions:
Some research proposals not authored by Watson are restricted until 2083.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
James B. Watson papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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