Scrapbook containing photographs, diary pages, and ephemera relating to 1935 expedition to the Lower Yukon Valley in Alaska.
Biographical / Historical:
Armand J. Eardley (1901-1972) was a geologist and professor at the University of Michigan and University of Utah. In 1935 he accompanied archaeologist Frederica de Laguna on an archaeological expedition to the Lower Yukon Valley in Alaska.
The expedition was sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania, and included Armand Eardley, Frederica de Laguna, Kenneth Gorton, and Norman Reynolds. The aim of the expedition was to investigate the possibility of finding ancient human remains in the Yukon Valley.
The National Anthropological Archives hold the papers of Frederica de Laguna.
The collection is open for research. Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Armand J. Eardley scrapbook relating to 1935 archaeological survey of the lower Yukon Valley, Alaska, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.