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Arthur Woodward

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Director:
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Dockstader, Frederick J.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994  Search this
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912  Search this
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862  Search this
Churchill, Clara G.  Search this
Harrington, M. R. (Mark Raymond), 1882-1971  Search this
Harvey, Byron  Search this
Emmons, George Thornton  Search this
Gridley, Marion E. (Marion Eleanor), 1906-1974  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Stiles, William F., 1912-1980  Search this
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954  Search this
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925  Search this
Waterman, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1885-1936  Search this
Harvey, Fred  Search this
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956  Search this
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965  Search this
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Collection Source:
Force, Roland W.  Search this
Burnett, Edwin K.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur Woodward (1898-1986) graduated from the University of California Berkeley in 1922 with studies in anthropology, history and English. Following his graduation, Woodward moved to New York City to pursue journalism and was hired by the Museum of the American Indian in 1926 as part of the scientific staff. There he shared an office with D. Cadzow and worked at MAI for two years until he was hired as Curator of History and Anthropology at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum.
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Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records / Series 6: Collectors
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Manuscript on the development of anthropology in the United States

Creator:
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908  Search this
Names:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
62 Pages
Container:
Box 2, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1891
Scope and Contents:
Draft of portion of work only. Prepared as introduction to catalog of exhibition at the World's Columbian Exposition.
Related Materials:
Apparently relates to Mason's letters described in GRSN 5850, 5851, 5854.
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Some materials are restricted.

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Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Manuscripts
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National Anthropological Archives
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Rough notes and drafts for history of Division of Ethnology

Creator:
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Rathbun, Richard  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology -- History  Search this
Addressee:
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
86 Pages (ca. 86 pages)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1906
Scope and Contents:
Attached to letter, Richard Rathbun to Otis Tufton Mason, June 9, 1906, calling for a history of the divisions of the Department of Anthroplogy.
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Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Anthropology—Manuscripts
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Part 4: Vaccines and Society

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-08-26T13:47:38.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
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National Museum of Natural History
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William C. Sturtevant papers

Topic:
Handbook of North American Indians
Creator:
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Names:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Six Nations  Search this
Extent:
220 Linear feet (The total extent of the collection is 191.41 linear feet (consisting of 473 document boxes and 2 record boxes) plus 254 sound recordings, 94 computer disks, 42 card file boxes, 85 oversize folders, 9 rolled items, 18 binder boxes, and 3 oversize boxes. Of the total extent, 4.79 linear feet (14 boxes) are restricted.)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Realia
Research
Notes
Office files
Theses
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Exhibition catalogs
Field notes
Clippings
Correspondence
Photographs
Microfilms
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Memorandums
Articles
Card files
Books
Artifacts
Negatives
Date:
1952-2007
Summary:
This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and other professional activities. The collection is comprised of books, sound recordings, research and field notes, realia, artifacts, clippings, microfilm, negatives, slides, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, memorandums, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, and bibliographies.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and his involvement in various professional activities. The collection is comprised of research and field notes, sound recordings, realia, clippings, negatives, slides, prints, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, memorandums, conference papers and meeting notes, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, bibliographies, student files such as class notes and papers from Sturtevant's years as an anthropology student, teaching materials including lecture notes and exams, daily planners, passports, military records, artwork including prints and lithographs, maps, and computer files.

The materials in this collection document Sturtevant's career as a preeminent North American ethnologist, museum curator, university professor, his role as General Editor of the Handbook of North American Indians, and his contributions to the field of Anthropology. From his early work with the Seminole Indians of Florida to his forays into Burma, and his decades-long study of how Native Americans have been depicted in artistic and popular culture, Sturtevant's diverse intellectual interests are represented in his research files. A copious note taker, Sturtevant captured his observations and opinions of everything from meetings with colleagues to museum exhibits. Sturtevant's commitment to the anthropological profession can be found in the notes and programs of the many conferences, symposiums, and lecture series he attended and at which he presented. He also held numerous leadership positions in various professional associations and sat on the board of directors/trustees for several cultural organizations including Survival International and the Museum of the American Indian-Heye Foundation. Sturtevant was respected for his vast knowledge of indigenous peoples and he received a voluminous amount of correspondence from colleagues who often included copies of their papers and grant proposals. He kept many of these works, which, it appears he used as reference material. Sturtevant's own work is reflected in his writings; he published over 200 scholarly papers, articles, and books.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
This collection is organized in 14 series: 1. Correspondence, 1951-2008; 2. Research Files, 1851, 1860s, 1880s, 1890, 1939-2006; 3. Writings, 1952-2006; 4. Professional Activities, 1952-2006; 5. Smithsonian, 1954-2008; 6. Handbook of North American Indians, 1971-2007; 7. Biographical Files, 1933-2007; 8. Student Files, 1944-1985; 9. Subject Files, 1902-2002; 10. Photographs, 1927-2004; 11. Artwork, 1699-1998; 12. Maps, 1949-1975; 13. Sound Recordings, 1950-2000; 14. Computer Files, 1987-2006.
Biographical/Historical note:
William C. Sturtevant (1926-2007), preeminent North American ethnologist, museum curator, and university professor, was best known for his contributions to Seminole ethnology, as curator of North American Ethnology in the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, and for his work as the general editor of the Handbook of North American Indians.

Sturtevant's passion for studying Native peoples began at a young age. In third grade "after a class on American Indians, he asked his father what kind of people study Indians, and his father replied, 'Anthropologists.' Sturtevant decided then that he would make anthropology his career" (Merrill 11). After graduating with honors from the University of California at Berkeley in 1949, Sturtevant went on to Yale University to complete his graduate work in anthropology. When it came time to decide on what area of North America he should focus his research, one of his faculty members at Yale, Irving Rouse, "suggested he consider the Seminoles of south Florida. By the end of his first fieldwork season, Sturtevant was convinced that the dearth of ethnographic information about these Seminoles and their status as one of the least acculturated of all North American Indian societies justified ethnographic research among them and offered the possibility of making an important contribution to North American ethnology" (Merrill 13). Sturtevant spent the summers of 1950 and 1951 conducting preliminary fieldwork among the Mikasuki-speaking Seminole and in 1952 he took up temporary residence at Big Cypress Reservation to undertake research for his dissertation, "The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices." This work focused on Seminole medicine, but also included Sturtevant's analysis of Seminole worldview, religion, history, inter-ethnic relations, material culture, economy, kinship, language, and social organization.

In 1954, while he was finishing his dissertation, Sturtevant made the transition from student of anthropology to professional anthropologist. He was hired as an instructor in Yale's Anthropology Department and began his career in museum work as an assistant curator of anthropology at the Yale Peabody Museum. After receiving his PhD from Yale in 1955, Sturtevant moved on to the Smithsonian Institution, where he accepted a position as a research anthropologist at the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE). This position afforded Sturtevant the chance to continue to explore his many research interests in ways that a full time professorship or museum curatorship could not. Over the next ten years he studied the Catawba in South Carolina; the Seneca and Cayuga nations of the Iroquois League in New York, Oklahoma, and Ontario; continued his work with the Seminole; visited European museums to examine early ethnographic examples and possible European prototypes of eastern North American Indian material culture; and spent a year in Burma. In 1963, Sturtevant and his wife, Theda Maw, the daughter of a prominent Burmese family, took their three young children to Burma so that they could visit with Maw's family. Sturtevant took this as an opportunity to branch out from his Native American research and spent the year visiting neighborhoods in Rangoon and villages in the surrounding countryside, examining archival materials, studying the Burmese language, learning about Burmese clothing and other aspects of the culture, and taking photographs. He also collected 386 items of clothing and other objects for the Smithsonian.

When Sturtevant returned from Burma, he found the BAE had been dissolved. In 1965, he was transferred from the now-defunct BAE to the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), where he became curator of North American Ethnology, a position he held for the next forty-two years. During his tenure at NMNH Sturtevant oversaw all the North American ethnology collections, planned exhibitions, served on committees, and sponsored interns and fellows. One of Sturtevant's primary duties at NMNH was serving as the General Editor of the Handbook of North American Indians, "a major multi-volume reference work summarizing anthropological, linguistic, and historical knowledge about native peoples north of Mexico" (Jackson). Each volume was designed to represent a geographic or topical area of Americanist study. As General Editor, Sturtevant selected volume editors, chapter authors, oversaw office staff, and proofread manuscripts over the course of production.

Besides focusing on the Handbook, much of Sturtevant's time was taken up by responsibilities he held outside the Institution. Sturtevant was extremely involved in professional anthropological associations and held many leadership positions. Fresh out of graduate school, he began a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the Anthropological Society of Washington in 1957. He later became a member of the executive committee of the Florida Anthropological Society, served as book-review editor and associate editor of the American Anthropologist from 1962-1968, was a member of the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Anthropological Research in Museums and was both vice president and president of the committee once it became the Council for Museum Anthropology, was on the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Archives, served three terms on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the American Indian-Heye Foundation from 1976-1982 and was appointed to a fourth term between 1984 and 1986, and sat on the Board of Directors of Survival International from 1982-1988. He was President of the American Society for Ethnohistory, the American Ethnological Society, the American Anthropological Association, and the Anthropological Society of Washington. Sturtevant also taught classes at Johns Hopkins University as an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology, served as a consultant on exhibits at other museums, and reviewed manuscripts for scholarly publications.

Sturtevant remained active in the profession throughout his later years. After divorcing Theda Maw in 1986, he married Sally McLendon, a fellow anthropologist, in 1990 and they undertook several research projects together. Sturtevant was recognized for his dedication and contributions to the field of anthropology in 1996 when he was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters by Brown University, and in 2002 when his colleagues published a festschrift in his honor, Anthropology, History, and American Indians: Essays in Honor of William Curtis Sturtevant.

Sturtevant died on March 2, 2007 at the Collingswood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rockville, MD after suffering from emphysema.

Sources Consulted

Estrada, Louie. 2007. William C. Sturtevant; Expert on Indians. Washington Post, March 17. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/16/AR2007031602273.html, accessed August 31, 2012.

Jackson, Jason Baird. 2007. William C. Sturtevant (1926-2007). http://museumanthropology.blogspot.com/2007/03/william-c-sturtevant-1926-2007.html, accessed August 31, 2012.

Merrill, William L. 2002. William Curtis Sturtevant, Anthropologist. In Anthropology, History, and American Indians: Essays in Honor of William Curtis Sturtevant. William L. Merrill and Ives Goddard, eds. Pp. 11-36. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

1926 -- Born July 26 in Morristown, NJ

1944 -- Entered the University of California at Berkeley as a second-semester freshman

1944 -- Attended summer school at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City where he took courses on Mexican archaeology and South American ethnology

1945 -- Drafted into the United States Navy

1946 -- Received an honorable discharge from the Navy with the rank of pharmacist's mate third class and returned to UC Berkeley

1947 -- Attended the University of New Mexico's summer field school in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

1949 -- January: Received his Bachelor's degree with honors in anthropology from UC Berkeley

1949 -- Began graduate studies at Yale University

1950-1951 -- Spent the summers of 1950 and 1951 in Florida conducting fieldwork among the Mikasuki-speaking Seminole

1951 -- Conducted his first research study of the Iroquois, a classification of Seneca musical instruments, their construction and use, with Harold Conklin

1952 -- May: Moved to Big Cypress Reservation in Florida to conduct research for his dissertation. He focused on Seminole medicine, but also collected physical anthropological data such as blood-type frequencies, handedness, and color blindness

1952 -- July 26: Married Theda Maw

1954 -- Hired by Yale University as an instructor in the Department of Anthropology and as an assistant curator of anthropology in the Yale Peabody Museum

1955 -- Received PhD in anthropology from Yale University

1956 -- Joined the staff of the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) as a research anthropologist

1957 -- Began a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the Anthropological Society of Washington

1957 -- Traveled to Rock Hill, South Carolina to collect linguistic data from Sam Blue, the last member of the Catawba tribe to have maintained some proficiency in the Catawba language. While there, he made a small collection of Catawba pottery for the United States National Museum

1957-1958 -- Spent seven weeks continuing his research among the New York Seneca

1959 -- Returned to Florida to study Seminole ethnobotany. He also collected ethnographic materials, especially objects made for the tourist market, which he deposited in the United States National Museum

1959-1960 -- Member of the executive committee of the Florida Anthropological Society

1960 -- July and August: Visited 17 European museums to examine early ethnographic examples and possible European prototypes of eastern North American Indian material culture

1961-1962 -- Spent the summers of these years conducting ethnographic fieldwork among the Seneca-Cayuga in Oklahoma

1962 -- October: Visited the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario, Canada to conduct fieldwork among the Seneca and Cayuga there

1962-1968 -- Book-review editor and associate editor of the American Anthropologist

1963 -- October: Spent the year in Burma; visited neighborhoods in Rangoon and villages in the surrounding countryside, examined photographs in several archives, studied the Burmese language, and read extensively about the country's history and culture. Assembled notes on Burmese clothing and other aspects of the culture, took hundreds of photographs, and made a collection of 386 items of clothing and other objects for the Smithsonian

1964 -- Visited Inle Lake in the Southern Shan States southeast of Mandalay, where he examined local approaches to artificial island agriculture

1964-1981 -- Became a member of the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Anthropological Research in Museums, which became the Council for Museum Anthropology in 1974. Sturtevant was the Council's first vice president, serving two terms between 1974 and 1978, and was its president from 1978 to 1981

1965 -- Became curator of North American Ethnology in the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History after the dissolution of the BAE

1965-1966 -- President of the American Society for Ethnohistory

1966 -- Named the editor of the Handbook of North American Indians

1967-1968 -- Fulbright scholar and lecturer at Oxford University's Institute of Social Anthropology

1969 -- Began serving on the American Anthropological Association's Committee on Archives

1974-1989 -- Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University

1976-1982 -- Served three terms on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the American Indian-Heye Foundation and was appointed to a fourth term between 1984 and 1986

1977 -- President of the American Ethnological Society

1980-1981 -- President of the American Anthropological Association

1981 -- Spent part of the spring semester at the University of California Berkeley as a Regents Lecturer

1982-1988 -- Board of Directors of Survival International

1986 -- Divorced Theda Maw

1986-1987 -- Smithsonian Fellow at Oxford University's Worcester College

1990 -- Married Sally McLendon

1992 -- President of the Anthropological Society of Washington

1996 -- Awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters at Brown University

2007 -- Died March 2 in Rockville, MD
Related Materials:
Other materials relating to William C. Sturtevant at the National Anthropological Archives are included in the following collections:

Manuscript 4504

Manuscript 4595

Manuscript 4806

Manuscript 4821

Manuscript 4972

Manuscript 7045

Photo Lot 59

Photo Lot 79-51

Photo Lot 80-3

Photo Lot 81R

Photo Lot 86-68 (6)

Photo Lot 86-68 (7)

American Society for Ethnohistory records

Committee on Anthropological Research in Museum Records

Handbook of North American Indians records

Records of the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History

Gordon Davis Gibson Papers, Sound Recordings

SPC Se Powhatan Confederacy Mattapony BAE No # 01790700

DOE Oceania:Amer Poly:Hi:Hawaiian Helmet:Sturtevant 04913800

DOE Oceania:Amer Poly:Hi:Hawaiian Helmet:Sturtevant 04913900

DOE Oceania:Amer Poly:Hi:Hawaiian Helmet:Sturtevant 04914000

Negative MNH 1530

Negative MNH 1530 B

Sturtevant is listed as a correspondent in the following NAA collections:

Administrative file, 1949-1965, Records of the Bureau of American Ethnology

John Lawrence Angel Papers

James Henri Howard Papers

Donald Jayne Lehmer Papers

John Victor Murra Papers

Records of the Society for American Archaeology

Albert Clanton Spaulding Papers

Waldo Rudolph Wedel and Mildred Mott Wedel Papers

Copies of sound recordings made by William C. Sturtevant can be found at The California Language Archive at UC Berkeley in two collections, The William Sturtevant collection of Creek/Seminole sound recordings, which includes 31 minutes of Northern Muskogean linguistic field recordings from 1951, and The William Sturtevant collection of Mikasuki sound recordings, which includes 33 minutes of Mikasuki linguistic field recordings from 1951. Two sound tape reels of Seminole music Sturtevant recorded in Florida in 1951 can be found at Wesleyan University's World Music Archives. Folk songs on these recordings include "Scalping Sickness," "Bear Sickness with blowing," "Bear sickness without blowing," "Lullaby," "Feather Dance," "Snake Dance," and "Crazy Dance." Performers include Josie Billie, Lee Cypress, Harvey Jumper, Boy Jim, Charlie (Johnny?) Cypress, Little Tiger Tail, Billy Ossiola, and Charlie Billy Boy.
Separated Materials:
One video tape, "Seminole History and Tradition", was transferred to the Human Studies Film Archives. Series 2.2, Tukabahchee Plate: Glass negative of spectrogram from FBI (Box 135), removed for storage with other glass plate negatives.
Provenance:
These papers were transferred to the National Anthropological Archives by the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History.
Restrictions:
Files containing Sturtevant's students' grades have been restricted, as have his students' and colleagues' grant and fellowships applications. Restricted files were separated and placed at the end of their respective series in boxes 87, 264, 322, 389-394, 435-436, 448, 468, and 483. For preservation reasons, his computer files are also restricted. Seminole sound recordings are restricted. Access to the William C. Sturtevant Papers requires an apointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
History  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Realia
Research
Notes
Office files
Theses
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Exhibition catalogs
Field notes
Clippings
Correspondence
Photographs
Microfilms
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Memorandums
Articles
Card files
Books
Artifacts
Negatives
Citation:
William C. Sturtevant papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2008-24
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Curator Doug Owsley and Archaeological Dig Team Member Examine Bone at Antietam

Author:
Strauss, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Owsley, Douglas W  Search this
Anthropology, Division of  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
United States
Antietam National Battlefield (Md.)
Date:
August 1988
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Archaeologists  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Bones  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
History  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-2226
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13018

Man from the farthest past by Carl Whiting Bishop ... with the collaboration of Charles Greeley Abbot ... and Aleš Hrdlička

Author:
Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942  Search this
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley),) 1872-1973  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Physical description:
6 preliminary leaves, iii, 375 pages color frontispiece, illustrations (including map) 100 plates (some color) on 65 leaves 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
1930
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Civilization--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Prehistoric peoples  Search this
Civilization--history  Search this
Call number:
GN738 .B54
GN738.B54
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_23492

Culture & history

Title:
Culture and history
Author:
Københavns universitet Center for sammenlignende kulturforskning  Search this
Københavns universitet Humanistiske forskningscenter  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1987
1987-
Topic:
History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Call number:
D1 .C968
D1.C968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374486

Other histories / edited by Kirsten Hastrup

Author:
Hastrup, Kirsten  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 133 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Europe
Date:
1992
Topic:
History--Philosophy  Search this
History--Methodology  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
History  Search this
Philosophy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_483956

Gradhiva

Author:
Musée de l'homme (Muséum national d'histoire naturelle) Département d'archives de l'ethnologie  Search this
Musée du quai Branly  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1986
C1986-
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Anthropology--History  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_425485

Man from the farthest past by Carl Whiting Bishop ... with the collaboration of Charles Greeley Abbot ... and Aleš Hrdlička .

Author:
Bishop, Carl Whiting 1881-1942  Search this
Author:
Abbot, C. G (Charles Greeley) 1872-1973  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš 1869-1943  Search this
Physical description:
6 preliminary leaves, iii, 375 pages color frontispiece, illustrations (including map) 100 plates (some color) on 65 leaves 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Date:
1930
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Civilization--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Prehistoric peoples  Search this
Civilization--history  Search this
Call number:
GN738 .B54
GN738.B62
GN738.B54
Q1.S664 v.7
GN738.B62
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_40341
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The myth of the noble savage / Ter Ellingson

Author:
Ellingson, Terry Jay  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2001
©2001
Topic:
Anthropology--Philosophy  Search this
Noble savage stereotype  Search this
Noble savage stereotype in literature  Search this
Racism in anthropology--History  Search this
Anthropologie--Philosophie  Search this
Bon sauvage  Search this
Bon sauvage dans la littérature  Search this
Racisme en anthropologie--Histoire  Search this
Racism in anthropology  Search this
Edler Wilder  Search this
Anthropologie  Search this
Literatur  Search this
De edele wilde  Search this
Mythevorming  Search this
Culturele antropologie  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_628644

Memories from Half a Century at the Smithsonian

Creator:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- History  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of Natural History. Department of Anthropology -- History  Search this
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound tape reels (analog, 7 1/2 ips, 7 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Sound recordings
Date:
January 11, 1978
Scope and Contents:
A talk at one of the regular colloquia of the Department of Anthropology. Recollections include references to Henry B. Collins, Walter Hough, Ales Hrdlicka, and others.Two original reels, #1 and #2, and one reel use copy.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7121
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Manuscript 7121, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7121
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7121

MS 7102 Record of physical anthropological measurements of Henry B. Collins

Creator:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Connolly, Cornelius J. (Cornelius Joseph), 1883-1954  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
Summer, 1924
Scope and Contents:
On USNM form. Face mask of Collins made at same time now in division of physical anthropology.
Biographical / Historical:
Stewart says Hrdlicka held informal sessions to instruct those in taking measurements. This was one such session.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7102
Topic:
Anthropology, history of  Search this
Anthropology, physical -- anthropometry  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7102, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7102
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7102

MS 7099 Correspondence and other documents relating to the Zimmerman collection of archaeological specimens and its transfer to the University of Alaska Museum

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Botany  Search this
Correspondent:
Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-  Search this
Dixon, E. James  Search this
Names:
University of Alaska Museum  Search this
Zimmerman Collection  Search this
Extent:
71 Pages
Culture:
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
May 1976-1978
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence between the NMNH Department of Anthropology and the University of Alaska, principals being William W. Fitzhugh and E. James Dixon, together with Dixon's "Current Archeological Concerns of the University of Alaska Museum." Also includes a copy of a catalog of the Zimmerman collection.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7099
Topic:
Anthropology, history of  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7099, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7099
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7099

MS 7068 History of the International Congress of Americanists, 1874-1900

Creator:
Wilson, Thomas, 1832-1902  Search this
Names:
International Congress of Americanists  Search this
Extent:
82 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes brief introduction; summaries of meetings with list of those attending from the U.S. and list of papers read; and note of Walter Hough identifying it as a Wilson manuscript.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7068
Local Note:
Typescript document
Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7068, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7068
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7068

MS 7045 Sound recordings and transcripts of proceedings of Conference on Smithsonian Research Program on Changing Cultures

Creator:
Conference on Smithsonian Research Program on Changing Cultures Washington, D.C.  Search this
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995  Search this
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Extent:
249 Pages
7 Items (tapes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
April 10-12, 1966
Biographical / Historical:
Conference on urgent anthropology sponsored by Wenner Gren Foundation, chaired by Sol Tax and William C. Sturtevant.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7045
Local Note:
7 in. reel to reel tape
Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7045, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7045
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7045

MS 3619 Listings of research projects and field notes of James Mooney, presumably prepared by himself

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
American Indian -- Southern Plains  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Contents: "Ethnological Material of James Mooney." Washington, 1894, 13 pages, typed. "Ethnologic Material of James Mooney--Cherokee, South Atlantic, Kiowa and Southern Plains, Synonymy, Miscellaneous." Washington, January, 1903, 10 pages typed.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3619
Topic:
Anthropology, history of  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3619, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3619
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3619
Online Media:

MS 2009-15 May Mayko Ebihara oral history interviews with anthropologists

Creator:
Ebihara, May, 1934-2005  Search this
Interviewee:
Arensberg, Conrad M. (Conrad Maynadier), 1910-1997  Search this
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Davenport, William  Search this
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997  Search this
Foster, George McClelland, 1913-  Search this
Hanks, Jane Richardson, 1908-2014  Search this
Hanks, L. M.  Search this
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979  Search this
Hockett, Charles  Search this
Kirsch, Thomas G.  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn  Search this
Mandelbaum, David G.  Search this
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
Meggitt, Mervyn J., 1924-  Search this
Miller, Robert J., 1923-1994  Search this
Miller, Beatrice Diamond, 1919-  Search this
Miner, Horace M.  Search this
Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985  Search this
Murphy, Robert  Search this
Murra, John V. (John Victor), 1916-2006  Search this
Posposil, Leopold  Search this
Rouse, Irving, 1913-2006  Search this
Sharp, Lauriston  Search this
Shils, Edward, 1910-1995  Search this
Smith, Robert J.  Search this
Names:
Columbia University. Department of Anthropology  Search this
University of Chicago. Department of Anthropology  Search this
University of Michigan. Department of Anthropology  Search this
University of Pennsylvania. Department of Anthropology  Search this
French, David H. (David Heath), 1918-  Search this
Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939  Search this
Stern, Theodore, 1917-  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (document box and 34 sound cassettes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Date:
circa 1959-1986
Scope and Contents:
May Mayko Ebihara's oral history interviews with Conrad Arensberg (3/7/84); Harold Conklin (1/26/82); William Davenport (8/19/82); James B. Griffin (10/7/81); Jane Richardson Hanks (8/6/82); Lucien M. Hanks (8/7/82); Robert Heizer and George Foster (10/2/74); Charles Hocket (8/25/81); Thomas Kirsch (8/25/81); Alfred Kroeber, et al. on Sapir (dub 5/11/1959); Floyd Lounsbury (1/27/82); David Mandelbaum (11/9/78); Margaret Mead (12/8/66); Mervyn Meggitt; Robert and Beatrice Miller (7/29/86); Horace Miner (10/7/81); George P. Murdock (8/20/82); Robert Murphy (10/17/80); John V. Murra (8/24/81); Leopold Pospisil (1/28/82); Irving Rouse (1/27/82); Lauriston Sharp (5/6/82); Edward Shils (11/19/83); Robert J. Smith (8/26/81). Also includes typewritten transcripts for some of the above, as well as for interviews with Theodore Stern and David H. French. The collection also contains notes on anthropology departments at Columbia University, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, and University of Pennsylvania.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2009-15
Other Archival Materials:
May Ebihara's Reed College bachelor's thesis (1955), "An Ethnohistorical Study of the Shoshoni Indians of the Northern Basin," was received with the collection and transferred to the John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology.
Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Citation:
Manuscript 2009-15, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2009-15
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2009-15

MS 7307 The Alaska-Smithsonian connection: anthropological aspects 1859-1900

Creator:
Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution -- Alaska  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Associates  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Biographical / Historical:
William Fitzhugh delivered this paper before Smithsonian Associates and faculty of the University of Alaska in Fairbanks on September 23, 1980, and to the Historical and Fine Arts Society in Anchorage on September 25, 1980.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7307
Local Note:
Xerox copy of typescript
Topic:
Anthropology -- History  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7307, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7307
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7307

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