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"Census of the Davis Inlet and Barren Ground bands in 1928(?)"

Collection Creator:
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Container:
Box 18
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Lists the people in each band. Includes typescripts from an unidentified manuscript. Two genealogical tables are in the map drawer.
Collection Restrictions:
The William Duncan Strong papers are open for research.

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Collection Citation:
William Duncan Strong papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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William Duncan Strong papers / Series 3: Materials relating to field work / 1927-1928, Rawson-MacMillan expedition:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31f1b64dc-b640-4a54-85b8-0662527db4c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1974-28-ref285

Robert Francis Maher papers

Creator:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987  Search this
Extent:
7 Sound recordings
6.38 Linear feet (13 boxes)
Culture:
Purari (Papua New Guinea people)  Search this
Namau  Search this
Ifugao (Philippine people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Photographs
Manuscripts
Maps
Field notes
Genealogical tables
Correspondence
Place:
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Date:
1944-1987
bulk 1954-1987
Summary:
Robert Francis Maher (1922-1987) was an anthropologist with the University of Western Michigan whose work focused on Oceania. The collection documents his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Robert F. Maher document his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.

The Papua New Guinea research files primarily consist of Maher's fieldwork diary from 1954-1955. Included with the diary is an annotated partial typescript transcription. Other material includes excavation notes and dwelling information. There is also census material from Tommy Kabu about a work area known as Rabia Camp. The diary describes Maher's time with Tommy Kabu at Rabia Camp and Port Moresby, as well as his time in the Purari Delta.

The Philippines research files include field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, and research files. The field notes contain detailed reports on pottery, tools, and agricultural and social aspects of the Ifugao province. The census data chiefly contains undated questionnaires filled out by residents of different Ifugao villages. The research files contain reports along with correspondence. Some of the fieldwork reports, along with census data and genealogy charts, were probably authored by two of Maher's research assistants, Emilio Pagada and Ben Pitpitunge.

The bulk of the correspondence is professional in nature, and primarily concern his work in the Philippines. Included is correspondence with anthropologists Harold C. Conklin, William A. Longacre, Daniel J. Scheans, Richard Shutler, and Wilheim G. Solheim. Also included are letters from Tommy Kabu.

The sound recordings contain 5 magnetic tape reels (3 in.) likely recorded in the Ifugao Provice of the Philippines.

The photographs and slides are unprocessed.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 6 series:

Series 1: Research, 1944, 1954-1985

Series 2: Correspondence, 1953-1987

Series 3: Writings, 1961-1983

Series 4: Writings by Others, circa 1950s - circa 1980s

Series 5: Sound Recordings, undated

Series 6: Photographs
Biographical Note:
Robert F. Maher was born in Eldora, Iowa in 1922. He studied anthropology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and received his B.S. in 1948, his M.A. in 1950, and his Ph.D. in 1958. He was an instructor at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee in 1953-1954, and at DePauw University in 1956-1957. He joined the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University in 1957 and became professor of anthropology there in 1966. In 1967, he became the first chairman of the UWM department of Anthropology. He remained at UWM until he died.

Most of Maher's publications concern his work in Oceania. In 1954-1955, as a Ford Foundation fellow he began research on the Namau, the people of the Purari Delta in Papua New Guinea, concentrating on culture change and, in particular, on the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement. In 1961, he published New Men of Papua: A Study in Cultural Change which earned him the Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award for outstanding social science. He returned to Papua New Guinea in 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, and 1983, often only staying there for a small amount of time.

In 1960-1961, Maher began a Senior Fulbright Research Grant funded study of the ethnological and archeological history of the Ifugao region of the Philippines. He returned to that area in 1973, 1975, 1978, and 1982. While in Ifugao, Maher conducted cultural studies and excavations in eleven villages and over four agricultural districts including the Banaue, Burnay, and Kiangan districts.

Maher also carried out ethnological and archeological work in the United States. He was a member of the University of Wisconsin Chippewa Reservation Research Project in 1951-1952, and he and his students worked with the Potowatomi of Michigan from 1959 forward. In 1952, he was an assistant director of excavations at the Black Widow site in South Dakota for the River Basin Surveys. He also carried out archeological work in Wisconsin and at Aztalan in the Southwest. Outside the United States, he carried out a survey of villages in Okyama Prefecture in Japan in 1960.

Maher died of cancer in 1987 shortly before he was due to retire after 30 years of teaching. The University of Western Michigan has established an anthropology scholarship in his name.

Sources Consulted:

Solheim, Wilhelm G. 1967 Robert F. Maher 1922-1987. Asian Perspectives 27(1).

Chronology

1922 -- Born on July 14 in Eldora, Iowa

1948 -- B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconson at Madison

1950 -- M.S. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison

1953-1954 -- Instructor at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

1954-1955 -- Fieldwork in Papua New Guinea

1956-1957 -- Instructor at DePauw University

1958 -- Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison

1959-1960 -- Research on the Potawatomi in Michigan

1960 -- Fieldwork in Okayama Prefecture, Japan

1960-1961 -- Fieldwork in the Philippines

1961 -- Published New Men of Papua

1966-1987 -- Professor at Western Michigan University

1973 -- Fieldwork in the Philippines Fieldwork in Papua New Guinea

1974 -- Fieldwork in Papua New Guinea

1975 -- Fieldwork in the Philippines

1976 -- Fieldwork in Papua New Guinea

1978 -- Fieldwork in Papua New Guinea Fieldwork in the Philippines

1982 -- Fieldwork in Papua New Guinea Fieldwork in the Philippines

1983 -- Fieldwork in Papua New Guinea

1987 -- Died of cancer on March 26
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Robert Maher's wife, Lee Maher, in 1988.
Restrictions:
The Robert Francis Maher papers are open for research. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

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Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Manuscripts
Sound recordings
Maps
Field notes
Genealogical tables
Correspondence
Citation:
Robert Francis Maher papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1997-02
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32610a2a9-8cc5-45e3-810c-30fd6df16649
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1997-02
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Claude Buck papers, 1912-1982

Creator:
Buck, Claude, 1890-1974  Search this
Jane Freeman Gallery (La Mesa, Calif.)  Search this
Subject:
Bontoux, August  Search this
Cox, Kenyon  Search this
Carlsen, Dines  Search this
Carlsen, Emil  Search this
Polasek, Albin  Search this
Bellows, George  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Painting, American -- California -- Santa Cruz  Search this
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Symbolism  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Audio - Visual  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5689
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208524
AAA_collcode_buckclau
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208524

Almanac de Gotha Pour l' année MDCCXCI

Engraver:
Endner, Gustav Georg 1754-1824  Search this
Printer:
Reyher, Jean Christophe  Search this
Physical description:
[50], 84, [16], 93, [27] pages, [3] leaves of plates (2 folded) illustrations, genealogical tables 11 cm. (24mo)
Type:
Genealogy
Almanacs, German
Place:
Europe
Date:
1791
Topic:
Nobility  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Call number:
AY851 .A56 1791
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_931221

A Victorian album : Julia Margaret Cameron and her circle / edited by Graham Ovenden ; introductory essay by David Cecil

Editor:
Ovenden, Graham  Search this
Writer of introductory essay:
Cecil, David 1902-1986  Search this
Subject:
Cameron, Julia Margaret 1815-1879 Friends and associates  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 252 pages : chiefly illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Portraits
Biographies
Place:
Great Britain
Grande-Bretagne
Date:
1975
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Portraits (Photographie)  Search this
Friendship  Search this
Fotografie  Search this
Biographies  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.C18 O9
TR647.C182O9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_75280

Quakers in science and industry : being an account of the Quaker contributions to science and industry during the 17th and 18th centuries /

Author:
Raistrick, Arthur  Search this
Physical description:
361 pages illustrations, genealogical tables, plates, portraits 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1950
[1950]
Topic:
Society of Friends  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Quakers  Search this
Industries--History  Search this
Religiao E Ciencia  Search this
Industries  Search this
Call number:
BX7676 .R3X
BX7676.R3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_56592

Pertemuan Ilmiah Arkeologi IV, Cipanas 3-9 Maret 1986

Author:
Pertemuan Ilmiah Arkeologi (4th : 1986 : Cipanas, Indonesia)  Search this
Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional (Indonesia)  Search this
Physical description:
<volumes 1; volumes 2, parts A-B; volumes 3-[6]; in 7> illustrations, genealogical table, maps, plans 24 cm
Type:
Books
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Indonesia
Date:
1986
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561746

Gainsborough's family / Hugh Belsey

Author:
Belsey, Hugh  Search this
Gainsborough's House Society  Search this
Subject:
Gainsborough, Thomas 1727-1788 Family  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Portraits
Place:
England
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Portraits, English  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.G141 B45 1988
N40.1.G141B45 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_383744

Chroniques de la Mauritanie sénégalaise Nacer Eddine. Texte arabe, traduction et notice

Author:
Ismail Hamid  Search this
Author:
al-Wālid ibn al-Muṣṭafa, al-Dīmāni  Search this
Muḥammad ibn Sa'id, al-Yiddālī  Search this
Subject:
Nāṣr al-Dīn Abū Bakr ibn Abhum  Search this
Physical description:
271 pages, [104] pages folded genealogical tables 26 cm
Type:
Books
Genealogy
History
Place:
Mauritanie
Mauritania
Date:
1911
Topic:
Berbers  Search this
France. Mauritanie. Histoire  Search this
Berbères  Search this
Mauritanie--Histoire  Search this
Genealogy  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273728

Les états hindouisés d'Indochine et d'Indonésie par G. Cœdès

Author:
Cœdès, George  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 466 pages folded maps, folded genealogical tables 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
East Asia
Indonésie
Indochine
Date:
1948
Topic:
East Indians  Search this
History  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Call number:
DS514 .C6X 1948
DS514.C6X 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_252848

The House of Stuart

Author:
Gransby, David  Search this
Subject:
Stuart, House of  Search this
Physical description:
20 unnumbered pages (chiefly portraits (some color), genealogical table). 17 x 21 cm
Type:
Books
Portraits
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1969
1968 [i.e. 1969]
Topic:
Kings and rulers  Search this
Call number:
DA758.3.S8 G7X
DA758.3.S8G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_14877

The Dedham Pottery and the earlier Robertson's Chelsea potteries, by Lloyd E. Hawes. With contributions from Marion K. Conant, Paul F. Evans and Nina Fletcher Little

Author:
Hawes, Lloyd E. 1912-1988  Search this
Dedham Historical Society (Mass.)  Search this
Physical description:
52 pages illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical table, portraits 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1968
Topic:
Dedham pottery  Search this
Call number:
NK4340.D4 H39
NK4340.D4H39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1192

These ghosts are family a novel Maisy Card

Author:
Card, Maisy  Search this
Physical description:
271 pages genealogical table 22 cm
Type:
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Fictional Work
Family histories
Novels
Gothic fiction
Domestic fiction
Jamaican fiction
Histoires familiales
Romans
Place:
Jamaica
United States
England
Jamaïque
États-Unis
Angleterre
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2020
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
Fatherless families  Search this
Grief  Search this
Absence and presumption of death  Search this
Jamaicans  Search this
Familles sans père  Search this
Chagrin  Search this
Jamaïquains  Search this
FICTION / African American / General  Search this
FICTION / Literary  Search this
FICTION / Family Life / General  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Family members  Search this
Death  Search this
Truthfulness and falsehood  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Mœurs et coutumes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153803

Narrative pasts : the making of a Muslim community in Gujarat, c. 1400-1650 / Jyoti Gulati Balachandran

Author:
Balachandran, Jyoti Gulati  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xv, 226 pages) : illustrations, genealogical tables, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Gujarat (India)
India
Gujarat
Date:
2020
To 1500
16th century
17th century
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
DS485.G865 B26 2020 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151292

The Venetian bride : bloodlines and blood feuds in venice and its empire / Patricia Fortini Brown

Author:
Fortini Brown, Patricia  Search this
Subject:
Turriano, Gerolamo 1444-1506 Family  Search this
Turriano, Gerolamo 1444-1506 Marriage  Search this
Bembo, Giulia Family  Search this
Bembo, Giulia Marriage  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxii, 414 pages ): color illustrations, genealogical tables
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Venice (Italy)
Italy
Venice
Date:
2021
1508-1797
16th century
17th century
18th century
Topic:
Families  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Marriage  Search this
History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DG975.V38 F67 2021 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151411

Ottonian queenship / Simon MacLean

Author:
MacLean, Simon  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource : genealogical tables, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Germany
Europe
Holy Roman Empire
Date:
2017
To 1500
Saxon House, 919-1024
Topic:
Queens--History  Search this
HISTORY  Search this
Queens  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DD137.5 .M33 2017 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150905

Henry VII's new men and the making of Tudor England / Steven Gunn

Author:
Gunn, S. J (Steven J.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Europe
Great Britain
Date:
2017
2016
Henry VII, 1485-1509
Topic:
HISTORY--Western  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DA330 .G8 2017 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150926

The sinews of Habsburg power : Lower Austria in a fiscal-military state 1650-1820 / William D. Godsey

Author:
Godsey, William D. 1964-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (481 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Military history
Place:
Europe
Austria
Date:
2018
17th century
18th century
19th century
Topic:
HISTORY--Austria & Hungary  Search this
History  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
DB65 .G63 2018 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150982

Illuminated history books in the Anglo-Norman world, 1066-1272 / Laura Cleaver

Author:
Cleaver, Laura  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
Great Britain
Europe
Date:
2018
Topic:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval  Search this
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo-Saxon  Search this
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Norman  Search this
HISTORY--Western  Search this
ART--Folk & Outsider Art  Search this
CRAFTS & HOBBIES--Folkcrafts  Search this
Call number:
ND2920 .C54 2018 (Internet)
ND3128
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151034

Martyrs and murderers : the Guise family and the making of Europe / Stuart Carroll

Title:
Martyrs & murderers
Author:
Carroll, Stuart 1965-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiv, 345 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, genealogical tables, portraits
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
France
Europe
Date:
2011
2009
16th century
Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598
1517-1648
Topic:
Nobility  Search this
Nobility--Political activity--History  Search this
Power (Social sciences)--History  Search this
Nobility--Political activity  Search this
Power (Social sciences)  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DC36.8.G84 C37 2011 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150634

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