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American anthropology, the early years / edited by John V. Murra

Author:
American Ethnological Society  Search this
Murra, John V  Search this
Subject:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 260 p. : 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1976
C1976
Topic:
Ethnology--History  Search this
Anthropologists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_588530

Aspects of primitive art [by] Robert Redfield, Melville J. Herskovits [and] Gordon F. Ekholm

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
100 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N5310 .R315
N5310.R315
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_45447

Philleo Nash papers

Creator:
Nash, Philleo, 1909-1987  Search this
Names:
American Anthropological Association  Search this
East Bay Area United Indian Council -- Oakland, California  Search this
DuBois, Cora -- Klamath notes (copies)  Search this
Correspondent:
Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991  Search this
Gower, Charlotte  Search this
Hill, W. W. (Willard Williams), 1902-1974  Search this
Opler, Morris Edward  Search this
Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958  Search this
Depicted:
Humphrey, Hubert  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
Extent:
12 Linear feet (24 boxes)
Culture:
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Minnesota Chippewa [Red Lake, Minnesota]  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Cocopa  Search this
Colville  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Hualapai (Walapai)  Search this
American Indians -- Religion  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Maya  Search this
Oneida  Search this
Jews -- Toronto, Ontario  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Klamath  Search this
Piipaash (Maricopa)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Spokan  Search this
Walla Walla (Wallawalla)  Search this
Quechan (Yuma/Cuchan)  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Oraons  Search this
Puyallup  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Samoan  Search this
Quileute  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Samoans  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Havasupai (Coconino)  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Apache  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Canada -- Ontario -- Lake Alymer -- archeology
Date:
1931-1986
Summary:
The Philleo Nash papers attest to Nash's interest in anthropology, not only research and teaching but also in its application to public service. His papers can be separated into four main areas: undergraduate and graduate education, research, teaching, and public service. Files contain class notes from Nash's undergraduate and graduate studies as well as papers by well-known professors lecturing at the University of Chicago including Ralph Linton, Robert Redfield, and R.A. Radcliffe-Brown. The bulk of his research was conducted in the Pacific Northwest where he studied the Klamath-Modoc culture on the reservation, focusing on revivalism and socio-political organization (1935-1937). Other research included archeology at two sites, a study of the Toronto Jewish community, and a continuing interest in minority issues. Nash taugh at the University of Toronto (1937- 1941) and at American University in Washington, D.C. (1971-1977). Teaching files contain lecture notes from his work at the University of Toronto. Public service files include correspondence from the period when he was Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin (1959-1961) as well as reports and photos from the years as Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1961-1966). Other public service and business positions are not represented in these files.
Scope and Contents:
The Philleo Nash Papers attest to Nash's interest in anthropology, not only research and teaching but also in its application to public service. His papers can be separated into four main areas: undergraduate and graduate education, research, teaching, and public service. Files contain class notes from Nash's undergraduate and graduate studies as well as papers by well-known professors lecturing at the University of Chicago including Ralph Linton, Robert Redfield, and R.A. Radcliffe-Brown. The bulk of his research was conducted in the Pacific Northwest where he studied the Klamath-Modoc culture on the reservation, focusing on revivalism and socio-political organization (1935-1937). Other research included archeology at two sites, a study of the Toronto Jewish community, and a continuing interest in minority issues. Nash taugh at the University of Toronto (1937-1941) and at American University in Washington, D.C. (1971-1977). Teaching files contain lecture notes from his work at the University of Toronto. Public service files include correspondence from the period when he was Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin (1959-1961) as well as reports and photos from the years as Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1961-1966). Other public service and business positions are not represented in these files.

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:
Arranged in 6 series: (I) Education (1931-1937), (II) Klamath-Modoc Culture (1930s), (III) Teaching (1937-1942, 1971-1977), (IV) Miscellaneous (1936-1986), (V) Non-Academic Positions (1939-1970), (VI) Photos (1931-1967).
Biographical Note:
Philleo Nash was born on October 25, 1909, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. He studied at the University of Wisconsin, taking a year off to study music at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. On his return to the University of Wisconsin, Nash completed his undergraduate degree in anthropology (1932) and went on to the University of Chicago for a Ph.D. in anthropology (1937). His doctoral dissertation explored the concepts of revivalism and social change with a focus on the Klamath Ghost Dance activities of the 1870s.

Nash held positions in teaching as well as in government and his family business. He was a lecturer in anthropology at the University of Toronto (1937-1941). He also lectured at the University of Wisconsin (1941-1942) and at American University in Washington, D.C. (1971-1977).

From 1942 to 1953, Nash served in various positions in the federal government, first in the Office of War Information and later as Assistant to President Truman, focusing on minority affairs and as liaison to the Department of the Interior. During this period in Washington, Nash also acted as President of the Georgetown Day School (1945-1952), where he was one of the founders of this racially integrated cooperative school. In 1953, Nash returned to Wisconsin where his interest in politics continued, and he became Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin from 1959 to 1961. In 1961, he returned to Washington, DC as U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, a position he held until 1966.

Following his work as Commissioner, Nash remained in Washington where he acted as a consultant in applied anthropology and held offices in various associations including hte Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), the American Anthropological Association (AAA), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). During all the years of professional responsibilities, Nash also held positions in the family business, Biron Cranberry Company. He returned to Wisconsin in 1977 to be President and Manager of the Company.

Throughout his life Nash was active in various associations for science and anthropology. He was awarded the AAA's Distinguished Service Award in 1984. In 1986, the SfAA presented him with the Bronislaw Malinowski Award in recognition of outstanding scholarship and long term commitment in applying the social sciences to contemporary issues.

Philleo Nash died in 1987. Some years before his death Nash sent his archaeological research material from the Pound Village Site (1938-1939) to Toronto and his research material from the DuBay Village Site (1940) to the Milwaukee Public Museum. According to the terms of his will, his government and political papers are housed at the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Missouri.

Reference: Landman, Ruth H. and Katherine S. Halpern (eds.). Applied Anthropologist and Public Servant: the Life and Work of Philleo Nash. NAPA Bulletin #7. Washington, DC: American Anthropological Association, 1989.
Related Materials:
According to the terms of his will, Nash's government and political papers are housed at the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Missouri.
Restrictions:
The Philleo Nash papers are open for research.

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Topic:
Ghost dance -- Klamath  Search this
Nativistic religions -- American Indians  Search this
Citation:
Philleo Nash papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1990-23
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ac739603-097f-4085-8ae3-6b4213d44974
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1990-23

Chan Kom, a Maya village, by Robert Redfield...and Alfonso Villa R

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Villa R., Alfonso  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 387 p. illus. (incl. maps, diagrs., music) 16 pl. 31 x 23 cm
Type:
Texts
Place:
Chan-Kom (Mexico)
Date:
1934
Topic:
Maya language  Search this
Mayas--Social life and customs  Search this
Maya mythology  Search this
Call number:
F1435.1.C47 R3X
F1435.1.C47R3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_71800

The folk culture of Yucatan, by Robert Redfield

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 416 p. front. (map) plates, diagrs. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Date:
1941
[1941]
Topic:
Mayas  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
F1376 .R315
F1376.R315
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_72105

Fieldwork : the correspondence of Robert Redfield and Sol Tax / edited and with an introduction by Robert A. Rubinstein ; foreword by Lisa Redfield Peattie

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Tax, Sol 1907-1995  Search this
Rubinstein, Robert A. 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Redfield, Robert 1897-  Search this
Tax, Sol 1907-  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
United States
Guatemala
Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnologists  Search this
Ethnology--Fieldwork  Search this
Call number:
GN21.R43 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_412786

MS 7562 Syllabus for Methods in Cultural Anthropology

Creator:
Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958  Search this
Extent:
75 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7562
Local Note:
Carbon of typescript
Topic:
Anthropology -- methods  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7562, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7562
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw394e14a08-f3fd-433f-bb2a-e812e54aad79
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7562

Robert Redfield and the development of American anthropology / Robert Wilcox

Author:
Wilcox, Clifford 1956-  Search this
Subject:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Anthropologists  Search this
Anthropology--History  Search this
Chicago school of sociology--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_771730

The primitive world and its transformations

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
185 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1953
[1953]
Topic:
Social change  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Call number:
CB151 .R315
CB151.R315
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_12744

Levels of integration in biological and social systems. Edited by Robert Redfield

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
v, 240 p. plates. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
Topic:
Biology  Search this
Sociology  Search this
Call number:
QH302 .L65
QH302.L65
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_134519

Peasant society and culture : an anthropological approach to civilization / by Robert Redfield

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
163 p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1956
C1956
Topic:
Peasantry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_588533

The little community; viewpoints for the study of a human whole

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
182 p. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1955
[1955]
Topic:
Community life  Search this
Call number:
HM131 .R315
HM131.R315
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_9684

Art and icon

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1971
Topic:
Art, Primitive  Search this
Art, Dogon  Search this
Call number:
N5311 .O75X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_550733

Chan Kom : a Maya village / by Robert Redfield and Alfonso Villa Rojas

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Villa Rojas, Alfonso  Search this
Physical description:
x, 236 p : ill. , maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Texts
Place:
Chan Kom (Mexico)
Date:
1962
Topic:
Mayas--Religion  Search this
Mayas--Social life and customs  Search this
Maya language  Search this
Call number:
F1435.1.C47 R3 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602668

The little community : and Peasant society and culture / by Robert Redfield

Title:
Peasant society and culture
Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
177, 88 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1960
Topic:
Community life  Search this
Peasantry  Search this
Call number:
HM131 .R315 1960
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_535221

Chan Kom : a Maya village / by Robert Redfield and Alfonso Villa Rojas

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Villa Rojas, Alfonso  Search this
Physical description:
x, 236 p : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Texts
Place:
Chan-Kom (Mexico)
Date:
1962
Topic:
Mayas--Religion  Search this
Mayas--Social life and customs  Search this
Maya language  Search this
Call number:
F1435.1.C47 R43 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_569893

A village that chose progress : Chan Kom revisited / Robert Redfield

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 187 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Chan-Kom (Mexico)
Yucatán (Mexico : State)
Date:
1962
1962, c1950
Topic:
Mayas--Social life and customs  Search this
Mayas--Religion  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
F1435.1.C47 R315 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_558209

Magic, science and religion, and other essays; selected and with an introd. by Robert Redfield

Author:
Malinowski, Bronislaw 1884-1942  Search this
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 327 p. front. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1948
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Call number:
GN8 .M25
GN8.M25
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_59507

Papers. Edited by Margaret Park Redfield

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
1963
[1962-63]
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Call number:
GN6.R31 A1
GN6.R31A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_24262

A village that chose progress; Chan Kom revisited

Author:
Redfield, Robert 1897-1958  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 187 p. maps. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Chan-Kom (Mexico)
Date:
1950
[1950]
Topic:
Mayas--Social life and customs  Search this
Mayas--Religion  Search this
Call number:
F1435.1.C47 R315
F1435.1.C47R315
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_24521

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