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Frederick K. Morris photographs of East Asia

Creator:
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), b. 1886 (photographer and collector)  Search this
Names:
Bei yang shi fan xue tang (Tianjin, China)  Search this
Morris, Florence E. (photographer and collector)  Search this
Extent:
3 Albums
1,000 Items (circa)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Mongols  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Photographs
Clippings
Postcards
Sketches
Place:
China
Mongolia
Yokohama-shi (Japan)
Tianjin (China)
Beijing (China)
Zhangjiakou (China)
Kyoto (Japan)
Nara-shi (Japan)
Nikkō-shi (Japan)
Seoul (Korea)
Japan
Korea
Shanghai (China)
Date:
1920-1925
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs compiled by Frederick K. Morris documenting his travels in China, 1920-1923; Mongolia, 1922-1923; and Japan and Korea, 1923 and 1925. The photographs were made or collected by Frederick and Florence Morris in Shanghai, Yokohama (after an eathquake), Tianjin, Beijing, Zhangjiakou, Kyoto, Nara, Nikko, Seul, and Kaijo, as well as various villages. They depict scenery, cities, clothing, transportation (including rickshaws, boats, and animals), fishing, peddlers, tradesmen and craftsmen, students, Pei Yang University, the tomb of Confucius, ceremonies and festivals, agriculture, and tourist sites such as the Great Wall and palaces. The collection also includes photographs of the Morris family, their friends, and personnel of the Third Asiatic Expedition. A few newspaper clippings, postcard, sketches, and souvenirs are also in the albums.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. Frederick Kuhn Morris (1885-1962) was a geologist and professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He first visited China as a visiting professor at Pei Yang University (Bei yang shi fan xue tang) at Tianjin from 1920-1921. Joining the American Museum of Natural History's third Central Asiatic Expedition (circa 1925) as the expedition's geologist, Morris assisted expedition leader Roy Chapman Andrews to collect natural history specimens in Northern China and Mongolia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85-3
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Cooking  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Peddlers and peddling  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Draft animals  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Rickshaws  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Clippings
Postcards
Sketches
Citation:
Photo lot 85-3, Frederick K. Morris photographs of East Asia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-3
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ee05e3d5-9c1d-4bdf-890c-73699db1f77b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85-3

George Barbour papers

Creator:
Barbour, George B. (George Brown)  Search this
Extent:
2.25 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Zhangjiakou (China)
East Asia
Date:
1921-1969
Scope and Contents:
The George Barbour papers contain correspondence, field diaries, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, and publications documenting his work with the Geological Survey of China in the 1930's and his lifelong interest in early man in China and other issues pertaining China.

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.
Biographical Note:
George Barbour was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1890. He earned an M.A. from Cambridge University in 1918 and a Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1929. He taught geology at a number of institutions including Yenching University (1923-1932) and the University of Cincinnati (1938-1960).
Related Materials:
The Human Studies Film Archives holds a film by George B. Barbour (HSFA 1981.5.6).

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives and the University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library hold George B. Barbour papers.
Restrictions:
Access to the George Barbour papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Fossil hominids  Search this
Geology  Search this
Biological anthropology  Search this
Citation:
George Barbour papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1973-04
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3e6e5ba75-d89a-4af8-9614-f34569dc1c4d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1973-04

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