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689 documents — Page 1 of 69
Creators:
Palmer, Edward, 1831-1911.
Archer, William Andrew
Safford, William Edwin 1859-1926
Dates:
1869-1920
Size:
3.5 linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1981-55
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection includes not only Palmer's own material but also that of William E. Safford, William Andrew Archer, Joseph Nelson Rose, William Ralph Maxon, and Frederick Vernon Coville that concern Palmer. The collection was in the custody of the Department of Botany of the National Museum of Natural History before it was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives. Other than the biographical material, the subject matter is largely botanical and concerns collecting activities in Mexico ...

Creators:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997
Dates:
1875-1991, bulk 1931-1991, bulk 1927-1991
Size:
65 linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Thomas Dale Stewart was a physical and forensic anthropologist and worked at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History from 1931 until his death in 1997. He worked under Ales Hrdlicka until 1943, became the head curator in 1960, director of the museum in 1962, and retired in 1971. Stewart's research interests included physical and forensic anthropology and archaeology, mostly in North and South America. He also worked with the F.B.I. frequently to aid in homicide investigations, and wor ...

Creators:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987
Dates:
1944-1987, bulk 1954-1987
Size:
7 sound recordings, 6.38 linear feet, 13 boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 ...

Creators:
Livingstone, Frank B., 1928-2005
Dates:
circa 1948-1990s
Size:
1 box
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Frank B. Livingstone (1928-2005) was an anthropologist who conducted fieldwork in Liberia, studying the correlation between malaria and sickle cell anemia. This collection contains files relating to his research in Liberia on malaria and sickle cell anemia; correspondence; a photo of Livingstone; his 1950 application for temporary field work on the Missouri River Basin Survey; reprints and articles by others; a miscellany of materials pertaining to University of Michigan's Anthropology Departmen ...

Creators:
Timyan, Judith
Dates:
1953-1979, bulk 1970-1973
Size:
1.7 linear feet, 4 document boxes and 5 sound recordings plus 1 map folder
Collection ID:
NAA.2010-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These papers of Philip L. Ravenhill primarily document the period during which he was a graduate student at the New School for Social Research and contain his field research on the Wan and neighboring groups in the Ivory Coast. There are also some some research files of Judith Timyan, whom Ravenhill was married to at the time.

Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012, bulk 1969-2012
Size:
19 sound recordings, 16.24 linear feet, 43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps, 0.21 gigabytes
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the ...

Creators:
Levy, Robert I. (Robert Isaac), 1924-
Dates:
1947-2001, undated
Size:
37.4 linear feet, 71 boxes, 5 map-folders, 262 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Robert I. Levy papers document his field work, research and professional activities from 1949-2001 and primarily deal with his work studying social organization, culture, and their psychological effects in Tahiti and Nepal. The collection consists of correspondence, field notes, sound recordings of interviews with informants in Tahiti and Nepal, interview transcripts and analyses, language and culture research materials, maps, and color slides. Also included are files about his books, articl ...

Creators:
McClendon, J. F., (Jesse Francis), b. 1880
Dates:
circa 1930s
Size:
33 postcards, 10 prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.102
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Album with photographs documenting Ainu people, ceremonies, religious customs, fishing, hunting, and other activities. J. F. McClendon assembled the material in order to show that American Indians and Ainu people were not directly related. The collection includes commercial postcards published in Japanese and English and original photographs probably made by McCLendon.

Creators:
Sherman, Penoyer L., Jr, photographer
Dates:
1900
Size:
47 mounted prints, 38 negatives
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.106A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Physical anthropological photographs of Philippine peoples, made for the Pan-American Exposition by Penoyer L. Sherman on commission from Frank F. Hilder. Frontal, profile, and back views of largely nude individuals may have been intended to represent lay figures of various Philippine tribes and regions, including Vicol (Bicol), Pangasinan, Ilocano, Tagalog, Visayan, Pambango, and Mestizos of Chinese-Tagalog ancestry and Tagalog-Pampanga ancestry. Many of the photographs' mounts are marked with ...

Creators:
Bache, René, 1861-1933
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.106B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting dancers and tiger hunters in Sumatra and portraits of Apache Indians.

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