Guide to the George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers, circa 1935-circa 1978.

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-13
Creators:
Quimby, George I. (George Irving), 1913-2003
Dates:
circa 1935-circa 1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.21 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists entirely of Quimby's correspondence. Correspondents include: Glenn A. Black, Douglas S. Byers, Henry B. Collins, Jr., Fay-Cooper Cole, Claude Desgoffe, Frederick H. Douglas, Gordon F. Ekholm, Charles H. Fairbanks, R. A. Gibson, Gutorm Gjessing, John M. Goggin, E. M. Greenman, Carl E. Guthe, A. Irving Hallowell, Robert F. Heizer, Diamond Jenness, Volney H. Jones, Alfred L. Kroeber, Frederica de Laguna, Ralph Linton, J. Alden Mason, Richard G. Morgan, Robert Stuart Neitzel, Robert E. Ritzenthaler, Carl P. Russell, Carl Schuster, Cahrles E. Snow, William Snyder Webb, Ernest W. Young, and George Zak.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arranged by correspondent.

Biographical Note
Biographical Note
George Irving Quimby, Jr., a North American archaeologist and museum director, conducted fieldwork in Michigan (1935-63), Wisconsin (1936), Hudson Bay (1939), Louisiana (1940-41), New Mexico (1947), and Lake Superior (1956-61).
Chronology:
1913
Born May 4th in Grand Rapids, Michigan
1936
B.A., University of Michigan
1937
M.A., University of Michigan
1938-1939
Graduate studies, University of Chicago
1940
Married October 13th to Helen M. Ziehm
1939-1941
State supervisor, Louisiana State Archaeological Survey, Louisiana State University
1941-1942
Director, Muskegon County Museum, Muskegon, Michigan
1942-1943
Assistant Curator of North American Archaeology and Ethnology, Field Museum of Natural History
1943-1954
Curator of Exhibits, Anthropology, Chicago Museum of Natural History
1952
Fulbright Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Norway
1954-1965
Curator of North American Archaeology and Ethnology, Chicago Museum of Natural History
1965-?
Research Associate, Chicago Museum of Natural History
Professor of Anthropology, Washington State University
Curator of Anthropology, Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington
1968-1978
Director, Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum

Administration
Processing Information
Finding aid by Robert Leopold.
Encoded by Zac Greenfield, February 2018
Author
Robert Leopold

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers are open for research. Access to the George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/