- Collection ID:
Quimby, George I. (George Irving), 1913-2003
circa 1935-circa 1978
- Physical Description:
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.
Arranged by correspondent.
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).
Born May 4th in Grand Rapids, Michigan
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Michigan
Graduate studies, University of Chicago
Married October 13th to Helen M. Ziehm
State supervisor, Louisiana State Archaeological Survey, Louisiana State University
Director, Muskegon County Museum, Muskegon, Michigan
Assistant Curator of North American Archaeology and Ethnology, Field Museum of Natural History
Curator of Exhibits, Anthropology, Chicago Museum of Natural History
Fulbright Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Norway
Curator of North American Archaeology and Ethnology, Chicago Museum of Natural History
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
Director, Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum
Finding aid by Robert Leopold.
Encoded by Zac Greenfield, February 2018
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
George Irving Quimby, Jr. papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives
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