National Anthropological Archives

Guide to the Jasper Ingersoll papers, circa 1959 - circa 1991

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-02
Creators:
Ingersoll, Jasper
Dates:
circa 1959 - circa 1991
Languages:
Collection is in English and Thai.
Physical Description:
19.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection documents the professional activities of anthropologist Jasper (Jay) Ingersoll from approximately 1959-1991. The collection contains his fieldnotes and interview tapes, reports to the Agency for International Development, the World Bank and the Asia Society's South East Asia Development Advisory Group, correspondence, research proposals and notes, conference papers, teaching materials, lecture notes, bibliography cards, 35mm slides, and Ingersoll's dissertation and master's thesis. Also included are CVs for Ingersoll and his wife Fern Ingersoll, and an 8x10 photograph of Ingersoll being awarded a certificate as a valued lecturer of the State Department Foreign Service Institute (Nov 1971).
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Biographical Note
Jasper Ingersoll is an anthropologist who has worked extensively in the area of development project implementation and analysis, particularly in the Mekong River Basin area of Thailand. In addition to teaching at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., Ingersoll has worked in partnership with both the Agency for International Development and the Asia Society's South East Asia Development Advisory Group.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Jasper and Fern Ingersoll in 2007 and 2016.
Processing Information
The collection is unprocessed. Contact the repository for more information.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the Jasper Ingersoll papers requires an appointment.
Preferred Citation
Jasper Ingersoll papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Conditions Governing Use
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Economic development Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thailand Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Southeast Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Agency for International Development Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Southeast Asia Development Advisory Group Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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