National Anthropological Archives

MS 1998-17 John Verrill papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1998-17
Creators:
Verrill, John, 1904-1933
Dates:
circa 1931
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
25 Items
2.5 linear inches.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the papers of John Verrill and is comprised of ethnographic notes on the Jivaro (23 leaves), a report entitled "Results of Preliminary Survey of the Archeology and Ethnology of the Atrato Valley of Colombia, South America" (28 leaves), 5 maps of grave fields, 47 black-and-white photographs (apparently Cuna Indians, plus one of Verrill), 61 black-and-white postcards and a letter from Verrill to his parents.

Administration
Custodial History
Donated by Tom Hyry.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1998-17 John Verrill Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

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Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1998-17


Keywords
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Ethnology -- Colombia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnology -- Ecuador Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atrato River Valley (Colombia) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
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