MS 2008-27 Reverend Jan C. Walker collection of Yapese materials

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2008-27
Creators:
Walker, Jan C., Reverend
Liebenzell Mission of U.S.A.
Dates:
bulk 1961 and 1965
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
8 Photographs
1 postcard; 1 pamphlet; and 1 document
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Eight photographs taken by Reverend Jan C. Walker in Yap in 1961; a blank postcard of the first evangelical church in Yap; and a copy of Liebenzell Mission, July-August 1965, Volume 24, Number 4, with a picture of a Yapese man named Moses on the cover and a testimonial on him by Edmund and Elizabeth Kalau in the issue. The eight black and white photographs are of Yapese people, including a local medicine man; Yapese houses; Yapese stone money; and a photograph of a missionary's home. Reverend Walker provided information on the photographs in 2007, which can also be found in the collection

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Reverend Jan. C. Walker was a Chaplain in the United States Air Force from 1956-64 and was stationed on the island of Guam from 1960-62. In 1961 he was asked to visit Yap to dedicate a church which been built with the help of Reverend Walker's Guam congregation.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2008-27

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2008-27 Reverend Jan C. Walker collection of Yapese materials, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Other Archival Materials
Other Archival Materials
Eleven objects collected by Reverend Walker in Yap are in the Collections Management Division of the Department of Anthropology.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Houses Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Money Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Missionaries Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shamans Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yap (Micronesia) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yapese (Micronesian people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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