MS 7489 Material relating to Betty Meggers' doll collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7489
Creators:
Meggers, Betty Jane
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
71 Items
cards + 2 photographs + 2 post cards + 11 labels + 1 envelope
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes catalog cards with country, costume (including tribe), height, acquisiton (source), and price. Many have photographs of the dolls attached to the back. All of the dolls are of American Indians. The postcards show a group in costume ready for a pow-wow and a group of Menominee Indians taken near Shawano, Wisconsin. The photographs are of exhibits at a Dollology Club Show, May 22, 1943.

Administration
Custodial History
Transferred from the Processing Lab, September 12, 1990.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7489

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 7489, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Dolls -- American Indian Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
exhibit -- Dolls Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menominee (Menomini) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dollology Club of Washington, D.C. Corporate Name 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/