Photograph of Earnest Albert Hooton with gorilla skull, circa 1935

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R83-34
Dates:
circa 1935
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 copy print
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Copy print depicting Earnest Albert Hooton examining the skull of a male gorilla.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Earnest Albert Hooton (1887-1954) was a physical anthropologist at Harvard University (1912-1954) and Curator of Somatology at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals probably in the Wayne State University libraries or the Peabody Museum Archives at Harvard University.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R83-34

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy print probably made by Wayne College of Medicine, now the Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1954.

Bibliography
Bibliography
Published in James A. Gavan, ed, "Primate studies, dedicated to Earnest Albert Hooton," Human Biology 26(3):179-312, 1954; and Stanley M. Garn and Eugene Giles, "Earnest Albert Hooton 1887-1954: Biographical Memoir," Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 1995.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot R83-34, Photograph of Earnest Albert Hooton with gorilla skull, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Hooton can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo lot 70.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from Hooton can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4851 and the papers of Carleton Stevens Coon, William Armand Lessa, Donald Jayne Lehmer, Ales Hrdlicka, and John Lawrence Angel, as well as the general correspondence files of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Peabody Museum Archives at Harvard University holds the papers of Earnest A. Hooton, 1926-1954 (995-1).

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Barbara Bilge, Assistant Editor of Human Biology, published by Wayne State University Press, through John Lawrence Angel, 1983.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Gorilla Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Skull Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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