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Creators:
Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991
Ewbank, Thomas
Fischell, A.
French, Kathrine S. (Kathrine Story), 1922-2006
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Dates:
1834-1964
Size:
7 Linear feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records of the American Ethnological Society (AES) document its activities from its founding in 1842 through the mid-1960s. The American Ethnological Society is the oldest anthropological association in America. It has been interested in publishing and promoting study of different cultures in the Americas from its founding in 1842 to the present. Materials include correspondence, reports, and financial records relating to the administrative functions of the organization.

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Creators:
Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964
Edel, Abraham, 1908-2007
Dates:
1928-1996
bulk 1928-1964
Size:
4.58 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2005-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

May Mandelbaum Edel (1909-1964) taught anthropology at Brooklyn College and the New School for Social Research, and founded the Anthropology Department at Rutgers University in 1960. She conducted fieldwork in Washington; Oregon; Uganda; and Brownsville, New York. The collection consists of field notes, lecture notes, language notes, manuscripts, books, correspondence, teaching materials, conference files, and personal papers. Included are lecture notes taken from courses with Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict, and extensive field notes for her work with the Okanagan Indians in Washington, the Bachiga (Bakiga) in Uganda, and Jewish families in Brownsville, New York.

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Dates:
1930
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file
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
1930
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file
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
undated
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file
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
undated
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file
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

-Richard Slobodin, "The Kutchin Indian concept of reincarnation," papers of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association meeting, York University, 1969 June 5 -J.G.E. Smith, "Notes on the wiitiko," paper prepared for the Algonkian Conference, 1975 -Helen Hornbeck Tanner, "The Glaize in 1792: a composite Indian community," paper prepared fo...

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Dates:
circa 1937-1938
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two self portraits sketched with graphite on paper. (Digital surrogates: landes_drawings_ruth_landes)

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Dates:
circa 1935-1979
Level:
file
Size:
15 Prints
1 Negative
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Landes with colleagues and friends, including Mary B. Black, Edison Carneiro, Louise Nocktonick, Edward S. Rogers, and Richard Slobodin. Also photos of Landes from her 1935-36 Potowatomi field research and studio portraits. (Digital surrogates: landes_photo_ruth_landes)