Query: Esselen Indians
Coast Yuki/Northern and Central Pomo/Kato
Level:
subseries
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1942-1943
Size:
1.45 Linear feet ((4 boxes))
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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Salinan
Level:
subseries
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942
Dates:
1912-1932
Size:
18 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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Yana/Achomawi/Wintu/Chimariko
Level:
subseries
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1928-1932
Size:
20 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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Papers Relating to the Native American history, language and culture of northern and central California
Level:
series
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1912-1957
Size:
100.13 Linear feet (300 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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Quiche
Level:
subseries
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Gates, William, 1863-1940
Dates:
1922-1948
Size:
12 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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John Peabody Harrington papers: Costanoan (part 2)
Level:
item
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1921-1939
Size:
149 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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John Peabody Harrington papers: Costanoan (part 1)
Level:
item
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1921-1939
Size:
149 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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John Peabody Harrington papers: Costanoan (part 3)
Level:
item
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1921-1939
Size:
149 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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John Peabody Harrington papers
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1907-1959 (some earlier)
Size:
683 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1976-95
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Harrington was a Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist involved in the study of over one hundred American tribes. His speciality was linguistics. Most of the material concerns California, southwestern, northwestern tribes and includes ethnological, archeological, historical notes; writings, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, biological specimens, and other types of documents. Also of concern are general linguistics, sign language, writing systems, writing machines, and sound recordings machines. There is also some material on New World Spanish, Old World languages. In addition, there are many manuscripts of writings that Harrington sketched, partially completed, or even completed but never published. The latter group includes not only writings about anthropological subjects but also histories, ranging from a biography of Geronimo to material on the history of the typewriter. The collection incorporates material of Richard Lynch Garner, Matilda Coxe Stevenson, and others. In his field work, Harrington seems sometimes to have worked within fairly firm formats, this especially being true when he was "rehearing" material, that is in using an informant to verify and correct the work of other researchers. Often, however, the interviews with informants (and this seems to have been the case even with some "rehearings") seem to have been rather free form, for there is a considerable intertwining of subjects. Nevertheless, certain themes frequently appear in his work, including annotated vocabularies concerning flora and fauna and their use, topography, history and biography, kinship, cosmology (including tribal astronomy), religion and philosophy, names and observations concerning neighboring tribes, sex and age division, material culture, legends, and songs. The fullness of such materials seems to have been limited only by the time Harrington had to spend with a goup and the knowledge of his informants.

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Ralph Leon Beals papers
Creators:
Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon), 1901-1985
Dates:
1919 - 1970
Size:
48 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1980-54A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Beals papers in the National Anthropological Archives include field notes, correspondence, printed materials, copies of historical documents, drafts and final manuscripts of writings, photographs, and cartographic materials. Most relate to research projects and sometimes include materials of colleagues and assistants. Especially notable is the abundant material regarding Oaxaca markets. There are some materials relating to aspects of Beals's career other than his research but they are generally widely distributed throughout the collection. Materials relating to events that happened to occur at the time of certain field work are often interfiled with the material relating to that certain field work. There are also some personal materials included. Conspicuously missing from the papers are notes on Beals's archeological work, which he has retained. There are relatively few materials relating to his teaching career, although some of the letters exchanged with Alfred Louis Kroeber concern the establishment of anthropology at the University of California at Los Angeles; and correspondence with students in the field concerns teaching as well as research activities. A typesript of notes on the Nisenan are at the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley. Some of the letters concern Elsie Clews Parsons and Carlos Castenada.

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