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Creators:
Albert, Ethel Mary, 1918-1989
Dates:
1940s-1960s
Size:
8.33 Linear feet (24 boxes)
8 Sound tape reels
Collection ID:
NAA.1990-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethel M. Albert was an ethnologist whose research focused on communication and speech, and values and ethics. She pursued these themes cross-culturally across a wide spectrum of social classes, ethnic groups and locations. She received a PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in 1949 and taught a several institutions of higher learning before becoming a faculty member of Northwestern University in 1966. The Ethel Mary Albert papers consist of writings, photographs and sound recordings produced during the course of Albert's ethnological studies as Ford Fellow in Burundi in the late 1950s; field research among the Navaho; and materials related to a later cross cultural study of fatalism.

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Creators:
Garner, R. L. (Richard Lynch), 1848-1920
Dates:
circa 1892-1910
Size:
49 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-58A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of primates, apparently those used by Garner in his experiments, as well as African people, villages, and plantlife. The collection also includes a few charts comparing the mental capabilities of apes and man, as well as maps of Africa; this suggests that the slides were used for lectures. The slides may have been used by Garner in his...

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Creators:
Novak, Ladislav Peter
Dates:
1960-1979
Size:
38 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2003-29
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection documents Novak's research on body composition and growth in children conducted at the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic in the 1960s and 1970s. The collection also includes his physical fitness studies of corporate executives, Olympic athletes and police officers. Materials include research, charts, graphs and tables. Ple...

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Creators:
Krantz, Grover S.
Dates:
1904-2001
bulk 1955-2001
Size:
7.38 Linear feet (14 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 manuscript folder, 47 floppy disks, and 9 audio cassettes.)
Collection ID:
NAA.2003-21
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Grover Sanders Krantz was a professor of physical anthropology at Washington State University and was considered a leading authority in hominoid evolution and primate bone structure, specializing in the reconstruction and casting of hominid fossils. Materials include articles, bibliographies, card files, clippings, correspondence, diplomas, computer disks, legal documents, manuscripts, maps, notebooks, notes, programs, school records, sketches, telegrams, transparencies and typescripts.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
Allan, William
Dates:
1935
Size:
2 Notebooks (81 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3398
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two notebooks containing stories handwritten in Moose Cree syllabary and English. The syllabic texts were written by Harvey Smallboy at Moose Factory, Ontario. The English translations were dictated by William Allan.

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Creators:
Lanham, Betty Bailey, 1922-
Dates:
1967
Size:
15.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0317
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Lanham's material consists of replies to a questionnaire related to a study of methods of enforcing behavior. Data were obtained from persons in the United States, Guyana, and Japan. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical do...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
circa 1920 - circa 1950
Size:
7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1982-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of news releases and photographs together with a small amount of correspondence and other material. It is part of a complete file that was broken up among several units of the Smithsonian. This portion mostly concerns ethnology, archaeology, and physical anthropology. Included in the materials are portraits of anthropologist...

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Creators:
Cumming, Robert B., 1915-2005
Dates:
circa 1939 - circa 1950
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0309
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection consists of a miscellany of Cumming's and other archaeologists' materials relating to River Basin Surveys (RBS) work. Materials include diaries (1939-1950), site photographs, site forms, site maps, specimen forms, manuscripts, and card files. Some are duplicates of files in the RBS records. Please note that the contents of the col...

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Creators:
Hoopes, Thomas T., 1898-1981
Dates:
circa 1930 - circa 1970
Size:
2.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1983-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes writings, notes, and photographs. The great bulk of the collection concerns Japanese arms and armor, especially swords, but there are also a few photographs of arms and armor from Indian, Turkey, Persia, and Asia Minor. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972
Dates:
1934-1947
Size:
12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0313
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records concern Julian Steward's semiautonomous project attached to the Bureau of American Ethnology to produce a multivolume reference work (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143). The material consists mainly of administrative and reference documents, correspondence, reports, proposals, and manuscripts of writings. Some manuscripts are in...

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