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Dates:
1982
Size:
2 Photographic slides
Collection ID:
NAA.2019-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two photographs depicting string bilums made by the Maring women of Tsembaga in Papua New Guinea.

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Creators:
Coffee, Richard J.
Dates:
circa 1945
Size:
19 Pages (11 x 8.5 in.)
2 Items (photographic prints , black & white, 3.5 x 4.5 in.)
1 Item (photographic print , black & white, 5 x 3.5 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2004-23
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of materials concerning Papua, New Guinea, collected by Richard J. Coffee of the United States Air Force. The collection contains a 19-page copy of a typed manuscript entitled "Daily Jottings On a Weeks Visit" by Herschel W. Carney. The manuscript details Carney's visit to the Wagi Valley during his service in the Air C...

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Creators:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987
Dates:
1944-1987
bulk 1954-1987
Size:
7 sound recordings
6.38 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Francis Maher (1922-1987) was an anthropologist with the University of Western Michigan whose work focused on Oceania. The collection documents his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.

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Creators:
Price, John A.
Dates:
circa 1908-1909, 1980
Size:
1 copy print
10 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-29
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting indigenous peoples in the Admiralty Islands, Samoa, and Burma. All of the photographs except for one of Burmese women were made by John Price.

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Creators:
Dwight, Theodore F.
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
1866
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1078
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Watson, Virginia
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
Dates:
1904-1998
bulk 1933-1987
Size:
52.5 Linear feet (123 boxes)
47 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2003-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains the professional papers of cultural anthropologist James B. Watson, and documents his fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, and Del Norte, Co., as well as his teaching career at the University of Washington. Included are field notes, lecture notes, correspondence, maps, photographs, books, articles, journals, grant proposals, surveys, data punch cards, conference materials, and sound recordings.

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Creators:
Boram, Clifford
Dates:
ca. 1978
Size:
11 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7261
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Boram, Clifford
Dates:
ca. 1978
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7260
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Leach, Jerry W. (Jerry Wayne)
Dates:
1969-1978
Size:
1.9 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
42 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Jerry Leach was one of the founding faculty members of the University of Papua New Guinea, serving as lecturer at the university from 1969 to 1973. During this period he studied folklore and culture change in the Trobriand Islands, which he described in his thesis "The Kabisawali Movement in the Trobriand Islands" (1978) and in his documentary film, "Trobriand Cricket: An Ingenious Response to Colonialism." This collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of Trobriand Folklore recorded by Jerry Leach between 1969 and 1974 as well as audio recordings of the Kula Conference held at King's College, Cambridge, England, in July 1978.

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Creators:
Schultze-Westrum, Thomas
Dates:
circa 1966, 1984
Size:
1 color print
5 photocopies
33 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-48
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting artifacts collected in 1966 in the central and western Papuan Gulf, particularly the Era and Wapo River area, Urama Island, and Kerewo. They include images of ancestral boards, figures, bark belts, and plaited straw masks.

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