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Creators:
Watson, Virginia
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
Cole, J. David, 1941-
Dates:
1930-2001
Size:
8.13 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2002-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Virginia Drew Watson was a cultural anthropologist best known for her work in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Her papers attest to a variety of interests related to culture and culture change, drawing on resources both archaeological and ethnographic. This collection contains catalogs, correspondence, drawings, field notes, grant proposals, manuscripts, maps, photographs, publications, reports, and slides. The majority of the field work relates to her work in Papua New Guinea, both with her husband (James B. Watson) and with J. David Cole, but there are also materials related to her work in Brazil.

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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:
Zell, A. LaVerne
Dates:
circa 1963
Size:
6 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2004-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Kukukuku (Anga) men, women, and children in the Watut Valley of New Guinea.

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Dates:
1943-1969
Size:
0.25 Linear feet (papers)
1 Linear foot (Framed painting)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2014-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection primarily relates to Smith's time in New Guinea. It includes sketches of people and the natural environment, watercolors, one framed painting, photographs, hand and type-written folktales, and letters including correspondence with Dr. C.A. Schmitz. Much of the written material is in Tok Pisin.

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Creators:
Bela
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Painting
Collection ID:
NAA.MS394611
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Pond Bureau
Dates:
circa 1920-1950
Size:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
37 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs mostly made on Matthew Williams Stirlingʹs New Guinea expedition, Edward A. Salisburyʹs expedition to Micronesia, as well as trips made by Irving Johnson, Ray Jewell, and Cyril von Baumann. They include images of expedition members, scenic views, and indigenous peoples of New Guinea, Micronesia, and other Oceanic islands.

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
between 1978-1992
Size:
3145 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection primarily includes photographs of Limba peoples taken by anthropologist Simon Ottenberg during field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, and Guinea, from October 1978 through July 1980. The collection also includes photographs taken while conducting field research at an Afikpo village-group, in southeastern Nigeria, from January 30, 1988 to February 5, 1988 and in 1992.

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Creators:
Southcott, W.
Dates:
between 1906-1908
Size:
1 box (+album)
128 postcards (1 volume, black & white, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcards mailed mostly in Lagos between 1906 and 1908 by W. Southcott to Miss Eva Jones, and later, during 1907, to Mrs. W. Southcott (nee Jones) of New Brighton, Cheshire.

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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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