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Creators:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Dates:
circa 1870-1956
bulk 1870-1895
Size:
30 Linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized box, 20 manuscript envelopes, 4 rolled maps, and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.

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Creators:
Hellman, Milo
Dates:
1900-1947
Size:
16.75 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-34
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Milo Hellman Papers focus on his research into the racial characteristics of human dentition and his studies on the evolution and variation of teeth, jaws, and faces. The collection contains correspondence, lecture, notes, manuscripts, notes, photographs, publications, and student exams. There is also information on the 1930 White House Conference on Child Health and Protection which Hellman attended. This collection includes photographs of eminent anthropologists and dentists including E.H. Angle, Edward A. Bogue, and Ales Hrdlicka and correspondence from Franz Boas.

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Creators:
Kaneshiro, Shigeru, 1926-2008
Dates:
1950 and 1957
Size:
3 Inches (1 document box)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2012-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains Shigeru Kaneshiro's ethnographic field research in the Caroline Islands, particularly the Woleai islands and Lamotrek. His field notebook contains notes on Palau, Satawal, Elato, Fajalap [Faraulep?], Woleai islands, and Ifalik.

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Creators:
Wirz, Dadi
Dates:
circa 1952-1955
Size:
133 Prints (silver gelatin and color)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.109
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a trip that Dadi Wirz made with his father to New Guinea, 1952-1955. The photographs depict artifacts, including sculptures, masks, and paintings, as well as people and architecture. Additionally, there are some photographs of activities, including canoeing, construction, and painting.

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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory
Dates:
1962-1986
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 387
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the operation of the Carbon-Dating Laboratory during its twenty-four year history. They include logbooks containing raw data on samples analyzed; incoming and outgoing correspondence of Sigalove, Long, and Stuckenrath with Smithsonian and outside scientists concerning the analysis of samples submitted for dating; informa...

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Creators:
Boggs, Stephen T.
Dates:
circa 1950 - circa 1970
Size:
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2015-07
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers contain field notes on Flambeau language and religion, including documentation of a Drum Dance, War Dance, Medicine initiation, and Native American Church ceremonies with participant interviews; interviews with anthropology field workers; and three essays.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Individual portraits of anthropologists, including George A. Dorsey in naval uniform, Wenzhong (W. C.) Pei in Beijing, and Davidson Black at Zhoukoudian. Pei and Black are noted as having both been involved in the discovery of Sinanthropus pekinensis (Peking Man).

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Creators:
MacCurdy, George Grant, 1863-1947
Dates:
undated
Size:
100 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Peruvian human skeletal remains, mostly skulls, possibly from the Bingham Expedition.

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Creators:
Fanshel, Susan
Dates:
1982-1986
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 42,199 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of full film record and edited film based on anthropologist John Adair's 1938 work among the Navajo. The films explore Navajo life and culture through four generations of a Navajo family. Collection also contains sound recordings and press and publicity materials. Please note that the contents of the collection and the languag...

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Creators:
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
Dates:
1895
Size:
1 Copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R78-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of Thomas Eakins' oil painting of Emily Tennison Magill Cushing, wife of anthropologist Frank Hamilton Cushing.

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