Margaret Mead Papers and the South Pacific Ethnographic Archives 1838-1996 (bulk 1911-1978)
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Clifford James Geertz (August 23, 1926 – October 30, 2006) was an American anthropologist who is remembered mostly for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic anthropology, and who was considered "for three decades...the single most influential cultural anthropologist in the United States." He served until his death as professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. ...
Born in Minden, Germany, on July 8, 1858, the anthropologist Franz Boas was the son of the merchant Meier Boas and his wife, Sophie Meyer. Raised in the radical and tradition of German Judaism, Franz's youth was steeped in politically liberal beliefs and a largely secular outlook that he carried with him from university through his emigration to the United States. At the universities of Heidelberg and Bonn, Boas studied physics and geography before completin...
The American Museum of Natural History was founded in 1869 to be of service to the city's public schools, advance scientific research in natural history, and to exhibit natural history objects for casual visitors. From the description of Administrative files, 1869-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513508 Museum exhibition displayed in the Museum's showcase in 1975. From the description of Cans from pressured city exhibition photographs, 1975. (Unknown). Wor...
The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...
The Class Collection documents selected student and alumni activities of New York University graduating classes from 1843-1966. Formal and informal gatherings were common, and were documented in detail by the participants. From the description of Class collection, 1843-1966. 1880-1900 (bulk). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477254465 New York University (formerly, University of the City of New York), is an academic institution and, as such, its faculty produces ar...
American anthropologist. From the description of Letter 1968 June 12. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38156541 Anthropologist. From the description of Collection re Margaret Mead, 1978-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131863 Anthropologist, author, and educator. From the description of Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996 (bulk 1911-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068917 M...
Patrol Officer, Papua, 1910; Gov Anthropologist, New Guinea, 1924-32; Director, Dept. of District Services & Native Affairs, New Guinea, 1932-38; Director, Native Affairs Branch, Northern Territory, 1938-46. From the description of Papers of Ernest William Pearson Chinnery [manuscript]. 1897-1971. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224681148 ...
Professor of International Relations at Columbia University in 1946-55 and 1963-72 (in 1955-63 he was adjunct professor at Columbia and Director of Studies of the Council of Foreign Relations). He was director of Columbia's Russian Institute, and one of the founders of the Bakhmeteff Archive. He was the holder of many academic and governmental posts, the author of many articles, and the author of "Russian Diplomacy and the Opening of the Eastern Question in 1838-1839" (1934). From th...
Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was an American psychoanalyst, educator, and author. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany to Danish parents who separated before his birth, but he grew up in Karlsruhe, Germany. He used his stepfather’s last name, Homburger, until the late 1930s. In 1930 he married Joan Mowat Serson, a Canadian dancer and artist. In 1933 they immigrated from Vienna to the United States. He was best known for his work in child development and life-span studies, coining the phrase "identity c...
Harold Dwight Lasswell was a political theorist, author, and professor of law and political science. Lasswell received a Ph.D from the University of Chicago in 1926. From 1939-1946 Lasswell served as director of War Communications Research at the Library of Congress, and from 1946-1970 he taught law and political science at Yale University. In his later career Lasswell became increasingly interested in policy sciences and the Policy Sciences Center in New York City. From the descript...
Writer and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson was born in New York City in 1939, the daughter of anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. A Radcliffe graduate (B.A., 1960), she went on to earn her Ph. D. from Harvard in 1963. Bateson was on the faculties of Harvard University, Brandeis University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, among others, before retiring in 2004 from George Mason University from her position as Clarence J. Robinson Professor in Anthropology a...
G. Evelyn Hutchinson, a zoologist known for his work on the ecology of freshwater lakes, received his B.A. and M.A. from Cambridge University, and joined the faculty of Yale University in 1928, retiring as Sterling Professor of Zoology in 1971. Hutchinson died in England on May 17, 1991. From the description of G. Evelyn Hutchinson papers, 1875-1992 (inclusive), 1922-1991 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166972 G. Evelyn Hutchinson, a zoologist known fo...
Of the Social Science Research Council (U.S.). From the description of Correspondence from Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1930. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243693252 Sociologist. B.S., Mercer College, 1905. A.M., Columbia University, 1909; Ph. D., 1912. Professor of sociology and economics, Reed College, 1912-17; professor of sociology, University of Washington, 1917-18; professor of sociology, Columbia University, 1919-27. Professor of sociology, Unive...
Anthropologist and author. From the description of Papers of Clyde Kluckhohn, 1945-1948. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233131951 Kluckhohn taught anthropology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Clyde Kay Maben Kluckhohn, 1930-1960 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973102 Ashley Montagu, born Israel Ehrenberg on June 28, 1905, was a British-American anthropologist, specializing in the ar...
California dancer and dance ethnographer. Born in 1892, Mershon was the daughter of a musician, Charles Farwell Edson, originally of Chicago, and a prominent political activist, Katherine Philips Edson. Her mother was an important figure in California's Progressive Party in the early twentieth century, influential on behalf of woman suffrage and industrial and social reforms for women. Katharane did not follow her mother's political and social path, but instead became a ...
Cultural anthropologist. From the description of Oral history interview with Rhoda Métraux , 1994. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495528132 Anthropologist; born Rhoda Bubendey. From the description of Rhoda Bubendey Métraux papers, 1905-1980 (bulk 1948-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983696 Biographical Note 1914, Oct. 18...
John Dollard was born on August 29, 1900, in Menasha, Wisconsin. He studied commerce and English at the University of Wisconsin, receiving a B.A. in 1922. In 1931, he earned a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. He was a professor of psychology at Yale University from 1952 to 1969. His best known work, Caste and Class in a Southern Town (1937) describes the social system in place in the South that kept African-Americans in a lower caste and economic class. Dollard's other publishe...
Phyllis Mary Kaberry, 1910-1977, was educated at the University of Sydney. Her first fieldwork was conducted in the early 1930s in North West Australia on the social status of aboriginal women. In 1936 she moved to London to work in the Anthropology Department of the London School of Economics as a research assistant to Audrey Richards. After obtaining her doctorate in 1939 she received a fellowship from the Australian National Research Council to undertake fieldwork among the Abelam tribe in Ne...
Alfred Irving Hallowell, University of Pennsylvania anthropologist, was best known for his innovative use of the Rorschach Test in his studies of the psychological interrelations of individuals and their culture. Hallowell's field studies involved the Abenaki of Quebec; the Montagnais-Naskapi of Labrador; and especially the Ojibwa-speaking peoples of Wisconsin and the Lake Winnipeg region of Canada. From the description of Papers, 1892-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122417092 ...
Kurt Lewin is commonly recognized as the founder of social psychology. He was born in 1890 in the Village of Moglino in the Prussian province of Posen. Although completing the requirements for a PhD. in 1914, Lewin was not awarded the degree until 1916 from the University of Berlin. In 1932, he attended Stanford University as a visiting professor and in 1933, immigrated to the U.S. In that same year he became a faculty member of Cornell University. In 1935, he became a professor at ...
Epithet: Medical Director Josiah Macy Jr Foundation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x00039f Fremont-Smith (Harvard, M.D. 1921) taught neuropathology at Harvard from 1929 to 1936, and also headed the Macy Foundation. From the description of Papers of Frank Fremont-Smith, 1920-1949 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281435059 ...
Miss Emily Fogg resided at 3350 Walnut Street., Philadelphia, Pa. in 1900. Born in Chicago, Ill. on 28 Aug. 1871, she received her A.B. degree in 1897 from the University of Chicago. She married Edward Sherwood Mead in Philadelphia on 1 June 1900, and was the mother of anthropologist Margaret Mead. She wrote The Place of Advertising in Modern Business (1901) and The Italian on the Land (1907). From the description of Emily Fogg letters received, 1900. (Pennsylvania State University L...
Alfred L. Kroeber was an anthropologist. He taught anthropology at the University of California, 1901-1946, and was curator, 1908-1925, and director, 1925-1946, of the University's anthropological museum. From the description of Yana vocabulary and grammatical notes, 1911-1912. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165433 Anthropologist. From the description of Anthropology : mss., 1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85185772 A...
Sir Raymond Firth was born in 1901 in New Zealand. He was educated at Auckland University College, where he specialised in economics and wrote his MA thesis on the local kauri gum industry. In 1924 he came to the London School of Economics to work for a higher degree in economics, but on arrival changed his subject to anthropology and completed a PhD on the primitive economics of the New Zealand Maori under the supervision of Malinowski. After obtaining his PhD, Firth returned to New Zealand and...
Fordham University was founded in 1841. From the description of Faculty records, 1841-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155482332 From the description of Administrative records, 1846-1985, 1936-1985 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155482320 ...
Edmund W. Sinnott was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the time of this correspondence. Walter G. Berl was an editor for the Association. From the description of Letters, 1948-1971, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878457 ...
Pioneer anthropologist and Africanist; Professor of Sociology (1927-38) and of Anthropology (1938-61), Northwestern University. From 1961 through 1963, held Northwestern's Chair of African Studies, the first such position in the United States. From the description of Melville Herskovits Papers, 1906-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80577063 Anthropologist; Africanist; founder of the first African Studies program in the United States. Melville J. ...
Leader of New York Society for Ethical Culture; educator, social psychologist. From the description of Papers, 1948-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488882 Social scientist and lecturer. From the description of Papers, 1922-1968. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28417729 Lawrence K. Frank was born in Cincinnati, OH, December 6, 1890 and received his bachelor's degree in economics from Columbia University in 1912. He died ...
Educator; interviewee married Sidney Ratner. From the description of Reminiscences of Louise Michelle Rosenblatt : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723810 ...
Léonie Adams, poet, teacher, and editor. Adams published five books of poetry during her life and received the Bollingen Prize for Poems: A Selection in 1954. Adams's teaching posts included New York University and Columbia University. She married William Troy in 1933. William Troy, writer, editor, and teacher. Troy's writings include essays, literary and film reviews, and poems. His teaching posts included New York University, Bennington College and New School Universi...
Sol Tax (1907-1996) was a prominent cultural anthropologist. He completed a Bachelor's degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1931, a M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Chicago (1932 and 1935). He took a faculty position at University of Chicago in 1940 and remained there until 1977. Tax founded the academic journal Current Anthropology (1959), served on the National Research Council Committee on Latin American Anthropology (1946-1954), served on the President's Task Force on India...
Robert H. Lowie was a noted anthropologist, professor of anthropology, and specialist on the Crow Indians. He moved from Vienna to New York in 1893, and later received his doctorate from Columbia University, studying with Franz Boas. After doing curatorial and field work for the American Museum of Natural History, in 1921 he joined the anthropology faculty at U.C. Berkeley, where he taught until his retirement in 1950. Lowie published hundreds of articles, reviews, and monographs in English, Ger...
American anthropologist Luther Sheeleigh Cressman (1897-1994) was an authority on prehistoric man in the Pacific Northwest and founded the Department of Anthropology at the University of Oregon, which he chaired from 1935 to his retirement in 1963. Cressman discovered sagebrush bark sandals determined to be 10,000 years old at Fort Rock in Lake County, Or. He was deeply involved in regional anthropology organizations, including the University of Oregon's Museum of Natural History, the Oregon Sta...
Eminent social scientist and philosopher. From the description of Gregory Bateson papers, 1925-1985. (University of California, Santa Cruz). WorldCat record id: 18220165 Biographical Chronology May 9, 1904 Born in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England. Third son of William Bateson (b. Aug. 8, 1861) and Caroline Beatrice Durham Bateson (b. 1870?). Brothers, John Bateson ...
Anthropologist. Vassar College Class of 1909. From the description of Papers, 1905-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155518646 Anthropologist. Vassar College Class of 1909. From the description of Ruth Fulton Benedict papers, 1905-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576400 ...
The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...