John Alden Mason papers, 1911-1967

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John Alden Mason papers, 1911-1967

John Alden Mason papers, 1911-1967

1911-1967

There is much correspondence, linguistic material, notes, photographs, etc., relating to Mason's work in the southwestern U.S., Mexico, and South America. The correspondence is large and covers all aspects of his life, from reports on field work to answering casual questions referred to him through the University of Pennsylvania's museum, where he was a curator from 1926 to 1955. Included in this is much material relating to the American Anthropological Association and for the "American Anthropologist" (1928-1964).

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