Anthropometric study, 1930-1934.


Anthropometric study, 1930-1934.

Raw data from anthropometric study Shapiro conducted of peoples of many islands of Polynesia. Data consists of measurement cards, tabulation sheets and graphs; notes taken from ships' logs describing physical characteristics of islands of the South Pacific as well as notes of historic interest; bibliographic references providing brief summary of conclusion of scientists' work as it relates to anthropometric studies; manuscripts of Shapiro's investigations based on these field studies and data. Shapiro's study of the Japanese and Hawaiians represented by correlation tables, measurements and observations, worksheets, data cards from the field, and statistical analysis sheets.

10 cubic ft.

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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Anthropology (corporateBody)

The collection was probably amassed by James Howard McGregor of the Anthropology Dept. as the first part of a lecture on the evolution of man. The first part was entitled "Apes" and the second, "Studies of Man." Many photographs come from the Museum's Dept. of Public Education. From the description of Mammalogical photographs, [ca. 1914-1953] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155515619 Canadian geologist Robert Bell directed the Geological Survey of Canada from 1901-1906. ...

Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 (person)

Anthropologist at American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Papers 1930's-1950's?. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 39698417 Anthropologist, museum curator. Shapiro is Curator emeritus in the Dept. of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History. His professional interests are in human biology, race mixture, and population genetics. From the description of Anthropometric study, 1930-1934. (Un...