John Willoughby Layard papers, 1897-1974.


Layard, J. (John). John Willoughby Layard papers, 1897-1974.

John Willoughby Layard papers, 1897-1974.

Includes extensive correspondence by and to Layard, drafts of his writings, his unpublished autobiography, anthropological research materials, artifacts, psychiatric patient files, personal and family materials, and photographs. Most research materials and writings relate to his work in Melanesia, including Stone men in Malekula and an extensive unpublished typescript on the Atchin work. Significant correspondents include Gerhard Adler, W.H. Auden, Gregory Bateson, A.C. Haddon, Christopher Isherwood, Carl Jung, Homer Lane, Bronislaw Malinowski, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, W.H.R. Rivers, and Sir Michael Tippett. Also includes papers of Doris Dingwall.

48.8 lin. ft. (76 archives boxes, 16 card file boxes, 6 flat boxes, 4 oversize files)

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