Records of the Department of Anthropology, 1901-[ongoing].


Records of the Department of Anthropology, 1901-[ongoing].

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence files maintained by the Department of Anthropology for the period of A.L. Kroeber's career, although it includes others prominent in the department throughout this period. These files reflect the professional and research interests of the department, as evidenced by this departmental correspondence, which includes inter-office memoranda, correspondence with professional colleagues, information from individuals interested primarily in Indian groups in California, including native informants, and simple letters of inquiry about anthropology, objects found, etc. There is often overlap between the correspondence in these departmental files and correspondence in individual's personal papers. Includes some records of the anthropology museum, mainly prior to its being named the Lowie Museum of Anthropology in 1958.

Originals : 211 boxes (108 linear ft.)Microfilm copies of originals : 3 microfilm reels : negative and positive.

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