A.L. Kroeber papers, 1869-1972.


Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960. A.L. Kroeber papers, 1869-1972.

A.L. Kroeber papers, 1869-1972.

A.L. Kroeber conducted field work with several Klamath River groups, including the Karok, Wiyot, and Yurok Indians; the Yokuts Indians of Central California; with Ishi, the last member of the Yahi band of the Sacramento Valley; the Mohave Indians of the Colorado River region; and the Zuni Indians of New Mexico, among many other groups. He also carried out archaeological field work in Mexico and Peru. He published more that 500 books and articles on anthropological topics, and served as an expert witness in the Indian land claims cases Clyde F. Thompson et. al. v. United States, Docket No. 31, and Ernest Risling et. al. v. United States, Docket 37.

Originals: 40 boxes, 21 cartons, 14 volumes, 9 oversize folders (circa 45 linear feet)Copies: 185 microfilm reels: negative (Rich. 1840) and positive (BANC FILM 2049)



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