17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ethnology.

  1. Rhoda Métraux papers, 1837-1997

    90,000 items. 224 containers plus 1 classified and 20 oversize. 101 linear feet. 802 digital files (2.2 MB) . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, lectures, and writings in both physical and digital format. Physical materials also include field diaries, field notes and notebooks, reports, proposals, minutes, programs, interview transcripts, questionnaires, statistical analyses, artwork and drawings, photographs, maps, census data, projective testing materials, financial records, and printed matter pertaining to Métraux's career as an anthropologist and her professional and personal relationship with anthropologist Margaret Mead.

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  2. Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    1,800 items. 14 containers plus 2 oversize. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts his travels among aborigines in Taiwan.

  3. Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996

    530,000 items. 1,790 containers plus 50 oversize. 783.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Anthropologist, author, and educator. Personal, professional, and family papers, consisting of correspondence, notebooks, organization files, appointment books, writings, teaching and office files, field notes, photographs, and miscellany relating primarily to anthropological and ethnological fieldwork, Mead's association with various universities and other cultural, scientific, and educational institutions, and her interests and activities in the broader areas of race, technological change, overpopulation, and peace. Also includes papers of Mead's associates and colleagues.

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  4. Adam Gurowski papers, 1743-1898

    4,000 items. 4 containers. 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Polish scholar and author and advocate of Panslavism. Correspondence, notes and writings, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating mainly to de Gurowski’s scholarship. Includes biography of Gurowski by Julius Bing and a draft of Bing’s autobiography.

  5. C. Hart Merriam papers, 1864-1938

    5,000 items. 71 containers plus 1 oversize. 28.5 linear feet. 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naturalist, zoologist, and ethnologist. Correspondence, writings, journals, bibliographies, maps, and other papers. Includes journals of scientific expeditions and compilations of Indian vocabularies, with accompanying large-scale maps showing the distribution of all known Indian tribes in California and Nevada, as well as notes relating to the Adirondack Mountains and files pertaining to other sites and regions in the United States and abroad. Contains subject material relating to the Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration and the Harriman Alaska Expedition.

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  6. Frederick Albert Cook papers, 1881-1977

    6000 items. 23 containers plus 2 oversize. 10 linear feet. 50 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physician, explorer, and author. Correspondence, manuscript and printed copies of books and essays, diaries, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, certificates, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Cook's expeditions to the Arctic (1891-1892 and 1901) with Robert E. Peary and Matthew Alexander Henson, to the Antarctic with Roald Amundsen's Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-1899), to Mt. McKinley (1906), to the North Pole (1907-1909), and around the world (1915-1916); and to the controversy surrounding Cook's claim that he discovered the North Pole.

  7. Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo collection on Latin American folklore, 1904-1986

    174 published items. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Collected publications pertaining to Latin American folklore and musical traditions from the library of Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo, Brazilian folklorist and musicologist.

  8. Gheorghe and Eugenia Popescu-Judetz collection, 1885-2010

    20069 items.. 23 linear ft. (57 boxes). 48 sound tape reels : analog, mono. ; 5 in.. 9 sound cassettes : analog.. 100 photographic prints : b&w.. 1 photographic print : col.. 1 film reel of 1 (100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (86 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.. 5 videocassettes of 5 (Hi-8) : sd., col. ; 8 mm.. 1 plaque.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    An ethnographic field collection of manuscript materials, graphic images, sound recordings, and moving images that document, for the most part, Romanian folk dance and music as well as costume, ritual, and customs. Music arrangements, choreographic diagrams, photographs, and programs document activities of the state dance companies, the Ciocîrlia and Perinitza Ensembles. Oral history interviews with the donor recorded in 1995 complement the materials. Manuscript material includes music arrangements, music transcriptions, dance notation, field notes, choreographic diagrams, ethnographies, dance indexes, analyses of meter and rhythm, and maps of dance distribution. Collection includes more than 2,000 notated folk dance variants, more than 3,200 audio-recorded melodies and approximately 4,000 notated dance melodies. The dance notation in this collection is a unique form developed by Gheorghe Popescu-Judetz to record Romanian folk dance.

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  9. Harold C. Conklin Philippine collection, 1955-1995

    8 containers. 733 items (450 manuscripts, 99 preservation and 183 reference sound recordings, and 1 zip disc). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Audio copies of original ethnographic field recordings made by anthropologist and linguist Harold C. Conklin, primarily of music and rituals of the Ifugao of northern Luzon, Philippines from 1961-1995. Also includes copies of 24 recordings, some made by other researchers and of other Philippine groups and languages dated 1955-1977. Related manuscripts include correspondence with Conklin, recording logs, and indices to the original recordings.

  10. Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915

    3,500 items. 22 containers. 11.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.