2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Perception.

  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.


    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. Thomas F. Saarinen collection

    ca. 4,100 pieces (chiefly ms. maps) : some printed items, some col. . 204 folders . 7 bankers boxes (7 linear ft.). -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Thomas F. Saarinen was a geographer who extended the technique of mental or cognitive mapping to the world scale. He collected the first broad, worldwide sample in his research project titled, Parochial Views of the World. The collection consists of the raw data from that project and represents findings and administrative issues. Specifically, present are some 3,900 sketch maps of the world drawn by students from 71 sites in 52 countries; these maps were analyzed based on their positioning on sheets of paper ca. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. The collection also includes statistics, discussion papers, thesis papers, books, magazines, published articles, correspondence related to the project.