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

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BOX N1-N120 Fieldwork: South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1925-1978
Correspondence, field bulletins, notebooks, notes, psychological test material, diaries, drawings, reports, financial papers, writings, transcripts of tapes, catalogs, and other files created or compiled by Mead, Reo Fortune, Gregory Bateson, Jane Belo, Theodore Schwartz, Lenora Schwartz, Lola Romanucci, and others.
Arranged alphabetically by geographic location and therein chronologically by field trip. Included at the end of the series is material related to Mead and Fortune's fieldwork with the Omaha Indians.
BOX N1 American Samoa
1925-1926, Mead field trip
Boas, Franz
Churchill, William, manuscript
Field bulletins
Pre-field and administrative material
Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
National Research Council
Financial papers
Field data
Card catalog for household information
(2 folders)
BOX N2 Notebooks, nos. 1-6
(6 vols. in 2 folders)
Fieldwork sheets
BOX N3 Samoan original notes, intelligence tests, ethnological notes, etc. (handwritten and typed)
Miscellaneous See also Restricted
(5 folders)
Psychological test material See Restricted
(3 folders)
BOX N4 Post-field material
Correspondence with National Research Council, 1927-1931
Notes, conclusions
Samoan Material Culture by Te Rangi Hiroa (Peter Henry Buck), Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Bulletin 75 (Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum, 1930) with notes by Mead
1971, Mead field visit
Undated, miscellany
BOX N5 Bali
1936-1939, Mead and Gregory Bateson field trip
Committee for Research in Dementia Praecox
(2 folders)
Field bulletins, 1936-1937
General correspondence, 1935-1941, undated
(6 folders)
BOX N6 Pre-field and administrative materials
Financial papers
(2 folders)
Notes on organization for the move from Bali to New Guinea, 1938
Preparations for Bali trip, 1935-1936
Bateson, Gregory
Mead, Margaret
Preparation for return to Bali and departure from Indonesia, 1939
Field data
Catalogs and indexes
Catalogs of collections
Index to texts collected by I Madé Kaler
Miscellaneous indexes
BOX N7 Census
Bajoeng Gedé
1936, June-July
Bateson, Gregory, notebook
Batoean artists, census by I Madé Kaler
Brahmana Boda, census by Ida Bajoes Wajan Teroewi, 1939
Diary (Mead)
1935, Nov.-1939 (typescript)
BOX N8 1936, Apr.-Oct. 6 (notebook)
Drawings and paintings
Children's drawings
1937, Feb.
Bajoeng Gedé, 1936-1937
(2 folders)
Batoean See also Oversize
(3 folders)
Drawings collected by I Madé Kaler, 1937
BOX N9 Drawings and paintings with picture texts
(2 folders)
Miscellaneous drawings, 1936-1938 See also Oversize
(3 folders)
Ethnographic slips, 1936-1938
Variously sorted
(1 folder)
BOX N10 (2 folders)
Field notes
Bajoeng Gedé
Early notes concerning household, census, and preliminary social organization, 1936, May-July
Organization book, 1937-1938
BOX N11 Batoean
Big cremation
Brahmana Boda death ceremonies
Gregory Bateson
Batoean materials to be kept in Bangli
Loose notes
Notes concerning marriage analysis and funerals, 1936, July-Aug.
Oeboed, 1936, May-June 8
BOX N12 Rites of passage, 1937
Theoretical notes and plans
Tjekandik, 1937, and D.B. Tekek, 1938 (materials for Djawa paper, including correspondence with R. Goris)
I Madé Kaler (notebook)
Information concerning Balinese calendar
Notes on incest
Plans, notes, and comments on work of Jane Belo
Running account on "Bedoeloes"-3 carvers at work, 1936, June-July
BOX N13 Running field notes
Bateson, Gregory
Nos. 1-8, 1936, Mar.-1937, Apr. 25
(4 folders)
BOX N14 Nos. 9-12, 1937, May 5-1938, Mar. 5
(2 folders)
Bangli, 1936, Dec.
Notes on photographic equipment
Mead, Margaret
Batoean, 1937
Nos. 1-2, July 23-Sept. 22
BOX N15 Nos. 3-4, Sept. 24-30
Bajoeng Gedé
Medicine book
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