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

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BOX S15-S17 Addition III: Photographic File, 1918-1984
Photographs and slides of Mead, family members, friends, colleagues, and field trips. Also includes film catalogs of the Iatmul of Tambunam village, Papua New Guinea.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and therein alphabetically by subject.
BOX S15 Film catalogs, 1938, 1969-1980
Bateson, Gregory, 1930-1935, undated
Cressman, Luther Sheeleigh, 1922-1926, undated
Fogg, James Leland, undated
Fortune, Reo, 1928, undated
Mead, Emily Fogg, undated
Mead, Priscilla, undated
Mead, Richard Ramsay, undated
Mead family, undated
Friends and colleagues
Kilipak, John
Carmel, Calif., 1969 See also Container S10, same heading
(2 folders)
BOX S16 Margaret Mead photography exhibit, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, Calif., 1979 See also Container S10, same heading
Miscellaneous, 1968-1971
(2 folders)
Miscellaneous, 1918, 1924-1927, undated
Fieldwork, circa 1925-circa 1928, 1936-1938, 1953, 1971-1984, undated See also Oversize
(2 folders)
BOX S17 Mead, Margaret, 1922, 1971-1978, undated
(2 folders)
Mead, Margaret, with others, 1922-1925, 1971-1975, undated
Miscellaneous, 1918, undated
Negatives, 1920, undated
Redbook, clippings, 1965-1977, undated
Slides, 1974-1976
BOX T1-T2 Addition IV: Family Papers, 1877-1947
Correspondence of family members, speeches and writings, childhood papers, and miscellaneous items.
Arranged alphabetically by name of family member.
BOX T1 Bateson, Caroline Beatrice, 1938-1940
Bateson, Gregory
Bateson, Caroline Beatrice, 1934-1940
(3 folders)
Mead, Margaret, 1934, 1947
Miscellaneous, 1934-1940, 1947
Miscellany, 1939, 1945-1947
Speeches and writings, 1943-1947
Bateson, John, 1906, 1917
Bateson, Mary Catherine, childhood papers
Comments, notes, and questionnaires, 1944-1946
Correspondence, 1940-1947
BOX T2 Drawings and memorabilia, 1944-1947
Miscellany, 1939, 1945-1947
Bateson family miscellany, 1906, undated
Mead, Emily Fogg, 1939-1940, 1947
Mead, Martha Adaline Ramsay to Giles F. Mead, 1877-1878
(2 folders)
Mead family correspondence, undated
BOX T2 Addition IV: General Correspondence, 1945-1946
Letters received.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX T2 1945-1946
BOX T2 Addition IV: Publications and Other Writings, 1952
Master's thesis of Theodore Schwartz.
BOX T2 Writings by others
Schwartz, Theodore, “Labor Migration and Urbanization in South and Central Africa and Their Effect upon Change in Bantu Social Groupings,” master's thesis, 1952
BOX T2 Addition IV: Miscellany, 1946
Notes and printed matter.
BOX T2 Notes and printed matter, 1939, 1946
BOX T2-T3 Addition IV: Fieldwork, 1953-1978
Field notes and notebooks, diaries, research material, and miscellaneous items.
Arranged alphabetically by geographical location and therein alphabetically by subject or type of material.
BOX T2 Papua New Guinea, Admiralty Islands field trip (1953-1954)
Field data
Mead, Margaret, 1953, June-Dec. See also Container N53, same heading
Schwartz, Lenora, 1953, June-1954, July See also Container N54, same heading
Linguistic material, Theodore Schwartz
Manus texts, typed, 1953-1954 See also Container N57, same heading
BOX T3 Notes, Lenora Schwartz
Book 1, 1953, June-1954, Jan. See also Container N60, same heading
Book 2, 1954, Jan.-July See also Container N60, same heading
Book 4, tests and children's play groups, 1953, July-1954, June See also Container N61, same heading
Psychological tests
Rorschach, Theodore and Lenora Schwartz, 1953, Oct.-1954, June See also Container N63, same heading
Schwartz, Lenora, miscellany, 1978, undated
BOX T3-T4 Addition IV: Papers of Colleagues, Ruth Benedict, 1912-1942
Correspondence and miscellany of Ruth Benedict.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and therein by name of person.
BOX T3 Correspondence
Benedict, Stanley, 1912, 1930
Fortune, Reo, 1929-1934
Mead, Margaret, 1923-1933
(2 folders)
BOX T4 Miscellaneous, 1928-1929, 1942
Sapir, Edward, 1922-1938
(2 folders)
Miscellany, 1923, undated
BOX T4-T8 Addition IV: Photographic File, 1896-1954
Photographs, contact prints and negatives, contact sheets, and slides of Bateson family members, friends and colleagues, and field trips.
Organized according to the subseries arrangement in the original part of the collection and therein alphabetically by subject or type of material.
BOX T4 Family
Bateson, Caroline Beatrice and William, circa 1896, 1909, 1924-1928
Bateson, Gregory, 1905-1909
Bateson, Gregory, John, and Martin, 1902-1905, 1911
Bateson, John, 1899-1912
Bateson, Martin, 1900-1911
Bateson, Mary Catherine, undated
Bateson family, 1907-1909, undated
Unidentified negatives, undated
Friends and colleagues, unidentified, undated
BOX T5 Fieldwork photographs taken and/or donated by Lenora Foerstel
Papua New Guinea, Admiralty Islands field trip, 1953-1954
(3 folders)
BOX T6 Unidentified
Contact negatives
BOX T7 Undated
BOX T8 Undated
Photographs, undated
Slides, undated
Addition V: Photographic File, 1936-1939
Digital image surrogates of 35mm nitrate negatives of Mead's and Bateson's field expedition in Bali and among the Iatmul people of New Guinea. An attached spreadsheet provides descriptions of individual images or groups of images compiled from various sources within the collection.
Arranged chronologically according to the order of the original film negatives. Accessible onsite via Stacks at
1936, Mar. 2-May 1
Digital content available onsite
1936, May 1-May 19
Digital content available onsite
1936, May 19-May 26
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