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COLLECTION Identifier: 48-51

Yap Expedition records

Overview

Includes records of the Harvard expedition to Yap, Caroline Islands between 1947 and 1948. Consists of field notes and correspondence by four expedition members, David Schneider, Nathaniel R. Kidder, Edward E. Hunt, Jr., and William D. Stevens, to the Peabody Museum and the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University.

Dates

  • 1947 - 1950

Extent

3 boxes

Related Materials

2004.1.256, Yap Islands: Somatotypes, Edward Hunt, circa 1946

2004.1.530, Harvard University-Anthropometric Survey-Yap Islands, Micronesia,

American Philosophical Society: Kluckhohn - Boas correspondence, 1903-08 (7 items)

General note

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Title
Yap Expedition records
Status
completed
Author
Entered into ArchivesSpace by Meg Monroe, 2020
Date
2020-5-28
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
pea00093

Repository Details

Part of the Peabody Museum Archives Repository

Papers in the Peabody Museum Archives consist of primary source materials that document the Museum’s archaeological and ethnographic research and fieldwork since its founding in 1866. More than 2,800 feet of archival paper collections contain documents, papers, manuscripts, correspondence, data, field notes, maps, plans, and other historical records that represent diverse peoples from around the world, and which were created or collected by the Museum, its individual affiliates, or related entities. The collections also document the history or provenience, as well as the creation of, many of the Museum’s archaeological and ethnographic collections.

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