Frederick Roelker Wulsin papers
These papers contain two notebooks of anthropological notes, 1927-1928; four volumes of an African journal, 1927-1928 and a bound typescript, "National Geographic Society Central China Expedition Report for 1923"
- 1927-1929 (inclusive)
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Extent1.5 linear feet
Biographical Sketch of Frederick Roelker Wulsin:
- Born July 8, 1891
- Died February 26, 1961
- A.B. Harvard, 1913
- PhD, Harvard 1929
- Zoological collecting in East Africa, Madagascar , 1914; China, Mongolia, Kokonor, Indo-China 1921-1924
- Archaeological travels to Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, 1927-1928; Persia, 1930-1931
- Tutor in anthropology, Harvard, 1926-1927
- Research, 1932-1941
- Lecturer in anthropology, Boston University, 1935-1936
- Lecturer in sociology and anthropology, Tufts College (now Tufts University,) 1945-1947; professor, 1947-1957; professor emeritus, 1957
Source: Smithsonian Institution Research Information Systems at http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?uri=full=3100001~!218427!0
- Series I includes 2 notebooks of African anthropological notes, 1927-1928
- Series II consists of 4 volumes of and African Journey Journal, 1927-1928
- Series III consists of a bound typescript report on Wulsin's central China expedition, 1923
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
These papers were transferred from the Tozzer Library, Harvard University in 2001.
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- Wulsin, Frederick Roelker (1891-1961) Papers : A Finding Aid
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