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David I. Bushnell, Jr. collection records

Collection Identifier: 41-72
Scope and Contents: The papers primarily consist of Bushnell and the Bushnell estate's correspondence with dealers, artists, museum professionals and other collectors; Bushnell's fieldnotes from his work with the Choctaw and archaeological expeditions; and, manuscript drafts and notes for his many publications.

Frederic Ward Putnam papers

Collection Identifier: 999-24
Overview: This collection of Putnam papers were formerly part of the Ralph Dexter Papers at Kent State University Archives. They include FW Putnam family correspondence, professional papers and ephemera.

George Grant MacCurdy papers

Collection Identifier: 995-3
Overview: George Grant MacCurdy (GGM) was an American anthropologist. He and Janet MacCurdy founded the American School of Prehistoric Research (ASPR) in 1921, which published Bulletins from 1926 onward, and became the Department of Old World Archaeology at the Peabody Museum as per his bequest in 1954. The records include correspondence; original artwork; postcards; sketch books; travel notebooks; biographical...

Ian Graham papers

Collection Identifier: 2004.15.2

Karl G. Heider papers on New Guinea

Collection Identifier: 2011.22.1
Overview: Karl Heider was a member of the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea, spending an additional twenty-one months observing the Dani people on his own after the other members had departed. The purpose of the expedition and Heider’s work was to holistically capture the lives of the Dani people before the changes of the modern era began to infiltrate their preliterate, “Stone Age” culture. The records include field notebooks, tape...

Peabody family papers

Collection Identifier: 967-23-00/1-unacc.
Scope and Contents: George Peabody established the trust that founded the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in 1866. The Peabody family papers contain some miscellaneous items, correspondence relating to financial and other family concerns, and probate materials relating to estate matters of a number of family members, including Margaret Peabody, Charles...