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Papers, ca. 1915-1967.

Author: John Alden Mason
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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There is much correspondence, linguistic material, notes, photographs, etc., relating to Mason's work in the southwestern U.S., Mexico, and South America. The correspondence is large and covers all aspects of his life, from reports on field work to answering casual questions referred to him through the University of Pennsylvania's museum, where he was a curator from 1926 to 1955. Included in this is much material
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Genre/Form: Photoprints
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Named Person: George Agogino; Ruth Benedict; Kaj Birge-Smith; Fred L Black; Franz Boas; Mary Butler; Donald S Cadzow; Edmund Carpenter; James McKeen Cattell; Fay-Cooper Cole; Dorothy Cross; Frederica De Laguna; Fred Eggan; Paul Fejos; Manuel Gamio; Kathryn B Greywacz; Melville J Herskovits; Frederick Webb Hodge; Neil Merton Judd; Alfred Vincent Kidder; A L Kroeber; Percey Child Madeira, Jr.; Bronislaw Malinowski; John Alden Mason; Margaret Mead; Sylvanus Griswold Morley; Zelia Nuttall; Paul Radin; Robert Redfield; Gladys Amanda Reichard; Edward Sapir; Linton Satterthwaite; Frank G Speck; Morris Swadesh; Alfred M Tozzer; George Clapp Vaillant; Clark Wissler
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Alden Mason
OCLC Number: 122523535
Description: ca. 20,000 items (24 linear ft.) ; 9 recordings.

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There is much correspondence, linguistic material, notes, photographs, etc., relating to Mason's work in the southwestern U.S., Mexico, and South America. The correspondence is large and covers all aspects of his life, from reports on field work to answering casual questions referred to him through the University of Pennsylvania's museum, where he was a curator from 1926 to 1955. Included in this is much material relating to the American Anthropological Association and for the "American Anthropologist" (1928-1964).

There are all types of data for such languages and tribes as the Pimo Bajo, Papago, Northern Tepehuan, Southern Tepehuan, and Tepecano. There are class notes (1908-1910) kept by Mason for ethnology, archaeology, and linguistics courses at the University of Pennsylvania under Edward Sapir and Frank Speck [B\M384n].

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