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Business Letter from Margaret Mead
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written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Prefield and administrative materials. Financial papers. Undated #4) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 2 page(s)
Undated typewritten business letter from Margaret to a person unnamed, likely Ruth Benedict, about the location (strongbox in the American Museum of Natural History) of her important papers regarding her finances, will, publications, etc. and financial obligations to take care of in Mead's absence.
written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Prefield and administrative materials. Financial papers. Undated #4) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 2 page(s)
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Copy of Letter from George Hunt to Franz Boas, undated
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N119: United States, Omaha Indians, Folder 15: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. R. Fortune. Xerox copies) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 13 page(s)
Handwritten copy of a letter from George Hunt to Franz Boas regarding American Indians. Letter discusses at length the validity of shamans, Hunt's past experiences with shamans, ghosts, death, and dreams. Letter also includes several words and phrases in indigenous text.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N119: United States, Omaha Indians, Folder 15: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. R. Fortune. Xerox copies) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 13 page(s)
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[Copy of] Letter from Margaret Mead to Fay, March 2, 1931
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written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 6: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Postfield materials M. Mead. Basic work-up of raw materials) (District of Columbia) (02 March 1931) , 2 page(s)
In a two-page, typed letter from Margaret Mead to Fay, an informant at the Omaha Indian Reservation, Mead mentions having been hit by an influenza epidemic and 'the bank failure,' and asks how each is affecting the Indians. She sends also a list of questions on behalf of Reo Fortune, in order to make a table of fa...
written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 6: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Postfield materials M. Mead. Basic work-up of raw materials) (District of Columbia) (02 March 1931) , 2 page(s)
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[Copy of] Letter from Margaret Mead to Muzafer Sherif, May 31, 1932
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (31 May 1932) , 2 page(s)
In a one-page, typed letter with postscript on the back, Margaret Mead replies to a letter from social psychologist Muzafer Sherif, who had asked her for references for an unnamed book chapter she wrote having to do with color perception and classification among native groups. Mead says she cannot keep references...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (31 May 1932) , 2 page(s)
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[Copy of] Letter from Margaret Mead to William Fielding Ogburn, March 7, 1932
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written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (07 March 1932) , 2 page(s)
In a two-page, typed letter from Margaret Mead to William Fielding Ogburn, who had been her mentor at Columbia University, she discusses aspects of the Arapesh culture of New Guinea, especially parent-child relationships. She mentions that A. R. Radcliffe-Brown will soon be arriving at the University of Chicago, w...
written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (07 March 1932) , 2 page(s)
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[Copy of] Letter from Raymond Firth to Reo Fortune, September 7, 1932
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written by Sir Raymond Firth, 1901-2002, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (07 September 1932) , 2 page(s)
In a two-page, typewritten letter under the letterhead of the University of Sydney, Australia, Raymond Firth gives concrete details of a research opportunity for Fortune and Margaret Mead among the Ungarinyin aborigines of western Australia, which he says 'will be waiting for you when you are ready.' He includes t...
written by Sir Raymond Firth, 1901-2002, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (07 September 1932) , 2 page(s)
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[Copy of] Letter from William F. Ogburn to Margaret Mead, November 16, 1932
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written by William F. Ogburn, 1886-1959, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (16 November 1932) , 6 page(s)
In a six-page letter written on his personal letterhead stationery, William F. Ogburn writes to Margaret Mead, interspersing ethnological musings with personal news. He talks about his study of recent social changes in the United States, having written some 2 million words. He hopes the newly elected President Roo...
written by William F. Ogburn, 1886-1959, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (16 November 1932) , 6 page(s)
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Correspondence Between JH and Margaret Mead, (1971-1972)
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written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N103: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Postfield materials. Mundugumor. Proposed book on Mundugumor, 1973. Planning file) (District of Columbia) (1971) , 5 page(s)
Typewritten correspondence between JH and Margaret Mead during 1971 and 1972, about Mead's Mundugumor notes.
written by Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N103: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Postfield materials. Mundugumor. Proposed book on Mundugumor, 1973. Planning file) (District of Columbia) (1971) , 5 page(s)
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Correspondence from Rhoda Métraux to Margaret Mead, 1972
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N103: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Postfield materials. Proposed book on Mundugumor, 1973. Notes and other reference materials #1) (District of Columbia) (1972) , 8 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** Typewritten correspondence from Rhoda Métraux to Margaret Mead, 1972. Items include a memo from Métraux to Mead, December 13, 1972, regarding the population of Biwat [Mundugumor] villages; a note (likely by Mead), March 26,...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N103: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Postfield materials. Proposed book on Mundugumor, 1973. Notes and other reference materials #1) (District of Columbia) (1972) , 8 page(s)
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Disposition of Mr. Fortune's Stores in Chamberi (Undated)
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Prefield and administrative materials. Financial papers. Undated #4) (District of Columbia) (1933) , 2 page(s)
Typewritten list of Reo Fortune's supplies and equipment in Chamberi, with instructions for shipment to Rabaul via Burns, Philp and Co. Ltd.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Prefield and administrative materials. Financial papers. Undated #4) (District of Columbia) (1933) , 2 page(s)
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