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Akerang Census, 1932 and 1973
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N99: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Census material, 1932) (District of Columbia) (1952) , 14 page(s)
Typewritten and handwritten notes by Margaret Mead giving a census of the Mundugumor [Biwat] village of Akerang. The notes were likely written circa 1932, but the date on the title page is September 11, 1973, possibly when they were checked, retyped, or updated with additional notes. The census lists households as...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N99: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Census material, 1932) (District of Columbia) (1952) , 14 page(s)
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Analysis of Inter-Tribal Marriages, undated
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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) (1931) , 9 page(s)
Nine pages contain hand-written notes on marriages of Omaha Indians with members of other tribes, including mention of people of mixed blood, whether they live on or off the reservation, and pages of calculations. The last page contains a list of towns throughout the Midwest and West with associated institutions,...
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) (1931) , 9 page(s)
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Analysis of Why Some Small Families of Means are Left to Themselves
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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) (1931) , 3 page(s)
Three typed pages give the reasons offered why people on the Omaha Indian Reservation don't mingle with certain wealthier families. Frequently noted are association with or attempts to live like white people or Christians.
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) (1931) , 3 page(s)
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Analysis of Widows, undated
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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) (1931) , 2 page(s)
Two typed pages contain a table headed 'Analysis of widows,' with consideration of her property, place of residence, whether she is dependent on someone or supports dependents herself.
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) (1931) , 2 page(s)
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Anthropos Article
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N48: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Reo F. Fortune. Notes. Miscellaneous #1) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 15 page(s)
Typewritten transcription of text from an article in the journal Anthropos (Vol. 4, 1909, p. 354), published under the title 'Mythen and Sagen der Admiralitätsinsulaner.' Transcription is in an indigenous language with English headings; most appear to be stories about demons and spirits. Undated.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N48: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Reo F. Fortune. Notes. Miscellaneous #1) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 15 page(s)
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Arapesh Notes
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N98: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Reo F. Fortune notes (xerox) #1) (District of Columbia) (1940) , 104 page(s)
Handwritten notes, with a brief typewritten section, by Reo Fortune regarding the Arapesh people. Many of the notes transcribe speeches in Arapesh with an English translation. Other topics include sorcery, death, burial customs, and a short analysis of Margaret Mead's interpretation of an incident (page 79), as re...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N98: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Reo F. Fortune notes (xerox) #1) (District of Columbia) (1940) , 104 page(s)
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Assorted Research Notes - Arapesh
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N98: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Miscellaneous #3) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 35 page(s)
Assorted handwritten and typewritten notes include an index to large notes; index to sorcery cards; a skeleton diary; Alitoa census notes; a summation of two months of field work in Alitoa; a chart labeled 'Principal Techniques of the Mt. Arapesh'; notes on the House Tamberan (with illustrations); and notes on a m...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N98: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Miscellaneous #3) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 35 page(s)
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Babies Born Last Year
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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) (1931) , 17 page(s)
Seventeen pages of hand-written notes about the Omaha Indians contain lists and tables on a variety of topics, including: babies born last year; analysis of places off reservation (that is, places off the reservation where Omaha Indians live); barren women; notes on young married men; men under 40 and men over 40.
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) (1931) , 17 page(s)
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Basic Worked Up Raw Material
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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) (1930) , 8 page(s)
Seven typed pages contain a census of certain groups on the Omaha Indian Reservation: Unmarried girls over 14 and widows under 30; births in 1929-30; and deaths listed on the 1930 census, some of which occurred as early as 1927. They are accompanied by a cover page to which a strip of paper is stapled, on which is...
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) (1930) , 8 page(s)
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Birth
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 3: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. M. Mead. Note cards #2) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 7 page(s)
Notecard with the handwritten title 'Birth.' Six additional handwritten pages discuss some beliefs surrounding birth and babies. Undated.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 3: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. M. Mead. Note cards #2) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 7 page(s)
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