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Arapesh Children's Drawings, 1932
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N94: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children's drawings) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 42 page(s)
Handwritten notes titled 'Arapesh Children's Drawings' include a list of drawing vocabulary in English and an indigenous language. Drawings include human figures, animals, and abstract shapes. Several drawings are attributed to So'a Toa. Dated 1932.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N94: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children's drawings) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 42 page(s)
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Arapesh Children's Drawings (Lent by Margaret Mead to Ernest Seeman)
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N93: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Children's drawings (used by Ernest Seeman in article in Character and Personality)) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 14 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** Arapesh children's drawings collected in Alitoa by Margaret Mead include human figures, lizards, stars, and plants and are accompanied by Mead's handwritten notes. Undated. Also included is correspondence between Mead and Erne...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N93: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Children's drawings (used by Ernest Seeman in article in Character and Personality)) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 14 page(s)
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Arapesh Children's Drawings - Ready for Sec. V
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N94: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children's drawings) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 72 page(s)
A collection of drawings titled 'Arapesh Children's Drawings - Ready for Sec. V.' Drawings include human figures, birds, fish, reptiles, and symbolic or decorative designs. Apparently grouped for publication or exhibit, the drawings are accompanied by typewritten and handwritten notes about the drawings' creators,...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N94: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children's drawings) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 72 page(s)
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Arapesh Customs
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N97: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes Sorcery and magic and ?Tamberan) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 214 page(s)
Typewritten notes on Arapesh customs cover a wide range of topics, including war rituals, puberty rites, sex, divination, dreams, sorcery, witchcraft, taboos, omens, superstitions, mourning customs, initiations, yam customs, pregnancy, and charms and protective magic. In English and an indigenous language; with ad...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N97: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes Sorcery and magic and ?Tamberan) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 214 page(s)
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Arapesh - Ethno-botany [Aliatoa] Slips, undated
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Notes Ethno – Botany (v.)) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 180 page(s)
A set of 180 bindable note slips contain notes -- hand-written and typed, in English and indigenous text -- having to do with plants and their various uses by the Arapesh people of 'Aliatoa' (Alitoa) village in East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. They include related notes on food and medicine.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Notes Ethno – Botany (v.)) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 180 page(s)
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Arapesh Kinship Terminology
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N93: Papua New Guinea, Folder 2: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Census and kinship material) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 11 page(s)
Undated typewritten and handwritten notes by Margaret Mead regarding kinship terminology among the Arapesh. The first pages are titled 'A Rough Sketch of Arapesh Kinship Terminology (Not Final),' with kinship terms in an indigenous language and English definitions. Handwritten lists of terms follow, with the last...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N93: Papua New Guinea, Folder 2: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Census and kinship material) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 11 page(s)
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Arapesh Linguistics, 1931
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notes Linguistic #2) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 43 page(s)
Typewritten pages titled 'Arapesh Linguistics' contain notes on grammar in an indigenous language with English translations. Included are interrogative expressions, verbs (prefix, suffix, infix, transitive, intransitive), and adjectives. Also includes vocabulary pertaining to parts of the body and religion. Dated...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notes Linguistic #2) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 43 page(s)
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Arapesh Material Culture
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Material culture #2) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 24 page(s)
Handwritten and typewritten notes detail various aspects of Arapesh material culture. Included are written descriptions of billum [a looped string bag] making and sago working, accompanied by illustrations. Also includes sketches of masks, taro pounders, and lime spatulas. In English and an indigenous language. Un...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 8: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Material culture #2) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 24 page(s)
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'Arapesh Maternity' by R. F. Fortune, August 7, 1943
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N102: Papua New Guinea, Folder 11: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Postfield materials. Proposed book on Mundugumor, 1973 Articles by Reo Fortune) (District of Columbia), in Nature, August 7, 1943, Vol. 152, p. 164 (1943), 2 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** A page from the August 7, 1943 issue of the journal Nature contains a letter from Reo Fortune written May 25, reporting an unusual finding among the Arapesh people of Papua New Guinea. He reports that Arapesh women have an unu...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N102: Papua New Guinea, Folder 11: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Postfield materials. Proposed book on Mundugumor, 1973 Articles by Reo Fortune) (District of Columbia), in Nature, August 7, 1943, Vol. 152, p. 164 (1943), 2 page(s)
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Arapesh: M.C. Vocabulary Slips
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notes Linguistic #2) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 94 page(s)
Handwritten notes titled 'Arapesh M.C. Vocabulary Slips' include vocabulary in an indigenous language with English translations. Vocabulary pertains to kinship, birth, and sorcery among other topics. Also includes citations to various named and unnamed sources. Undated.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notes Linguistic #2) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 94 page(s)
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