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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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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 7: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Reo F. Fortune notes (xerox) #2) (District of Columbia) (1933) , 151 page(s)
Handwritten notes by Reo Fortune regarding the Arapesh people. The notes transcribe speeches in Arapesh with English translations, as well as comment on Arapesh culture. A section lists Arapesh verbs.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N98: Papua New Guinea, Folder 7: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Reo F. Fortune notes (xerox) #2) (District of Columbia) (1933) , 151 page(s)
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Arapesh: Shown to Harlow, Apr. 1940
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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 2: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children's drawings) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 17 page(s)
Handwritten notes in English and an indigenous language accompanied by Arapesh children's drawings. The drawings include human figures, animals, birds, and plants. Undated; a notation on the cover page reads 'Shown to Harlow, Apr. 1940.'
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N94: Papua New Guinea, Folder 2: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children's drawings) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 17 page(s)
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Arapesh Sorcery Analysis, Alitoa, 1932
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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 5: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes Sorcery analysis (MM)) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 72 page(s)
Handwritten notes titled 'Arapesh Sorcery Analysis, 1932' contain observations of individuals in Alitoa who used sorcery to deal with illness or misfortune. Includes names, type of sorcery practiced, relationship of the participants, and outcome. Also includes calendar pages for 1932 and 1934.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N97: Papua New Guinea, Folder 5: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes Sorcery analysis (MM)) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 72 page(s)
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Arapesh Tales
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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 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Miscellaneous #4) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 6 page(s)
Three typewritten Arapesh tales told by Alitoa informants. Notations indicate that the tales are not recorded verbatim but presented in 'free translation' form. Included are 'The Finding of the Triple Flutes' (told by Balidu); 'The Execution of a Woman Who Angered a Marsalai (told by Wabe); and 'The Tale of Walawa...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N98: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Miscellaneous #4) (District of Columbia) (1932) , 6 page(s)
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Arapesh Tribe New Guinea
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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 7: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children and adult Paintings) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 12 page(s)
A collection of drawings titled 'Arapesh Tribe New Guinea' includes human figures, animals, plants, and symbolic or decorative designs. Some drawings have typewritten labels giving the name of the artist, gender, age, and subject of the drawing. Undated.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N94: Papua New Guinea, Folder 7: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Children and adult Paintings) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 12 page(s)
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Arapesh Warfare by R. F. Fortune, [February] 1939
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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 American Anthropologist, Jan. - March, 1939, Vol. 41 no. 1, pp 22-41 (1939), 21 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** Twenty pages comprise an article from the Jan.-March 1939 issue of American Anthropologist, 'Arapesh Warfare' by Reo Fortune. He describes several unusual aspects of warfare among the Arapesh people of Papua New Guinea: that i...
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 American Anthropologist, Jan. - March, 1939, Vol. 41 no. 1, pp 22-41 (1939), 21 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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Assumed to be Work Up of April 4, 1929 Material
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Kinship) (District of Columbia) (04 April 1929) , 14 page(s)
Fourteen pages contain notes and charts, mostly hand-written, apparently having to do with kinship. One partially typed page is headed 'Missing Terms from Mele System, April 4.' A cover sheet and the backs of several pages bear the notation, 'Assumed to be work up of April 4, 1929 material.'
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Kinship) (District of Columbia) (04 April 1929) , 14 page(s)
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Attitude Towards Whites
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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) , 2 page(s)
Undated handwritten field note, beginning with an index divider tab labeled 'Attitude towards whites,' followed by a quote from an informant on a perforated piece of note paper. The informant likes white people because they don't gossip like Indians.
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) , 2 page(s)
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