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The Aumaga, January 15 [1926]
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N3: American Samoa, Folder 4: Mead field trip, 1925-26. Field data. Notes-Miscellaneous #2) (District of Columbia) (15 January 1926) , 2 page(s)
Typewritten notes titled 'The Aumaga: Attitude and Ethnology' discuss the customs and responsibilities of aumaga [a group of untitled men] on the island of Ta'u, including the villages of Luma, Siufaga, Fa'ae'e, and Faleasao. Apparent informant is Falepogisa. Dated January 15 [1926].
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N3: American Samoa, Folder 4: Mead field trip, 1925-26. Field data. Notes-Miscellaneous #2) (District of Columbia) (15 January 1926) , 2 page(s)
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The Autobiography of the Acquirement of Fishing Devices, January 23, 1929
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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 2: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Genealogy and social organization) (District of Columbia) (23 January 1929) , 2 page(s)
In two typed pages, a group of Kukerai (village chiefs) explain the origins and acquisition of various fishing devices. The accounts are taken down in pidgin English with some Manus terms.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 2: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Genealogy and social organization) (District of Columbia) (23 January 1929) , 2 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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Balidu's Speech, August 11 [1932]
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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 5: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Miscellaneous #5) (District of Columbia) (11 August 1932) , 3 page(s)
Typewritten notes titled 'Balidu's Speech...When He Heard That Bunitai Had Found Aden's Dirt...' Includes charges of sorcery and various quarrels among villagers. Dated August 11 [1932].
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N98: Papua New Guinea, Folder 5: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh. Notes. Miscellaneous #5) (District of Columbia) (11 August 1932) , 3 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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BB Record/Material Culture, Alitoa, January 1932
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N95: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notebooks and Material culture) (District of Columbia) (January 1932) , 144 page(s)
Handwritten notes in a flip-top notebook titled 'BB Notebook/Material Culture, Alitoa' list the contents of various boxes apparently belonging to Margaret Mead and Reo Fortune. Contents include photographic supplies, camping supplies, medicine, first aid, bedding, and clothes. Also lists more than 100 items identi...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N95: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notebooks and Material culture) (District of Columbia) (January 1932) , 144 page(s)
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Beach Arapesh B .1-65
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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 9: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Material of Mt. Arapesh with the enfluencing material of Plains, Abelom, and Beach) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 35 page(s)
Handwritten field notes on the Beach Arapesh. Notes include information on combs Beach style, head and facial features, pillow body patterns, Beach M type, Beach wood masks, and bowls. Many items include drawn representations; including: the masks, pillow patterns, and bowls.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N96: Papua New Guinea, Folder 9: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Material of Mt. Arapesh with the enfluencing material of Plains, Abelom, and Beach) (District of Columbia) (1931) , 35 page(s)
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Berichtigungen zu Dr. Schnee's Mitteilungen uber die Sprache der Moanus [Admiralitats-Inseln], by P. Josef Meier, 1906
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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 9: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Miscellany) (District of Columbia), in Anthropos, 1906, Band I, Heft II, pp. 210-215 (1906), 3 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** Six pages, reproduced in pairs, contain an article from a 1906 issue of the Austrian journal Anthropos by P. Josef Meier, its title translated roughly as 'Corrections to Dr. Schnee's Messages on the Language of the Moánus (Ad...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 9: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Miscellany) (District of Columbia), in Anthropos, 1906, Band I, Heft II, pp. 210-215 (1906), 3 page(s)
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Samoan 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 (N4: American Samoa, Folder 3: Mead field trip, 1925-26. Postfield materials. Samoan Material Culture by T Rangi Hiroa) (District of Columbia), in Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin, 75 (Honolulu, HI: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 1930), 808 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** A full copy of Te Rangi Hiroa's "Samoan Material Culture", 1930; stamped with "Margaret Mead Personal Copy..."
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N4: American Samoa, Folder 3: Mead field trip, 1925-26. Postfield materials. Samoan Material Culture by T Rangi Hiroa) (District of Columbia), in Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin, 75 (Honolulu, HI: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 1930), 808 page(s)
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Bibliography
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N4: American Samoa, Folder 6: Miscellany) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 13 page(s)
Typewritten bibliography, mostly focused on Polynesia. Undated.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N4: American Samoa, Folder 6: Miscellany) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 13 page(s)
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