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Abstract - Types of Canoe-Building in Polynesia
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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 1: Mead field trip, 1925-26. Postfield materials. Correspondence with National Research Council, 1927-31) (District of Columbia) (1925) , 2 page(s)
Two-page typewritten abstract headed 'Types of Canoe-Building in Polynesia'. The abstract touches on design, religious significance, taboos, and special uses of canoes.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N4: American Samoa, Folder 1: Mead field trip, 1925-26. Postfield materials. Correspondence with National Research Council, 1927-31) (District of Columbia) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Indian Costumes in the United States - A Guide to the Study of the Collections in the Museum - Guide Leaflet Series No. 63 by Clark Wissler, July 1926
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N42: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Children's drawings #15) (District of Columbia), in American Museum of Natural History Guide Leaflet Series, No. 63 (New York, NY: American Museum of Natural History, 1926), 40 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** A 40-page, printed, black-and-white booklet comprises a guide to American Indian costumes as a study aid for items in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. It describes, with numerous illustrations, not mer...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N42: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Children's drawings #15) (District of Columbia), in American Museum of Natural History Guide Leaflet Series, No. 63 (New York, NY: American Museum of Natural History, 1926), 40 page(s)
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Census
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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 2: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. Margaret Mead. Note cards #1) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 253 page(s)
Undated handwritten notes by Margaret Mead on lined note cards compiled as a census, listing family names along with, as warranted, tribal affiliation, other residences, marriages, or deaths. The first card is titled 'Great Census - Off Res,' possibly indicating that this was a count of those living away from the...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 2: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. Margaret Mead. Note cards #1) (District of Columbia) (1930) , 253 page(s)
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Clippings from Newspapers With News from Omaha and Winnebago Reservation Areas, july-August 1930
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written by Sioux City Journal, Decatur Herald (Nebraska) and Pender Times, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 7: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Miscellany) (District of Columbia) (1930), 85 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** Numerous small clippings are from the Pender Times, Decatur Herald, The Citizen, The Tekamah Herald, the Sioux City Journal and possibly other small papers near the Omaha and Winnebago Indian Reservations and the local region...
written by Sioux City Journal, Decatur Herald (Nebraska) and Pender Times, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 7: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Miscellany) (District of Columbia) (1930), 85 page(s)
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Clippings Related to the Omaha and Winnebago Indian Reservations, Environs and People, 1930
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written by Decatur Herald (Nebraska), Pender Times, Sioux City Journal and Omaha World-Herald, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 7: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Miscellany) (District of Columbia) (1930), 21 page(s)

**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** Numerous newspaper clippings offer news from the region around the Omaha and Winnebago Indian reservations in northeast Nebraska in the summer and fall of 1930. They include:

Official Program for the Thurston County Fair, spec...

written by Decatur Herald (Nebraska), Pender Times, Sioux City Journal and Omaha World-Herald, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 7: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Miscellany) (District of Columbia) (1930), 21 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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Economics: Winnebago
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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 1: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. M. Mead. Handwritten) (District of Columbia) (Summer 1930) , 5 page(s)
Handwritten field notes by Margaret Mead, on loose perforated sheets of unlined paper, titled 'Economics: Winnebago,' regarding observations of the economic conditions of the Winnebago [Ho-Chunk] Indians of Nebraska during her time there in 1930.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N120: Omaha Indians, Folder 1: Mead and Fortune field trip, 1930. Field data. Notes. M. Mead. Handwritten) (District of Columbia) (Summer 1930) , 5 page(s)
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Letter from A. Dana Hodgdon to Reo Fortune, April 9, 1931
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written by United States. Department of State, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 9: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Prefield and administrative materials. Planning) (District of Columbia) (09 April 1931) , 4 page(s)
Typewritten reply from A. Dana Hodgdon of the Visa Division, U. S. Department of State, to Reo Fortune in answer to his query about needing travel documents to leave the United States. An information sheet [Vi-4 (B)-10] regarding Section 10 of the Immigration Act of 1924 is enclosed.
written by United States. Department of State, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 9: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Prefield and administrative materials. Planning) (District of Columbia) (09 April 1931) , 4 page(s)
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Letter from Margaret Mead to 'Grandma dear' [Martha A. Mead], August 24, 1925
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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 (N1: American Samoa, Folder 3: Mead field trip, 1925-26, Correspondence with family) (District of Columbia) (24 August 1925) , 3 page(s)
Handwritten letter from Margaret Mead to her grandmother, Martha A. Mead, reports that Mead will sail from Hawaii in the afternoon and will find it difficult to leave her friends. Describes in detail the sights, sounds, and smells of the island. Closes by sending love to 'dear little grandma.' Written on the lette...
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 (N1: American Samoa, Folder 3: Mead field trip, 1925-26, Correspondence with family) (District of Columbia) (24 August 1925) , 3 page(s)
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Letter from Dominique [Haupert] to Margaret Mead, November 16, 1973
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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) (16 November 1973) , 2 page(s)
Typewritten letter from Dominique [Haupert] to Margaret Mead, dated November 16, 1973, regarding translating fees and an update on her work with the residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. There is a handwritten note, likely by one of Mead's staff, at the top of the first page.
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) (16 November 1973) , 2 page(s)
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