Accounting and Finances, 1971

Accounting and Finances, 1971

written by Institute for Intercultural Studies, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N119: Papua New Guinea, Folder 2: New Guinea. Iatmul People. Mead and Metraux field trip, 1971. Prefield & administrative materials. Office files) (District of Columbia) (September 1971) , 4 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** A manila folder labeled 'Accounting and Finances, 1971' contains various financial documents associated with Margaret Mead's and Rhoda Metraux's expedition to New Guinea in 1971. These include: Seven ledger pages showing expenditures by the expedition; a letter from Marie Eichelbacher, director of the Institute for Intercultural Studies, to Stanley Freed, anthropology chairman of the American Museum of Natural History, enclosing $5,000 for the expedition and Freed's reply, giving a brief accounting of the expedition's funds; a memo from 'SG' to Mead detailing some aspects of the expedition finances; bills of lading for international shipping; a March 28, 1972 memo from Metraux to the museum accounting for the expedition's expenditures; a note from Mead to Freed about exchange rates; a list of Metraux's traveler's cheques; a written note from 'SG' to a person possibly named Mtele, saying that 'Dr. Mead must have an office file on the financial arrangments for supplementation of the Jane Belo Fund of the A.M.N.H.'
Field of Interest
Corporate Author
Institute for Intercultural Studies
Content Type
Financial document
Warning: Contains explicit content
Page Count
Anthropology, Social Sciences, Cultural anthropology, Fund accounting, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, Institute for Intercultural Studies, American Museum of Natural History
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural

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