Browse Archive - 186 results

Adolescence, Girl, Part III: Murinbulukol, March 7, 1929
See details
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Miscellaneous #1) (District of Columbia) (07 March 1929) , 4 page(s)
Two typewritten pages: 1) describes the 'feast for the finishing of the bulokol fish exchange,' including the food prepared and the roles of various kin; 2) lists babies born in November and December [1928]. Two handwritten pages appear to be lists of names and ages. Dated March 7, 1929.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Miscellaneous #1) (District of Columbia) (07 March 1929) , 4 page(s)
×
Anthropos Article
See details
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Miscellaneous #1) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 26 page(s)
Typewritten transcription of text from an article in the journal Anthropos (Vol. 4, 1909, p. 354), published under the title 'Mythen and Sagen der Admiralitätsinsulaner.' Transcription is in an indigenous language with English headings and some handwritten English translations; most appear to be stories about dem...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N49: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Miscellaneous #1) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 26 page(s)
×
Arapesh Customs
See details
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)
×
'Arapesh Maternity' by R. F. Fortune, August 7, 1943
See details
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)
×
Arapesh Notes
See details
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)
×
Arapesh Notes
See details
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)
×
Arapesh Warfare by R. F. Fortune, [February] 1939
See details
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)
×
BB Record/Material Culture, Alitoa, January 1932
See details
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)
×
Calendar, Pere, 1928-29
See details
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N48: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Census) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 7 page(s)
Typewritten calendar of events in Pere from January 1 through April 24 [1929?], includes a notation that the list, typed July 9, 1955, was copied from Margaret Mead's and Reo Fortune's handwritten field notes (which follow the typed pages). Also includes a short list of births dated November 19 through February 21...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N48: Papua New Guinea, Folder 6: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Joint field notes. Census) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 7 page(s)
×
A Case of Sorcery
See details
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) (1932) , 2 page(s)
Typewritten notes, presumably by Reo Fortune, relate the story of Mehaut of Suapali. Mehaut went to another village to find clam-shell arm bracelets and was killed by two men who believed he would use the bracelets to enact sorcery on them. Typed on the back of a handwritten page, struck through. Undated.
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) (1932) , 2 page(s)
×

Pages