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[1973 Copies of] Mundugumor Notes, October-December 1932
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N100: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Notes. Margaret Mead. Mixed carbons & xeroxes) (District of Columbia) (November 1932) , 67 page(s)
Sixty-six pages comprise copies of Margaret Mead's typed or written field notes about the Mundugumor people of New Guinea from mid-October to mid-December 1932. There are numerous terms in indigenous text. The notes are on various topics, but kinship makes up a large part. These copies are accompanied by a hand-wr...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N100: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Notes. Margaret Mead. Mixed carbons & xeroxes) (District of Columbia) (November 1932) , 67 page(s)
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[1977 Copies of] Mundugamor Notes, October-December 1932
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N100: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Notes. Margaret Mead. Mixed carbons & xeroxes) (District of Columbia) (November 1932) , 19 page(s)
Nineteen pages comprise photocopies of field notes, mostly typed, about the Mundugamor people of New Guinea from late November to mid-December 1932. There are numerous terms in indigenous text. Nearly half the source is made up of an extensive account of the making of a new ashin -- a ceremonial flute imbued with...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N100: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Notes. Margaret Mead. Mixed carbons & xeroxes) (District of Columbia) (November 1932) , 19 page(s)
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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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Adolescence, Girl, Part III: Murinbulukol, March 7, 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 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)
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Adult Comments
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N44: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Note slips. Psychology) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 9 page(s)
Handwritten notes titled 'Adult Comments' appear to contain comments made by Manus adults about children. Most notes are dated March [1929].
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N44: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Note slips. Psychology) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 9 page(s)
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Age Levels and Companionship
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N44: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Note slips. Psychology) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 14 page(s)
Handwritten notes titled 'Age Levels and Companionship' include observations of Manus children's play, who plays together, and who plays alone. Mentions canoes and string figures. Some notes dated March [1929].
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N44: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune field trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Note slips. Psychology) (District of Columbia) (1928) , 14 page(s)
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Akerang Census, 1932 and 1973
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N99: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Census material, 1932) (District of Columbia) (1952) , 14 page(s)
Typewritten and handwritten notes by Margaret Mead giving a census of the Mundugumor [Biwat] village of Akerang. The notes were likely written circa 1932, but the date on the title page is September 11, 1973, possibly when they were checked, retyped, or updated with additional notes. The census lists households as...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N99: Papua New Guinea, Folder 1: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Mundugumor (includes 1973 notes). Census material, 1932) (District of Columbia) (1952) , 14 page(s)
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Aliatoa - Running Notes - #5 - June 14, 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 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notebooks Running field notes (MM). Jan. 14 - 1932 (2 v) #3) (District of Columbia) (14 June 1932) , 302 page(s)
Handwritten field notes by Margaret Mead on unlined paper in a notebook bound at the top. The titles 'Aliatoa - Running Notes - #5 - June 14, 1932' and 'Transition Notes' are on a strip of white paper pasted onto the cover. The cover also has the notations 'Contains 6 month supply list,' 'R's note on ... [illegibl...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N95: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notebooks Running field notes (MM). Jan. 14 - 1932 (2 v) #3) (District of Columbia) (14 June 1932) , 302 page(s)
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Aliatoa - Running Notes - #6 - August 9, 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 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notebooks Running field notes (MM). Jan. 14 - 1932 (2 v) #3) (District of Columbia) (09 August 1932) , 302 page(s)
Handwritten field notes by Margaret Mead on unlined paper in a notebook bound at the top. The title 'Aliatoa - Running Notes - #6 - August 9, 1932' is on two crossed strips of white paper pasted onto the cover. The notes are comprised of vocabulary lists and phrases in an indigenous language, often with their Engl...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N95: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. Field data. Arapesh Notebooks Running field notes (MM). Jan. 14 - 1932 (2 v) #3) (District of Columbia) (09 August 1932) , 302 page(s)
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Alitoa - Check Census Informant - Wabe, August '58
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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 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Miscellaneous Arapesh (Abelam) Correspondance, notebook and photographs of Anthony Forge, 1958-59) (District of Columbia) (August 1958) , 50 page(s)
Roslyn Exercise Notebook with handwritten notes regarding Margaret Mead's requested census of Alitoa. Forge made careful person by person notes, including details such as whether the person had more children, was alive, their health status, and marriage status.
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N102: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Miscellaneous Arapesh (Abelam) Correspondance, notebook and photographs of Anthony Forge, 1958-59) (District of Columbia) (August 1958) , 50 page(s)
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