Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
American Museum of Natural History, Expedition to China correspondence
Identifier: Mss .E973
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 16 folders of material, primarily typewritten correspondence (some carbon copies), relating to the planning, organization and progress of the Expedition to China. The majority of the letters are between Laufer and Franz Boas (a famed anthropologist who had formerly worked at AMNH and at the time was running the anthropology PhD. program at Columbia University), with Laufer supplying regular reports on his work to Boas, who disseminated and coordinated the...
Dates: 1900-1904; Majority of material found within 1901-1904
Series 2: Professional Correspondence, 1896 - 1942
Scope and Contents
The professional correspondence includes letters between Brown and other paleontologists both within AMNH and elsewhere. It also contains correspondence regarding Brown's lecture tours and his application for copyright. There are also some letters from the public with paleontological enquiries.
Dates: 1896 - 1942
Waldemar Jochelson collection, 1899-1979 (bulk 1899-1942)
Identifier: Mss .D66
Scope and content The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia. The material relates to both Jochelson's and Brodsky's work and writings, and also includes many personal and family items. Much of the early correspondence is from the 1920s and 30s between Jochelson or Brodsky and former colleagues and professors, many living in Russia (the USSR at the time). Letters describe social conditions as well as covering professional topics. Correspondents...
Dates: 1899-1979; Majority of material found within ( 1899-1942)
Clark Wissler Plains Indians photographs
Identifier: PPC .W57
Scope and Contents
Photos of tee pees decorated with blood.