Pond, Alonzo W. (Alonzo William), 1894-1986

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1894 - 1986

Biographical or Historical Note

Alonzo William Pond was an American anthropologist with a varied career, specializing in prehistoric research. His primary association with the American Museum of Natural History was his participation as archaeologist in the 1928 field season of the 1921-1930 Central Asiatic Expeditions in the Gobi Desert, led by Roy Chapman Andrews, with Walter Granger as paleontologist. Pond conducted the bulk of his field work from 1925 through 1930 in North Africa and the Sahara Desert, as assistant curator of Beloit College's Logan Museum of Anthropology. In later years Pond worked at various positions in the United States. Pond died in 1986.


    Library of Congress Name Authority File
    From biographical note for Pond's archive collection at the AMNH Library, Mss .P66, written by Ann Herendeen.

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American Museum of Natural History

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Alonzo William Pond collection, 1924-1972
Repository: AMNH Special Collections, Mss .P66

Written by: Iris Lee
Last modified: 2018 October 2


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