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Papers : [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #34

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1909 - 1919

Biographical sketch

Russian ethnologist and linguist noted for his studies on Siberian peoples, especially the Koryaks and Yukaghirs. Led the Siberian Division of the American Museum of Natural History's Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1900-1902).

Extent

2 boxes (19 items) (2 boxes (19 items))

Language of Materials

Russian

Location of Originals Note

Indicator 1 Holder of originals: American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Anthropology.

General Note

Holograph and typescripts.

General Note

Contains articles on the Aleuts of Commander Islands, as well as the native peoples of Siberia (Kamchadals, Yukaghirs and Koryaks), describing their general conditions, physical types, social culture and relationships, religion, folklore, art and languages. Also included are two drafts of dictionaries of Russian and aboriginal languages, and excavation notes of Attu Island, Island of Umnak, and other archaeological sites. Mostly in Russian.

General Note

Most items are undated; some are dated 1909, 1910 and 1919.

General Note

Original in the AMNH Dept. of Anthropology.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--American Museum of Natural History: Date of reproduction--1988]. Physical description of reproduction--1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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