Found 3 collections related to Ethnology

Highwater, Jamake
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1395
54.2 linear feet (97 boxes, 2 folders)
Jamake Highwater (born circa. 1930) was the director and choreographer for the San Francisco Contemporary Dancers from 1954 to 1967, and a rock music journalist and travel writer from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. From 1975 on, he was been... more
Jochelson, Waldemar, 1855-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1565
5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Papers consist of ethnological and linguistic materials on the Aleut and Kamchadal peoples. Aleutian material includes the texts of 81 folk tales collected by Jochelson during the Riaboushinsky Expedition (1909-1911), with interlinear literal... more
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Melville J. and Frances S. Herskovits Collection
ca. 2217 items (6.5 linear feet, 15 boxes). 652 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 30 x 38 cm. and smaller. 960 photographic prints : b&w and col ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 20 photographic prints : albumen ; 10 x 13 cm. and smaller. 480 negatives : b&w and col ; 9 x 11 cm. and smaller. 7 x 9 cm, 102 slides (7 x 9 cm). 3 photomechanical prints : b&w ; 19 x 13 cm. and smaller
Melville J. Herskovits, anthropologist and Africanist, was the founder of the first African Studies Program in the United States established at Northwestern University in 1948. Frances S. Herskovits, who taught African Literature, was also a close... more