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Ward H. Goodenough papers

1070.2003.12

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Penn Museum Archives
Creator:
Goodenough, Ward Hunt, 1919-2013
Title:
Ward H. Goodenough papers
Date [inclusive]:
1951-1954
Call Number:
1070.2003.12
Extent:
11 Linear feet
Language:
English
Cite as:
[Item name]. Box [Box number]. Ward H. Goodenough papers. Penn Museum Archives. Accessed [Date accessed].
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Biography/History

Ward Hunt Goodenough, a native of Cambridge Massachusetts attended Cornell University for his undergraduate education. Following college, he married Ruth A. Gallagher and then did his military service in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945, exiting as a Technical Sergeant. Following the Army, he resumed his education at Yale University receiving his Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1949.

After graduation from Yale, Goodenough began teaching at the University of Wisconsin. After one year, he and his wife moved to Pennsylvania and he attained a position in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Goodenough's studies in cultural and linguistic anthropology took him to the Gilbert Island and Papua, New Guinea in 1951. He returned to New Guinea in 1954 to do additional ethnographic study. He visited Truk, Micronesia first in 1954 and then did extensive field work there from 1964 to 1966.

Dr. Goodenough published his discoveries in many articles and books. His books include Property, Kin, and Community on Truk; and Cooperation in Change, and Description and Comparison in Cultural Anthropology. In addition to a full professorship at Penn, Dr. Goodenough was an Associate Curator of General Ethnology at the Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. Among his many memberships were the American Anthropological Association, the Society for Applied Anthropology and the Linguistic Society of America.

Scope and Contents

Two record storage cartons of Dr. Ward Goodenough's correspondence and field notes from museum expeditions to New Guinea (1951) and New Britain (1953-1954).

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Penn Museum Archives

Revision Description

 5/9/2013

Use Restrictions

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Drawings (visual works)
  • Maps
  • Photographs
Geographic Name(s)
  • New Guinea (island)
  • Papua New Guinea
Personal Name(s)
  • Goodenough, Ward Hunt, 1919-2013
Subject(s)
  • Anthropological linguistics
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology--Kinship
  • Material culture

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Collection Inventory

Truk, 1947-1998 (Bulk, 1947-1965) .

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence, field notes, word lists, family trees, maps, photographs and audio tapes. The general correspondence is limited to only one letter, and the file for Dr Patricia Parker concern translation of Trukese poetry. The field notes for 1947 are contained in cards (boxes 13 and 14) and organized by Human Relations Area File major subject divisions (first two digits of the three digit HRAF code). The audio tapes (reel to reel) are recordings of Turkese music.

Correspondence.

Box
1
Box

General 1950-2002.

1

Peter Ochs 1980.

1

P. Parker 1987-1998.

1

Stephen Richmond 1965-2003.

1

Truk Education Department 1964-1965.

1

Trust Territory Research Advisory Committee 1962-1997.

1

Diaries.

Box
1
Box

Diary Notebook, 1947, one typed copy of page 1.

1

Personal notebook.

1

Field Notes I, 1964-1965.

Box
1
Box

General, 1 of 5.

1

General, 2 of 5.

1

General, 3 of 5.

1

General, 4 of 5.

1

General, 5 of 5.

1

Field Notes II 1964-1965.

Box
1
Box

Status and role, 1 of 4.

1

Status and Role, 2 of 4.

1

Status and Role, 3 of 4.

1

Status and Role, 4 of 4.

1

Stories.

Box
2
Box

Printed Stories.

2

Stories told by Kintoki, Joseph.

2

Stories told by Riiken.

2

Mort Lokese Story, No. 1.

2

Turkese Stories 1-4.

2

The Story of Pupily-Eyeballer.

2

Miscellaneous.

2

Maps.

Box
2
Box

Truk District.

2

Audio/Visual Lists.

Box
2
Box

Photographic Lists and Log of Audio Wires.

2

Photographs.

Box
2, 3
Box

Aerial Photos 1944.

2

1947; 1964-65.

2

Prints 1947.

17

Contact Prints: M2a-M6, M9-M11 1964-1965.

2

Prints: M3 1964-1965.

2

Prints; M3a.

2

Prints: M4.

2

Prints: M5.

2

Prints: M6.

2

Prints:M9.

2

Prints: M10.

2

Prints: M11.

2

Contact Sheets: P1, P3-P6.

2

Prints: P1.

2

Prints: P3.

2

Prints: P4.

2

Prints: P5.

2

Prints: P6.

2

Contact Sheets; R series.

3

Prints: R2a-R3.

3

Prints: R4-R5.

3

Prints: R6-R7.

3

Prints: R10-R15.

3

Prints: From R17 roll.

3

Prints: Miscellaneous.

3

Prints: Natives Identified by Name.

23

Language Notes, 1964-1965.

Box
3
Box

Truk Dictionary Materials (1 of 4).

3

Truk Dictionary Materials (2 of 4).

3

Truk Dictionary Materials (3 of 4).

3

Truk Dictionary Materials (4 of 4).

3

Truk Dictionary Codes.

3

List of Coded Kinship Categories.

3

Data from Chuuk (Social Identities and Relationships).

3

List of Relationships.

4

Blank Relationship Coding Forms.

4

Training of Coders.

4

Geographical Terms and Place Names.

4

Miscellaneous Word Lists.

4

Reports and Manuscripts.

Box
4
Box

Plants.

4

Orthography for the Truk Language.

4

Turkese Astronomy and Navigation.

4

Unidentified Manuscript Draft.

4

Micronesia (Misc.).

4

Miscellaneous.

4

Field Notes, 1947-1948.

Box
16, 17
Box

Classified by HRAF categories 10-41 (cards).

16

Classified by HRAF categories 42-54 (cards).

17

Dictionary Revisions.

17

Field Notes, 1964-1965.

Box
18
Box

Classified by HRAF Categories.

18

Audio Tapes (Reel to Reel), 1964.

Box
15
Box

Trukese Music #23.

15

Trukese Music #24.

15

Trukese Music #25.

15

Trukese Music #26.

15

Songs #1.

15

Songs #3A.

15

Songs (Religious), Kintoki (2-Stories), Bouton Story.

15

[Miscellaneous] #3.

15

Trukese Lessons; Set 1 Lesson 5.

15

Trunkese Lessions; Set II Lesson 1-6.

15

Trukese Lessons; Set 2 Lesson 7.

15

Trukese Lessons; Lessons 1-4.

15

Trukese Lessons; Using Benton's Lessons.

15

Education Department Program; Mailo Speech.

15

Maps, oversize [Truk Island and Archipelago].

Map-case
M-10
Map-case

Miscellaneous Published Maps Inked Maps prepared by W. H. Goodenough.

M-10

US Army Maps, 1954 Scale 1:25,000.

M-10

Hand Drawn Maps with Demographic Data.

M-10

Hand Drawn Maps.

M-10

Correspondence.

Box

General, 1 of 2, 1952-1954.

7

General, 2 of 2, 1955-1966.

7

American Philosphical Society Grant, 1953-1966.

7

Tri-Institutional Pacific Program Grant, 1953-1960.

7

Werner-Gren Foundation Grant, 1953-1955.

7

Other Grant Applications, 1953.

7

Ann Chowning, Contains undated material; bulk date 1953-1971.

7

Ruth Goodenough, 1954.

7

Charles Valentine, 1953-1959.

7

C. Valentine, Re: Friar Berger, 1954-1955.

7

Publication of "Lakalai Political Organization" Anthropolgical Forum, 1957-1966.

7

Gilbert Islands, 1951-1995 (Bulk, 1951) .

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, field notes (raw and notes organized by HRAF classification numbers), Reports and Manuscripts, Language notes, family trees and photographs.

Correspondence.

Box
4
Box

General 1951-1966.

4

Sidsel Roalkuam 1995.

4

Background Material.

Box
5
Box

Various Reports 1951-1952.

5

Notes, 1951.

Box
5
Box

Notes, 1 of 3.

5

Notes, 2 of 3.

5

Notes, 3 of 3.

5

Raw Field Notes, 1951.

Box
5, 6
Box

Duplicate, 1 of 5.

5

Duplicate, 2 of 5.

5

Duplicate, 3 of 5.

5

Duplicate, 4 of 5.

5

Duplicate, 5 of 5.

5

Typed Duplicate, HRAF Classified, 1 of 5.

5

Typed Duplicate, HRAF Classified, 2 of 5.

5

Typed Duplicate, HRAF Classified, 3 of 5.

5

Typed Duplicate, HRAF Classified, 4 0f 5.

6

Typed Duplicate, HRAF Classified, 5 of 5.

6

Language Notes.

Box
6
Box

Miscellaneous 1951.

6

Language Lists.

Box
6
Box

Flora and Fauna 1951.

6

Kinship.

Box
6
Box

Family Trees 1951.

6

Photographs.

Box
6
Box

Prints and Contact Prints 1951.

6

Reports and Manuscripts, 1951.

Box
6
Box

Fishing Methods and Culture Change on Onota.

6

Interm Report on Ethnographic Phase of the Onota Study.

6

Introduction to Ethnography of Onota.

6

Miscellaneous 1951-1952.

Box
6

Maps.

Box
M-10

New Guinea, 1951-1955.

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, field notes, notes on Ferguson and Goodenough Islands (both which he visited briefly), and New Britain, photographs, reports, and personal documents.

Correspondence.

Box
6
Box

General.

6

Ruth Goodenough.

6

Contact Information.

Box
6

Field Notes, 1951.

Box
6
Box

Field Note Book.

6

Miscellaneous Field Notes.

6

Ferguson Island Correspondence and Notes.

6

Goodenough Island Notes.

6

New Britain Notes.

6

Photographs, 1951.

Box
6, 7
Box

Reproduced Enlarged Prints.

6

Photos (1 of 2).

7

Photos (2 of 2).

7

Reports, 1951.

Box
7
Box

Sudest and Mae.

7

Personal Documents, 1951.

Box
7
Box

Passport and Discharge Form.

7

Audio Tapes, 1952.

Box
15
Box

Gilbertese Dance Songs.

15

Micronesian Songs.

15

Maps.

Map-case
M-10
Map-case

Published Maps, Dept of Interior, Canberra, 1942.

M-10

New Britain.

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence (granting agencies, Ruth Goodenough, Ann Chowding, Charles Valentine, and several letters concerning a major dispute between Valentine and a Fra Berger), field note books, field notes organized by HRAF categories (the two digit numbers on the folders denote the HRAF major subject divisions), language notes (Kakanai, Kapore, Mangseng, Nakanai, Willaumez, Bola, Guara, and Banaule ), drawings (Takalai children), family trees, photographs, audio tapes (music), reports and manuscripts (includes several unpublished papers from Ann Chowning, and Lakalai and Nakanai dictionaries).

Field Notes.

Box
8, 9, 10
Box

Note Books (1 of 2).

7

Note Books (2 of 2).

7

10 Orientation 1954-1968.

8

12 Methodology 1954.

8

13 Geography 1954.

8

14 Human Biology 1954-1968.

8

15 Behavior Processes and Personality 1954.

8

16 Demography 1954-1964.

8

17 History and Culture Change 1954-1968.

8

18 Total Culture 1954.

8

19 Language 1954-1956.

8

20 Communication 1954-1968.

8

21 Records 1954.

8

22 Food Quest 1954-1968.

8

23 Animal Husbandry 1954-1968.

8

24 Agriculture.

8

25 Food Processing 1954-1968.

8

26 Food Consumption 1954-1968.

8

27 Drink, Drugs and Indulgence 1954.

8

28 Leather,Textiles and Fabrics 1954-1968.

8

29 Clothing 1954-1968.

8

30 Adornment 1954-1968.

8

31 Exploitive Activities 1954.

8

34 Structures 1954.

8

35 Equipment and Maintenance of Buildings 1954.

8

36 Settlements 1954-1968.

8

37 Energy and Power 1954-1962.

8

38 Chemical Industries 1954-1968.

8

39 Capital Goods Industries 1954.

8

41 Tools and Appliances 1954.

8

42 Property 1954-1968.

8

43 Exchange 1954-1962.

8

46 Labor 1954.

8

48 Travel and Transportation 1954.

8

50 Water and Air transportation 1954-1968.

8

51 Living Standards and Routines 1954-1968.

8

52 Recreation 1954-1968.

8

53 Fine Arts 1954-1968.

8

54 Entertainment 1954.

8

55 Individuation and Mobility 1954-1968.

9

56 Social Stratification 1954-1968.

9

57 Interpersonal Relations 1954-1968.

9

58 Marriage 1954-1968.

9

59 Family 1954-1968.

9

60 Kinship (and notes) 1954-1968.

9

61 Kin Groups 1954.

9

62 Community 1954-1968.

9

63 Territorial Organizations 1954.

9

64 State 1954-1968.

9

66 Political Behavior 1954 (1 of 2).

9

66 Political Behavior 1954 (2 of 2).

9

67 Law 1954.

9

68 Offenses and Sanctions 1954.

9

72 War 1954-1968.

9

73 Social Problems 1954.

9

75 Sickness 1954-1968.

9

76 Death 1954-1968.

9

77 Religious Beliefs 1954-1968.

9

78 Religious Practice 1954-1968.

10

79 Ecclesiastical Organizations 1954 (1 of 3).

10

79 Ecclesiastical Organizations 1954 (2 of 3).

10

79 Ecclesiastical Organizations 1954 (3 of 3).

10

80 Numbers and Measures 1954-1962.

10

82 Ideas and About Man and Nature 1954-1968.

10

83 Sex 1954-1968.

10

84 Reproduction 1954-1968.

10

85 Infancy and Childhood 1954-1968.

10

86 Socialization 1954.

10

87 Education 1954.

10

88 Adolescence, Adulthood and Old Age 1954-1962.

10

West Nakanai Genealogies (1 of 2).

10

West Nakanai Genealogies (2 of 2).

10

Nakanai Miscellaneous Notes.

10

Tri-institutional Pacfic Program Linquistic Questionaire 1954.

10

Language Notes.

Box
11
Box

Central Interior Area.

11

Fijian.

11

Comparative Vocabularies - Kakanai Dialects, 1 of 2.

11

Comparative Vocabularies - Kakanai Dialects, 2 of 2.

11

Kapore Language.

11

Kapore and Mangseng.

11

Kapore and Mangseng, Comparative Vocabularies.

11

Nakanai.

11

Nakanai Dialects.

11

Proto - Nakanai Data.

11

West Nakanai.

11

Willaumez Language Data.

11

Willaumez.

11

Willaumez and Vicinity - Comparative Vocabularies.

11

Bola - English, A-S.

20

Bola - English, T-V.

21

Gaura - English.

21

Banaule - English.

21

Mangseng - English/Manseng-Banaule Cognates.

22

Lexico Statistical Calculations for Oceanic Languages.

11

Miscellaneous.

11

Kinship.

Box
11
Box

Family Trees.

11

Maps.

Box
11
Box

Maps.

11

Drawings.

Box
11
Box

By Takalai Children (Galico Village) Collected by Ann Chowning.

11

Photo Lists 1953-1955.

Box
11
Box

Listings and Financial Data.

11

Photographs 1954.

Box

Prints with Negative Numbers.

11

Prints with No Negative Numbers (1 of 3).

12

Prints with No Negative Numbers (2 of 3).

12

Prints with No Negative Numbers (3 of 3).

12

Contact Prints and Sheets with Negative Numbers.

12

35 mm Contact Prints with Negative Numbers (1 of 2).

12

35 mm Contact Prints with Negative Numbers (2 of 2).

12

Contact Prints, Rolls C-X.

23

Reports and Manuscripts 1954.

Box
12, 13, 14
Box

Progress Reports.

12

Expedition Bibliography 1954-1999.

12

A. Chowning Unpublished Papers, Various Papers, A-C "Adolescence", 1989; "Biato", ND; "Change in Staple Crops", ND; "Classifiers in Lakali Counting", 1991.

12

A. Chowning Unpublished Papers, "Lakali Cargo Cult", 1956; "Lakali Religion", ND.

12

A. Chowning Unpublished Papers, "Honoring the First Born".

12

A. Chowning Unpublished Papers, "Living With the Dead".

12

A. Chowning Unpublished Papers, "Maturing as a Lakalai Woman" 1994.

12

A. Chowning Unpublished Papers, "POC Culture".

12

A. Chowning Unpublished Papers, Various Papers, R-T "Biato of Lakali", ND; "Shifting Patterns of Violence", ND; "Residence...Variations in Space Through Time", ND;.

12

Jane Goodale and Ann Chowning; Final Report to NSF including Grant Proposal for New Britain Research 1965-1966.

12

A. G Floyd: Final Report on Ethnobotanical Expidition - West Nakanai 1954.

12

Lakali Political Organization.

12

Lakalai-English Dictionary; Front Material.

13

Lakalai-English Dictionary (1 of 4).

13

Lakalai-English Dictionary (2 of 4).

13

Lakalai-English Dictionary (3 of 4).

13

Lakalai-English Dictionary (4 of 4).

13

Nakanai-English Dictionary (1 of 3).

13

Nakanai-English Dictionary (2 of 3).

13

Nakanai-English Dictionary (3 of 3).

13

West Nakanai-English Vocabulary (1 of 2).

13

West Nakanai-English Vocabulary (2 of 2).

13

Proto-Nakanai.

14

Willaumez Languages of New Britain.

14

Proto-Malayo-Polynesian Reflexes in the Willaumez Languages (1 of 2).

14

Proto-Malayo-Polynesian Reflexes in the Willaumez Languages (2 of 2).

14

Audio Tapes 1954.

Box
15
Box

1 West Nakanai Galilo Children and Adults Singing (Reel to Reel).

15

2 West Nakanai Galilo Men and Women Singing and Lapuroro on Flute (Reel to Reel).

15

3 Mou Lapuroro on Flute.

15

Ann Chowning: Lakali Stories, Kove, Mourning; Lakali Mourning.

15

Maps, oversize.

Map-case
M-10
Map-case

Nakanai, New Britain. Maps published and Unpublished.

M-10

Nakanai, New Britain. Hand Drawn Maps.

M-10

Componential Analysis of Kinship Terminology.

Box
14, 15
Box

Basic Analytical Procedures.

14

Kalmuk Mongel.

14

Huichol.

14

Lakalai, New Britain.

14

Moala.

14

Yankee Kinship.

14

Appendices, Bibliography.

14

M.S. Drafts.

14

Miscellaneous.

14

Audio Tape: Formal Analysis Conference: Goodenough Yankee Discussion.

15

Miscellaneous.

Bin
14
Box

Teaching.

14

Composed Music.

14

Audio Tapes: Field Work - South Pacific Studies.

14

Miscellaneous Goodenough Papers.

14