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Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1930-1963
Creator:
de Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004
Extent: 0.6 linear foot
Frederica de Laguna was born in 1906 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Theodore and Grace de Laguna, both Professors of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College. Dr. de Laguna graduated summa cum laude from Bryn Mawr in 1927, winning the pretigious European Fellowship. She spent the following year in Europe topping it off with a trip to Denmark where she met Dr. Therkel Mathiassen. She accompanied him as a volunteer assistant on his expedition to Greenland. de Laguna enrolled at Columbia University where she was a University Fellow in anthropology. She attained her Ph.D. in 1933. She is known for her ground-breaking work with the Athobaskan, Eyak, Chugach and Tlingit people of Alaska. The Frederica de Laguna Alaska expedition records consist of three archival boxes and two card catalogue boxes of material. The records were organized by de Laguna by site and date requiring just minor processing of the sequence within the folders. Most of the collection is correspondence and catalogues.
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Frederica de Laguna Alaska Expedition records
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de Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004
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PU-Mu. 1077
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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1930-1963
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Frederica de Laguna was born in 1906 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Theodore and Grace de Laguna, both Professors of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College. Dr. de Laguna graduated summa cum laude from Bryn Mawr in 1927, winning the pretigious European Fellowship. She spent the following year in Europe topping it off with a trip to Denmark where she met Dr. Therkel Mathiassen. She accompanied him as a volunteer assistant on his expedition to Greenland. de Laguna enrolled at Columbia University where she was a University Fellow in anthropology. She attained her Ph.D. in 1933. She is known for her ground-breaking work with the Athobaskan, Eyak, Chugach and Tlingit people of Alaska. The Frederica de Laguna Alaska expedition records consist of three archival boxes and two card catalogue boxes of material. The records were organized by de Laguna by site and date requiring just minor processing of the sequence within the folders. Most of the collection is correspondence and catalogues.
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de Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004 de Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004 Mathiassen, Therkel, 1892-1967 Oetteking, Bruno, 1871-1960 Rainey, Froelich, Director of the University Museum Riddell, F.A. Smith-Birket, Kaj, 1893-1977
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Card catalogs
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1938-2004
Creator:
Michael, Henry N. , PhD, 1913-2006
Extent: 6 cubic feet (4 records storage cartons of papers, 1 records storage carton of index cards and 1 records storage carton of visual materials)
Henry N. Michael was an anthropologist and geographer whose research on growth rings in ancient bristlecone pine trees allowed him to develop Carbon 14 calibration, or “correcting scale.” This scale helped to resolve problems in radiocarbon dating in archaeology. Dr. Michael also published a number of works translated from Russian on various aspects of Arctic archaeology and ethnography, along with folklore of Arctic people. Holdings include research and field notes on his trips to the White Mountains in California to collect bristlecone pine samples, testing of wood samples at the Penn Museum Radiocarbon Lab, and notes and drafts of publications and translations.
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Henry N. Michael papers
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Michael, Henry N. , PhD, 1913-2006
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PU-Mu. 0069
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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6 cubic feet (4 records storage cartons of papers, 1 records storage carton of index cards and 1 records storage carton of visual materials)
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1938-2004
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Henry N. Michael was an anthropologist and geographer whose research on growth rings in ancient bristlecone pine trees allowed him to develop Carbon 14 calibration, or “correcting scale.” This scale helped to resolve problems in radiocarbon dating in archaeology. Dr. Michael also published a number of works translated from Russian on various aspects of Arctic archaeology and ethnography, along with folklore of Arctic people. Holdings include research and field notes on his trips to the White Mountains in California to collect bristlecone pine samples, testing of wood samples at the Penn Museum Radiocarbon Lab, and notes and drafts of publications and translations.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michael, Henry N. , PhD, 1913-2006 Michael, Henry N. , PhD, 1913-2006 Ralph, Elizabeth K., 1911-2000 University of Pennsylvania. Museum Applied Science Center for Archaeology.
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Manuscripts for publication
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1935-1950
Creator:
Roop, Wendell Prescott, b. 1887, Creator
Extent: 0.3 linear feet (collection consists of one manuscript box containing 12 folders and one card file box)
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Wendell P. Roop papers
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Roop, Wendell Prescott, b. 1887, Creator
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PU-Mu. 1079
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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0.3 linear feet (collection consists of one manuscript box containing 12 folders and one card file box)
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1935-1950
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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Roop, Wendell Prescott, b. 1887 Roop, Wendell Prescott, b. 1887
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Field notes Photographs