The Bureau of American Ethnology: A Partial History


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Author: Judd, Neil M.  (1887-1976)

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Pub Date: 1967 (First edition)

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Some pencil marks in bibliography (previous owner probably marking “Got It.”, “Want It.”, etc.) Very light edge, corner and spine wear.  Dust Jacket: Fair.  NOT price clipped.  Biggest fault is approx. 1″ tear at top front flap.  Wear to top and bottom front edges.  Head and foot of spine worn, missing pieces and chipping.  Now in mylar.

Notes: The B.A.E. was born on March 3, 1879, and on July 29, 1964, it was merged with the Department of Anthropology of the U.S. National Museum, and became the Smithsonian’s Office of Anthropology.  A list of its leaders is a Who’s Who of American anthropology and archaeology–John Wesley Powell, William Henry Holmes, Frederick Webb Hodge, Jesse W. Fewkes, Matthew W. Stirling (my personal favorite), Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr., Henry B. Collins.  Institutional history.


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