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Abstract

An archaeological anthropologist and linguist, John Alden Mason spent the majority of his career at the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his undergraduate degree at Penn in 1907, Mason received a doctorate at Berkeley (1911) for his ethnographic work on the Salinan Indians of California, but his diverse interests in later years ran the gamut from Puerto Rican folklore to Piman languages and cultures (including Pima, Papago, Pima Bajo, Northern and Southern Tepehuan, and Tepecano), Mayan, Aztec, and Incan archaeology, and the languages of South American Indians. Mason was curator of the University Museum at Penn from 1926 until his retirement in 1958.

The Mason Papers include both in-coming and outgoing correspondence, linguistic material, notes, and photographs relating to Mason's work in the southwestern U.S., northern Mexico, and South America. Centered on the years after Mason's return to Philadelphia in 1926, the collection covers all aspects of Mason's professional life, from reports on field work to answering casual questions referred to him through the University Museum to data and analyses on Piman and other languages. The collection also contains voluminous files relating to the Mason's editorship of the American Anthropologist (bulk: 1945-1948). Of special note are a series of class notes (1908-1910) kept by Mason for course work in ethnology, archaeology, and linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania under Edward Sapir and Frank Speck.

Background note

The archaeologist John Alden Mason was Curator of the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania from 1926 until 1955. His research centered on the languages and cultures of the Indians of the American southwest and Mexico, including the Pima Bajo, Pima, Papago, Northern and Southern Tepehuan, and Tepecano.

Born at Orland, Indiana, on Nov 16, 1887, Mason was a naturalized Philadelphian. A graduate of Central High School, he received his bachelors degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 1907, and after being beated out by Frank Speck for a Harrison Fellowship, took a position as photographer to Prof. George Byron Gordon as a means of earning money to further his education. During the next two years, Mason took classes under Speck and Edward Sapir (who arrived at Penn in 1908), and spent the field season of 1909 with Sapir working on Uintah Ute linguistics and culture. His industry paid off, and in 1910, he won a scholarship to complete doctoral studies at the University of California, where, under the direction of Alfred Kroeber, he completed a dissertation on the ethnography and languages of the Indians of central California. His dissertation resulted in his first monograph, The Ethnology of the Salinan Indians (Berkeley: Univ. of Calif., 1912), which was quickly followed by a monograph on the Mutsun dialect of Costanoan, and later by The Language of the Salinan Indians (Berkeley: Univ. of Calif., 1918).

Even while studying for his doctorate, however, the horizons of Mason's research began to expand beyond California to include the languages and cultures of the southwestern states and Mexico. He undertook his first major expedition after receiving his degree to Jalisco, Mexico, where, with the encouragement of Franz Boas, he conducted research on the Tepecano Indians in 1911 and 1912, hoping to produce a grammar of the language and to study Tepecano religion. Despite Boas' support, however, Mason was unable to land an academic job. Boas and Sapir arranged for Mason to continue productively, undertaking an expedition to the Great Slave Lake in 1913, and to Puerto Rico in 1914-1915 to research folklore and physical anthropology.

After subsisting on grant funds and fellowship support from his old department at Berkeley, Mason landed his first professional appointment as assistant curator of Mexican and South American Anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History (1916-1923), after which he became assistant curator of Mexican and Central American Archaeology at the American Museum of Natural History, 1924-1925. Despite the demands of his curatorial duties, Mason initiated several important new projects, taking part in the Field Museum's archaeological expedition to Santa Marta, Columbia,in 1922-1923, and in 1918, initiating what would become many years of research on the Pima and Papago languages (the northern relatives of Tepecano and Tepehuan). Intending his research as part of a broader study of Uto-Aztecan languages, Mason worked closely with Juan Dolores, Ruth Underhill, and others well into the 1950s.

In 1926, Mason returned to Philadelphia to become Curator at the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, and despite the hardships of the Depression years, continued to expand his circle of interests--linguistic, ethnographic, and archaeological. Having taken an increasing interest in Meso-American and South American archaeology since his discovery of an important archaeological site in Puerto Rico, Mason's most productive research during the late 1920s until his retirement centered on Mayan archaeology (including work at Chichen Itza, Uxmal, and Palenque). He also worked on Aztec and Incan materials.

During his career, Mason published regularly in journals including The Museum Journal, Journal of American Folklore, International Journal of American Linguistics, and the American Anthropologist, of which was editor from 1945 through 1948. A fellow and vice president of the American Anthropological Assocation (1944) and president of the Society of American Archaeologists (1944), Mason retired from the University Museum in 1958, but remained active for several years thereafter as field advisor to the New World Archeology Foundation.

Mason married Florence Roberts on December 23, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois. The couple had one son and one daughter. Mason died in 1967 at the Bryn Mawr hospital, aged 82.

Scope and content

The product of fifty years of research in the languages and cultures of Indians of the American southwest and Mexico, the John Alden Mason Papers are a diverse collection. The collection includes a thorough run of Mason's professional correspondence from the late 1920s until his retirement in 1958, with some correspondence from earlier and later periods, as well as field notes, photographs, and audio recordings.

The focus of much of Mason's linguistic research after 1916 was on the Sonoran (Uto-Aztecan) languages of northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, including Pima, Papago, Pima Bajo, Northern and Southern Tepehuan, Tepecano, and Yaqui, and the collection contains texts, lingusitic notes, and correspondence relating to each. Literate and engaging, Mason's letters from the field are particularly valuable for providing an insight into his perspective on field research, but also on the cultural, economic, and social conditions of the time.

Including both incoming letters and retained copies of outgoing, Mason's correspondence with Franz Boas, Alfred Kroeber, and Edward Sapir is particularly useful, and his most voluminous correspondent, Linton Satterthwaite, provides outstanding descriptions of his fieldwork in Mayan archaeology in southern Mexico and Guatemala during the 1930s. His even more voluminous files from the late 1940s while editor of American Anthropologist relate primarily to articles submitted to the journal and peer reviews.

Series I. Correspondence1926-196722.5 linear feet
Series II. Latin American Institute for Race and Culture Studies1934-19360.5 linear feet
Series III. Works by Mason1910-19673.5 linear feet
Series IV. American Anthropologist1945-19495 linear feet
Series V. Card Files & Notebooks1911-19516 linear feet
Series VI. Photographs1911-19561 linear foot
Series VII. Audio recordings1948-195812 tapes

Arrangement

Arrangement is for the Reader Copies.

Collection information

Provenance

Gift of John Alden Mason, 1967; the Mason estate, 1968; and Anthony Wallace, 1972 (accession numbers 1967-2584ms, 1968-1463ms, 1972-1311ms).

Preferred citation

Cite as: John Alden Mason Papers, American Philosophical Society.

Separated material

Transferred to the Printed Materials Department: Bascom, Burton William, Jr., Proto-Tepiman (Tepehuan-Piman), (Diss., University of Washington, 1965).

Sound recordings have been transferred for storage with the Audiovisual collections.

Related material

Mason appears as a correspondent in the papers of Franz Boas (B B61), A. Irving Hallowell (Ms. Coll. 26), Elsie Clews Parsons (Ms. Coll. 29), and Charles B. Davenport (B D27).

The correspondence in the Boas Papers is particularly extensive (20 folders) and revealing of his work prior to 1920. In that year, he and Boas had a falling out over political matters, and between 1920 an 1927, they apparently did not exchange correspondence. Mason's later correspondence with Boas provides interesting details on the problems faced by the University Museum during the Depression.

The Benjamin Lee Whorf Papers at Yale contain some correspondence with Mason.

Bibliography

The following works by and about Mason appear in the APS Library collections:

Kidder, Alfred, and Linton Satterthwaite, "John Alden Mason," Expedition 10 (1968), 2-3. Call no.: 507.73 P38bu

Satterthwaite, Linton, "John Alden Mason, 1885-1967" American Anthropologist 71 (1969), 871-879 Call. no.: 572.05 Am3

Mason, John Alden, The Ethnology of the Salinan Indians (Berkeley, 1912). Call no.: 378.794 C12pam.

Mason, John Alden, The Mutsun Dialect of Costanoan Based on the Vocabulary of De la Cuesta (Berkeley, 1916). Call no.: 378.794 C12pam.

Mason, John Alden, The Language of the Salinan Indians (Berkeley, 1918). Call no.: 378.794 C12pam.

Mason, John Alden, Archaeology of Santa Marta, Colombia: The Tairona Culture... Marshall Field archaeological expedition to Columbia, 1922-23 (Chicago, 1931). Call no.: 572.07 F45.

Mason, John Alden, "The Tepehuan and the other aborigines of the Mexican Sierra Madre Occidental" America Indigena 8 (1948) Call no.: 572.98 M38x.

Mason, John Alden, The Language of the Papago of Arizona (Philadelphia, 1950). Call no.: 507.73 P38mm [no.2].

Mason, John Alden, The Languages of South American Indians (Washington, 1950). Call no.: 572.061 Sm6b.

General note

10378.744 H26ola (on shelf)

Ixca texts: taken in Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia 1924(?) (these are inserted in:Harvard University Directory 1910)

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AuthorFormatDateLanguage
Lillie, Frank Rattray, 1870-1947Correspondence (2 items)1939English

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • American Anthropological Association--Publishing
  • American Anthropological Association.
  • Latin-American Institute for Race and Culture Studies
  • University of Pennsylvania.
  • University of Pennsylvania. University Museum

Genre(s)

  • Diagrams.
  • Gelatin silver prints
  • Maps.
  • Negatives
  • Photoprints
  • Recordings
  • Sketches.
  • Symbols

Geographic Name(s)

  • Chihuahua (Chihuahua, Mexico)
  • Durango (Mexico)
  • Jalisco (Mexico)
  • Sonora (Mexico : State)

Personal Name(s)

  • Agogino, George
  • Bascom, Burton W.
  • Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1848
  • Birge-Smith, Kaj, 1893-
  • Black, Fred L
  • Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
  • Brugge, David M.
  • Butler, Mary
  • Cadzow, Donald S.
  • Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
  • Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944
  • Cole, Fay-Cooper, 1881-1961
  • Cross, Dorothy
  • De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004
  • Dolores, Juan
  • Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991
  • Fejos, Paul, 1897-1963
  • Gamio, Manuel, 1883-1960
  • Greywacz, Kathryn B.
  • Harrington, John Peabody
  • Herskovits, Melville J. , (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
  • Judd , Neil Merton, 1887-1976
  • Kelly, David H.
  • Kidder, Alfred Vincent, 1885-1963
  • Kroeber, A. L., (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
  • Madeira, Percey Child, Jr.
  • Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942
  • Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967
  • Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978
  • Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948
  • Nuttall, Zelia, -- 1858-1933.
  • Radin, Paul, 1883-1959
  • Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958
  • Reichard, Gladys Amanda, 1893-1955
  • Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939
  • Satterthwaite, Linton, 1897-
  • Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950
  • Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967
  • Tozzer, Alfred M. -- (Alfred Marston), -- 1877-1954.
  • Vaillant, George Clapp, 1901-1945
  • Whorf, Benjamin Lee, 1897-1941
  • Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947

Subject(s)

  • American Anthropologist
  • Anthropology--Societies, etc.
  • Archaeology
  • Bororo language (Brazil)
  • Egyptology.
  • Ethnology
  • Ge language
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Mexico--Languages
  • Indians of North America--Languages
  • Indians of North America--Southwest, New
  • Indians of North America--Southwest, New--Antiquities
  • Indians of South America--Languages
  • Linguistics
  • Malali language
  • Mayas--Antiquities
  • Mexico--Antiquities
  • Palenque (Chiapas, Mexico)
  • Phrenology
  • Pima Bajo language
  • Pima Indians
  • Pima language
  • Piman Indians
  • Piman languages
  • Quechua language
  • Southwest Indians
  • Tepecano Indians
  • Tepehuan language
  • Tohono O'odham dialect
  • Tohono O’odham Indians
  • Uto-Aztecan languages
  • Yaqui Indians
Collection overview
1926-1967 22.5 linear feet Box 1-45

Mason's extensive correspondence covers all aspects of his life, from reports on his fieldwork to answering casual questions referred to him through the University of Pennsylvania Museum, where he was a curator from 1926 to 1955. Included in this series is a consdierable quantity of material relating to the American Anthropological Association and the American Anthropologist (1928-1964).

Among the many correspondents are George Agogino, Ruth Benedict, Kaj Birket-Smith, Fred L. Black, Franz Boas,Mary Butler, Donald S. Cadzow, Edmund S. Carpenter, J. McKeen Cattell, Fay-Cooper Cole, Dorothy Cross, Frederica de Laguna, Fred Eggan, Paul Fejos, Manuel Gamio, Kathryn B. Greywacz, Melville Herskovits, Frederick W. Hodge, Neil M. Judd, Alfred V. Kidder, Alfred L. Kroeber, Percey C. Madeira, Jr., Bronislaw Malinowski, Margaret Mead, Sylvanus G. Morley, Zelia Nuttall, Paul Radin, Froelich G. Rainey, Robert Redfield, Gladys A. Reichard, Linton Satterthwaite, Morris Swadesh, Alfred M. Tozzer, George C. Vaillant, and Clark Wissler.

1934-1936 0.5 linear feet Box 46

Minutes and correspondence of the Advisory Committee and general correspondence, along with reports on the mission and progress of the short-lived Latin-American Institute for Race and Culture Studies, an organization to promote study of the rapidly acculturating Indians of South and Central America.

1910-1967 3.5 linear feet Box 47-53
1945-1949 10 linear feet Box 53-63
1911-1951 6 linear feet Box 63-74

Bibliographies and card files relating primarily to Mason's linguistic research. Among the notebooks are a valuable set of eight volumes of linguistic notes taken during Mason's research among the Tepecano in Jalisco, Mexico, 1911-1912, and two volumes relating to his postdoctoral research on Salinan linguistics in 1916-1917.

1911-1956 1 linear feet Box 75-76

Native American Images note : Over 1,000 black and white silver gelatin photographs, with companion negatives, of the Pima and Tohono O’odham (Papago) tribes of Mexico. Taken by Mason from 1911-1956 during his archaeological and linguistic expeditions to Chihuahua, Durango, Jalisco, Palenque and Sonora, most of the images are ethnological displaying native dwellings, clothing, pottery, dances, cooking, weaving, and fishing customs. Of particular interest are the 1951 archaeological photographs of carvings, skeletal remains, jade masks and other Mayan artifacts of the Temple of the Inscriptions in Palenque. Some Tepecan linguistic notebooks contain ink sketches of phonetic symbols, maps and diagrams of ceremonies. Later photographs, from 1964, are of Peruvian, Honduran and Guatemalan natives. Masons’ interests ranged from archaeology, ethnology, folklore and Native American languages. Note: In the Mexico: Durango folders of photographs is an itemized list with descriptions of 162 prints. Twenty-seven Palenque photographs are housed in the Print Collection, F8.29.16-20 ; F8.30.1-20 ; F8.31.1-2.

1948-1958 12 tapes

Audio recordings of native speakers of Northern Tepehuan (3 reels, 1948) and Southern Tepehuan (6 reels, 1951, 1956, 1958), the latter recorded at Durango, Mexico.



Detailed Inventory
Series I. Correspondence
1926-1967 22.5 linear feet Box 1-45

Mason's extensive correspondence covers all aspects of his life, from reports on his fieldwork to answering casual questions referred to him through the University of Pennsylvania Museum, where he was a curator from 1926 to 1955. Included in this series is a consdierable quantity of material relating to the American Anthropological Association and the American Anthropologist (1928-1964).

Among the many correspondents are George Agogino, Ruth Benedict, Kaj Birket-Smith, Fred L. Black, Franz Boas,Mary Butler, Donald S. Cadzow, Edmund S. Carpenter, J. McKeen Cattell, Fay-Cooper Cole, Dorothy Cross, Frederica de Laguna, Fred Eggan, Paul Fejos, Manuel Gamio, Kathryn B. Greywacz, Melville Herskovits, Frederick W. Hodge, Neil M. Judd, Alfred V. Kidder, Alfred L. Kroeber, Percey C. Madeira, Jr., Bronislaw Malinowski, Margaret Mead, Sylvanus G. Morley, Zelia Nuttall, Paul Radin, Froelich G. Rainey, Robert Redfield, Gladys A. Reichard, Linton Satterthwaite, Morris Swadesh, Alfred M. Tozzer, George C. Vaillant, and Clark Wissler.

Aach, Doris
1955 Box 1
Abarca, Soledad
1929-1930 Box 1
Abbot, C.G.
1929, 1940 Box 1
Aberle, David F.
1953 Box 1
Abrahams, Harold J.
1936-1937 Box 1
Academia de la Lengua Maya
1937-1938 Box 1
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
1937-1950 Box 1
Acta Americana
1944 Box 1
Adams, Anna K.
1941 Box 1
Adams, John C.L.
1940, 1959 Box 1
Adam, Leonhard
1950-1951 Box 1
Adams, Richard E.
1951,1957 Box 1
Adler, Adam W.
1933 Box 1
Adney, Edwin Tappan
1926 Box 1
Adolph, Henry
1935-1937 Box 1
Adrianzén, Javier
1930 Box 1
Adshade, Frank
1937 Box 1
Aduana de Panama
1940 Box 1
Agencia Editora Mexicana
1942 Box 1
Agogino, George A.
1942-1965 4 folders Box 1
Aguilar P., Carlos H.
1953 Box 1
Aguirry, P.
1931 Box 1
Aiello, Lucy
1967 Box 1
Aitken, Robert T.
1941 Box 1
Akron Art Institute
1948-1949 Box 1
Alcala, Manuel
1947,1954 Box 1
Alcover, D. Vincente Castaneda
1935 Box 1
Alden, John
1938 Box 1
Aldrich, Charles R.
1932, undated Box 1
Aldrich, Amelia M.L.
1929-1930 Box 1
Aldridge, Curtice M.
1933 Box 1
Alegria, Ricardo E.
1951-1958 Box 1
Alexander, Jack
1947 Box 1
Alexander, L.T.
1946,1955 Box 1
Alexander, Richard
1951 Box 1
Alfaro, Colon Elroy
1939 Box 1
Algier, Melvin
1951-1952 Box 1
Allen, E.S.
1929 Box 1
Allen, Frederick W.
1937 Box 1
Allen, Thomas J.
1946-1947 Box 1
Allott, Irvin W.
1939 Box 1
Altman, Ralph C.
1947 Box 1
Alvarez, Walter C.
1955 Box 1
Amana, J.
Undated Box 1
American Anthropological Association
1927-1958 2 folders Box 1
American Antiquity
1964 Box 2
American Association for the Advanceme of Science
1926-1948 2 folders Box 2
American Association of Museums
1930,1955 Box 2
American Book Center for War Devasted Libraries, Inc
1947 Box 2
American Consular Service
1935-1937 Box 2
American Council of Learned Societies
1932 Box 2
American Council on Education. Committee on Graduate Instruction
1933 Box 2
American Ethnological Society, Inc
1926-1936 Box 2
American Folklore Society
1927-1958 2 folders Box 2
American Friends Service Committee
1940-1941 Box 2
American Geographical Society
1947 Box 2
American Indian Museum
1941-1942 Box 2
American Notes and Queries
1941 Box 2
American Philosophical Society
1935-1963 3 folders Box 2
American Scientist
1951 Box 2
Americans for Democratic Action
1964-1965 Box 2
Americas
1964 Box 2
Amram, David W., Jr.
1934-1958, undated Box 2
Amram, David W., Sr.
1933-1936 Box 2
Anderson, A.E.
1930-1937 Box 2
Anderson, A.T.
1940-1941 Box 2
Anderson, Edgar
1947-1951 Box 2
Anderson, George A.
1946 Box 2
Andrade, Manuel J.
1930-1939 Box 2
Andrews, E. Wyllis
1938 Box 2
Angell, William R.
1934-1940 Box 2
Angle, Paula
1956 Box 2
Angulo Valdes, Carlos
1952 Box 2
Annals
1929, 1952-1957 Box 2

American Academy of Political and Social Science

Annals of the Cakchiquel
1949 Box 2
Annis, Fred V.
1939 Box 2
Antevs, Ernst
1928-1943 Box 2
Anthropology curriculum study project
1964-1966 Box 2
Antze, Gustaf
1933 Box 2
Apgar, C.S.
1956 Box 2
Appel, Ludwig
1960 Box 2
Appell, George N.
1958 Box 2
Archaeological Institute of America
1943-1949 Box 2
Archeological Society of Delaware
1943-1956 Box 2
Archaeological Society of New Jersey
1937-1966 8 folders Box 2-3
Archaeology
1952-1965 4 folders Box 3
Archeologia
1965 Box 3
Armer, Laura Adams
1928, 1939-1940 Box 3
Armillas, Pedro
1950 Box 3
Armstrong, May
1935 Box 3
Arnold, Mary Ellicott
1957-1958 Box 3
Aroaya, Pedro Manuel
1930-1933 Box 3
Arosemena, Emiliano
1940 Box 3
Arpee, Levon Harris
1937 Box 3
Arrington, J. Earl
1950 Box 3
Arthur, Mary
1935 Box 3
Ashenden, C.
1939 Box 3
Atcheson, Mrs. Thomas J.
1950-1953 Box 3
Atherton, Grant S.
1933 Box 3
Attix, C. Thomas
1942 Box 3
Atwood, Robert E.
1944-1945 Box 3
Atwood, W.L.
1951-1952 Box 3
Augustin, J.J.
1937-1944 Box 3
Aungst, D. Frederick
1928 Box 3
Austin, W.
1947 Box 3
Avendaño W., Frank Firstling
1955-1956 Box 3
Avinoff, A.
1927, 1933 Box 3
Axton, E.D.
1936 Box 3
Babb, M.J.
1932 Box 3
Babcock, Bernie
1936, 1945 Box 3
Bach, Otto K.
1946 Box 3
Bache, Charles
1929, 1937 Box 3
Bachus, R.C.
1939 Box 3
Baerreis, David A.
1959 Box 4
Bagoria, Natalie Y.
1945, 1947 Box 4
Bahlmann, Fr. Amandus
1935, undated Box 4
Bailey, E.H. Company
1940 Box 4
Baillou, Renate
1927-1929 Box 4
Bailey, Lucille
1954 Box 4
Baily, Robert William
1943-1946 Box 4
Baker, M. Louise
1932-1933, 1945 Box 4
Baldus, Herbert
1955 Box 4
Ballard, Frances S.
1954 Box 4
Banco Nacional de Mexico
1932-1933 Box 4
Banks, Miriam A.
1942 Box 4
Barata, Frederico
1952 Box 4
Barbachano, Fernando
1951 Box 4
Barbeau, Marius
1941-1954 Box 4
Bardin, James C.
1928 Box 4
Barenkopf, Dorothy S.
1953 Box 4
Barnes, Albert C.
1936 Box 4
Barnes, Dana A.
1933 Box 4
Barnett, Homer
1945 Box 4
Barrell, Lloyd
1949 Box 4
Barrenechea, Raúl Porras
1951 Box 4
Barrera Vásquez, Alfredo
1935, 1949 Box 4
Barrett, Charles
1929 Box 4
Barrett, Mary X.
1941 Box 4
Barrett, S.A.
1926-1938 Box 4
Barringer, Brandon
1949-1957 Box 4
Barry, J. Neilson
1934-1947 Box 4
Bartlett, Katherine
1937 Box 4
Bartlett, Robert E., Jr
1957 Box 4
Bartlett, Scott
1953-1954 Box 4
Barton, R. Paul
1950 Box 4
Barton, William J.
1941 Box 4
Basadre, Jorge
1939 Box 4
Bascom, Burton W.
1947-1960 3 folders Box 4
Bascom, William R.
1952 Box 4
Bass, George Warrington
1926-1949 Box 4
Bataafsche Petroleum Maatschappij, N.V. de
1940 Box 4
Batchelder, Ernest A.
1929 Box 4
Batiza, Ignacio L.
1932 Box 4
Battistessa, Angel J.
1947 Box 4
Bauernfeind, A.W.
1956 Box 4
Baufield, Sister Mary Imelda
1933 Box 4
Baugh, Albert C.
1939 Box 4
Baughan, J.L.
1953 Box 4
Baughman, Homer L.
1934 Box 4
Beach, James E.
1958 Box 4
Beals, Ralph L.
1928-1950 Box 4
Beasley, R.M.
1946 Box 4
Beatty, Willard V.
1940 Box 4
Beck, Charles M., Jr
1935 Box 4
Beckman, Sarah
1933 Box 4
Beckwith, Frank
1936-1937 Box 4
Beggs, Virginia
1933-1937 2 folders Box 4
Beidler, Paul
1951-1953 Box 4
Beimler, Theodore F.
1955 Box 4
Belknap, Maitland
1958 Box 4
Bell, E.H.
1932-1941 Box 4
Bell, Enid
1948 Box 4
Bell, Harry L.
1955 Box 4
Bell, Robert R.
1966 Box 4
Belli, Ernesto
1926 Box 4
Belloc, Francisco Arellano
1928 Box 4
Belmont, G.E.
1934-1935 Box 4
Benavides, Ing. Gustavo Aguirra
1950 Box 4
Bender, Byron W.
1951 Box 4
Benedict, Ruth
1927-1943 Box 4
Benn, George F.
1946 Box 4
Bennett, Helen M.
1933 Box 5
Bennett, Keith
1966 Box 5
Bennett, Wendell C.
1935-1950 Box 5
Bennyhoff, J.A.
1950 Box 5
Bentz, Walter Cosby
1936 Box 5
Bergdoll, Erwin
1948 Box 5
Bergendahl, Haldor
1958 Box 5
Berger, Mrs. David
1951 Box 5
Bergman, Edward J.
1937 Box 5
Bergsoe, Paul
1937 Box 5
Berlin, Heinrich
1944-1951 Box 5
Bernal, Ignacio
1950-1964 Box 5
Bernays, Edward L.
1946 Box 5
Berney, Hoffman
1936 Box 5
Bernhard, Harry M.
1938 Box 5
Berro, Román
1944 Box 5
Berry, Brewton
  Box 5
Bessac, Susanne L.
1953 Box 5
Besserman, H.R.
1947 Box 5
Best, William R.
1960 Box 5
Bevan, Bernard
1935 Box 5
Beyer, Edna
1937 Box 5
Beyer, Hermann
1931-1936 Box 5
Biase, Attilio de
1964 Box 5
Bierhenke, Wilhelm
1958-1959 Box 5
Bijur, George
1957 Box 5
Bilden, Rüdiger
1935 Box 5
Bingham, Ernestine
1938-1941 Box 5
Bingham, Millicent Todd
1955 Box 5
Binns, Lita S.
1952 Box 5
Biographical Directory of American Men of Science
1939 Box 5
Bird, Junius
1950-1965 Box 5
Birk, Martha M.
1935 Box 5
Birket-Smith, Kaj
1934-1955 Box 5
Birney, Hoffman
1948 Box 5
Birrell, Verla
1946 Box 5
Bischof, Henning
1961-1966 Box 5
Bissell, Barbara M.
1953 Box 5
Bitner, Ruth
1932 Box 5
Black, Fred L.
1940-1941 Box 5
Black, Glenn A.
1935-1950 Box 5
Blackwell, Harriet
1949 Box 5
Blaine, B.C.
1939 Box 5
Blake, A.M.
1928 Box 5
Blaker, Margaret C.
1950 Box 5
Blakeslee, Howard
1932 Box 5
Blanchet, Guy H.
1928 Box 5
Blanco, Tomás
1945 Box 5
Blanshard, A.R.
1953 Box 5
Bleiler, Max
1949 Box 5
Bliss, Wesley L.
1939-1947 Box 5
Blixen, Olaf
1949 Box 5
Blocker, John C.
1948 Box 5
Blom, Frans
1927-1964 2 folders Box 5
Blue, Chief Samuel
1933 Box 5
Blumensohn, Jules
1932 Box 5
Boas, Franz
1927-1939 Box 5
Boecklen, Eileen J.
1954 Box 5
Boekelman, H.J.
1935 Box 5
Boericke, Harold
1933 Box 5
Boggs, R.S.
1944, 1953 Box 5
Bogurus, Waldemar G.
1928 Box 5
Bohan, Paul R.
1953 Box 5
Bohning, W.H.
1941 Box 5
Boles, Gene E.
1946 Box 5
Bolger, Robert V.
1965 Box 5
Bolinder, Gustaf
1937-1938 Box 5
Bolles, John S.
1934-1937 Box 5
Bolling, G.M.
1929 Box 5
Bolman, F. deW., Jr
1958 Box 5
Bonaventure, Father
1951 Box 5
Bonavia, Duccio
1967 Box 5
Bonifacio, Romero A.
1951-1952 Box 5
Bonilla y S., Guillermo
1948 Box 6
Bonnick, Sydney O.
1933 Box 6
Borbolla, Daniel F. Rubin de la
1948-1958 Box 6
Borhegyi, Stephan F.
1964-1966 Box 6
Born, Mary Mercer
1950 Box 6
Born, Wolfgang
1947-1950 Box 6
Bosch-Gimpera, Pedro
1956 Box 6
Bouda, K.
1952 Box 6
Boudeman, Donald O.
1948 Box 6
Bourgeois, Julia F.
1944 Box 6
Bowers, Alfred W.
1955 Box 6
Bowles, Gordon T.
Undated Box 6
Bowman, Isaiah
1928 Box 6
Boy Scouts of America, Philadelphia
1926 Box 6
Boyar, Francis
1930 Box 6
Boyer, David J.
1947 Box 6
Bradbury, Charles H.
1950 Box 6
Brainerd, George W.
1949-1951 Box 6
Brammer, Mauck
1966 Box 6
Brand, Donald D.
1937-1942 Box 6
Branegan, James A.
1930 Box 6
Brandt, E.N.
1953-1956 Box 6
Braunholtz, H.J.
1933 Box 6
Breckenridge, R.W.
1951 Box 6
Breeser, Elizabeth
1947 Box 6
Breeskin, Adelyn D.
1952 Box 6
Breidenstine, A.G.
1941 Box 6
Brenner, Anita
1928 Box 6
Brett, Henry R.
1949 Box 6
Brew, J.O.
1939-1958 Box 6
Briggs, L. Cabot
1941 Box 6
Briggs, Warren
1949 Box 6
Brigham, Edward M.
1929-1930 Box 6
Bright, A. Forrest
1958, 1964 Box 6
Brinton, Christian
1938-1939 Box 6
Brinton, Mrs. Daniel G.
1930 Box 6
Brinton Memorial Series
1941-1943 3 folders Box 6
Brinton remainders, distribution
1938-1941 3 folders Box 6
Britton, W.H.
1941-1951 Box 6
Broad, Jennie
1941-1951 Box 6
Brock, Herman G
1935-1938 Box 7
Brock, Mary L.T.
1930 Box 7
Brookfield, Robert M.
1939 Box 7
Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences
1929 Box 7
Brooklyn Museum
1947-1948 Box 7
Brooks, A.B.
1939 Box 7
Brooks, H.E.
1930 Box 7
Brooks, Jerome E.
1929 Box 7
Brooks, L.T.
1926 Box 7
Brooks, Richard H.
1958-1960 Box 7
Brooks, Seal T.
1940-1951 Box 7
Brown, Allen
1936 Box 7
Brown, Barnum
1927-1951 Box 7
Brown, Dorothy Jean
1951-1952 Box 7
Brown, Elsie
1933-1934 Box 7
Brown, Frederick L.
1955 Box 7
Brown, G. Gordon
1942 Box 7
Brown, Harold C.
1933 Box 7
Brown, Joseph Epes, III
1950 Box 7
Brown, Monroe N.
1938 Box 7
Brown, O.B.
1939 Box 7
Brown, W. Norman
1950 Box 7
Browne, Herbert Janvrin
1930 Box 7
Brugge, David M.
1954-1960 3 folders Box 7
Brundage, Burr C.
1955 Box 7
Brunhouse, Robert L.
1966 Box 7
Bryan, Kirk
1944-1946 Box 7
Bryant, Dick
1954 Box 7
Brysch, O.P.
1939 Box 7
Buck, Bob
1933-1935 Box 7
Buck, Peter H.
1939-1949 Box 7
Bucks County Historical Society
1948-1954 Box 7
Buffalo Museum of Science
1930-1941 Box 7
Bügenhagen, Karl Horst
1959 Box 7
Bunker, Frank F.
1935-1938 Box 7
Bunzel Ruth L.
1930-1933 Box 7
Buob, Coralie
1947 Box 7
Burch, William L.
1934 Box 7
Burke, Theresa M., Employment Agency
1952 Box 7
Burkitt, Robert
1927-1946 Box 7
Burnett, E. Ken
1958 Box 7
Burnette, F.O.
1928 Box 7
Burpee, W. Atlee, Company
1932 Box 7
Burr, Pamela
1953 Box 7
Burry, Edmund
1927 Box 7
Burton, Horace H.
1930 Box 7
Burvant, R.D.
1933 Box 7
Busbey, Ralph C.
1941 Box 7
Bushnell, G.H.S.
1950-1966 Box 7
Butler, George T.
1936 Box 7
Butler, Mary
1932-1949 2 folders Box 7
Butler, Thomas S.
1928 Box 7
Bye, Arthur Edwin
1933-1937 Box 7
Byers, Douglas S.
1936-1964 2 folders Box 7
Cabana, A.E.
1934 Box 7
Cabot, Godfrey L., Inc
1939 Box 8
Cabot, Thomas D.
1939 Box 8
Cáceres Freyre, Julián B.
1938-1952 Box 8
Cachot, Rebecca
1952 Box 8
Cadwalader, Charles. M.B.
1930-1946 Box 8
Cadzow, Donald A.
1930-1948 2 folders Box 8
Cahall, Lawrence M., III
1949 Box 8
Cahill, Holger
1933 Box 8
Cain, Lottie
1954 Box 8
Calderón, Ramon
1932-1934 Box 8
Caldwell, Harmon
1938 Box 8
Caldwell. J.E. Company
1926 Box 8
Cale, Edgar B.
1953 Box 8
Calkin, Carleton
1946 Box 8
Call, Mrs. O.F.
1947 Box 8
Cammann, Schuyler
1950-1958 Box 11
Campbell, T.N.
1965 Box 8

See also Donald Scott file

Campbell, William Martin
1945 Box 8
Canadian Airways Limited
1934 Box 8
Canary, Clarence A.
1950 Box 8
Canel, L.
1954 Box 8
Canevares, B.G.
1929 Box 8
Canner, J.S. & Company
1960 Box 8
Caplan, Allan
1958 Box 8
Cardenas-Garcia, Cesar
1953-1966 Box 8
Carl, Walter
1929 Box 8
Carlock, E.A.
1929 Box 8
Carnegie Corporation
1940 Box 8
Carnegie Institution of Washington
1930-1951 Box 8
Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh
1927-1936 Box 8
Carneiro, Robert
1955 Box 8
Carpenter, Edmund S.
1948-1951 Box 8
Carr, J.E.
1953 Box 8
Carr, James H.
1939 Box 8
Carrasco, Pedro
1949-1951 Box 8
Carsten, Ruth
1933 Box 8
Carter, George F.
1946-1966 Box 8
Carter, Ray E.
1939 Box 8
Casanova, Richard L.
1959 Box 8
Case, F.L.
1928 Box 8
Caso, Alfonso
1933-1964 Box 8
Cassidy, Francis E.
1946 Box 8
Casson, Stanley
1941 Box 8
Castillo, Antonio
1939 Box 8
Castillo Hijo, Nicanor
Undated Box 8
Castro, Jorge Fernández de
1932 Box 8
Castro Leal, Antonio
1932-1934 Box 8
Catlin, George
1949 Box 8
Cattell, J. McKean
1942 Box 8
Cattell, Jaques
1950 Box 8
Cavallo, Adolph S.
1959-1960 Box 8
Cerezo, Hugo
1954 Box 8
Cerna, Carlos Giron
1942 Box 8
Cervenka, Ladislaus F.
1936-1937 Box 8
Chadwick, James M.
1937 Box 8
Chambers, Elizabeth Long
1954 Box 8
Chancellor, J.W.
1953 Box 8
Chandler, Charles Lyon
1938-1942 Box 8
Chaninal, Elizabeth
1948 Box 8
Chapin, Pat
1957 Box 8
Chapple, Charles C.
1945 Box 8
Charles, Victor A.
1940 Box 8
Charleston Museum
1949-1950 Box 8
Chartrand, Francine
1963-1964 Box 8
Chase, Gilbert
1942 Box 8
Chelf, Carl
1939 Box 8
Chicago Natural History Museum
1947-1949 Box 8
Chisholm, James
1940-1941 Box 8
Christensen, Bodil
1939-1954 Box 9
Christensen, R.
1939 Box 9
Christensen, Robert
1950 Box 9
Christensen, Ross T.
1965 Box 9
Christian, Floyd T.
1966 Box 9
Chrone, R.E.
1925 Box 9
Chrystie, Margaret H.
1954 Box 9
Church, Franklin H.
1938-1939 Box 9
Cinquemani, Dorothy Kyte
1965 Box 9
Clark, ___
1935 Box 9
Clark, Herbert C.
1940 Box 9
Clark, John W.
1949 Box 9
Clarke, A.J.
1931 Box 9
Clausen, Carl
1932-1949 Box 9
Clave, Harry M.
1934 Box 9
Clément, André
1933-1936 Box 9
Clements, Forrest E.
1937 Box 9
Clemons, D.R.
1937 Box 9
Cleveland Museum of Art
1946 Box 9
Clive-Smith, H.
1928 Box 9
Clothier, William J.
1949 Box 9
Coates, James R.
1944 Box 9
Cobb, Edna
1950 Box 9
Cobb, W. Montague
1932 Box 9
Cochrane, James
1966 Box 9
Coffey, Katherine
1952 Box 9
Cofield, J.W.
1941 Box 9
Cogswell, George
1945 Box 9
Colby, Cynthia
1954 Box 9
Cole, Fay-Cooper
1925-1954 2 folders Box 9
Coleman, Laurence Vail
1929 Box 9
Coles, Stricker
1934 Box 9
Colgrave, Bertram
1952 Box 9
Collester, Clinton H.
1931 Box 9
Collier, Donald
1955-1965 Box 9
Collier, P.F. & Son, Corporation
1939 Box 9
Collier, John
1933-1942 Box 9
Collier, Nina P.
1939 Box 9
Collings, G.R.
1955-1956 Box 9
Collins, G.N.
1929 Box 9
Collins, Henry B., Jr
1931-1938 Box 9
Colman, Wilton H.
1949 Box 9
Colt, Martha C.
1939 Box 9
Colton, Harold S.
1930-1960 Box 9
Columbia University Press
1949-1950 Box 9
Comas, Juan
1945-1946 Box 9
Combes, Horace M.
1941 Box 9
Compton, Carl B.
1953-1966 Box 9
Conde, José Alvarez
1956 Box 9
Conklin, E.G.
1935 Box 9
Considine, Constance M.
1930 Box 9
Conte, Miguel A.
1940-1942 Box 9
Conyes, A.S.
1955 Box 9
Cook, Harold J.
1929, 1945 Box 9
Cook, Robert C., Company
1939 Box 9
Cooks, Anne M.
1937 Box 9
Cooper, George L.
1928-1929 Box 9
Cooper, John W.
1931-1941 Box 9
Corbett, John M.
1953 Box 9
Córdoba, Joaquín Fernández de
1947 Box 9
Cordon, Emilio
1930 Box 9
Cormack, Maribelle
1949 Box 9
Corning, John B.
1939-1947 Box 9
Corning, Leavitt, Jr.
1957 Box 9
Corrin, K.M.
1944 Box 9
Corson, Edward F.
1948 Box 9
Cosgrove, C.B.
1933 Box 9
Coston, Cecil P.
1932 Box 9
Cotter, John L.
1950-1966 Box 9
Coulter, John S.
1935 Box 9
Cowan, J.M.
1942 Box 9
Craighead, Jean
1941 Box 9
Cramer, Seward S.
1940-1941 Box 9
Cranbrook Institute of Science
1948-1950 Box 9
Crane, Jacob L., Jr.
1927 Box 9
Crawford, Kenneth J.
1927 Box 9
Crawford, M.D.C.
1931-1945 Box 9
Crawford, W. Rex
1944-1956 Box 9
Creaghead, Elizabeth
1931 Box 9
Creer, Doris
1956 Box 10
Crequi Montfort, Marquis de
1926-1929 Box 10
Cressman, Luther S.
1934-1955 Box 10
Cresson, Francis M., Jr
1934-1950 Box 10
Crimmins, M.L.
1932 Box 10
Crosby, H. Lamar
1933-1937 Box 10
Crosley Icyball Division
1930 Box 10
Cross, Dorothy
1936-1965 Box 10
Crozier, Archibald
1935-1945 Box 10
Cruxent, José
1945-1952 Box 10
Cubbage, William O.
1927-1938 Box 10
Cubley, Herbert R.
1952 Box 10
Cumming, Burton
1965 Box 10
Cummings, Byron
1930-1945 Box 10
Cummings, H.M.
1930 Box 10
Cummings, John
1956 Box 10
Cunningham, Allan
1958 Box 10
Cunningham, Mrs. J.E.B.
1939 Box 10
Curbishley, David L.
1957 Box 10
Curry, Douglas
1948 Box 10
Curry, William
1929 Box 10
Curtis, Alonzo H.
1950 Box 10
Curtis, Karl P.
1940-1957 2 folders Box 10
Curtis, S.H.
1935 Box 10
Cutillo, Frank D.
1927 Box 10
Cutter, Victor M.
1934 Box 10
Dahl, Alvin
1944 Box 10
Dahlman, Sven
1944 Box 10
Daigh, Ralph
1953 Box 10