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Wendell Clark Bennett Archives

 Collection
Call Number: ANTAR.000003

Description of the Material

The archives of Wendell Bennet include correspondence, research material and photgraphs from North and South America as well as lecture notes and lantern slides.

Dates

  • 1940-1953

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Extent

20 Linear Feet

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/ypm.antar.000003

Overview

The archives of Wendell Clark Bennett, accumulated through his time at Yale.

Biographical Sketch

Wendell Bennett (b.1905, d.1953) was a research associate in anthropology from 1945 to 1953. Bennett's major contribution to the anthropology collections were in South American archaeology, particularly the Huari material from Peru and other collections from Columbia and Ecuador that are curated by the Museum.

Education

- B.A. University of Chicago, 1927

- M.A. University of Chicago, 1929

- Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1930

Affiliations

- Research staff at Bishop Museum, Hawaii (1928-1929)

- Assistant Curator of South American

Archaeology at AMNH (1931-1938)

- Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin (1938-1940)

- Professor of Anthropology at Yale University
Title
Wendell Clark Bennett Archives
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Nathan P. Utrup
Date
2014
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Repository

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