Wendell Clark Bennett Archives
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.
Language of Materials
20 Linear Feet
The archives of Wendell Clark Bennett, accumulated through his time at Yale.
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.
- B.A. University of Chicago, 1927
- M.A. University of Chicago, 1929
- Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1930
- 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
- Wendell Clark Bennett Archives
- Edited Full Draft
- Nathan P. Utrup
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.