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Cornelius Osgood Archives

 Collection
Call Number: ANTAR.000002

Description of the Material

Miscellaneous archives accumulated during Cornelius Osgood's time at the Peabody Museum.

Dates

  • 1934-1973

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Extent

10 Linear Feet

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/ypm.antar.000002

Overview

A portion of the archives of Cornelius Osgood, accumulated during his time at Yale.

Biographical Sketch

Cornelius Osgood (b. 1905, d. 1983) was Curator of Anthropology at the Yale Peabody Museum from 1934 to 1973. He brought significant collections to the Museum from his research expeditions to the Arctic, China and Korea. Osgood may be best known for his research among the Athapaskan speaking people of interior Alaska, much of it published through the Yale University Publications in Anthropology series, and was also active in Connecticut archaeology.

Education

- Ph.B. University of Chicago, 1927

- Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1930

Field work

- Northwest Territory, Canada (1928-1929, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1937)

- Yunnan, China, began 1938

- Yale Caribbean Anthropological Program, began in 1933

--Lake Valencia, Venezuela

--Chiriqui Province, Panama
Title
Cornelius Osgood 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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