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Leopold Jaroslav Pospisil Archives

 Collection
Call Number: ANTAR.000004

Description of the Material

The archives notably include numerous 35mm slides from L.J. Pospisil's work in New Guinea.

Dates

  • 1956-2014

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/ypm.antar.000004

Overview

The archives of Leopold Jaroslav Pospisil, accumulated during his time at Yale.

Biographical Sketch

Pospisil, Leopold (b.1923) was Curator of Anthropology from 1956-1993. His pioneering research in Papua New Guinea has provided the Yale Peabody Museum with one of its most important ethnographic collections.

Education

- Ph.D. Univerzita Karlova v Praze, 1948
Title
Leopold Jaroslav Pospisil 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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