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Ethnographic Maps of the 19th c Ethnographic Maps of the 19th Century
19th-century ethnographic maps that are held at the University of Chicago Library's Map Collection. Most of these maps show the distribution of particular ethnic groups or languages. A few show the geography of other aspects of culture.
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Digital
Maps
Subjects
Sociology
Anthropology
Maps
Government College of Arts and Crafts - Government College of Arts and Crafts (Chennai)
The Museum of Contemporary Art, housed within the Government College of Arts and Crafts, has a photograph collection dated from the mid 1800s. The subjects of these photographs range from the hill tribes of Niligiris to pagodas and monuments of the Madras Presidency to guns and antiques from Fort St. George.
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Digital
Images
Photographs
Subjects
South Asia
Southern Asia
Architecture
Anthropology
Default Placeholder Photo Microfilm Collection of Manuscripts on Cultural Anthropology
The Microfilm Collection of Manuscripts on Cultural Anthropology (MCMCA) is a series of field notes in anthropology. It was an attempt to deal with a perennial problem in the discipline: field notes likely to be of enormous scholarly value are not normally published.
Formats
Microform
Subjects
Anthropology
Certificate of membership in American Colonization Society Starr, Frederick. Liberian Research Collection, 1892-1914
Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago Frederick Starr maintained these research materials for his book, Liberia: Description, History, Problems.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Subjects
African Studies
Anthropology
Notebook 3, Mexico, 1897 Starr, Frederick. Papers, 1868-1935
Contains professional and personal correspondence; research material; field notebooks; diaries; class lecture notes; memorabilia; photographs; bibliographies; and scrapbooks. Correspondents include Frank Boas, W.E.B. Du Bois, Federico Gamboa, William Rainey Harper, John Haynes Holmes, Jenkin Lloyd Jones, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Julius Rosenwald, and Albion Small.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Photographs
Subjects
University of Chicago
Anthropology
African Studies
Latin American Studies
Japanese Studies