Thirty-first Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1909-1910

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Author: Hodge, Frederick Webb (1864–1956) [editor]

Year: 1916

Publisher: Government Printing Office

Place: Washington, DC

Description:

1037 pages with 3 plates, 24 figures and index. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 1/4") issued in olive green with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial to cover. Papers by Franz Boas, Tsimshian mythology pages 29-1037 with 3 plates and 24 figures (List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology pg 9) 1st edition.

Frederick Webb Hodge 1864-1956, American anthropologist, b. England. He was taken to the United States at the age of seven. He entered the field of archaeology through service (1884-86) in the Southwest with the U.S. Geological Survey and as secretary (1886-89) to the Hemenway Archaeological Expedition. Hodge became associated with the Bureau of Ethnology in 1889, led many of its expeditions in the Southwest, edited its Handbook of the American Indians North of Mexico (2 vol., 1907-10), and served (1910-18) as ethnologist in charge. A founder of the American Anthropological Association (1902), he edited its journal, the American Anthropologist, from 1902 to 1914. He was also associated (1918-31) with the Museum of the American Indian (Heye Foundation), New York City, conducting several of its archaeological expeditions to the Southwest. In 1932 he became director of the Southwest Museum (now the Autry National Center), Los Angeles.

Condition:

Corners bumped, corners and spine ends rubbed with heal fraying, inner hinges cracked, spine dulled with some rubbing. A good to very good copy without jacket as issued.

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