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MS Am 2069

Wulsin family. Wulsin family papers, 1869-1933: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2069
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wulsin family.
Title: Wulsin family papers,
Date(s): 1869-1933.
Quantity: 1 collection (10 linear feet (34 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Family papers of the anthropologist and archaeologist Frederick Roelker Wulsin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

58M-253. Gift of Mr. Frederick Roelker Wulsin, 307 North Ridge Drive, Tucson, Arizona; received: circa 1958.

Processing Information:

Processed by: J.F. Coakley and Carol Bain

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Wulsin Family Papers, 1869-1933 (MS Am 2069). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

See also: Frederick Wulsin Papers (MS Am 1329-1330) Houghton Library; and Frederick Roelker Wulsin Papers, Tozzer Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Roelker Wulsin was an anthropologist and archaeologist who made expeditions to Africa, China and Iran.


Arranged into the following four series:

Scope and Contents

Most of the papers are the personal correspondence between Frederick Roelker Wulsin and other members of the Wulsin family, chiefly his mother Katherine Roelker Wulsin. Also included are papers related to expeditions to China in 1923 and West Africa in 1927-1928, diaries, and photographs. Other correspondents include Alice Forbes Perkins Hooper.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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