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39-66; 39-67

Boggs, Stanley H. (Stanley Harding), 1914-- Papers: A Finding Aid

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Archives, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: Peabody Museum Archives
Call No.: 39-66; 39-67
Repository: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Archives, Harvard University
Creator: Stanley H. Boggs
Title: Boggs, Stanley H. (Stanley Harding), Papers
Date(s): 1939
Quantity: 1 linear feet
Abstract: The papers consist of three sets of 3 "x 5 " file cards cataloguing two Haitian archaeological collections Boggs obtained for the Peabody Museum in 1939.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

#39-66; 39-67
These papers are museum records and may be viewed as an extension of the accession files 39-66 and 39-77.

Processed by:

Victoria Swedlow July 30, 1987; edited by Patricia H. Kervick, Associate Archivist; July 2009

Conditions Governing Access:

Restrictions on access: none.

Conditions Governing Use:

Restrictions on use: none.

Biographical Sketch:

Stanely Boggs was a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University in the late 1930's and early 1940's. His research emphasized the archaeology of the West Indies, especially Haiti. As part of his graduate studies, Boggs obtained two Haitian archaeological collections for the Peabody Museum: accession 39-66, from the sites of Romeo (Group I) and Caracol (Groups I and II), collected by him on the Peabody Museum Columbian Expedition; and accession 39-67, from various sites on the Plantation Dauphin, collected by Mrs. R. L. Pettigrew of the Plantation Dauphin.

Scope and Content Note:

The papers consist of three sets of 3" x 5" file cards: a) "West Indies Bibliography"; b) "Field Catalog" (for 39-66); and c) "Pettigrew Gift" (a catalog for 39-67).

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