Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004), standing and talking at meeting with Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0499]

Creator: Davis, Fremont 1915-1977

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: March 18, 1937

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

The anthropologist Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004) is shown with her research partner Danish ethnologist Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977), at a March 18, 1937, meeting where they were presenting their latest research on Eskimo and Paleoindian art and culture in Alaska. She chaired the anthropology department at Bryn Mawr College and was elected president of the American Anthropological Association.

Creator

Davis, Fremont 1915-1977

Subject

  • De Laguna, Frederica 1906-2004
  • Birket-Smith, Kaj 1893-1977
  • American Anthropological Association
  • University of Pennsylvania University Museum
  • Bryn Mawr College

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

March 18, 1937

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Anthropology
  • Women scientists
  • Eskimo art
  • Ethnology
  • Paleo-Indians

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0499]