(left to right): Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004) and Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0960]

Creator: Davis, Fremont 1915-1977

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1937

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0960

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Summary

Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1904-2004) (at left) was an anthropologist associated in 1937 with the University of Pennsylvania Museum; she had studied at Columbia during the late 1920s and had done groundbreaking research in Alaska in 1930s with Danish ethnologist Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977) (at right). The original photo caption reads: "Digging tediously among the ice of the north, they have brought to light traces of the early Eskimos."

Subject

  • Birket-Smith, Kaj 1893-1977
  • De Laguna, Frederica 1906-2004
  • Columbia University
  • University of Pennsylvania University Museum

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0960

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1937
  • March 18, 1937

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

  • Eskimo art
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Women scientists

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0960]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints