Preserving the Anthropological Record

Second Edition

 

 

Edited by Sydel Silverman and Nancy J. Parezo

 

 

Copyright 1995 by the Wenner-Gren
Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc.

 

 

Preface

 

Introduction

Sydel Silverman

 

 

Institutional Resources

 

The National Anthropological Archives

Mary Elizabeth Ruwell

 

The Melanesian Archive

Donald Tuzin

 

The Role of Museums

Thomas H. Wilson and Nancy J. Parezo

 

Discipline History Centers in the Sciences

Joan Warnow-Blewett

 

 

The Preservation and Use of Cultural Materials

 

Ethical Considerations

Catherine Fowler

 

Documenting Disciplinary History

Regna Darnell

 

The Uses of Ethnographic Records

Shepard Krech III and William C. Sturtevant

 

 

Preservation Issues in the Fields of Anthropology

 

The Records of Archaeology

Don D. Fowler and Douglas R. Givens

 

The Records of Biological Anthropology

Michael A. Little, Jane A. Buikstra and Frank Spencer

 

The Records of Medical Anthropology

Sue E. Estroff

 

The Records of Applied Anthropology

John van Willigen

 

The Records of American Indian Linguistics

Victor Golla

 

 

Guidelines and Strategies

 

Saving the Past: Guidelines for Individuals

Nancy J. Parezo and Ruth J. Person

 

Preserving Organizational Records

Sydel Silverman, Lucy M. Cohen, Eluned Schweitzer and Natalie F.S. Woodbury

 

The Physical Preservation of Anthropological Records

Mary Elizabeth Ruwell

 

The Potentials and Problems of Computers

Robert V. Kemper

 

Future Prospects

Don D. Fowler and Nancy J. Parezo

 

References Cited