Registry of Anthropological Data Wiki

  • Name of Archive: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology
  • Description of Archive: "In addition to its vast holdings of artifacts, the Museum maintains and provides access to a library and archival materials associated with the collections. The Museum Archives provides a central repository for records and other documentation associated with Museum collections. Included in the Museum Archives are the papers of the Cordle Collection, documenting work in British Malaysia and among Native American groups of Alaska and Arizona; records of the Deevey Thailand collection; documentation, slides, and film of the Sutton African collection; travelogs and biographical information associated with the Frances Pearle Mitchell collection; photocopies of colonial documents from Hispanic archives in Central America and Spain; the papers and records of the Grayson Archery Collection; casting records for the Eichenberger collection; and original manuscripts of Museum publications. Archives of the American Archaeology Division (AAD) include field notes, reports, photographs and other documentation from archaeological projects conducted in Missouri. The AAD archives also include the archaeological records and professional papers of the late Carl H. Chapman and the late Robert T. Bray. Chapman was responsible for the development of archaeology in Missouri and was instrumental in passage of federal laws supporting archaeological research." [Excerpt from website]
  • Data and Document Types: artifacts, artwork, fieldnotes, manuscripts, papers, photographs, site data, records, video recordings
  • Discipline: Anthropology, Archaeology
  • Location of Archive: Columbia, MO (University of Missouri)