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Finding Aid to the M. R. (Mark Raymond) Harrington Papers MS.214
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Description
Mark Raymond Harrington (born 1882 July 6, died 1971 June 30), noted anthropologist and archaeologist, was curator of archaeology at the Southwest Museum from 1928 to 1964 and discoverer of ancient Pueblo structures near Overton, Nevada and Little Lake, California. Harrington is regarded as a pioneer in the field of Native American anthropology and archaeology. This collection includes both personal and professional papers of M. R. Harrington, mostly from 1919-1963, as well as memorial papers from 1971. Papers in this collection include correspondence, manuscripts, reports, site listings, and site survey forms from Harrington’s archaeological pursuits, expeditions, and Harrington’s involvement with Works Progress Administration projects with the National Park Service and Federal Art Projects from 1935-1938.
Background
Mark Raymond Harrington (born 1882 July 6, died 1971 June 30), noted anthropologist and archaeologist, was curator of archaeology at the Southwest Museum from 1928 to 1964 and discoverer of ancient Pueblo structures near Overton, Nevada and Little Lake, California. Harrington is regarded as a pioneer in the field of Native American anthropology and archaeology.
Extent
4.6 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org. A folder level inventory is available from library staff.