Finding Aid for the Frederick Webb Hodge Papers, 1894-1957

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Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Frederick Webb Hodge Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1894-1957
Collection number: 181
Creator: Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Frederick Webb Hodge (1864-1956) worked for the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE), edited the Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, was the editor of the The American Anthropologist, co-founder and president of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), director of the Museum of the American Indian, and director of the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed materials related to Hodge's career as an anthropologist, historian and museum director.
Language: English
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick Webb Hodge Papers (Collection 181). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Frederick Webb Hodge was born in Plymouth, England, October 28, 1864; attended Columbian University in Washington, D.C. (now George Washington Univ.); employed as secretary, U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE); secretary, Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition, 1886-89; executive assistant, Smithsonian Institution, 1901-5; edited Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico; editor, The American Anthropologist, 1899-1910 and 1912-1914; co-founder and president (1915-17) of the American Anthropological Association (AAA); director, Museum of the American Indian, 1918-32; moved to Los Angeles to assume directorship of the Southwest Museum, 1932; editor of Southwest Museum's The Masterkey for 24 years; retired, 1956; died, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 28, 1956.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed materials related to Hodge's career as an anthropologist, historian and museum director. Includes correspondence with Lawrence Clark Powell and Joseph Gregg Layne as well as a portrait of Hodge.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956--Archives.
Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906- --Correspondence.
Layne, J. Gregg--(Joseph Gregg), 1885-1952--Correspondence.
Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Anthropologists--United States--Archival resources.
Indians of North America--History.

Related Material

Sky, Sun, and Water: the Southwest of Frederick Webb Hodge / by Lawrence Clark Powell, 1954. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Correspondence, Photographs, and Related Printed Matter 1894-1957

Physical Description: (1 box, ca. 100 items)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Lawrence Clark Powell, Joseph Gregg Layne, and others.