Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 60, MS 61, MS 62 and MS 63
Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
Title: EARTHY, E Dora (fl 1930-1959): papers relating to Liberia
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 4 items
Name of creator(s): Earthy | E Dora | fl 1930-1959 | anthropologist and plant collector
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of E Dora Earthy, -1939, comprising MS 60: typescript manuscript for a book by Earthy, 1939, entitled 'Children of the Liberian hinterland', containing original photographs of Liberians; MS 61: British Association paper by Earthy (abstract only published) entitled 'The social structure of a Gbande town, Liberia'; MS 62: British Association paper by Earthy (abstract only published) entitled 'The Kisi tribe of Liberia' and MS 63: 'Krepoh Kru: a short grammatical sketch by E. Dora Earthy'.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Appointments are necessary for all visits; please contact the archivist by email to arrange; a fee of £10 is payable by all visitors except Fellows and Members; membership details can be found on the RAI web site; access to material referring to the most recent thirty years is restricted; some material is very fragile and may not be available for view; a few items are of restricted or forbidden access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Photocopies and scans for personal research only may be arranged at the discretion of the archivist; charges apply; in all cases forms governing use of copies must be signed; use of digital cameras is not allowed.
Item level descriptions available in the Institute's reading room.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Presented to the Library of the Royal Anthropological Institute, by the author, Sep 1939.
Archivist's note: Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: May 2008