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Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

EARTHY, E Dora (fl 1930-1959): papers relating to Liberia


IDENTITY STATEMENT

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

Date(s): [1930]-1939

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 4 items

Name of creator(s): Earthy | E Dora | fl 1930-1959 | anthropologist and plant collector

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

Unknown

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of E Dora Earthy, [1930]-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:

Original order

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.

Finding aids:

Item level descriptions available in the Institute's reading room.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals:

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Library of the Royal Anthropological Institute, by the author, Sep 1939.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
African cultures | National cultures
Children | Childhood | Age groups | Age distribution
Anthropology

Personal names
Earthy | E Dora | fl 1930-1959 | anthropologist and plant collector

Corporate names

Places
Liberia | West Africa | Africa