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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
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Full 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 & 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

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

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

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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

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