File File 1 - Margaret Mead correspondence

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UQFL489-Series A-File 1


Margaret Mead correspondence


  • 1928-1959 (Creation)

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1 folder.

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American anthropologist Margaret Mead was born in Philidelphia in 1901. She was a prolific author and public speaker, best known for her work on people of the Pacific, in particular her first book Coming of age in Samoa (1928). She was a correspondent of Australian anthropologist Caroline Tennant-Kelly

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Letters to Caroline Kelly from Margaret Mead.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Box 1, Folder 1

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Converted from PDF finding aid, AM, 19-May-2020.




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  • Box: UQFL489 Box 1