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Ellsworth Huntington collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 57

Scope and Contents

This collection primarily holds original copies of Huntington’s publications, both pamphlets and books. There are photocopies of a number of articles about Huntington as well, with two photographs.

Dates

  • 1865-1966

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are very fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.

Biographical / Historical

Ellsworth Huntington was a graduate of the class of 1897 who went on to work at Euphrates College in Turkey, later joining the faculty at Yale University as a Geography professor. He published a significant amount about race, human population, and anthropology, going into topics such as eugenics. He served as the President for two national organizations for geography and the President of the Board of Directors of the American Society for Eugenics.

(From Wikipedia, with edits.)

Extent

1 Linear Foot (1 box, loose volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Ellsworth Huntington, a graduate of the class of 1897, published a significant amount about race, human population, and anthropology. He worked at Euphrates College in Turkey and taught Geology at Yale University. This collection primarily holds original copies of Huntington's publications, both pamphlets and books. There are photocopies of a number of articles about Huntington as well, with two photographs.

Related Materials

Department of Anthropology records (AC 12)
Title
Ellsworth Huntington collection
Status
Completed
Author
Alice Mitchell
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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