Logan Museum of Anthropology
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MC 86
Overview Alonzo William Pond graduated from Beloit College in 1918 and served as the assistant curator at the Logan Museum of Anthropology from 1925-1931. He was leader of the Logan Sahara Expedition in 1925-26 and two African expeditions, one in 1926-27 and another in 1929-30. He participated in numerous other expeditions to such locations as France, Algeria and Asia. His papers primarily consist of his writing, both published and unpublished, as well as personal correspondence and reproductions of his...
Identifier: MC 114
Overview This collection contains correspondence, biographical information, publications, manuscripts, publications, photographs. Topics include North American Indian Arts, South Campus project.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Identifier: AC 12
Scope and Contents Anthropology Club 1968-1985 records, minutes, newsletter; Anthropology Department correspondence, press releases, clippings, directories, Field Studies Reunion, reports, Anthropology at Beloit newsletter 1982, 1985, 2001. 2014 Cookbook in A-Z cabinet Cookbooks folder.
Dates: 1947-1995, 2001, 2014, ongoing
Identifier: MC 66
Overview Frank G. Logan was a long time trustee of and significant donor to Beloit College. He helped found its Department of Anthropology and the Logan Museum of Anthropology, on top of many other gifts. This collection gathers personal materials documenting Frank G. Logan's involvement with Beloit College. It is comprised mainly of biographical information, memorial documents, information about his family, particularly his wife Josephine Hancock Logan, and photographs. There is also correspondence...
Identifier: AC 72
Overview Beloit College's Logan Museum of Anthropology was founded in 1893 after Frank G. Logan purchased a collection of around 3,000 Native American archaeological and ethnographic objects that was exhibited at the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition by Horatio Nelson Rust. Originally the collection was housed in Pearsons Hall of Science, but moved to Memorial Hall in 1905 and has been there since. The museum underwent a major renovation from 1992-1995. This collection contains a considerable amount...
Identifier: MC 75
Overview Paul Nesbitt was a member of the Beloit College class of 1926 who went on to become a professor of anthropology and curator of collections at the Logan Museum of Anthropology. This collection contains correspondence, news articles, photographs, and publications written by Paul Nesbitt, primarily from his time as a professor and curator at Beloit College in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Identifier: MC 14
Overview This collection consists mainly of materials written about or by explorer and naturalist Roy Chapman Andrews (Beloit College class of 1906), including personal correspondence between Andrews and other notable Beloit College figures like George L. Collie, Alonzo W. Pond, and Frank G. Logan. There is also an original manuscript copy of Andrews’ book Meet Your Ancestors, along with documents from the Roy Chapman Andrews Society. The remaining materials are mostly articles written about Andrews and...