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Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 -- Exhibitions

View Resource Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture

This small online selection from a Library of Congress (LC) exhibition celebrates Margaret Mead's birthday (December 16, 1901) for its 100th anniversary. As a popular but controversial anthropologist, Mead preserved extensive field notes and other documentation for later researchers to consult and interpret, and her collection at LC contains over 500,000 items. The exhibition is organized into...