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Anthropology -- Catalogs and collections

View Resource Anthropology Collection Database

Published and produced by the Department of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences, this rich collection contains approximately 17,000 objects consisting of ethnographic and archaeological materials of indigenous cultures of western North America (exclusive of Mexico), the Pacific Rim (including all Pacific islands and East Asia), the US Southwest and the Pacific Islands, East Africa,...
View Resource Bishop Museum Ethnology Database

The Bishop Museum in Hawaii was founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop to honor his late wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family. Over the past century, the museum has expanded several times to adequately house and display their extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts, primary documents, and photographs. Most recently, the curators at the museum...
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Over the past several decades, the practice of visual anthropology has come into its own, and has spawned a number of academic programs around the world, and more than a few scholarly journals. Designed as a clearinghouse and focal point for the field, this Web site (developed by Dr. Francesco Marano) is a well-organized place that contains a host of material for people intimately familiar with...