Ernestine H. Wieder Singer notes, 1935-1937


Date: 1935-1937 | Size: 2 volume(s), 2 volumes, ca. 150 p.


These items include notes on "primitive economics" (Incan) for A. Irving Hallowell and from seminars with Linton Satterthwaite (on Mayan architecture), E. B. Howard (on problems of the Clovis site in New Mexico), and others at the University of Pennsylvania. There are also notes taken at the 1936 meeting of the American Anthropological Association of papers by various anthropologists in attendance, including Ruth Benedict, Frederica de Laguna, Waiter Dyk, William N. Fenton, Alfred V. Kidder, David G. Mandelbaum, George P. Murdock, Arthur C. Parker, Elsie Clews Parsons, Gladys A. Reichard, William A. Ritchie, Linton Satterthwaite, Gene Weltfish, and others regarding Cree, Flathead, Iroquois (Haudenosaunee), Kaingang (Southern Brazil), Kiowa, Mayan, Natchez, Navajo, Ojibwa, Pawnee, Pueblos, Sahaptin, Saulteaux, Siouan, Tarascan, Tonawanda (Seneca), Zuni, etc.

Background note

Ernestine H. Wieder Singer was an anthropologist and studied at the University of Pennsylvania.

Collection Information

Physical description

2 volumes, ca. 150 p.


Received from unknown source, possibly a purchase, and accessioned, 1977 (1977 1341ms).

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • American Anthropological Association. Meeting


  • Lecture notes.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Clovis Site (N.M.)
  • Guatemala -- Antiquities.
  • New Mexico -- Antiquities.

Personal Name(s)

  • Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948
  • Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005
  • Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974
  • Howard, Edgar Billings, 1887-1943
  • Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1875-1941
  • Satterthwaite, Linton, 1897-
  • Singer, Ernestine H. Wieder.


  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Incas -- Economic conditions.
  • Indian architecture -- Central America
  • Indians of South America -- Economic conditions
  • Maya architecture.