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Preliminary Guide to the May M. Edel Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 0639
Creator: Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964 , creator
Title: May M. Edel papers
Date Span: 1890-1939
Quantity: 2.73 cubic feet plus 8 microfilm reels
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

May Mendelbaum Edel (1909-1964) completed her M.A. in Anthropology in 1932 and Ph.D. in 1939 at Columbia University, where she worked as a research assistant to Franz Boas. Edel performed her early anthropological fieldwork under the direction of Franz Boas among the Tillamook Indians of Northwestern Oregon. Her Ph.D. dissertation, "The Tillamook Language", was based on the results of this fieldwork and was published in the "International Journal of American Linguistics".

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Accession No. 0639-001
Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964
May M. Edel papers, 1930-1939
2.73 cubic feet
4 microfilm reels (neg.)
Scope and Content
Anthropological and linguistic field notes on Tillamook Salish Indians.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Boas notes may not be photocopied from the originals. Use microfilm.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Abraham Edel, 8/8/1966.
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Accession No. 0639-002
Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964
May M. Edel papers, 1890-1939 (Bulk: 1930-1939)
4 microfilm reels (pos.)
Scope and Content
Microfilm of anthropological and linguistic field notes on Tillamook Salish Indians.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Friends of the Library grant, 3/24/2003.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Adams, Emma, creator.
Adams, Goff, creator.
Baxter, Jane, creator.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942, creator.
Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964--Archives.
Fuller, Louis, creator.
Jacobs, Melville, 1902-, creator.
Pearson, Clara, creator.
Subjects:
Coast Salish Indians--Oregon.
Tillamook Indians.
Tillamook Language.
Last modified: November 01, 2007
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