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Papers of H. Otley Beyer, 1850-1964 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2631796
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Beyer, H. Otley (Henry Otley), 1883-1966
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1850-1964] 
approximately 28.0 m. (100 boxes) + 185 v. + 4 elephant folios. 
Summary

The Papers of H. Otley Beyer comprise correspondence, programs, photographs, maps, notebooks, articles, drafts of books, printed materials, theses, undergraduate students' work, conference papers, newspaper cuttings, charts, genealogies and other papers. The collection includes a 1922 manuscript petition signed by Muslims, against Zamboanga joining a Commonwealth of the Philippines, handwritten translations in Spanish and English, and a list of the signatories in western script. The bound volumes in the collection contain original source material on archaeology, ethnography, languages, history, culture and religion of ethnic groups in the Philippines including the Ifugao, Bantok, Igorot, Moro and Iloko. Most, but not all volumes were written or compiled by Beyer. The volumes include some theses written in the early 1950s on Philippine ethnography (100 boxes, 185 v., 4 elephant folios).

Biography/History

Henry Otley Beyer was Professor of Anthropology, and the founder and first chairman of the Department of Anthropology, University of the Philippines. He was also a collector of original source material on the ethnography of the Philippines, Chinese ceramics, local pottery and rare Filipiniana.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 4877.

Also available on microfiche at the National Library of Australia Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room at mc G 1255.

Related Material Otley Beyer collection of photographs; Located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D634.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Manuscript Reading Room and on the Internet at: http://www.nla.gov.au/ms/findaids/4877.html 
Subjects Beyer, H. Otley - (Henry Otley), - 1883-1966 - Archives.  |  University of the Philippines. - Department of Anthropology - Employees - Archives.  |  Scholars - United States - Archives.  |  Scholars - Philippines - Archives.  |  Anthropologists - United States - Archives.  |  Filipinists - United States - Archives.  |  Ethnology - Philippines.  |  Philippines - Civilization.
Time Coverage 1850-1964 
Occupation Anthropologists.  |  Orientalists.  |  Scholars.  |  Academics.
Other authors/contributors University of the Philippines. Department of Anthropology

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