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Guide to the Paul Guggenheim papers
1937-2006

Collection number: HMC-1095.
Creator: Guggenheim, Paul.
Title: Paul Guggenheim papers.
Dates: 1937-2006.
Volume of collection: 1.0 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Papers related to archaeological work in the Aleutian Islands.

Biographical note:
A biographical note is unavailable at this time.

Collection description:
The materials in the collection primarily pertain to the 1937 Smithsonian expedition to the Aleutians headed by Ales Hrdlicka and to archaeological work done on Amchitka during World War II. The collection contains photographs, maps, some correspondence, reports, and clippings.

Arrangement: No arrangement has been determined.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Materials in the collection not created by Paul Guggenheim may be subject to copyright.

Preferred citation: Paul Guggenheim papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: Some photographs in the collection document artifacts which are in the possession of the University of Alaska Anchorage Anthropology department.

Related materials: The Alan May papers, HMC-0690 and the William Laughlin papers, HMC-0360 both contain papers relating to the 1937 Smithsonian expedition.

Custodial history: The papers were donated to the University in 2007 by Paul Guggenheim. The materials were held by the Anthropology department until 2011, when transferred to the Archives by Dr. Doug Veltre.

Acquisition note: Deeds of gift to the materials were signed by Paul Guggenheim in 2006 and 2007.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2011.