Historical sources in anthropology, which include 19th and early 20th century journals, as well as publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology drrwan from the 19th and early 20th century, are available at Hofstra University and online. They contain information not obtainable elsewhere as well as a rich mine of information for anyone doing research on the history of the discipline of anthropology.
History of Anthropology Newsletter
Announcement that after many years the History of Anthropology Newsletter is to be re-launched in 2016 with back issues scanned. It will be posted here when available.
The tab on Smithsonian Materials contains a link to the Biodiversity Heritage site which contains historical publications supported by the Smithsonian Institute. These may be of interest. Print copies of many of those publications are held at Hofstra University.All such items are listed as Government Documents and unless they are cataloged under individual titles with standard Library of Congress call numbers, are presently in storage. Please speak with the Government Documents Librarian, Georgina Martorella, 516-463-4980 to get access.
The following journals can be browsed in JSTOR in long historical runs. This is a partial list of journals which may be of interest to a historian of anthropology. See JSTOR link following this list. Use the Browse tab in JSTOR to search for titles of journals.
Transactions of the Anthropological Society of Washington
1875 to 1885
1901 to 1994
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
1907 to 1965
Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
1872 to 1906
Journal of Anthropology
1870 to 1871
Journal of the Ethnological Society of London
1848 to 1856, 1869 to 1870
Journal of the Anthropological Society of London
1864 to 1871
1893 to 1870
Transactions of the Anthropological Society of London
Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London
1861 to 1869
American Journal of Archaeology
American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts
1885 to 1896
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