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J. Louis Giddings Collection (JLG)

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Brown University
300 Tower Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Tel: (401) 863-5700

Administrative Information

Acquisition: Materials prior to 1964 were collected by J. Louis Giddings and retained by the Haffenreffer Museum of the American Indian upon his death in December 1964. Materials dated 1965 and later were collected by Ruth Warner Giddings who was named curator of the museum after her husband’s death.
Processing information:
  • Series I, Subject Files inventory described and created by Ann McMullen, March 1990.
  • Series II through IVb were digitized by Rodney Gerry, August-October 2013.
  • Series VI inventory created by Rodney Gerry, June 2014
  • Collection arranged and described by Anthony M. Belz, February 2014; revised June 2014.
Author: Finding aid prepared by Anthony M. Belz.
Encoding: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit
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