Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932

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Title
Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932
Summary
Correspondence, diaries, writings, scientific and medical data, family papers, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to McGee's studies of communistic societies in the United States such as the Shakers and the Bethel and Oneida communities, to her duties as acting assistant surgeon in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War, and to the formation of the Women's Anthropological Society of America. Subjects include hygiene and medical matters.
Family correspondents include her father, Simon Newcomb; her son, Eric McGee Newcomb; and her grandfather, Charles A. Hassler. Hassler's correspondence includes a letter from James Madison, 1832. Other correspondents include Charles Benedict Davenport, Edward Singleton Holden, Alcander Longley, and Gifford Pinchot.
Contributor Names
McGee, Anita Newcomb, 1864-1940.
Subject Headings
-  Davenport, Charles Benedict,--1866-1944--Correspondence
-  Hassler, Charles A.--(Charles Augustus),--1810-1846--Correspondence
-  Holden, Edward Singleton,--1846-1914--Correspondence
-  Longley, Alcander, 1832-1918--Correspondence
-  Madison, James,--1751-1836--Correspondence
-  Newcomb, Eric McGee,--1902-1930--Correspondence
-  Newcomb, Simon,--1835-1909--Correspondence
-  Pinchot, Gifford,--1865-1946--Correspondence
-  McGee family
-  Newcomb family
-  United States.--Army--Medical care
-  Bethel Community
-  Oneida Community
-  Women's Anthropological Society of America
-  Anthropology
-  Anthropology--Societies, etc
-  Collective settlements
-  Communal living
-  Hygiene
-  Medicine
-  Shakers
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Medical care
Notes
-  Gift, Anita McGee, 1915-1950.
-  Anthropologist and physician.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012124
-  MSS32110
Medium
3,000 items.
12 containers plus 1 oversize.
5.1 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012124
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012124.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm79032110
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Online Format
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Description
Anthropologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, writings, scientific and medical data, and miscellaneous material pertaining to McGee's studies of communistic societies in the United States such as the Shakers and the Bethel and Oneida communities, to her duties as acting assistant surgeon, U.S. Army in the Spanish-American War; and to the formation of the Women's Anthropological Society of America. Contains family correspondence of McGee's grandfather, Charles A. Hassler, which includes a letter from James Madison, 1832.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/mm79032110
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Chicago citation style:

Mcgee, Anita Newcomb. Anita Newcomb McGee papers, -1932. 1688. Manuscript/Mixed Material. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012124.

APA citation style:

McGee, A. N. (1688) Anita Newcomb McGee papers, -1932. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012124.

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Mcgee, Anita Newcomb. Anita Newcomb McGee papers, -1932. 1688. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012124>.