Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Anita Newcomb McGee papers,

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Title
Anita Newcomb McGee papers,
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 S. 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 S.--(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
-  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
-  McGee family
Notes
-  Arranged type of material.
-  Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Container number, Anita Newcomb McGee Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  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
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
Library of Congress Control Number
mm79032110
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Language
Description
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 S. Holden, Alcander Longley, and Gifford Pinchot.
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