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Author:        McGee, Anita Newcomb, 1864-1940.
Title:         Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932 (bulk
                  1869-1932).
Description:   3,000 items.
               12 containers plus 1 oversize.
               5.1 linear feet.
Local Call No: Fort Meade
               Oversize 0115J
Notes:         Open to research.
               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.
               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
Subjects:      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.
               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.
               Anthropologists. itoamc
               Physicians. itoamc
Location:      Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington,
                  D.C. 20540 USA dcu
                  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Source:        DLC eng dacs DLC DLC
Control No.:   5807006
URL:           Finding aid
               Finding aid (PDF)

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