Frederick Webb Hodge (1864-1956) worked for the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE), edited
Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, was the editor of the
The American Anthropologist, co-founder and president of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), director of the Museum of the American Indian,
and director of the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed materials
related to Hodge's career as an anthropologist, historian and museum director.
Frederick Webb Hodge was born in Plymouth, England, October 28, 1864; attended Columbian University in Washington, D.C. (now
George Washington Univ.); employed as secretary, U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE); secretary,
Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition, 1886-89; executive assistant, Smithsonian Institution, 1901-5; edited Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico; editor, The American Anthropologist, 1899-1910 and 1912-1914; co-founder and president (1915-17) of the American Anthropological Association (AAA); director,
Museum of the American Indian, 1918-32; moved to Los Angeles to assume directorship of the Southwest Museum, 1932; editor
of Southwest Museum's The Masterkey for 24 years; retired, 1956; died, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 28, 1956.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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