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Title: Robert Harry Lowie papers, 1872-1968
Authors: Lowie, Robert H. 1883-1957
Date: 1872
Source: Robert Harry Lowie papers, 1872-1968. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Notes: Part of the History of Science and Technology collection, held by the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Abstract: Correspondence and papers relating to his career as professor of anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; field notes of his work on Indians and Indian linguistics, particularly the Crow Indians, as well as of Chipewyan, Hidatsa, Hopi, Kiowa, and Washo Indians; lecture notes; diaries; manuscripts of his writings; subject files and personalia. Robert H. Lowie was a noted anthropologist, professor of anthropology, and specialist on the Crow Indians. He moved from Vienna to New York in 1893, and later received his doctorate from Columbia University, studying with Franz Boas. After doing curatorial and field work for the American Museum of Natural History, in 1921 he joined the anthropology faculty at U.C. Berkeley, where he taught until his retirement in 1950. Lowie published hundreds of articles, reviews, and monographs in English, German, and Crow. He died in Berkeley in 1957.
Subjects: Assiniboine dialect
Chipewyan Indians
Chipewyan language
Cocopa language
Crow Indians
Crow language
Dakota language
Hidatsa Indians
Hidatsa language
Hopi Indians
Hopi language
Indians of North America -- Great Plains
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
Kiowa Indians
Kiowa language
Lowie, Robert H. 1883-1957
Lowie, Robert Harry, -- 1883-1957 -- Archives
Northern Paiute language
University of California, Berkeley. -- Dept. of Anthropology -- Faculty.
Wahpetan dialect
Washo Indians
Washo language
Format: biographical
Online: Finding Aid
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