Needle

1998.19.2816A

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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Needle   (1998.19.2816A)
    Classification/
    Nomenclature
    Materials T&E : Textileworking T&E : Needleworking T&E
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location America, North, Greenland, North Greenland, Etah
    Period/Date 1913-1917
    Culture Native American, Arctic: Inuit

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Length) 7.5 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 0.4 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.2 cm
    Weight 1 g
    Measuring Remarks None
    Materials Animal, Animal--Tooth--Ivory
    Manufacturing Processes Carved, Drilling
    Munsell Color Information waived

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A
    Bibliography

    Crocker Land Expedition to the North Polar Regions Under the Auspices of the American Museum of Natural History and the American Geographical Society with the co-operation of the University of Illinois, 1913-1915, pp. 3-19 Crocker Land Expedition to the North Polar Regions, Statement to the Contributors, pp. 2-10 "MacMillan Forced to Spend Winter at Etah, New York Tribune, Sept. 16, 1913 Donald MacMillan and the Crocker Land Expedition: An Ethnohistoric Account, Honrs Thesis for Department of Antrhopology and Sociology by Edmund Quincy Sewall Searles, Bowdoin College, 1989 American Museum of Natural History Contract for the Crocker Land Expedition, July 1, 1913. Anonymous. MacMillan bequest 1987. "Crocker Land Party Safe." The American Museum Journal 17: 356. 1917 Green, Fitzhugh. 1914. Diaries from the Crocker Land Expedition. MacMillan Collection: No. 25. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. "The Crocker Land Expedition." Natural History 28: 463-475. 1928. Green, Fitzhugh. Hovey, Edmund Otis. 1912. "In Search of Crocker Land." The American Museum Journal 12: 83-88 Hovey, Edmund Otis. 1912. "The Reorganized Crocker Land Expedition." The American Museum Journal 12: 309. Hovey, Edmund Otis. 1913. "Members of the Crocker Land Expedition." The American Museum Journal 13: 179-182. MacMillan, Donald. 1913-1917. Journals from the Crocker Land Expedition. MacMillan Collection Nos. 16-22. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. MacMillan, Donald. 1914. Letter to Mr. Brainard, August 25, 1914. macMillan Collection Correspondence. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. MacMillan, Donald. 1917. Ethnographic Notes from the Crocker Land Expedition. MacMillan Collection No. 56. Special Collections Bowdoin College Library. Peary, Robert E. 1912. "The Crocker Land Expedition." The American Museum Journal 12: 159-163.

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Crocker Land Expedition, Museum of Natural History, UIUC
    Reproduction No
    Reproduction Information N/A

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