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Overview

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 1: United States. American Indians: Coast Miwok, Southern Paiute, and Hodges Ruin, Hohokam Community, 1930-1938

Series 2: Mexico, 1935-1965

Series 3: Bolivia, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Ecuador, Chile, Columbia, and Peru, 1955-1959

Series 4: Pakistan and Asia, 1953-1960

Series 5: Photographs, Negatives, and Slides, 1930s-1970s

Series 6: Maps, circa 1902-1964

Southern Methodist University

Isabel T. Kelly ethnographic archive, circa 1926-1980:

A Guide to the Collection



Overview

Creator: Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906-
Title: Isabel T. Kelly ethnographic archive
Dates: circa 1926-1980
Abstract: Isabel T. Kelly (1906-1983) was a social anthropologist and archeologist who specialized in Mexican cultures. The Kelly collection consists of field note sheets, folders of data, manuscripts, maps, photographs, negatives, slides, film, charts, tables, and secondary source copies. These materials come from research trips in the United States to study Coast Miwok and Southern Paiute tribes, and in Mexico, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, and Pakistan.
Identification: Mss0122, Mss0122X
Quantity: 66 boxes (approximately 52 linear feet)
Language: Material is in English and Spanish.
Repository: DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University

Biographical Note

Isabel Truesdell Kelly (1906-1983) was a social anthropologist and archeologist who specialized in Mexican cultures working in a non-traditional career path for women. She was born in Santa Cruz, California and developed a scholarly interest in anthropology while an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB). Kelly entered UCB at sixteen and earned a BA (1926), MA (1927), and PhD (1932) in anthropology.

At the time, students received no real training or practice in the field; however, in 1928, professor Alfred L. Kroeber sent Kelly to a remote part of California to do ethnographic studies with the Northern Paiute American Indians. She was able to go out in 1929 with Kroeber and other academics to Pecos near Santa Fe which was a turning point in her development as a scholar. She conducted fieldwork in 1931-1932 with the Coast Miwok. From 1932-1934, she did ethnographic research with the Southern Paiute people. She then went to Mexico in 1935 as a research associate working with geographer Carl O. Sauer and Kroeber in Culiacan and Chemetla, Sinaloa.

Kelly was an indefatigable field worker, often in rigorous conditions considered challenging for many. With minimal funding from UCB's Anthropology Department, Kelly returned to Mexico for archeological studies along the coast from Nayarit to Michoacan in 1939. She became a Mexican resident in 1940, settling in Tepepan, outside Mexico City.

In 1946, Kelly became Ethnologist-in-Charge of the Smithsonian's Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA) at the Mexico City office. Kelly taught and conducted research among the Totonac people at El Tajin in Veracruz. She also studied health care in Mexico, Bolivia and El Salvador, early fieldwork in the area of medical anthropology.

From 1952-1960, Kelly worked with the Institute of Inter-American Affairs (IIAA), later called the Agency for International Development. She worked in Mexico, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, El Salvador and Pakistan. Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and others, she returned to research in Mexico in 1960. Isabel T. Kelly endured many seasons of difficult fieldwork and made vital contributions to Mexican archaeology and anthropology. She has been considered the “mother of Western Mexican archaeology.” Kelly died December 29, 1983.

Selected publications

Buzaljko, G. W. (1993). Isabel Kelly: From Museum Anthropologist to Archaeologist. Museum Anthropology, 17(2), 41–48.

Buzaljko, G. W. (1996). Isabel Kelly and the Coast Miwok: A Biographical Introduction. In M. E. Trumbull Collier & S. Barker Thalman (Eds.), Interviews with Tom Smith and Maria Copa: Isabel Kelly's Ethnographic Notes on the Coast Miwok Indians of Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties, California (pp. xiii–xxv). San Rafael: Miwok Archeological Preserve of Marin.

Castro, A. P. (2010). Collaborative Researchers or Cold Warriors? The Origins, Activities, and Legacy of the Smithsonian’s Institute of Social Anthropology. Journal of International & Global Studies, 1(1), 56–82.

Fowler, C. S., & Kemper, R. V. (2008). Isabel T. Kelly: A Life in the Field. In Their Own Frontier: Women Intellectuals Re-Visioning the American West (pp. 139–179). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Kelly, I., & Institute of Andean Research. (1945). The archaeology of the Autlán-Tuxcacuesco area of Jalisco. (Ibero-Americana ; 26-27). Berkeley: Univ. of California Press.

Kelly, I. (1930). The carver's art of the Indians of northwestern California (University of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology, v. 24, no. 7). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California press.

Kelly, I. (1980). Ceramic sequence in Colima : Capacha, an early phase (Anthropological papers of the University of Arizona ; no. 37). Tucson, Ariz.: University of Arizona Press.

Kelly, I. (1932). Ethnography of the Surprise Valley Paiute. (University of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology, v. 31, no. 3). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell) and Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress) Folk practices in north Mexico : birth customs, folk medicine, and spiritualism in the Laguna Zone. Published for the Institute of Latin American Studies by the University of Texas Press, Austin, 1965.

Kelly, I., Osgood, C., & Institute of Andean Research. (1947). Excavations at Apatzingan, Michoacan (Viking fund publications in anthropology, no.7). New York.

Kelly, I. (1938). Excavations at Chametla, Sinaloa. (Ibero-Americana: 14). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California press.

Kelly, I. (1945). Excavations at Culiacán, Sinaloa (Ibero-Americana ; 25). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.

Kelly, I. (1965). Folk practices in north Mexico; birth customs, folk medicine, and spiritualism in the Laguna Zone (Latin American monographs). University of Texas at Austin. Institute of Latin American Studies; no. 2. Austin: Published for the Institute of Latin American Studies by the University of Texas Press.

Kelly, Officer, Haury, Hartmann, Officer, James E., Haury, Emil W., & Hartmann, Gayle Harrison. (1978). The Hodges Ruin : A Hohokam community in the Tucson Basin (Anthropological papers of the University of Arizona ; no. 30). Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Kelly, Fowler, Garey-Sage, Fowler, Catherine S., & Garey-Sage, Darla L. (2016). Isabel T. Kelly's Southern Paiute Ethnographic Field Notes, 1932-1934, Las Vegas (University of Utah anthropological papers ; number 130).

Kelly, I. (1930). Peruvian cumbrous bowls (University of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology ; v.24, no.6). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.

Kelly, I. (1964). Southern Paiute ethnography (Glen Canyon series ; no. 21). Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Kelly, I., Van Valkenburgh, R., & United States.Indian Claims Commission. (1976). Southern Paiute ethnography / Chemehuevi notes (Paiute Indians ; 2). New York: Garland Publishing.

Kelly, I. (1939). Southern Paiute Shamanism (Anthropological records ; v. 2, no. 4). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.

Kelly, Isabel T, and Manzanedo H. García. Santiago Tuxtla, Veracruz: Culture and Health. 1956. Archival material.

Kelly, Palerm, & Palerm, Angel. (1952). The Tajin Totonac (Publication (Smithsonian Institution. Institute of Social Anthropology) no. 13). Washington: U. S. Govt. Print. Off.

Kelly, I. (1930). Yuki basketry (University of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology, v. 24, no. 9). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California press.

Knobloch, P. J. (1989). Isabel Truesdell Kelly. In Y. González (Ed.), Homenaje a Isabel Kelly (pp. 11–21). México, D.F.: INAH.

Leckie, S., & Parezo, N. (2008). Their own frontier : Women intellectuals re-visioning the American West (Women in the West). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Masferrer Kan, Elio and Verónica Vázquez Valdés. (2013). "The Totonacos through from the look of Isabel Kelly ", in Anthropological Dimension, vol. 57, January-April, 2013, pp. 161-177. Available in: http://www.dimensionantropologica.inah.gob.mx/?p=9962

Parezo, N. J. & Fowler, D. D. "3. Taking Ethnological Training outside the Classroom: The 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition as Field School." Histories of Anthropology Annual, vol. 2 no. 1, 2006, pp. 69-102. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/haa.0.0021

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Scope and Contents Note

The Isabel T. Kelly archive resulted from Kelly’s early research in the United States to study American Indian tribes, as well as research trips to Mexico, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, and Pakistan. The collection consists of approximately 100,000 5 x 8-inch field note sheets/cards, 39 field note journals, 300 charts, tables and data computations, 500 file folders (original data and synthesis of data), 3,000 photographic prints and slides, 200 negatives, 550 maps, 300 publications, copies and reprints of secondary materials, circa 1926-1980. A descriptive guide to the contents was published in 1989: Kemper, R. V., & Marcucci, J. (1989). The Isabel T. Kelly Ethnographic Archive: A Descriptive Guide. In Y. González (Ed.), Homenaje a Isabel Kelly (pp. 59–70). Mexico, D.F.: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.

The Kelly collection came to the DeGolyer Library as a transfer from the SMU Anthropology Department in 1997. A numbering classification system corresponding to each item and series had been devised by the Anthropology Department prior to the transfer to the DeGolyer. A key to the numbering system is available at the library.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is organized into six series:
Series 1: United States. American Indians: Coast Miwok, Southern Paiute, and Hodges Ruin, Hohokam Community, 1930-1938
Series 2: Mexico, circa 1935-1960s
Series 3: Bolivia, El Salvador, Peru, Chile, Columbia, and Ecuador, 1955-1959
Series 4: Pakistan and Asia, 1953-1960
Series 5: Photographs, Negatives and Slides, 1932-1970
Series 6: Maps, circa 1902-1964

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights:

Permission to publish materials must be obtained from the Director of the DeGolyer Library.

Copyright Statement:

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain copyright authorization.

Sensitive Material Statement:

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the DeGolyer Library assumes no responsibility.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following terms in the Southern Methodist University Libraries' online catalog. Researchers desiring related materials may search the catalog using these terms.
Subjects (Persons)
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906-
Subjects
Miwok Indians
Southern Paiute Indians
Places
California
Mexico
Bolivia
Puerto Rico
Ecuador
El Salvador
Chile
Columbia
Pakistan
Document Types
Letters
Maps
Photographs
Occupation
Women ethnologists

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Related Material

This is one of the collections in the Archives of Women of the Southwest.

Selected digitized materials can be seen by accessing the online Isabel T. Kelly Ethnographic Archive digitial collection.

García, Manzanedo H, and Isabel T. Kelly. Comentarios Al Proyecto De La Campaña Para La Eradicacion Del Plaudismo En Mexico . 1955. Print. University of California, Berkeley

Isabel T. Kelly – California Language Archive, The Isabel T. Kelly collection of Coast Miwok sound recordings, Collection number: PHM 40, Item number: 24-2979. Contributors: Isabel T. Kelly (researcher), Tom Smith (consultant). Language: Coast Miwok, University of California, Berkeley.

Isabel T. Kelly photograph collection of Totonac Indians and archeological sites in Mexico, circa 1947-1948, 75 mounted prints, silver gelatin, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Collection ID: NAA.PhotoLot.80-32.

Kidder, Alfred Vincent, Carl E. Guthe, Alfred Vincent Kidder, and Isabel T. Kelly. 1915. Alfred Vincent Kidder Pecos papers. Archival material. Museum of New Mexico Library Bartlett Library - Fray Angelico Chavez Library - Laboratory of Anthropology Library - Museum of Art Library.

Correspondence between Kelly and UCB faculty is housed in the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Materials gathered by Grace Buzaljko to write biographical articles on Kelly are housed in the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Grace Buzaljko papers, 1945-2009. Collection ID: BANC MSS 2010/246

Collection guides and finding aids are available at the Online Archive of California.

  • Carl Ortwin Sauer papers, 1909-1975. Collection ID: BANC MSS 77/170.
  • A. L. Kroeber Papers, 1869-1972. Collection ID: BANC FILM 2049.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Isabel T. Kelly ethnographic archive, circa 1926-1980, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

Acquisition Information

Transfer, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, 1997.

Processing Information

Notes about processing

The Isabel T. Kelly archive was transferred to the DeGolyer Library from the SMU Anthropology Department in 1997. Kelly had left the collection to Robert Van Kemper of the Anthropology Department. The collection was only partially organized when it came to the DeGolyer. Often like materials were in different boxes; photographs, 5 x 8-inch field note sheets and maps were spread throughout. The Tajin materials were arranged by subject in several boxes, but most of the collection was disorganized. After reviewing the whole collection, the American Indian boxes were moved together into Series 1. The largest subject area, Mexican materials were moved to Series 2, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, and El Salvador to Series 3, Pakistan and Asia to Series 4, Photographs, negatives and slides were moved into Series 5. Maps, which are oversize, went into Series 6. Field note sheets in the large filing cabinet were moved to boxes and are now within the collection. Many additional duplicate carbons of the 5 x 8-inch field note sheets were identified and are boxed separately. While they are not listed in the finding aid, they are available for readers to review, if they have an interest.

Processed by

Anne E. Peterson, 2017.

Finding Aid Written by

Anne E. Peterson, 2018.

Encoded by

Ada Negraru, 2018.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: United States. American Indians: Coast Miwok, Southern Paiute, and Hodges Ruin, Hohokam Community, 1930-1938
7 boxes

In 1930, Kelly began her initial fieldwork among the Northern Paiute in northeastern California. In December 1931, Alfred L. Kroeber assigned Kelly to investigate the Coast Miwok cultures north of San Francisco. From 1932 to 1934, Kelly interviewed Southern Paiute groups of the southern Great Basin and closely related Chemehuevi from southeastern California, southern Nevada, northern Arizona, and southern Utah about "the old ways" of life. During this time, she traveled more than 7,000 miles, filled notebooks, made maps, took photographs, collected ethnobotanical specimens, and sent ethnographic artifacts to museums. Her notes comprise the most extensive primary ethnographic documentation of Southern Paiute/Chemehuevi lifeways of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Box
1 United States, California. Coast Miwok. Correspondence, field notes, Tom Smith and Maria Copa Frias informants, a bound volume, “Notes on East Coast Miwok Ethnology.” Also includes notes on basketry, dances, shamanism, rituals, religion, material culture, some secondary materials and thesis copies (not by Kelly), 1930-1932.
Box
2 United States, California. Coast Miwok.Eleven original field notebooks from the 1930s and three boxes of 3 x 5-inch field note cards. Includes MA thesis copies (not by Kelly), Coast Miwok microfiche and microfiche negatives. Also floppy disks for Kelly’s book and microfiche. Two microfilms 1) “San Rafael and Bodega Coast Miwok Ethnography.” 2) “Coast Miwok Field Notes. Tom Smith, Informant,” 1930s.
Box
3 United States. Southern Paiute correspondence, 1) Southern Paiute correspondence, 2) Southern Paiute correspondence, 3) Southern Paiute correspondence, 4) Southern Paiute correspondence, including Smithsonian Institution, 1930s-1970s.1930s.1940s-1950s.1960s.1970s.
Box
4 United States. Southern Paiute. Field notes, census tabulations, notes on games, dances, ethnobotany, hunting, crops, etc. Maps, original drawings, census records, copies of John Hillers’ photographs from Powell Expedition, ca. 1870s, manuscript drafts and secondary material also included.
Box
5 United States. Southern Paiute, 1932-1934.
1-13: Original field notebooks, 1932-1933.
14-31: Field notebooks 1932-1934.
Two folders of notes.
Box
6 United States. Six boxes of 3 x 5-inch cards related to Southern Paiute study. undated.
Box
7 United States.Field report on Hodges Ruin, Hohokam Community in the Tucson Basin near Tucson, Arizona, 1937-1938.

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Series 2: Mexico, 1935-1965
36 boxes

Much of Isabel Kelly’s career was spent in various locations in Mexico. She first went to Mexico in 1935 as a research associate working in Culiacan and Chemetla, Sinaloa. In 1939, she conducted archeological studies along the coast from Nayarit to Michoacan. She became a Mexican resident in 1940, settling in Tepepan, outside Mexico City. Kelly taught and conducted research among the Totonac people at El Tajin in Veracruz in the 1940s and continued work in Mexico into the 1960s.
Box
8 Five binders/folders of typescripts, teaching materials, lectures, circa 1940s.
1) “La Etnologia de Norteamerica,” on spine “NA.”
2) “The North American Indian. Etnologia III” (Anthro, No. 5) 1946.
3) “Sudamerica,” on spine “SA 1.”
4) ”Bosques Tropicals” on spine “SA 2.”
5) no title, on spine “Anthro 1-B.”
Box
9 Folders and notebooks with teaching materials,some from when Kelly was at UCB, circa 1926-1940s
Box
10 Mexico. Copies of lectures Kelly gave at various locations and daily planners, 1976-1981
Box
11 Mexico. Miscellaneous typed drafts related to Colima ceramics and archaeology, the Capacha phase, for book, Ceramic Sequence in Colima. Research done in 1939-1940.
Box
12 Mexico. Field notes and field data for Amacueca, Apatzingan, Autlan, Ayotitlán, Braniff, Chametla, Culiacan, (Sinaloa), Morelos, Noguera (Cholula), San Luis Potosi, Santa Clara del Cobre, Tecolotlan, Tepepan, Tuxcacuesco and Union San Antonio, (Jalisco). 1935-1963.
Box
13 Mexico. Materials related to Cadereyta, Guanajuato. Census and parish records, copies of historical documents, maps, information on medicine, animals, water, occupations and housing. 1942-1951.
Box
14 Mexico. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, related Cadereyta, Guanajuato, 1952.
Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, related Cadereyta, Guanajuato.
Box
15 Mexico. Obispado de Tlaxcala (Bishopric of Tlaxcala), Tlaxcala, field note sheets, 5 x 8-inches, undated.
Box
16 Mexico. Miscellaneous reports and files on health, medicine, etc. from various regions in Mexico, ca. 1952-1955.
Folders on espiritualismo (spiritualism), dances, Report with photographs on Hulama, Mexican ball game, fish resources, folk medicine, midwifery, Mexican geology, housing, correspondence with Catherine Fowler, Mesoamerican cultural traits, (mostly on midwifery project), plants, Nahuatl, and witchcraft. Files and documents on physical anthropology and other topics, circa 1955-1962.
Tuxtlas, Tecolutla disaster report, documents on Tepepan, nutrition in Cuernavaca, field notes on San Luis Potosi, dated 1962.
Jalisco sketches, queries on Tepepan.
Box
17 Mexico. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, related to health and medical practices in the area of Mexico City, DF (Distrito Federal), Xochimilco involving the Centro de Salud Beatriz Velasco de Aleman (Beatriz Velasco de Aleman Health Center) (BVA), , 1951-1953.
Box
18 Mexico. Two sets of hand-written data sheets/charts having to do with health and water, one related to Cadereyta, undated.
Box
19 Mexico. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch ethnobotany, from various parts of Mexico, 1947-1960.
Box
20-21 Mexico. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch related to espiritualismo (spiritualism) from various locations in Mexico, 1951-1963.
Box
22 Mexico. Tajin, Veracruz files, including data sheets from ethnographic census organized by family names, correspondence, maps, reports, and sketches, 1946-1966.
Box
23 Mexico. Tajin census materials by name and files, Maria Loreto life history. 1947-
Box
24 Mexico. Tajin files with various data and listings on demography, housing, etc., undated.
Box
25 Mexico. Documents related to Tajin, original settlers, sketches, commerce, religion, reproduction, health and geographical data, and lectures, 1948-1965.
Box
26 Mexico. Tajin field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch; fieldwork, #101-548, 1947-1951.
Box
27 Mexico. Tajin field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch; fieldwork, #104-196, 1947-1951
Box
28 Mexico. Tajin field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, #155-347, fieldwork, and follow up visits, mixed numbers, notes mostly having to do with informants, questions, plants and Totonac, 1947-19511963-1964.
Box
29 Mexico. San Marcos Eloxochitlan, Puebla, 5 x 8-inch, #112-336, 1951.
Box
30 Mexico. San Marcos Eloxochitlan, Puebla, 5 x 8-inch, #342-557. Also, 3 x 5-inch cards with definitions. 1951.
Box
31 Mexico. Coahuila, Laguna and Cuije, population field notes and field data, Ethnographic census records from Coahuila, 1953-1954.mostly 1954.
Box
32 Mexico. Coahuila, Cuije, Torreon, and El Duraznito field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, 1953.
Box
33 Mexico. Correspondence, related to the Smithsonian Institution, Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA). Includes much correspondence with George M. Foster, Jr., a pioneer in anthropology and applied anthropology who was ethnologist and director of ISA. Also includes Smithsonian reports on Mexican health centers and materials related to the BVA. 1939-1980.
Box
34 Mexico.
Mexico in general, 1951-1964.
Huasteca people, 1950.
Union San Antonio, Jalisco, 1951-1953.
Morelos, 1956.
Villagran, Guanajuato, 1955-1956.
San Luis Potosi, 1962.
Foster [George Foster?] Spanish Folk Beliefs, field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch.
Box
35 Mexico. Tepepan and Cuautepec, DF, field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, 1951-1954.
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36 Mexico. Oaxaca, Tehuantepec and other locations, field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, #101-697, 1956-1957 1951-1954.
Box
37 Mexico. Oaxaca, field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, #701-888, 1956-1957.
Box
38 Mexico. Santiago Tuxtla, Veracruz, field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, #103-888. Also a report, “Santiago Tuxtla, Veracruz, Culture & Health,” 1955 and Tuxtla maps.
Box
39 Mexico. Villa Jose Cardel, Veracruz, field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, #101-555. 1962.
Box
40 Mexico and United States. Assorted reports, publications and copies of secondary sources by author name, A-M, includes some by Kelly.
Box
41 Mexico and United States. Assorted reports, publications and copies of secondary sources by author name, N-W, with occasional manuscripts and relatively little correspondence (Allison Paulsen’s file contains the most).
Box
42 Mexico. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch for Latin America-Middle East, Comparative File, #102-287. Mostly about Mexico, various locations and groups, including Totonac and Huasteca.
Box
43 Mexico. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch for Latin America-Middle East, Comparative File, #290-576. Mostly about Mexico, various locations and groups, including Totonac and Huasteca.

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Series 3: Bolivia, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Ecuador, Chile, Columbia, and Peru, 1955-1959
3 boxes

In the 1950s, Kelly studied health care in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Bolivia, El Salvador, Ecuador, Chile, Columbia and Peru, early fieldwork in the area of medical anthropology.
Box
44 Bolivia and Puerto Rico, various reports and correspondence, 1955.
Box
45 Bolivia. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch for Bolivia, 1958-1959.
Box
46 Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch for Puerto Rico, Peru, Chile, Columbia, El Salvador, Ecuador, undated.

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Series 4: Pakistan and Asia, 1953-1960
2 boxes

Consists of Pakistan field note sheets, files and a binder of Asia lecture notes.
Box
47 Pakistan. One folder files, Field note sheets for Pakistan (3 x 5-inch), and a binder of Asia lecture notes. 1953-1960.
Box
48 Pakistan. Field note sheets, 5 x 8-inch, #105-888.

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Series 5: Photographs, Negatives, and Slides, 1930s-1970s
8 boxes

Photographs made by Isabel T. Kelly in the United States, Mexico, and El Salvador. In the 1930s, she documented the Coast Miwok and Southern Paiute Indians. In Mexico, there are images from Chametla, Tepepan, Veracruz, El Tajin, Totonac peoples and other locations, circa 1930s-1960s. Some photographs are contact prints and others are enlarged prints. Included are photographs made by Isabel T. Kelly, Bertha B. Harris and anthropologist Gabriel Ospina; in some cases, multiple photographers may have documented the same event.
Box
49 United States. Photographs of Santa Fe, Coast Miwok and Southern Paiute people, Mormon architecture, Utah. 1929,1930s,
Box
50 Mexico. Photographs of Mexico, some Tajin, circa 1946-1966.
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51 Mexico. Photographs, Culiacan, Chametla, many Tajín, some Central Mexico, La Carbonera, Tepepan. Some photographs appear to be plates from a book or publication. Also includes photographs of the dancers, Danza de los Voladores (Dance of the Flyers), or Palo Volador (flying pole), in and around Papantla, Mexican state of Veracruz. Photographs of Isabel Kelly’s house in Tepepan, D.F., Mexico City, and include some pictures of Isabel Kelly. Circa 1935-1960.
Box
52 United States and Mexico. Negatives, Four smaller boxes of 35mm and 4 x 5-inch negatives in one box, Coast Miwok and Southern Paiute, 1930s, and Sinaloa, La Carbonera, Tepepan, Mexico, and Isabel Kelly’s house in Mexico (prints in Box 6), negatives of pottery/objects/vessels. circa 1930s-1960.
Negative rolls from 1937, 1939, 1940, 1941 for Mexico and negatives by Bertha B. Harris and three rolls by Gabriel Ospina.
Folder of negatives by anthropologist Dr. Gordon F. Ekholm.
Box
53 Mexico. Negatives. Four boxes of numbered metal 35mm film canisters with 35mm negative rolls. Most probably by Isabel Kelly, some by photographers Bertha B. Harris, and Gabriel Ospina. Circa 1946-1966.
Box 1: canister rolls numbered 15-59.
Box 2: canister rolls nos. 60-99 (Mexico, Tajin).
Box 3: canister rolls nos. 100-129 (Bolivia).
Box 4: canister rolls nos. 130 (Pakistan)-155.
Box
54 Mexico. Negatives and contact sheets, Folders of contact prints and negatives, roll nos. 29-142. Folders of contact prints, by Bertha B. Harris roll nos. 1-23. Folders of Gabriel Ospina roll nos. 1, 2, 3. Ospina was an anthropologist with UNESCO’s CREFAL (Fundamental Educational Training Center for Latin America) at Patzcuaro. Folder with a few photographs and corresponding negatives of objects. circa 1946-1966.
Box
55 Mexico. Three binders of 1960s color slides, one Tajín, and two binders of various Mexican locations, also empty slide boxes with numbers and location information. Cards (3 x 5-inch) with information data and are numbered to correspond with the slides.
Box
56 Europe, Middle East, Asia. Three binders of color slides, 1959-1960 1959-1960
Pakistan
India and Iran
Greece, France, Italy, England, Spain.
One box various commercial tourist slides.

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Series 6: Maps, circa 1902-1964
10 Boxes

A collection of large maps and a few copies and blueprints of maps, mostly from the United States and Mexico, also various worldwide. Includes some hand-drawn maps by Kelly.
Box
57x United States. Maps of western United States, Southern Paiute Indians, and ethnographic maps, one hand-drawn by Kelly of the Shivwits band of Paiutes area in Utah.
Box
58x United States. Geographical and Indian language maps, North America.
Box
59x United States. Maps of western United States, California, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, Indians, topographical and ethnographic maps.
Box
60x Mexico. Various maps including some copies and commercial tourist maps.
Box
61x Mexico. Various maps.
Box
62x Mexico. Various maps, also included are plans for Kelly’s house in Tepepan.
Box
63x Mexico. Various maps, many linen-backed, including Cadereyta, Nayarit, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Puebla, and San Luis Potosi. Also includes a large Corona Cerveza poster for a fiesta in Oaxaca, 1957 and some oversize photographs of Mexico.
Box
64x Mexico. Various maps, some geological, blueprints and copies.
Box
65x United States and Mexico. Hand-drawn maps by Kelly of Western U.S. Southern Paiute areas and Cadereyta and other areas in Mexico.
Box
66x Mexico, United States, Latin America. Large, oversize box of rolled maps. Geological, linguistic, municipal divisions, Indian tribe maps. Regional maps: Puebla, Mexico City, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Jalisco, Colima, Guadalajara, Sonora, Zacatecas, Querétaro (especially Cadereyta); California maps.

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