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Skarland, Ivar, 1899-1965



  • Existence: 1899 - 1965

Skarland was born in Høylandet, Norway, on September 2, 1899. He earned a diploma from the Steinkjer School of Forestry in Norway, in 1921 before moving to the United States for further education. He studied English at the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, graduating in 1935. In 1942, he was awarded a Master’s degree in Anthropology from Harvard University and in 1948 received a Ph.D. from the same institution. Skarland died in 1965.

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Ivar Skarland typescript

Stefansson Mss-132
Identifier: Mss-132
Overview Ivar Skarland (1899-1965), Norwegian anthropologist. Consist of typescript of Skarland's thesis on the geography and archaeology of Alaska in Pleistocene and post glacial time.