Collection: Charles Furlong papers

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Charles Furlong papers

Stefansson Mss-197
Identifier: Mss-197


The papers of Charles Wellington Furlong contain photographs, negatives, lantern slides, dermatoglyphs (hand prints and foot prints), notes, published works, language tapes, manuscripts, drawings and correspondence related to his research on the Fuegian tribes of Tierra del Fuega. Photographs, notes, printed material, wax cylinder recordings and correspondence related to his travels in South America, Patagonia, French Guiana, Africa, the Near East, Surinam, Venezuela and Bolivia are also included.


  • 1898 - 1966


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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


35 linear ft. (47 containers)

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Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967), explorer and anthropologist. The collection contains photographs, negatives, lantern slides, correspondence, dermatoglyphs (hand prints and foot prints), printed material, drawings, language tapes, notes and manuscripts concerning his exploration of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia, and other parts of South America and Africa.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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