Register to the Papers of
Eugene I Knez (Part 4)

1920s–2000, With Information
Dating Back to 1481

By Alan L. Bain

National Anthropological Archives
Smithsonian Institution

December 2002

Return to Part 3

SERIES 3. PROFESSIONAL AND NON-PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MATERIAL, 1955-1980, with information dating back to 1896

Box 33

American Anthropological Association:

Visiting Lecturer Program, 1961-1969 (2 folders). Includes reports on the various universities Knez visited as a guest lecturer.

General Correspondence, 1961-1977. Contains mostly form material. Includes a draft speech written for S. Dillon Ripley to give at the AAA meeting in Denver, 1965.

Papers Presented at the AAA Meeting, New York City, 1971

Program Committee, 1967

Anthropological Society of Washington, 1965

American Ethnological Society, 1975-1977

Current Anthropological Journals/Associates, 1967

Society for Applied Anthropology, 1958-1970

American Korean Society of Washington, 1962-1970. (2 folders) includes documentation on the formation of the American-Korean Luncheon Group and a handwritten account of the minutes of the Group, 1962-1968.

Box 34

Exemption Status for Organizations, 1957-1964. Folder includes a tax exemption form for the Anthropological Society of Washington, application for the Japan-American Society of America, and membership requirements for the Institute of Andean Research.

American Oriental Society, 1963

The Siam Society, 1969-1972. Includes minutes of the meetings.

Asian Studies Program, circa 1955-1963. (2 folders) Includes Korean newspapers articles.

Asia Studies: American-Asian Organizations, circa 1959-1978

Institute of Oriental Art, 1965

Association of Asian Studies/Korean Studies and Programs, 1965-1977

Senate of Scientists, 1963-1972 (2 folders)

Box 35

Japan/American Society of Washington, 1961-1977. Contains the Bulletin of the Society.

Asia Society and Association for Asian Studies, 1960-1980. (2 folders) Includes Korea Council material and meeting minutes; quarterly newsletter of the Korea Branch, Royal Asiatic Society; Bulletin of the Japan-America Society of Washington; correspondence and activities of The Washington Center of the Asia Society and The Asia Society/Korea Committee; an introduction to a talk by Kim, Chewon, on June 1, 1971; a talk by Knez on the opening of the Korean Library in Washington, D.C., 1971; and a paper read by Knez at a meeting for the Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch, November 25, 1970.

American/Korean Society of Washington, 1969-1971

Smithsonian Institution Research Program Planning Conference, "Changing Cultures," 1966

Viking Fund Medal and Reward publication, 1966, for Claude Levi-Strauss

Box 36

Smithsonian Institution symposium, 1967, "The Quality of Man's Environment"

Washington Fencers Club. Includes a history of the Club, 1896-1971.

SERIES 4. EXHIBITIONS, 1960-1977 and undated, with information dating back to 1876

Box 36

Bhutan Exhibition (4 folders):

Folder 1. Includes object list for exhibition, stamps, stamp sheet, and correspondence with the Ambassador of Bhutan to the United Nations, and a draft label script.

Folder 2. Contains exhibition script and sketches of exhibition layout and objects.

Folder 3. Includes a collection of articles on Bhutan, and information about Yablonsky's loan, Hoch's loan, and objects from the United States National Museum collection.

Folder 4. Photographs of the exhibition objects and display cases and sheet film containing photographs of exhibition guests and Smithsonian staff.

Bhutan: Land of Dragons, February 28, 1974. Contains guest list and correspondence about guests, sketches of the objects, an exhibits script, and a congratulatory letter from Clifford Evans, Chairman of the Department of Anthropology, 1974, regarding the exhibition.

One envelope, Bhutan Temporary Exhibit, "Bhutan: The Land of Dragons," February 28, 1974, foyer, NHB. Includes photographs and lists of specimens that have to be moved within the exhibition.

One envelope on the Bhutanese exhibition. Includes photographs of objects and artifacts on exhibit, installation shots, and photographs of guests and Smithsonian at the reception party including Knez, his wife, and son, James Mello and Mrs. Mello, Porter Kier, S. Dillon Ripley and Mrs. Ripley, and representatives from Bhutan.

Photographs, SE Asia. Contains notes on expenditure of funds for photographs on Bhutan.

Bhutan Correspondence, 1972-1974. Contains historical information documenting the Bhutanese exhibition held in 1974. Includes correspondence with S. Dillon Ripley about photographing his collection for considering possible objects to go into the exhibition, internal memorandum about changes in exhibition scheduling, and a list of items loaned by Frank Hoch.

Box 37

Draft of Script for Bhutanese Exhibition

Bhutan: Includes list of color slides for the exhibition; newspaper review, 1974; collections on loan from Bhutan for the exhibition; newspaper articles about Bhutan and King, Jigme Singye Wangchuk, 1974; and object labels for the exhibition.

An audiotape containing commentary by Knez for a Bhutanese slide show, 1974.

Exhibits list, International Exhibition, 1876, copy. Contains lists of Asian objects displayed at the Philadelphia Centennial exhibition.

The Textile Museum information about its exhibition, "South of the Himalayas," 1964.

"Report on Programs and Plans in Celebration of the United States-Japan Centennial (1960)," prepared by the Department of State, 1960. Includes history of the first Japanese legation to the United States.

Scrapbook of Japanese Exhibition, prepared by Seiroku Noma, chief curator, Tokyo National Museum

Photographs, Asian Exhibition Halls

Box 38

An Arsenal of Feudal Japan on the Mall, 1977

"Arms and Armor of Japan," temporary exhibition, 1977. (3 folders) Includes exhibit script, and photographs. Includes color slides and a script for "The Japanese Sword Seen as the Soul of the Samurai," and a Washington Post review.

"A Korean Village: Its Changing Culture," 1971. Includes SITES exhibition announcement and exhibition labels.

Photographs from the exhibition, "A Korean Village: Its Changing Culture." Includes photographs of Knez viewing and measuring exhibition objects.

Knez, "Village Life in Southern Korea," 1976. Contains ninety-six slides and description for a slide show to accompany SITES exhibition, "Korean Village in Transition."

"Korean Village in Transition," 1977. A SITES exhibition which includes exhibit script, photographs, and correspondence along with a letter from the director of SITES to Porter Kier, director of NMNH.

Department of State exhibition honoring the visit of the King and Queen of Thailand. Includes photographs of the King and Queen and Dean Rusk visiting the exhibition, installation shots, and other visitors.

Box 39

Token Kenkyu Kai (Japanese Art Sword Scholarly Study Meeting), 1972-1974. Includes talk by Knez, "An Arsenal of Feudal Japan on the Mall."

Smithsonian Magazine - Samurai, 1972. Contains critique of Knez's talk, "An Arsenal of Feudal Japan on the Mall," by Ben Vincent, Arms and Armor Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972.

Exhibits - Loaned, 1970. Contains an exhibition catalog on "The Middle East." The exhibition contained objects loaned from the Smithsonian and was shown at the Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Correspondence regarding upgrading of exhibition halls 7 and 8, 1964-1971. Includes exhibition checklist and label scripts.

Correspondence and Data - Hall 7/8, I, 1962-1971. Includes checklists and an ethnological trip account to Asia, 1960-1961.

Correspondence and Data - Hall 7/8, II, 1962-1971. Includes internal memoranda regarding the exhibition displays; a letter to the Cultural Counselor, Taiwan, 1960; a letter from Knez to Saul Risenberg while Knez was still teaching at Hunter College, 1959, recommending themes for the Asian exhibitions, and what to avoid and eliminate when discussing the various cultures of Asia; a draft exhibition brochure for Hall 7; an exhibition brochure, Cultures of Africa and Asia, MNH, 1967; and a photograph of Dr. and Mrs. Knez at a receiving line, Hall 7, circa 1967. Also contains a review of the anthropological exhibition halls at the National Museum of Natural History written by Knez for Current Anthropology, December 1963; a newspaper clipping in The Washington Post, July 13, 1962, regarding the Asian exhibitions; and an article in the Potomac section of The Washington Post, October 28, 1962, about the exhibitions.

Policies, Procedures, and Reports for Exhibits and Scripts, 1958-1975. Folder includes internal memoranda about the displays in Hall 7; opening remarks for Hall 7 by Knez; docent script for "Peoples of Asia, India, China, and Japan," 1972; a paper by Dave Toll, "Should Museums Serve the Visually Handicapped," 1975; and a Knez memorandum to the Museum of Natural History Exhibits Committee recommending the establishment of a temporary exhibition case to contain more recent Asian ethnological specimen collections be placed between Halls 7 and 8, 1974.


Reorganization of Photo Books, Halls 7 & 8

Smithsonian Exhibits of Asian Cultures Prepared by Knez, 1961-1964

Unit 1 - Chinese Theater, 1963-1968. Includes Knez article in Curator, "The Museum as a Communications System: An Assessment of Cameron's Viewpoint," 1970; exhibition unit script; checklist with object dimensions; slides of Chinese opera actors and actresses; and photographs of exhibition models.

Box 40

HALL 7 (continued):

Unit 2 - Chinese Musical Instruments, 1962-1963. Includes unit script; photographs of instruments; slides and photographs of performers using the instruments; photographs of the exhibition display and the instruments used in the exhibition.

Unit 3 - Chinese Writing, 1963-1964, 1971. Includes unit script; photographs and slides of the exhibition; and script review and notations by John A. Pope, director, Freer Galley of Art.

Unit 4 - Tibetan Life, 1963-1968. Contains slides and photographs of the unit and unit scripts, and a photograph of Tibetan beneath city(?) walls.

Unit 4 - Tantric Ritual Attire, Nepal, circa 1963, 1967. Contains photographs and label scripts for the unit.

Unit 5 - Judaism, 1964-1965, 1974. Includes unit script, design plan, photographs and slides of display case objects, and labels used for the cases; and a response to a reference request concerning the items in the Jewish exhibit.

Unit 6 - Iranian Folk Life, 1964-1969. Includes unit script, slides and photographs of display cases and objects, and correspondence about the exhibition.

Unit 7 - Islam, 1963-1966. Includes unit script and photographs of the display case.

Unit 8 - Moslem World, Map, 1964-1966. Includes unit script and copy of a world map showing the percentage of Muslims in various European, Middle Eastern, Asian, and Pacific countries.

Unit 9 - Weapons of North African and the Middle East, 1964-1966. Includes unit script and photograph of objects on display.

Box 41

HALL 7 (continued):

Unit 52 - Rural Shinto Shrine, 1963-1969. Includes correspondence about the exhibition, a photograph of a dance dedicated to the Shinto Gods, unit script, slides and photographs of the shrine in the display case, and color transparencies providing details of the setting for a Shinto Shrine in Japan. See oversize drawers for three 11x14 photographs of the rural shrines in their native setting.

Unit 53 - Japanese Agricultural Tools, 1963-1966. Includes photographs of Japanese men and women farming and rice fields, unit script, photographs of objects in the display cases, and slides and photographs of display cases.

Unit 54 - Hand Woven Textiles of the Ryukyu Islands, 1964. Includes unit script, color transparencies and photographs of the exhibition on the floor, and slides of the display cases.

Unit 55 - Buddhist Art in Korea, 1961-1964. Includes unit script, check list of objects, and photographs, slides, and color transparencies of objects on display. Also contains correspondence from the Korean Prime Minister and the Korean Embassy thanking Knez for his work on the Korean exhibition, 1964, and correspondence notifying Knez that the government approved the loan of a Koryo Buddha for the exhibition, 1961.

Unit 56 - Korean Room Interior, 1963-1964. Includes unit script, slides, photographs, and color transparencies of objects on display and the display cases, and labels for panels describing an interior room and the Korean radiant heated floor.

Unit 57 - Ivory Work of Eastern Asia, 1962-1966. Includes unit script, and slides and photographs of objects on display.

Unit 58 - Kitchen Utensils in China, 1963-1966. Includes unit script, slides of displayed objects and display cases, photographs of an actual Chinese kitchen, and correspondence and a photograph regarding the identification of an urn.

Box 41

HALL 7 (continued):

Unit 59 - Confucian Temple, 1963-1966. Includes unit script, object list, sketches of the exhibition layout, slide and photographs of the display items inside the cases, and a photograph of a Confucian Temple.

Box 42

HALL 7 (continued):

Unit 60 - Languages of Asia, Map, 1963-1967. Includes correspondence, maps, and language groups of Asia.

Unit 61 - Folk Crafts of Japan, 1964-1967. Includes exhibition script, slides, and photographs of display cases and objects.

Unit 62 - Folk Crafts of Japan: Toys and Games, 1964-1967. Includes Unit script, slides, and photographs of objects and display cases.

Photographs - Current Exhibit Halls, 7-8. (6 folders) Contains copies of photographs which can be found in folders under each unit.


16mm Motion Picture Film. Partial copy of "Wayang Kubit," Malay puppet case Hall 8, Unit 18.

Malaya Shadow Theater - Exhibition information, 1962-1967. Includes correspondence, sketches of the exhibition layout, negatives and photographs of theater performers in Malaysia, and a brochure of the special event, "The National Shadow Theatre of Malaysia," National Museum of Natural History, 1974.

Unit 18 - Shadow Puppets of Malaya, 1962. Contains main exhibition label text, and list of object catalog numbers.

Unit 19 - Cambodia: The Khmer Culture, 1962. Includes final edited script and list of object catalog numbers.

Unit 20 - Buddhism in Laos, undated. Includes edited script and list of object catalog numbers.

Unit 21 - Sindhi Life Group, 1962-1967. Includes edited script, exhibition case layout, information for the figures in the case, correspondence, and a copy of Panorama, 1965. The magazine contains an article about Ethel J. Bunting, the medal she received from the Pakistani government for her cultural activities, her work on collecting objects for the exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian's traveling exhibition, and her archeological work in Pakistan. Article includes photographs of Bunting and Knez. Includes Pakistani rubbings (traveling exhibition), circa 1964.

Unit 22 - The South Asian World, India and Pakistan, 1961. Includes exhibition script and list of object catalog numbers.

Unit 23 - Arms and Armor of India and Pakistan, 1962. Includes exhibition script.

Unit 24 - Lord Shiva and his Consort Parvati, undated. Includes exhibition script, list of object catalog numbers, and a photograph of the display case.

Unit 25 - Folk Jewelry of India and Pakistan, 1961. Includes exhibition script, list of object catalog numbers, and a photograph of an object.

Unit 26 - Basketry of India and Pakistan, 1962. Includes exhibition script, list of object catalog numbers, and photograph of the display case.

Unit 27 - Religious Architecture of Indian and Pakistan, undated. Includes exhibition script and photograph of the display case.

Unit 28 - Kathakali Dancer, King Bali, ? - 1974. Includes exhibition script, list of object catalog numbers, photograph of a dance, and background report for unit 28, 1974.

Box 42

HALL 8 (continued):

Unit 29 - Textiles of India and Pakistan, 1964-1967. Includes exhibition script, list of objects with catalog numbers, and photographs and slides of the display cases.

Unit 30 - Map: Asian Contributions to Western Civilization, 1962-1966. Includes exhibition script, hand draft of the wall map, and memoranda regarding changes to the information on the map.

Unit 31 - Thai Craft Work, 1962. Includes script and list of objects with their catalog numbers.

Unit 32 - Gong Chime of Thailand, 1961-1966. Includes exhibition script and memoranda about the exhibit.

Unit 33 - Stringed Instruments of India, 1962. Includes exhibition script and list of objects with their catalog numbers.


SERIES 5. RESEARCH GRANTS, 1963-1981 and undated, with information dating back to 1884

Box 43

Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 1981, accepting Knez's proposal for a Korean field trip.

Research Proposals, Knez, 1968-1971. Includes biographical and research data about Knez and his wife, Jiae Choi Knez.

Notice of Knez's Research Projects, 1968-1969, 1975-1976

Research proposals for Knez to Review, 1971-1976

Publication Proposal of Tibetan Books for Knez to comment about, 1976

Fluid Research Fund Proposal to Examine Tibetan Collections in Bombay for Smithsonian Exhibition, 1975

Box 43

Proposal: Tibetan Buddhism and its Social and Political Implications, undated

Proposal for "A Study in Cultural Cognates and Living Museology," 1973, with Ralph Rinzler as Principal Co-Investigator

"Archaeological Excavations of the Satingpra Civilization in Peninsular Thailand," 1973

Questionnaire for Data on Pottery Outlets and a Kiln Survey, Korea, 1969

Research - Ainu Article, 1969


Plans and Activities, 1964-1968. Contains Knez's grant application and research interests, mostly pertaining to Korea.

Funds/Support, 1966-1973

"Collectors and the Korean Folk Materials in the SI: 1884-1966." Knez's review of collections and his revisions of those collections, circa 1967-1972.

Assistance, SI, 1974

Eugene I. Knez, Grant, #436-180. Korean Field Research, 1970.

Knez, FY 1976, Fluid Research Fund Proposal

Cross Cultural and Interracial Marriage, 1963-1971

Reviews of Projects and Proposals, 1971-1973

Information Systems Division, Smithsonian Institution, 1968

Box 44

Research (continued)

Annual Reports and Other Reports, 1963-1969, and undated. Contains Knez's activities for various reports.

East China Sea Program:

General, 1964-1968. (4 folders) Includes outline for a Smithsonian Research Awards program grant along with a draft proposal, 1967; copies of letters regarding the rejected proposal to carry out research in the Ryukyu Islands; correspondence with Douglas G. Haring (Syracuse University) as a consultant to the East China Sea Program and Haring's research in Japan; correspondence with George H. Kerr, Honolulu Academy of Arts, regarding the Ryukyu Islands and the United States responsibility for its cultural properties; Kerr's attitude towards Knez's Program proposal; Kerr's Ryukyu Islands Cultural Survey photographic collection and a copy going to the Smithsonian; Kerr's comments on the scientists and museum personnel on Okinawa and evaluation of Japanese scholars; detailed information about the politics at Okinawa, Yaeyama and Miyako Islands; list and description of recommended sites to visit in the Ryukyu Islands; internal memorandum on the East China Sea Program and its relationship to work on the Ryukyu Islands; draft proposal for the East China Sea Program to the National Geographic Society; a draft report on the Smithsonian Institution Program in the Ryukyu Islands as a response to the United States High Commissioner's request in 1964, and a letter from the Cultural Attache, United States Embassy at Korea, notifying Knez that the Korean government approved his East China Sea program, 1967.

Box 45

Research (continued):

East China Sea Program (continued):

Smithsonian Institution Research Award Proposal, January 15, 1968. Social Significance of Material (Tangible) Culture in Contemporary Korean Villages. Research tied to East China Sea Program, 1967-1969.

East China Sea Program, Comparative Study of Material Culture, Agricultural Implements, undated

Smithsonian Institution Research Award Packet, 1967-1968

Supplemental Material, 1966-1967

Reviews and Comments, 1966. Contains interesting reviews of the Program by Douglas G. Haring, Richard K. Beardsley, and Cornelius Osgood.

Photographs, undated. Taken at Oran-ri, Haenam-gun, Obul-do, and Chollanamdo.

AID Support, 1967

Asia Foundation, 1966-1967

Ford Foundation, 1967

Fulbright-Hayes, 1967

National Science Foundation, 1967

Pentagon Support, 1967

Rockefeller Foundation and Family, 1967

Taiwan Phase, 1967

East China Sea Program (continued):

Republic of Korea, Embassy, 1967

Ryukyu Cultural Survey, 1965-1966

Box 46

Research (continued):

East China Sea Program (continued):

Ecology Research in Korea, 1966-1967

Werner-Gren Support, 1967

Master copy, East China Sea program (a research proposal), 1967-1970

Non-kin Groups of East Asia, 1963-1966

Urgent Anthropology, 1968

Mekong Valley, 1964-1967

Pakistani Arts and Crafts Research Proposal, 1968

Funds for Return Trip from International Seminar, Karachi, 1975

Commodore Perry and General Capron Collections, 1966

Korean Folk Ceramic Collection, Roger I. Eddy Collection, 1969-1970. Contains correspondence with Roger I. Eddy documenting his work in Korea.

Thai King and American Presidents, gift exchange and implications

Thailand. Note cards on material culture and bibliography cards.

Research Proposal for the Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program, "The Social Implications of Disappearing and Persisting Traditional Crafts, Industries and Technologies in the Indus Valley," (Pakistan), circa 1970

Japanese Ceramics at SI (Hange? survey), undated

Japanese Folk Art at SOA, 1965


SERIES 6. RESEARCH PROJECTS, 1909, 1929-2000 and undated, with information dating back to 1481

Almost all of the following material pertains to Knez's research about Korea, which begins with bibliographic information and a source book of Korean anthropology. This includes notes and publications written in Hangul, with translations he received from Korean scholars, and translations and publications written by Japanese scholars, with other writings in Chinese. There are photographs in this series that date back at least to 1929 and scholarly publications on anthropological and cultural life in Korea that date back at least to 1906. Some notes are summarizations on Korean history and culture taken from writings that date back to 1481, Kim-Hae-Up-Chi (box 95), an official publication (first edition) of regional history and geography. Other materials document Japan, China, Pakistan, India, Vietnam, and East Asia in general. Researchers need to go back to previous as well as following series in order to have a complete picture of Knez's activities, research, information, and pictorial documentation on and about Korea. Folders in this series have been reboxed several times and at various times there is little provenance as to their arrangement. This makes it difficult to understand the time period when segments of the research were conducted to support Knez's material culture studies of Korea, dating back to the Korean War. All of the Korean material culture studies were carried out in the same Korean location, the Kimhae area located north of Pusan. Research covering this region includes Knez's studies of Sam Jong Dong and the Three Ministries. There is Japanese material found by Knez when he was in Korea during the 1950s, which document the Japanese Ministries of Culture and Education's study of Korean cultural, religious, and agricultural life during the Japanese colonial period in Korea. Some research notes and publications are written in Korean. There are important Japanese research notes, publications on anthropometric data, and agricultural studies written in Japanese. Important photographs, circa 1929 are documented in Japanese.

Box 47

Korean Bibliography:

Korean bibliography cards

Box 48

Korean Bibliography (continued):

Korean bibliography cards

Human Area Relations Files, Korea, 1953 (2 boxes)

Box 49

Korean Bibliography (continued):

Annotated bibliography (2 folders)

Draft, "A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Korean Anthropology," by Eugene I. Knez (2 folders)

A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Korean Anthropology, 1968, by Eugene I. Knez and Chang-Su Swanson

Copy draft of A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Korean Anthropology, 1968. (3 folders) Folder 1.

Box 50

Korean Bibliography (continued):

Copy draft of A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Korean Anthropology, 1968. Folders 2-3.

Source Book of Korean Anthropology:

Course Handouts. Includes a Korean chronology and suggested readings.

Edited translations about Korean historical and cultural life, originally written in Korea. (3 folders) Translations are not the final drafts.

General, 1966-1970. Includes Korean publication.

Korean Personality, 1966 (poor copies)

Ethnology, Family (Choe, Jae-Sook), 1967-1968. Includes correspondence with Professor Choe and a draft of the translation of the article, "Modernization Process of Korean Family."

Ethnology, Modern Family (Choe, Jae-Sook). Contains copy of the original manuscript in Korean.

Box 51

Source Book of Korean Anthropology (continued):

Archeology (Kim, Wan-Yong), 1966-1967. Includes correspondence with Professor Kim on the article, "Archeological Study of Ancient Korean Culture.

Ethnology (Lee, Kwang-kyu), 1968. Contains correspondence with Professor Lee.

Archeology (Umehara, Sueji), 1967-1968. Includes correspondence with Professor Umehara, his 1946 chapter on Korea and the translation, "Progress on Research of the Historic Remains."

Ethnology (Im, Dong Kwun), 1966-1967. Includes correspondence and the translation of, "The History of Korean Folklore."

Ethnology (Kim, Chong hak), 1966-1967. Includes correspondence.

Linguistics (Lee, Ki-Moon), 1966-1967. Includes correspondence.

Physical Anthropology (Na, Se-jin), 1969-1970. Includes correspondence and the translation of "Physical Anthropological Studies of the Korean People;" MEDLARS bibliography on Korea and Pakistan, 1970; "Anthropometric Survey of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Korea," 1966; and "Anthropometrical Tables on the Male Japanese and Surrounding Races," edited by Yutaka Imamura, undated.

"Marriage Customs in Southeastern Korea," by Lee, Kwang-kyu

"Modernization Process of Korean Family," by Choi, Jai-Seuk [Sook? See box 50, last folder]

"The Archeological Study of Ancient Korean Culture" (Kim, Won-yong) [Wan-Yong? See box 51, folder 1]

"The Patrilineal Descent Group In Korea and its Functions (Choi, Jai-Seuk)

"A Short History of Korean Ethnology" (Cho, Chi-hun)

"On the Origin of the Korean People" (Kim, Jong-hak)

"The Korean Village Code," Yak, Hyang

Box 52

Source Book of Korean Anthropology (continued):

"Progress on Research Projects of Historic Remains" (Umehara, Sueji) [ Also see his report in box 51]

"A Short History of Korean Ethnology" (Cho, Chi-hun and Im, Tong-gwon)

Source Book of Korean Anthropology, copies of original writings and notes provided by Lee, Mun Woong

"Physico-anthropological Study of the Korean Race," Sejin Rha

"Korean People, Their Traditions and Language," compiled and edited by Eugene I. Knez, translation assistance by Willie Song (2 copies, second copy contains Source Book sections)

Box 53

Source Book of Korean Anthropology (continued):

Translated work for the Source Book, 1970 (Korean People, Their Traditions and Language) (2 folders)

Translated Text, Physical Anthropology

Table of Anthropometric Data on Koreans (2 rolls)

An article on the Korean language, undated, no author

Korean Research Notes (envelope 1)

Box 54

Source Book of Korean Anthropology (continued):

Korean Research Notes (envelopes 2-7)

Japanese Research Notes, unidentified, folder 1 of 2

Box 55

Source Book of Korean Anthropology (continued):

Japanese Research Notes, unidentified, folder 2 of 2

Knez dissertation on Sam Jong Dong, a village in southeastern Korea. Field work was mostly carried out in the winter, 1951-1952. Dissertation was written in 1958.

Sam Jong Dong:

Photograph lists and map sketches for the work on Sam Jong Dong

Draft, Table of Contents and History of Kimhae

Knez, "Study on Rural Life and Culture," 1970 [Sam Jong Dong]

Box 56

Sam Jong Dong (continued):

Draft, History of Kimhae and Vicinity, Patterns of CulturalBehavior, and The Land and its People

Draft, The Land and its People, Kimhae, and Additional Aspects in the Round of Korean Life

Draft, Korean Chronology and Patterns of Cultural Behavior

"History of Ancient Korea, Mimana and Japan," no author and undated

Kimhae Historical relics and Scenic Places (in Korean), 1970

Box 57

Original manuscript on the history of Kimhae, written in Japanese, no author and undated

Box 58

Bibliography cards, Korean Physical Anthropology

Box 59

Accession cards on Western Pakistan (2 folders)

Bibliography cards on China, Japan, and the Far East

Box 60

Bibliography cards, anthropology in general and Far East Asia

Box 61

Specimen note cards; Human Relations Area Files cards; bibliographic notes for studying the contrasts in eastern and western tastes in oriental art; survey of cultural objects and sites in parts of Japan after World War II

Box 62

Bibliography cards on Asian history and culture, general anthropology, and India

Box 63

General Notes, 1950s(?):


Notes for Comprehensives

Physical Anthropology


Learning Theory


Social Theory

Culture and Personality


Field Work Categories (Cook Island)

Area Research


Ethno graphics

Asiatic Prehistory

Book Summaries

Anthropology (General). Contains information about Truk Island.

Sam Jong Dong, Korean Field Notes, 1951. Contains index of note numbers, subjects assigned, and new codes, Human Relations Area Files (HRAF). Original field notes, no order:

#? Education

#10 Basic Data

#11 History and Culture Contact

#12 Total Culture

#13 Language

#14 Communications

#15 Exploitative Activities (2 envelopes)

Box 64

Sam Jong Dong, Korean Field Notes, 1951 (continued):

#16 Technology

#17 Capital

#18 Housing

#19 Food/Diet

#20 Drink and Indulgence

#21 Dress and Adornment

#22 Routine of Living

#23 Labor

#24 Specialization

#25 Exchange

#26 Finance

#27 Transportation

#28 Travel

#29 Recreation

#30 Art

#31 Numbers and Measures

#32 Lore and Learning

#33 Reaction to Nature

#34 Religion (5 envelopes), envelopes 1-3

Box 65

Sam Jong Dong, Korean Field Notes, With Related Published Information for Comparative Analysis, 1951 (continued):

#34 Religion, envelopes 4-5

#35 Ethics

#36 Property and Contract

#37 Social Stratification

#38 Family

#39 Kinship

#40 Kin and Local Groups

#41 Government

#42 Law and Social Control

#43 Ingroup Conflict

#44 War and Peace

#45 Human Organism

#46 Sex

#47 Reproduction

#48 Infancy

#49 Childhood

#50 Youth

#51 Marriage

#52 Adulthood

#53 Old Age

#54 Sickness

#55 Death

Box 66

Sam Jong Dong, Korean Field Notes, With Related Published Information for Comparative Analysis, 1951 (continued):

#56 Japanese/Korean Relations

#57 Mutual Aid Societies

#58 Japanese Influences

#59 Japanese/Sam Jong Dong

Sam Jong Dong - Material Cultures (2 envelopes)

Material Culture, Korean-English Terms (7 envelopes):

204-1 to 283-4

285-1 to 293-9

294-1 to 326-5

335-1 to 352-6

354-2 to 413-8

415-1 to 493-5

Box 67

Material Culture, Korean-English Terms (7 envelopes) (continued):

513-1 to 804-2

Material Culture, Literature. (3 envelopes) Contains handwritten identification of material objects:




Box 67

The Yale Human Relations Area Files (HRAF), Section Numbers (5 envelopes):






Kimhae Study, 1971-1981, Korean-English Terminology and Comparative Evaluation (6 envelopes):

207-1 to 252-1

256-1 to 312-1

Box 68

Kimhae Study, 1971-1981, Korean-English Terminology and Comparative Evaluation (6 envelopes) (continued):

322-1 to 343-1

352-1 to 413-9

415-1 to 788-7

803-1 to unnumbered

Korean typewritten notes from secondary sources arranged by HRAF number (26 envelopes):

#116 (7 envelopes)

Box 69

Korean typewritten notes from secondary sources arranged by HRAF number (26 envelopes) (continued):

#322 to #328

#341 to #349

#412 to #413, #415

Sketches of Cultural Objects to be Xeroxed (4 envelopes):

#207.1 to #326.5

#335.1 to #407.8

#412.1 to #415.26

#416 to #804.2

Box 70

Photographs of Sam Jong Dong, with some photographs and postcards from other areas of Korea. Most of the photographs were taken around 1951, while in some cases photographs were taken in the 1990s:

#122 Practical Preparations

#123 Observational Role (field staff)

#131 Location, maps (includes house plans)

#142 Descriptive Somatology

#203 Dissemination of News and Information

#204 Communication, Press

#205 Postal System

#227 Fishing Gear

#231 Domesticated Animals, oxen, cattle

#231 Domesticated Animals, pigs, rabbits, goats

#235 Poultry Raising

#241 Tillage

#243 Cereal Agriculture

#244 Vegetable Production

#246 Forage Crops

#251 Preservation and Storage of Food

#253(?) Food Processing

#256 Cereal Industry (and marketing)

#262 Diet

#265 Food Services (cooking, etc.)

#273 Alcoholic Beverages

#282 Leather Industry (and shoe repairing)

#283 Cordage

#284 Knots and Lashings (including brooms)

Box 71

Photographs of Sam Jong Dong, with some photographs and postcards from other areas of Korea (continued):

#285 Mats and Basketry/manufacture of basketry

#285 Mats and Basketry

#288 Textile Industries

#291 Normal Garb (children)

#291 Normal Garb (men)

#291 Normal Garb (women)

#292 Special Garments, weddings, etc.

#294 Clothing Manufacture, especially shoes and including sandals

#296 Garment Cleaning and Repairing (including mats)

#301 Ornament (and jewelry)

#305 Beauty Specialists (also barbers)

#311 Land Use

#312 Water Supply

#322 Woodworking

#323 Ceramic Industries

#325 Metallurgy (metal products)

#326 Smiths and their Crafts (household utensils, etc.)

#327 Iron and Steel Industries (also aluminum)

#335 Carpentry

Box 72

Photographs of Sam Jong Dong, with some photographs and postcards from other areas of Korea (continued):

#342 Dwellings (traditional)

#342 Dwellings (non-traditional, Western, Japanese, and highly modified houses)

#346 Religious and Educational Structures

#352 Furniture

#353 Interior Decoration and Arrangement

#354 Heating and Lighting Equipment

#363 Streets and Traffic

#369 Urban and Rural Life

#407 Agricultural Machinery

#41- Tools to Aid in Fertilizing (agricultural, waste containers)

#412 General Tools (and maintenance)

#413 Special Tools (agricultural)

#415 Utensils (household)

#416 Appliances (household)

#443 - 444 Retail Marketing/Retail Businesses

#453 Baking

#482 Burden Carrying

#492 Animal Transport

#493 Vehicles

#513 Sleeping

#524 Games

#526 Athletic sports

#531 Decorative Art

Box 73

Photographs of Sam Jong Dong, with some photographs and postcards from other areas of Korea (continued):

#534 Musical Instruments

#535 Dancing (festival)

#571 Social Relationships and Groups

#585 Nuptials

#594 Nuclear Family

#602 Kin Relationships

#622 Headmen

#743 Hospitals and Clinics (medical care)

#764 Funeral (and cemetery)

#769 Cult of the Dead

#776 Spirits and Gods

#778 Sacred Objects and Places

#787 Revelation and Divination

#788 Ritual

Photographs of Sam Jong Dong, with some photographs and postcards from other areas of Korea (continued):

#791 Magicians and Diviners (Shamans)

#794 Congregations

#804 Weights and Measures

#854 Infant Care

#857 Childhood Activities

#858 Status of Children

#866 Independence Training

#868 Transmission of Skills (empty)

#869 Transmission of Beliefs (empty)

#872 Elementary Education

#883 Adolescent Activities

#888 Status and Treatment of the Aged

Photographs Used in 1951 Dissertation (copies may be found in the numbered section, above)

Photographic Scenes Outside of Sam Jong Dong, Korea (Three Ministers community), circa 1980s

Photographs of Excavation Field Work, circa 1946. Includes Knez and Korean anthropologists.

Miscellaneous Photographs. (2 folders) Includes embassy and military occupation photographs, 1946, 1950. Contains photographs on moving the Admiral Lee (Yi) monument from Seoul to Southern Korea; British soldiers; issuing clothing to Koreans during the Korean War; Pusan during the Korean War; photographs of statistical data, religious, educational, population, and sex distribution of three villages; United States Information Center during the Korean War; and Miryang, 1950. Folder two contains photographs taken by Langdon Warner around Pusan during the Korean War.

Photographs documenting urban and rural life around Pusan at the end of World War II and during the Korean War. Contains photographs of the 1946 archeological party expedition to Halla Mountain (Hallasan) with climbers Paik You Dom, Suk Yong Si, Chungpang Poo, Eui Hang Poo, Jei Chu Sea, Sung San Poo; and the sinking of a ship.

Photographs of Korean Objects, 1951 (material culture)

Photographs of Smithsonian Institution Objects, Anthropology, 1981

Box 74

Photographs of Korean Culture, circa 1950s-circa 1990s. Arranged alphabetically by subject. A close review reveals that some of these photographs also exist in the numbered series, (boxes 63-66) above:

Agriculture (5 envelopes)

Animal Husbandry



Communication/Postal System

Containers (2 envelopes)


Funerals/Ancestor Worship



Homes/Buildings (2 envelopes)

Box 75

Photographs of Korean Culture, circa 1950s-circa 1990s (continued):

Household (7 envelopes)

Hunting and Fishing

Mechanical Equipment (2 envelopes)




Personal Accessories



Box 76

Photographs of Korean Culture, circa 1950s-circa 1990s (continued):

Tobacco Smoking

Tools (2 envelopes)

Toys and Games

Urban Scenes


Village Scenes



Weights and Measures

Photographs with no assigned subject terms. Includes Knez with friends and villagers.


Animal Husbandry




Furniture General



Hunting and Fishing

Musical Instruments

Personal Accessories




Trades (carpentry and the like)


Village Environment

Box 77

Collected Data, Korea, 1981. Contains subject terms arranged numerically. Terms are in Korean with English translation. There are notes about the terms, as well as sketches, photocopies, and photographs about the subject:

207-1 Radio

214-1 Korean Book

224-1 Hunting Bag

227-1 Fish Trap

227-2 Fish Trap

231-1 Ox Meal Container

231-2 Steel Ox Meal Pot

231-3 Trough

231-4 Chicken Food Container

231-5 Straw Cutter

231-6 Ox Meal-hook

231-7 Ox Bridle

231-8 Ox Nose-ring

231-9 Ox Sandal

241-3 Manual Scoop

241-4 Bamboo Hoop Manure Container

241-5 Honey Bucket

241-6 Hackle Tool

241-7 Earth Clod Breaker

241-8 Weeder

241-9 Mud and Earth Smoother

241-11 Dry Field Plough

241-11 Paddy Plough

241-13 Fertilizer Carrier

241-14 Harrow

241-15 Hot Water

241-16(a) Water Supply, Bucket

241-17 Whip, Noise Maker

241-18 Bamboo Hackle

241-20 Earth Smoother

241-21 Rice Field Grader

245 Fruit Picking Bag

252-1 Shaved Ice-cake Machine

Box 78

Collected Data, Korea, 1981 (continued):

252-2 Cooking Stove

256-1 Mill (foot operated)

256-2 Grind Stone

256-3 Mallet

256-4 Wood Spade

256-5 Stone Mill (ox-drawn)

256-6 Bolter Grain Sieve

256-7 Wood Motor

256-8 Stone Motor

256-9 Mortar Pounder

256-10 Starch Grind Stone

256-11 Grain Spreader

256-12 Sieve

256-13 Rice-Straw Sieve

256-14 Thrashing Stand

256-15 Spreader Holder (nothing inside folder)

256-16 Grain Dry Stand

256-17 Wood Grinder

273-1 Wine Bottle

276 Opium Pipe

278 Wooden Club

281 Tanning Knife

283-1 Stone Spinner

283-2 Straw-rope Roller

283-3 Spinning Wheel

283-4 Wheat-straw Weaver

285-1 Straw Sandal

285-2 Broom

285-3 Room Broom

285-4 Millet Broom

285-5 Floor (reed) Mat

285-6 River Reed Mat

285-7 Bamboo Ladle

285-8 Bamboo Basket

285-9 Twig Basket

285-11 Willow Basket

285-12 Straw Raincoat

285-13 Cooked Rice Basket

285-14 Winnower

285-15 Weed-woven Cover

285-16 Straw-woven Bag

285-17 Straw Bag

Box 79

Collected Data, Korea, 1981 (continued):

285-18 Straw Rope Mat

285-19 Grain Container

285-20 Chicken Coop

285-22 Chicken Nest

285-24 Willow Trunk

285-25 Sewing Box

285-26 Handbag Made of Grass

285-27 Woven Basket

291-1 Bridal Dress

291-M1 Winter Headgear

291-M2 Horsetail Hat

291-M3 Hat Under Hat

291- 4 Hat Made of Horsehair

291-M4 Woven hat

291-W1 Head Cover

291-W2 Bridegroom Belt

291- 46 Hats (bamboo/straw)

291-5 Coat

291-6 Overcoat

291-7 Shoes

291-8 Women's Clothes

291-9 Men's Clothing

292-2 Male Wedding Ceremonial Hat

293-3 Bridal Dress Belt

292-4 Wedding Shoes

292-5 Hair Dress

292-6 Bridal Headgear

292-7a Male Wedding Dress Case

292-7b Female Wedding Dress Case

292-8 Male Wedding Dress and Belt

292-9 Female Crown

292-10 Funeral Garb

293-5 Watch

293-6 Pocket Knife

293-7 Umbrella

293-8 Fan

293-9 Smoking Pipe and Ash Tray

294-1 Needle

294-2 Spool

294-3 Sewing Machine

294-4 Scissors

294-5 Sewing Kit Case

294-6 Straw Sandal Maker

296-1 Washboard

296-2 Smoothing Iron

296-3 Cloth Roller

296-4 Iron

296-5 Ironing Block, Bats, and Bar

Box 80

Collected Data, Korea, 1981 (continued):

296-6 Laundry Paddle

301-1 Finger Ring

301-2 Hair Pin

302-1 Comb

312-1 Well Bucket

322-1 Brush

323-1 Bowl

323-2 Plate

323-3 Medicine Boiler

323-4 Side dish

323-5 Pot

323-6 Ceramic Container

323-7a,7b, Jar, Jar Cover

323-8 Small Jar

323-9 Liquor Jar

323-10 Steamer

323-11 Vessel

323-12 Jar (earthenware)

323-13 Water Jar

323-14 Flower Pot

323-15 Chamber Pot

323-16 Dish Plate

323-17 Vinegar Jar

323-18 Ceramic Vase

323-19 Ceramic Bowl

323-20 Ceramic Vase (nothing inside)

326-1 Hammer

326-2 Piston Bellows

326-3 Anvil

326-4 Cooling Water Container

326-5 Plier

333-1 Brick Mold

335-1 File

335-2 Bark Stripper

335-3 Adze

335-4 Ruler

335-5 Square

335-6 Oblique Marker

335-7 Ladder

335-8 Crow Bar

335-9 Earth Sieve

Box 81

Collected Data, Korea, 1981 (continued):

335-10 Wood Marker

335-11 Hammer

335-12 Chisel

335-13 Grooving Plane

335-14 Bevel Plane with Handle

335-14a Molding Planes

335-15 Lattice Plane

335-16 Ink Line Box

335-17 Line Marker

335-18 Corner Plane

335-19 Smoothing/Double Handle Plane

335-20 Saws

335-20 Frame Saw

335-21 Smoothing Plane

335-22 Bamboo Handicraft Tools

335-23 Miscellaneous Carpentry Tools

341 Architecture

342-1 Korean Lattice Work

343-1 Farm Watch Tower

352-1 Chest/Drawer

352-2 Desk

352-3 Dinner Table

352-4 Mirror Stand

352-5 Rice Box

352-6 Bamboo Sitting Table/Bench

352-7 Chest

354-2 Charcoal Stove

354-3 Tin Stove

354-4 Ash Scoop

354-5 Lamp (2 folders)

354-6 Fire Chopsticks

354-7 Hibachi

354-8 Stove

354-9 Three-legged Pot supporter

354-10 Wind Blower

407-1 Threshing Machine

407-2 Fan (for winnowing)

407-3 Straw-bag Machine

407-4 Straw-rope Machine

Box 82

Collected Data, Korea, 1981 (continued):

407-5 Windmill (winnowing machine)

407-6 Water Wheel

407-7 Chemical Fertilizer Spray

407-8 Straw Bag Frame

412-1 Pick

412-2 Shovel

412-3 Axe

412-4 Mallet

412-5 Rice Candy Peddlers Scissors

412-6 Rake

412-7 Wood Hammer

412-8 Whetstone

412-9 Straw Pounder

412-13 Hatchet

413-1 Sickle

413-2 Forked Rake

413-3 Hoe

413-4 Weeding Trowel

413-5 Pitch Fork

413-8 Flail

413-9 Plasterer's Trowel

415-1 Cooking Knife

415-2 Chopping Board

415-3 Chopsticks

415-4 Rice Scoop

415-5 Spoon

415-6 Dipper (ladle)

415-7 Brass Rice Bowl

415-8 Pottery Bowl

415-9 Cooking Pan

415-10 Water Pot

415-11 Gourd Scoop

415-12 Wood Scoop

415-13 Fry Pan

415-14 Rice Kettle

415-15 Aluminum Bowl


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