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J. Louis Giddings Collection

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Location/Existence of copies: Series II through IVb are available as Portable Document Format (.pdf) files. Series V is partially digitized as Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpeg) files
Alternative guide: University of Alaska. Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Alaska & Polar Regions Collections. Typescript carbon copy of Giddings Dissertation, The Arctic Woodland Culture of the Kobuk River w/photographs.
Bibliography:
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Buried wood from Fairbanks, Alaska." Tree-Ring Bulletin 4 (1938): 3-5.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Recent tree-ring work in Alaska." Tree-Ring Bulletin 5 (1938): 16.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The Application of Tree-Ring Dates to Arctic Sites." Tree-Ring Bulletin 7.2 (1940): 10-14.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Dendrochronology in Northern Alaska." University of Alaska Bulletin 12.1 (1941): 4.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Rock paintings in Central Alaska." American Antiquity 7 (1941): 69-70.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Ethnographic notes, Kobuk River Region, Alaska." The Kiva 6 (1941): 25-28.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Dated sites on the Kobuk River." Tree-Ring Bulletin 9 (1942): 1.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "A plan for mapping Arctic Sea currents." The Geographic Review 33 (1943): 326.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Some climatic aspects of tree growth in Alaska." Tree-Ring Bulletin 9 (1943): 4.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Dated Eskimo Ruins of an Inland Zone." American Antiquity 10.2 (1944): 113-134.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Mackenzie River Delta chronology." Tree-Ring Bulletin 13 (1947): 26-29.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Chronology of the Kobuk-Kotzebue Sites." Tree-Ring Bulletin 14.4 (1948): n.p..
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Diagonal flaking from Kotzebue, Alaska." American Antiquity 14 (1948): 127.
    Giddings, J. Louis, and Ivar Skarland. "Flint stations in Central Alaska." American Antiquity 14.2 (1948): 116-120.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Early flint horizons on the North Bering sea coast." Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Series II 39 (1949): 85-90.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Early Man on the Bering Sea coast." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Series II. 13.1 (1950): 18-21.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "New light on Early Man in Alaska." Bulletin of Philadelphia Anthropological Society 3.2 (1950): 2-4.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Traces of Early Man on the North Bering Sea coast." Bulletin, University Museum. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1950. 3-13.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The Denbigh Flint Complex." American Antiquity 16.3 (1951): 193-203.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "(review) Larsen & Rainey's ‘Ipiutak and the Arctic Whale Hunting Culture’." American Antiquity 17.2 (1951): 158-60.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Problems of Early Man in Alaska." National Research Council Bulletin. 122 (1951): 50.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The forest edge of Norton Bay, Alaska." Tree-Ring Bulletin 18.1 (1951): 2-6.
    Giddings, J. Louis. “The Museum of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.” Museum. 4.2 (1951): 115-117.
    Giddings, J. Louis. The Arctic woodland culture of the Kobuk River. Philadelphia: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania Museum Monograph no. 8, 1952.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Ancient Bering Strait and population spread." Science in Alaska. Washington, D.C.: Arctic Institute of North America, 1952. 85.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Driftwood and Problems of Arctic Sea Currents." Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 96.2 (1952): 129-142.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Observations on the "Eskimo Type" of kinship and social structure." Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska. Fairbanks: University of Alaska, 1952. 5-10.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Chairman's Remarks Papers of the 1st Alaskan Science Conference, Science in Alaska 1950." National Research Council Bulletin 122 (1952): 42-43.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "A holiday with the Padlimiut." Bulletin of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society 7 (1953): 1.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Yukon River spruce growth." Tree-Ring Bulletin 20.1 (1953): 2-5.
    Giddings, J. Louis, and David M. Hopkins. "Geological background of the Iyaltayet archaeological site, Cape Denbigh, Alaska." Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 121.11 (1953): n.p..
    Giddings, J. Louis. "(review of) T.L. Smiley's ‘A summary of tree-ring dates from some South-western archaeological sites’." American Antiquity 18 (1953): 282.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Early Man in the Arctic." Scientific American 190.6 (1954): 82-88.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Tree-Ring Dating in the American Arctic." Tree-Ring Bulletin 20.3 & 4 (1954): 23-25.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The Denbigh Flint complex is not yet dated." American Antiquity 20.4 (1955): 375-376.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The Burin Spall Artifact." Arctic 9.4 (1956): 229-237.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "A Flint Site in Northernmost Manitoba." American Antiquity 11.3 (1956): 255-268.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Pillows" and other rare flints." Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 4.2 (1956): 117-120.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Forest eskimos: an ethnographic sketch of the Kobuk River People in the 1880's." University Museum Bulletin XX Number 2. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania , 1956. 1-61.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "(review of) R. Heizer's ‘Archaeology of the Uyak site, Kodiak Island’." American Anthropologist 59.2 (1957): 371-372.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The tenuous Beaufort Sea archaeology." The Proceedings of the Fifth Alaskan Science Conference. Fairbanks: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Alaska Division, 1957. 94-99.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Round houses in the Western Arctic." American Antiquity 23.2 (1957): 121-135.
    Giddings, J. Louis . The results of a field trip to Eschscholtz Bay, Alaska. Montreal, Quebec : Arctic Institute of North America, 1957.
    Giddings, J. Louis. The Indian and Roger Williams. Providence, Rhode Island: Typescript Manuscript (Carbon Copy), 1957.
    Giddings, J. Louis. Archaeological and physiographic investigations in the Kotzebue Sound. Providence, R.I.: Brown University, 1958.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Archaeological studies of Kotzebue Sound, Alaska." Year Book of the American Philosophical Society, 1959. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1959. 513-514.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The Archaeology of the Bering Strait." Current Anthropology 1.2 (1960): 121-138.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "A view of archaeology about Bering Strait." Acta Arctica 12 (1960): 27-33.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "The archaeology of Bering Strait." Bobbs-Merril Reprint Series in the Social Sciences, A297. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1960. 121-138.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "First traces of man in the Arctic." Natural History 60.9 (1960): 10-19.
    Giddings, J. Louis. Kobuk River people. Fairbanks: Studies of Northern People: Dept. of Anthropology and Geography, University of Alaska, 1961.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Archaeology at Cape Krusenstern." Science in Alaska 12 (1961): 6.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Cultural continuities of Eskimos." American Antiquity 27.2 (1961): 155-173.
    Giddings, J. Louis . "(review of) W.A. Davis ‘Archaeological investigations of inland and coastal sites of the Katmai Monument, Alaska’." American Antiquity 27.1 (1961): 126.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Development of tree-ring dating as an archaeological aid." Tree Growth. New York: Ronald Press, 1962. 119.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Seven Discoveries of the Bering Strait." Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 106.2 (1962): 89-93.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Side-Notched Points Near Bering Strait." Prehistoric Cultural Relations Between the Arctic and Temperate Zones of North America 11. Arctic Institute of North America Technical Paper (1962): 35-38.
    Giddings, J. Louis, and Hans-Georg Bandi. "Eskimo-archaologische Strandwalluntersuchungen auf Kap Krusenstern Nordwest-Alaska." Germania 40.1 (1962): 1-21.
    Giddings, J. Louis. Alaska Aboriginal Culture. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 1962.
    Giddings, J. Louis, and G.W. Moore. "Record of 5000 years of arctic wind direction recorded by Alaskan beach ridges." Geological Society of America Special Paper 68 (1962): 232.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "(review of) S.I. Rudenko's "The ancient culture of the Bering Sea and the Eskimo problem"." Ethnohistory 9 (1962): 209.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Eskimos and old shorelines." American Scholar 31.4 (1962): 585-594.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Onion Portage and Other Flint Sites of the Kobuk River." Arctic Anthropology 1.1 (1962): 6-27.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Some Arctic spear points and their counterparts." Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 10.2 (1963): 1-12.
    Giddings, J. Louis. The archaeology of Cape Denbigh. Providence: Brown University Press, 1964.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "A Long Record of Eskimos and Indians at the Forest Edge." Context and Meaning in Cultural Anthropology. New York: Free Press, 1965. 189-205.
    Giddings, J. Louis. "Cross-Dating the archaeology of Northwestern Alaska." Science, New Series 153.3732 (1966): 127-135.
    Giddings, J. Louis. Ancient men of the Arctic. New York: Knopf, 1967.
    Giddings, J. Louis. 10,000 ans d'histoire arctique. Paris, France: Fayard, 1973.
    Giddings, J. Louis, and Douglas D. Anderson. Beach ridge archeology of Cape Krusenstern: Eskimo and pre-Eskimo settlements around Kotzebue Sound, Alaska. Washington DC: National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1986.
Other information:
    Articles found in New York Times Article Archives, Pembroke College Record and the Brown University Daily Herald, digitized and downloaded; not in our collections. Available upon request in electronic format (.pdf).
    (1956, April 22). Museum head named at Brown. Special to the New York Times. New York. n.p.
    (1961, October 30). A grim fight for life is shown in old ruins. New York Times. New York. n.p.
    Fenton, John H. (1967, January 7). 800 B.C. Artifact find in Alaska aids theory of 2-Continent link. New York Times. New York. n.p.
    (1956, January 10). Brown receives historical home site of Indian king, Philip. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 3.
    (1956, April 13). Official notes. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 3.
    (1956, April 20). Brown adds anthropology curriculum. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1956, October 2). Museum of Indian relics opens weekly. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 3.
    Larsen, Inger. (1956, October 19). Discovery of ancient house changes migration theories. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1956, December 7). Club notes. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 4.
    (1957, March 15). Professors, Anglican monk are guests at coffee hour. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1957, April 30). Giddings, Creed, Dillon teach graduate courses. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 4.
    (1957, September 20). Woolley, West house capture prizes at freshman outing with originality, spirit. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 3.
    (1957, December 10). Question club holds third coffee hour. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    Conner, Carol. (1958, January 10). Students hear chapel, paint Indian exhibit. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 2,4.
    (1958, April 29). Prof. J.L. Giddings represents U.S. at circum-polar conference. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 4.
    (1958, September 19). Freshman class enjoys good weather; houses compete at annual A.A. picnic. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 2.
    (1959, December 11). Question club sponsors coffee hour with faculty. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 2.
    (1960, January 13). Brown faculty members attend Chicago meetings. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 6.
    (1960, March 8). Sleepy Pembrokers escape Haffenreffer estate’s cabin fire. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 4.
    MacIntosh, Judy. (1960, September 23). Excursion taken by adventurous frosh results in honors, but strictly for fun. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 2.
    (1961, March 3). Luders, Feldman, Giddings star on television show. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 3.
    (1961, October 27). Brown professor Louis Giddings makes vital archaeological discovery in Arctic. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1961, October 31). Dr. Louis Giddings makes new discoveries; sheds light on origin of man in America. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p.3.
    (1962, April 24). Giddings, Heath, and Kopytoff give Brown faculty lectures. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 4.
    (1963, February 12). Recent research of Brown anthropologists stimulates interest in a growing department. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1963, March 22). Dugdale will supervise Brown University press. Brown Daily Herald. Brown University. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1963, October 11). Publishing program heralds Brown’s bicentennial year. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 2.
    (1963, October 24.) Parents day will feature concert, lectures, buffet. Brown Daily Herald. Brown University. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1964, December 11). Dr. J. Louis Giddings dies; auto accident proves fatal. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1965, January 15). Giddings projects will be continued by Penn’s Rainey. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.
    (1966, February 4). Alaskan peak named for Brown professor. Pembroke Record. Pembroke College. Providence, Rhode Island. p. 1.