Scope and Contents note The bulk of the collection consists of photographs commissioned by Ales Hrdlicka for the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego, collected 1912-1914. They include front and profile portraits of Mongols in Urga, Mongolia, as well as Apache, Teton, Hopi, Navajo, Omaha, Osage, and Pueblo Indians. There are some full-length portraits of Apaches and views of Southwest Indian dwellings, activities, and a dance. Additionally, there are some images of United States National Museum exhibits and items from the USNM, American Museum of Natural History, and the Royal College of Surgeons in London, some of which were made by Hrdlicka in 1917.
Born in North Dakota in 1895, Paul H.T. Thorlakson moved to Selkik, Manitoba with his parents in 1900. He graduated form the Manitoba Medical College in Winnipeg in 1919 and in 1923 gained membership in the Royal College of Surgeons in London, England. Thereupon he returned to Winnipeg to begin a life-long medical practice. In 1938 he converted his practice into the first multi-specialty private group practice clinics in Canada--the Winnipeg, Clinic. In 1945 he created the Manitoba Institute for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research
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Autographed photograph Scotland Sir Arthur Keith (5 February 1866 - 7 January 1955) was a Scottish anatomist and anthropologist, who became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Hunterian Professor and conservator of the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons in London. A leading figure in the study of human fossils, he became President of the Royal Anthropological Institute. The latter role stimulated his interest in the subject of human evolution, leading to the publication of his book A New Theory of Human Evolution, in which he supported the idea of group selection. Where others had postulated that physical separation could provide a barrier to interbreeding, allowing groups to evolve along different lines, Keith introduced the idea of cultural differences as providing a mental barrier, emphasising territorial behaviour, and the concept of the 'in-group' and 'out-group'. Man had evolved, he claimed, through his tendency to live in small competing ... Read More
Larsell earned his undergraduate degree at McMinnville College, now known as Linfield College, in 1910, an MA at Northwestern in Evansville Illinois in 1914 and a PhD. in philosophy at the University of Chicago in 1918. In 1937, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Linfield College. Larsell was considered a prominent educator and author in the field of anatomy and won international fame for his research on the cerebellum. He was a noted researcher in the structures of the brain, nervous system, sinuses and lungs. He served as an instructor of biology at Linfield (1910), taught zoology at Northwestern (1915 - 1918) and was associate professor of anatomy at the University of Wisconsin (1918 - 1920). He served as associate professor at Northwestern in 1920 and accepted an appointment at the University of Oregon Medical School in 1921 as professor of anatomy. He held this position until 1952. In 1952 he moved to Minnesota to become professor of neuroanatomy at the ... Read More