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David Crockett Graham (1884–1961) as Zoological Collector and Anthropologist in China (review)

David Crockett Graham (1884–1961) as Zoological Collector and Anthropologist in China (review) Reviews 251 Hartmut Walravens, editor. David Crockett Graham (1884­1961) as Zoological Collector and Anthropologist in China. Opera Sinologica Documenta 1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. 251 pp. with index. Paperback 58, ibsn 3­447­05042­X. David Crockett Graham, FRGS, spent most of his life in Sichuan Province, where he was curator of the West China Union University's Museum of Archaeology, Art, and Ethnology. At first he was stationed in Suifu (now Yibin), then transferred to Chengdu in 1932. He produced monographs and major articles on religions in Sichuan, the Qiang, and the "Lolo" (Nosu, or Yi) people, and his 1954 collection of Miao (Hmong) tales and legends from Sichuan is superlative. Parts of his collection can still be seen at Chengdu University, where the museum he ran continues, but the greater part of it is at the Smithsonian Institution, which he was attached to as a collector for the U.S. National Museum since 1919. Although the Smithsonian website (www.si.edu/archives) has a short biography of him and a list of the various boxes in which his diaries and papers are kept, this collection is a valuable piece of archival footnoting to what must have been quite an extraordinary career. Graham presented two http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

David Crockett Graham (1884–1961) as Zoological Collector and Anthropologist in China (review)

China Review International , Volume 14 (1) – Oct 4, 2008

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Reviews 251 Hartmut Walravens, editor. David Crockett Graham (1884­1961) as Zoological Collector and Anthropologist in China. Opera Sinologica Documenta 1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. 251 pp. with index. Paperback 58, ibsn 3­447­05042­X. David Crockett Graham, FRGS, spent most of his life in Sichuan Province, where he was curator of the West China Union University's Museum of Archaeology, Art, and Ethnology. At first he was stationed in Suifu (now Yibin), then transferred to Chengdu in 1932. He produced monographs and major articles on religions in Sichuan, the Qiang, and the "Lolo" (Nosu, or Yi) people, and his 1954 collection of Miao (Hmong) tales and legends from Sichuan is superlative. Parts of his collection can still be seen at Chengdu University, where the museum he ran continues, but the greater part of it is at the Smithsonian Institution, which he was attached to as a collector for the U.S. National Museum since 1919. Although the Smithsonian website (www.si.edu/archives) has a short biography of him and a list of the various boxes in which his diaries and papers are kept, this collection is a valuable piece of archival footnoting to what must have been quite an extraordinary career. Graham presented two

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