An Entry for the "Typical Skulls" in the Warren Anatomical Museum Index

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Title

An Entry for the "Typical Skulls" in the Warren Anatomical Museum Index

Subject

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851
Warren Anatomical Museum
skulls
index

Description

The entry list the donation of twelve casts considered "typical skulls" from John Collins Warren to the Warren Anatomical Museum. These casts came from the skulls of Samuel George Morton's crania collection which were used to determine a standard measurement process with John Collins Warren. The curator, J. B. S. Jackson, lists the casts under the "National Skulls" division in the Museum Index.

Abstract

Museum Index record of twelve "typical skull" casts from the Mortonian collection.

Creator

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879

Date Created

undated

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog index, undated, Warren Anatomical Museum Records, Collection Registration Records, Series 00012, Box 10, Folder 6, Harvard Medical Library, Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.

Is Referenced By

Format

text

Extent

1 museum index (1 page)

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

00012_010_004_ref

Scripto

Transcription

Third Division
Specimens of which the character is not strictly professional.
Series XL. National Skulls Etc.
A series of twelve casts of typical skulls, as follows: English; Anglo-Saxon. German. Ancient Agyptian. Graco Agyptian. Copt. Chilian. Malay. Aboriginal American. Two Ancient Peruvians. Negro. Australian. 1051. Dr. J. C. Warren
Skull English 1063
“ “ Irish 1064
“ “ Austrian 1065
“ “ Turk 1066
“ “ Greek from Acio. 1067
“ “ From the fields of Aboukir Egypt 1068
“ “ Hindoo – 12 specimen 1069-80
“ “ Chinese 1081
“ “      “     Taiwan race 1082.
“ “ Kalmuc 1083
“ “ Devotee, according to Dr. Bachi cast 1084
“ “ Guanche 3 specimens 1085-7
“ “ N. A. Indian Menominee 1089

Files

00012_010_004_ref.pdf

Citation

Jackson, J. B. S. (John Barnard Swett), 1806-1879 , “An Entry for the "Typical Skulls" in the Warren Anatomical Museum Index,” OnView, accessed June 21, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/26372.

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