John Peabody Harrington

John Peabody Harrington (April 29, 1884 – October 21, 1961) was an American linguist and ethnologist and a specialist in the indigenous peoples of California. Harrington is noted for the massive volume of his documentary output, most of which has remained unpublished: the shelf space in the National Anthropological Archives dedicated to his work spans nearly 700 feet.[1]

John P. Harrington
Harrington in 1924
Born(1884-04-29)April 29, 1884
DiedOctober 21, 1961(1961-10-21) (aged 77)
EducationStanford University, UC Berkeley, University of Leipzig, University of Berlin,
OccupationLinguist, Field ethnologist
SpouseCarobeth Laird

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