Edward H. Spicer

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Fellow: Awarded 1955

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-29-1906

Died: 04-04-1983

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

SPICER, EDWARD HOLLAND:  Appointed for a comparative study of the influences of contact with other cultures upon the Yaqui communities of Mexico and Arizona; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1941.

Born November 29, 1906, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania.  Education:  University of Delaware, 1925–27; Johns Hopkins University, 1927–28; University of Arizona, A.B., 1932, A.M., 1933; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1939.

Research Associate, 1934, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff; Research Assistant in Ethnology, 1935–38, Director of Field Party at Brookport, Illinois, Summer, 1939, University of Chicago; Instructor in Social Anthropology, 1938–39, Dillard University; Instructor in Anthropology, 1939—, University of Arizona.

Publications:  Pascua, A Yaqui Village in Arizona, 1940. Articles in Museum Notes of the Museum of Northern Arizona, University of Arizona Social Science Bulletin, Kiva.

AWARDS WON

National Academy of Sciences , 1975