Frederick Webb Hodge


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(1864–1956), anthropologist and author, served in the Southwest with the U.S. Geological Survey (1884–86) and later expeditions, and joined the Bureau of Ethnology in 1889, becoming its head (1910–18). He edited the Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., 1907–10) and The American Anthropologist (1899–1910, 1912–14), and was the author of many important works on the background of the Southwest.

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