University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Jean Adelman

Frederica De Laguna

Honorary Curator, American Section

By: Jean Adelman

On October 6, 2004, Frederica De Laguna, Honorary Curator in the Museum’s American Section and renowned anthropologist of Alaska’s native peoples, passed away at the age of 98. Freddy’s affiliation with the Penn Museum began in the early 1930s when she led five expeditions to Alaska’s Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound, and Yukon Valley as […]