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Ray, Dorothy Jean

Overview
Works: 31 works in 142 publications in 2 languages and 5,964 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Biography  Art  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E99.E7, 970.1
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Most widely held works about Dorothy Jean Ray
 
Most widely held works by Dorothy Jean Ray
Eskimo Masks : Art and Ceremony by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical discussion and analysis of masks as integral part of Eskimo ceremonialism
Eskimo art : tradition and innovation in north Alaska by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well illustrated account of Alaskan Eskimo art and it's transition as a result of contact with outside cultures
Artists of the tundra and the sea by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

24 editions published between 1961 and 1984 in English and Danish and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Results of author's field work among Alaskan Eskimo ivory carvers; archaeological and historical art styles described and analyzed
Aleut and Eskimo art : tradition and innovation in South Alaska by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

13 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decorative and sculptural arts of the Eskimos living south of Saint Michael, Alaska - the Aleut, Yukik, and Pacific Eskimos - from the first European contact to 1979
The Eskimos of Bering Strait, 1650-1898 by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description and analysis of the changes that took place in the culture of the area from 1650 to 1898 from the first reports received in Siberia about Alaskan Eskimos to the time of the gold rush
A legacy of arctic art by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Jean Ray describes her collection of nearly one hundred Eskimo artifacts, now part of the University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, and provides an engaging and colorful history of her own pioneering work as an anthropologist, researcher, and writer. Functioning both as a catalog and memoir, the book combines the formal, analytical description of each object with an informal discussion of the author's relationships with the artists and others from whom she obtained
Graphic arts of the Alaskan Eskimo by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

14 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer missionary to the Bering Strait Eskimos : Bellarmine Lafortune, S.J. by Louis L Renner( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in Undetermined and English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details of missionary work in Alaska's Seward Peninsula from 1903 to 1947
Ethnohistory in the Arctic : the Bering Strait Eskimo by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of articles, some of which have been previously published, on the history and culture of Inuit in the Bering Strait area of Alaska. Includes account of the Vasil'ev-Shishmareii expedition of 1819-22
The Eskimo of St. Michael and vicinity by H. M. W Edmonds( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting it free : an exhibition of modern Alaskan Eskimo ivory carving( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of an exhibition entitled "Setting it free", which traces the historical development of Alaskan Eskimo ivory carving from the 1850's to the present
Eskimo masker by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in Danish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Michael Eskimo myths and tales by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eskimo place-names in Bering Strait and vicinity by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ice window : letters from a Bering Strait village, 1892-1902 by Ellen Louise Kittredge Lopp( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family correspondence, journals, drawings, and other materials form the basis of this collection documenting a slice of life at Cape Prince of Wales, an Alaska Eskimo village 55 miles across the Bering Strait from Siberia. Most of the letters were written by Ellen Louise Kittredge Lopp, a white teacher, missionary, and mother, who describes everyday Native life and celebrations, schoolroom adventures, visitors from trading and whaling ships, the environment, the subsistence way of life, and the herding of reindeer the school and mission acquired in 1894. Printed on heavy stock with crisp b & w illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Eskimo of St. Michael and vicinity as related by H.M.W. Edmonds by H. M. W Edmonds( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy Jack and his artistry by Dorothy Jean Ray( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second article in American Indian art magazine about Happy Jack, the celebrated ivory carver from turn-of-the-century Nome, Alaska, presenting further information that has come to light since the first article about him was published in 1984
Mortuary art of the Alaskan Eskimos by Dorothy Jean Ray( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Provides a detailed discussion of an unusual art form about which little has been written, the effigy or memorial posts found in southwest Alaskan cemeteries
Eskimo art ; tradition and innovation by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eskimo masks : art and ceremony by Dorothy Jean Ray( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Ice window : letters from a Bering Strait village, 1892-1902
Alternative Names
Dorothy Jean Ray Amerikaans antropologe (1919-2007)

Dorothy Jean Ray Anthropologist

Languages
English (117)

Danish (8)

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