Elsie Clews Parsons

Elsie Clews Parsons, a prominent sociologist, turned her attention to anthropology at the age of forty, after a trip to the Southwest. Her investigations established her as an authority on the Pueblo culture and society. At the time of her death in 1941, she was president of the American Anthropological Association. She is the editor of "American Indian Life," also available as a Bison Book. Pauline Turner Strong, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin, is...See more