Daniel Sutherland Davidson
Date of Birth  :
1900-09-07 - Dec 26 1952
Place of Birth  :
Cohoes,New York.
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Anthropology
Educational background  :

Graduated, got his Masters degree and doctorate in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • In Danielís earlier years he did an abundance of work on the Algonquin Indians of the eastern woodlands.

  • He was the first anthropologist to present extensive fieldwork on the aborigines

  • He published a number of papers on his archeological investigations.

  • He wrote on the relationships of the cultures of Australia, Tasmania, Melanesia, Indonesia and Tierra del Fuego, and on trans-Pacific migrations.

Bibliography  :
Decorative art of the Tetes de Boule of Quebec, (Indian notes and monographs)<br /> Aboriginal Australian and Tasmanian rock carvings and paintings (American Philosophical Society Memoirs)<br /> Snowshoes. Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Volume VI <br /> Aboriginal Australian string figures.