Six Decades at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Navigating Tags

Thank you all for supporting the Sixty at 60 blog, and continuing to follow the unique history of the museum as it’s been illustrated by our contributors. We have already published more than a quarter of our sixty-posts-for-sixty-years goal, and are looking forward to sharing many more!

While the number of posts grow, we the encourage you to explore the connections between different experiences and narratives. Below are a list of the tags connecting posts to their relevant decades of involvement, topic areas, etc., and their definitions, to help you navigate the 60 year history of the Haffenreffer Museum:

1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, 2000’s, and 2010’s – These tags mark the decades the author worked or collaborated with the Haffenreffer Museum.


AfricaArctic, AlaskaIceland, GuatemalaMesoamerica, Mexico, Migration, New England, Oceania, RussiaSouth America, etc. –  The author has specialized interest in a specific location, region, or time period (likely including archaeological or ethnographic research).


Administration – The author played a role in the administration of the Haffenreffer Museum.


Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology – The author’s studies, work, and/or research directly pertains to anthropology, or, more specifically, cultural anthropology.


Archaeology – The author’s studies, work, and/or research directly pertains to archeology.


Brown University – The author has current or ongoing ties to Brown University as a faculty member, researcher, administrator, etc.


Collecting – The author has done research in the field that has involved actively collecting objects for the museum.


Collections – The author has either participated in the maintaining the museum’s collections, or has donated objects to the collection.


Education – The author has studied and/or worked as an educator.


Exhibitions – The author has had a hand in the design, formulation, and/or installation of exhibits at the museum.


Friends of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology – The author is a past or present member of the Board of the Friends of the Haffenreffer Museum, or otherwise plays a role in the HMA members group.


History – The author has academic and/or research experience in history.


Museums, Museum Studies, Museum EducationThe author studied for a career in museums during their time at the Haffenreffer Museum, and/or has continued towards a career in museums.


Research – The author participated in research projects during their time at the museum, or as part of their career beyond the museum.


Volunteer – The author was a volunteer at the Haffenreffer Museum.



  1. Jarmo Kankaanpää

    What about having a list of all contributors permanently visible, with links to their contributions. Now, it is rather difficult to find the entry of a specific person if it’s not mentioned in the “recent posts”.

    • Emily C Jackson

      Excellent suggestion! We’ll look into setting that up right away!

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