GILBERT, William Harlen, Jr.

GILBERT, William Harlen, Jr. Covington, co. Kenton, Kentucky 1904 — Silverspring, co. Montgomery, Maryland 1988. U.S. Anthropologist. Ph.D. 1935 Chicago (diss. on Cherokees). In 1936-37 taught Sociology at Auburn University. Later working in Library of Congress.

Publications: Peoples of India. 4+86 p. 21 pl. Smithsonian Inst. ‘War Background Studies’ 18. 1944; Caste in India: A Bibliography. 1. 348 p. 1948.

– “The Sinhalese Caste system of Central and Southern Ceylon”, Ceylon Historical Journal 2, Special Suppl 1953, ??-??.
– Also wrote on Amerindian peoples (Cherokees).

Sources: Numerous references to his Amerindian publications in Internet, but hardly anything else (2022); findagrave with two photos.

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