World Cultures (Ethnology)


Publication List


Berg, D. 1990. Some Ramesside fragments. In Studien zur Altëgyptischen Kultur, Hartwig Altenmüller and Dietrich Wildung (eds.), pp. 75-106, tafel 1-4. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag.

Berg, D. 1990. The archaeological context of the Egyptian and Nubian antiquities in the Redpath Museum. Fontanus 3: 117-30.

Berg, D. 1983. A fragmentary Book of the Dead papyrus belonging to McGill University. Journal of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities 13(2): 107-19, pl. i-iv.


Lawson, B. (2017) “Tracking Erromango barkcloth”, in, TAPA. De l’écorce à l’étoffe, art millénaire d’Océanie / TAPA. From Tree Bark to Cloth: An Ancient Art of Oceania, edited by Michel Charleux. Paris : Somogy éditions d’art & Tahiti : Association TAPA, pp. 137-144.

Lawson, B. (2016) “Egyptian Mummies at the Redpath Museum: Unravelling the History of McGill University’s Collection”, Fontanus, v. 14, pp. 1-37.

Lawson, B. (2014) (Andrew Wade, Barbara Lawson, Donatella Tampieri, and Andrew Nelson) “Hybrid Ritual: Abdominal Incision Plate Use in a Case of Transperineal Evisceration”, Yearbook of Mummy Studies, v. 2, pp. 103-8.

Lawson, B. (2014) A blog entitled Collectors on a Mission regarding missionary collecting, included an interview with Barbara Lawson regarding the Rev. Robertson collection from Erromango (Vanuatu)

Lawson, B. (2013) “Maori Pare (Lintel), Marquesas U’U (Staff), Papua New Guinea Mai mask,” in Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 150th Anniversary Guide /Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal - Guide du 150e anniversaire. Montreal: MMFA/MBAM, pp. 65-7.

Lawson, B. (2012) (Wade A, et al.) “Early dental intervention in the Redpath Ptolemaic Theban Male,” International Journal of Paleopathology, 2, PP. 217-22.

Lawson, B.  (2012) (Wade, A. et al.) “Foodstuff Placement in Ibis Mummies and the Role of Viscera in Embalming,” Journal of Archaeological Science, 39, pp. 1642-7. 

Lawson, B.  (2012) (Wade, A. et al.) “Scenes from the Past: Multidetector CT of Egyptian Mummies of    the Redpath Museum,” RadioGraphics, 32 (4), pp. 1235-50.

Lawson, B. (2011) “Dr. John Lancelot Todd (1876-1949)”, Osler Library Newsletter, n. 115, pp. 3-5.

Lawson, B. (2011) (Lawson. B.; Miller, P.; and Dobbin, K.) “Dr. John Lancelot Todd (1876-1949) Guide to International Collections of Print, Manuscript, Photographic and Material Resources Documenting the Professional and Personal Life of Dr. John Lancelot Todd”, 60 pages .

Lawson,B. 2009. Pacific Collections at the Redpath Museum, McGill University (Montreal, Quebec). PIMA (Pacific Islands Museums Association) Newsletter.

Lawson, B. 2005. Collecting Cultures: Canadian Missionaries, Pacific Islanders and Museums. In Canadian Missionaries, Indigenous Peoples: Representing Religion at Home and Abroad, A. Austin and J. Scott, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 235-61.

Lawson, B. 2005. Pacific Tapa. (Book Review) Pacific Affairs, 78 (3): 522-23.

Lawson, B. 2004. Clothing the Pacific. (Book Review). Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 10(3): 717-18.

Lawson, B. 2004. Toward a Geography of Art. (Book Review). Muse 22(6): 46.

Lawson, B. 2002. Academic Anthropology and the Museum: Back to the Future. (Book Review). Anthropologica 44(2): 312-14.

Lawson, B. 2001. 'Clothed and in their right mind': Women's Dress on Erromango, Vanuatu. Pacific Arts, n. 23 & 24, pp. 69-86.

Lawson, B. 1999. From curio to cultural document, in Museums and the Future of Collecting, Simon Knell, editor, pp. 63-72. Aldershot (UK): Ashgate Publishing.

Lawson, B. 1999. Exhibiting agendas: anthropology at the Redpath Museum (1882-1899). Anthropologica / Canadian Anthropology Society, v. XLI, n. 1, pp. 53-65.

Lawson, B. 1997. Review of Museums and the Making of Ourselves: The Role of Objects in National Identity, Flora E.S. Kaplan, editor, in Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, v. 34, n. 1, pp. 110-12.

Horne, P.; Lawson, B.; and Aufderheide, A. 1995. Examination of the Guanche mummy RED-1. Proceedings of the First World Congress on Mummy Studies, Tenerife, 1992, (2 vols.), v. I, pp. 135-40.

Lawson, B. 1994. Missionaries, material culture collecting, and nineteenth-century representations in the New Hebrides [Vanuatu]. Museum Anthropology (American Anthropological Association), v. 18, n. 1, pp. 21-38.

Lawson, B. 1994. Collected Curios: Missionary Tales from the South Seas. (A study of 19th century representations, missionization, and material culture collecting in the New Hebrides [Vanuatu]. Montreal: McGill Libraries, 313 p.

Bisson, M., Lawson, B.; and Trigger, B.G. 1994. Excavating collections: archaeological finds at the Redpath Museum. Fontanus, v. 7, pp. 53-71.

Lawson, B. 1993. Recension de Exhibiting Cultures, I. Karp and S. Lavine, éditeurs, Culture (Canadian Anthropology Society), v. 13, n. 1, pp. 79-82.

Virr, R.; Lawson, B.; Woloch, G.M.; and Shlosser, F. 1991. The McGill University Collection of Greek and Roman Coins: new evidence for its history. Fontanus, v. 4, pp. 109-24.


Zahn, K. 1984. The McGill University Egyptian Mummy Collection. Receuil de travaux et communications de l'association des études du Proche-Orient Ancien, v. 2, pp. 25-27.