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Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Collection

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Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Collection

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Collection of items from the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom collection, donated to Indiana University.

Collector

As an outgrowth of their personal interests as collectors, Vincent and Elinor Ostrom built their collection over more than five decades as scholars of social dynamics, especially relative to problem solving, in communities around the world. The Ostroms founded their Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University in 1973 as an outlet to explore interdisciplinary methodologies.

Items in the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Collection Collection

Round birch bark lidded box with dense red-brown, orange, yellow, and white quillwork on lid and sides.

1. Form: The lid quillwork features an 8-pointed star in many layers of color. In the center is a star of yellow spanning 1 inch. This is…

Round birch bark lidded box with dense white and brown quillwork; 8-pointed star on top, diamonds on side.

1. Form: This 5-inch diameter box is decorated with white and brown quills. In the center, they start as an 8-point asterisk, with points…

Round birch bark lidded box with dense white and brown quillwork, 8-pointed star on lid, diamonds on side.

1. Form: This 5-inch diameter box is decorated with white and brown quills. In the center, they start as an 8-point asterisk, with points…

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