D. Funkhouser was a professor of anthropology.
There is a building named after him sitting on the University
of Kentucky campus--named for his efforts in anthropology--and for efforts in co-founding the Department of Anthropology
These books were property of V.E. Funkhouser.
Funkhouser, W.D., Portraits of Kentuckians: Brief Studies in Anthropology. Lexington:
Author Published, 1943, 1943. 102 pp. Signed. "Some early sketches of early
Kentuckians who were interesting but not famous." Author is archaeologist who thinks up probable life-stories for the
old bones he finds. Boards warped.
Funkhouser, W.D., The Days That Are Gone; Some Comments On Extravagance.
Lexington: Commercial Printing Co., 1945, 1945. Signed. Speculation and worry from more than half a century ago regarding
population, destruction of natural resources and the selfishness of mankind. Boards warped.
Funkhouser, W.D., Autobiography of an Old Man. A Study
in Anthropology. Lexington: Author published, 1941, 1941. 65 pp. Signed. A man who has lived for a gazillion years
recounts his life on this ever changing earth. Boards warped.
W.D., Dead Men Tell Tales, Some Archeological Fragments.
Lexington: Author published, 1944, 1944. Not signed. 100 pp. Again, Funkhouser imagines fictions to fit the fragments. Boards
warped. End papers edge-toned.