Northwestern

Anderson, Vernon Papers, 1921-1980 Edit

Summary

Identifier
003

Dates

  • 1921-1980 (Creation)

Extents

  • 2.00 Boxes (Whole)

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Abstract

    The papers in this collection were generated by Rev. Vernon Anderson, a Presbyterian missionary. They include personal correspondence, correspondence and reports which Rev. Anderson received while serving on the Commission pour la protection des indigènes, ethnographic notes on the Baluba, field notes taken during meetings with informants in Baluba villages, detailed genealogical clan lists, typescript and photocopies of scholarly papers and articles, newspaper clippings, and notecard files.

  • Arrangement of Materials

    The Notes on the Baluba of the Lubilanji files were arranged and labeled by Vernon Anderson. His arrangement has not been altered.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers which make up the Anderson collection are composed of a small amount of personal correspondence, a small amount of correspondence and reports which he received while serving on the Commission pour la protection des indigènes, a large quantity of ethnographic notes on the Baluba, field notes taken during meetings with informants in Baluba villages, detailed genealogical clan lists, typescript and photocopies of scholarly papers and articles, newspaper clippings, and notecard files. A more detailed listing of the contents of the collection appears in the inventory below. In volume the collection amounts to less than one linear foot.

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