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The Vernon Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 003

  • Staff Only
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.

Dates

  • 1921-1980

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Overview

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.
Title
Guide to the The Vernon Anderson Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Finding aid prepared by J. Saunders, July 1980.
Date
2005-10-21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

Contact:
Northwestern University Libraries
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