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Records of the Anthropology Department

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/2/4
The Records of the Anthropology Department, filling five boxes, span the years 1964 to 1973. No records exist for the 1965-66 academic year. The bulk of the records fall between 1964 and 1969 and include, but are not limited to, annual reports, applications for graduate study or employment, budgets, correspondence, curriculum, department memos, faculty curriculum vitae, and materials relating to fellowships, the Program of African Studies, research proposals, and summer sessions.

At times, the records' alphabetical designation may not be immediately apparent. Included under the letter “A,” for example, are general Anthropology Department records and memoranda, while records related to the Vogelback Computing Center may appear under the letter “V” or “C.” Records are comprehensive for the academic years 1964-65, 1966-67, 1967-68, and 1968-69. Records for 1969-70 include only folders labeled S-Z. Box 5 contains subject files, arranged alphabetically by subject, for the years 1968-73, and a final file of miscellaneous records for 1967-70 and 1973.

For the period covered by these records, the Anthropology Department was headed by the following Chairs and Acting Chairs: Raoul Naroll, Acting Chair, 1964-65; Francis L. K. Hsu, Chair, 1965-69; Paul J. Bohannon, Acting Chair, 1969-70; Ronald Cohen, Chair, 1970-72; and Ethel Albert, Chair, 1972-73.

Dates

  • 1964-1973
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection. These records may be consulted only with the permission of the University Archivist.

Extent

5.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Records of the Anthropology Department, filling five boxes, span the years 1964 to 1973. No records exist for the 1965-66 academic year. The bulk of the records fall between 1964 and 1969 and include, but are not limited to, annual reports, applications for graduate study or employment, budgets, correspondence, curriculum, department memos, faculty curriculum vitae, and materials relating to fellowships, the Program of African Studies, research proposals, and summer sessions.

Arrangement Note

The folders are arranged chronologically by academic year, and then alphabetically by subject or correspondent within each academic year. For the years 1964/65 and 1966/67, items are arranged chronologically by date within the alphabetical subject files. For all other years, the order is strictly alphabetical.

Method of Acquisition

These records were transferred to the University Archives by Michael Culhane, the Anthropology Departmental Assistant, on June 17, 1988 as Accession No. 88-137.

Existence and Location of Originals

Rachel C. Teuer; June 28, 2004.

Separated Materials

A few duplicate items were discarded.

Processing Information

Ilana Pergam; March 11, 1999.
Title
Guide to the Records of the Anthropology Department
Author
Ilana Pergam
Date
11/03/1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354