Scope and Contents
From the Collection:
The Melville J. Herskovits Papers document Herskovits' career during a period of very rapid growth of both anthropology and African studies. Professional correspondence and manuscripts of publications make up the bulk of the collection, although other material is included as well. A small amount of material relating to Herskovits' personal life is also present, particularly in the general files.The collection is divided into five subseries: General Files, Foreign Relations Committee...