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Register of the Kenneth E. Read Papers MSS 434
MSS 434  
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Description
The papers of anthropologist and professor Kenneth E. Read contain typescript articles and essays based on his field work in Papua New Guinea in the 1940s - 1950s, as well as 1981-1982. Also included are three papers written by patrol officers, during training, at the Australian School of Pacific Administration as part of classes taught by Read.
Background
Kenneth E. Read was born in Sydney, Australia, in 1917. He obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney in 1939. After serving in the Royal Australian Army during World War II, during which he spent time in New Guinea, Read returned to the University of Sydney where he obtained his MA in Anthropology.
Extent
0.2 Linear feet (one archives box)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.