Research documentation from Brian du Toit's anthropological fieldwork from 1961-1962 in Papua New Guinea. Du Toit worked with
the Gadsup people in Akuna, a village located in the Arona River Valley of Eastern Highlands Province. Research materials
include 16mm films, reel-to-reel tapes, and color slides.
Brian Murray du Toit was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 1935. He received his B.A. in anthropology and sociology in
1957 and his M.A. in anthropology in 1961 - both from the University of Pretoria. In 1963 he obtained his Ph.D. from the University
of Oregon. As a doctoral student, du Toit had the opportunity to do fieldwork in Papua New Guinea. He worked with the Gadsup
people in Akuna, a village located in the Arona River Valley of Eastern Highlands Province.
1.6 Linear feet
2 archives boxes and 2 shoe boxes
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Films and audio recordings in boxes 3 & 4 are restricted. Researchers must request, through the Director of the Mandeville
Special Collections Library, that user copies be produced.