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Terence Hays Papers
MSS 0706  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Biography
  • Publication Rights

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Terence Hays Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 0706
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
    Languages: English
    Physical Description: 3.2 Linear feet (8 archives boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1956 - 2008
    Abstract: Papers of anthropologist and professor Terence Hays. The archive primarily concerns Hays' three field studies in the Papua New Guinea highlands in 1971-1972, 1981, and 1985, where he researched language and interactions between the sexes. The collection includes correspondence, field notes and unpublished papers.
    Creator: Hays, Terence E.

    Preferred Citation

    Terence Hays Papers, MSS 706. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired 2009.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers document the professional correspondence and research of anthropologist and professor Terence Hays. The bulk of the collection is centered largely around three field studies conducted by Hays in Papua New Guinea, and is arranged in three series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE, 2) FIELD NOTES and 3) WRITINGS.

    Biography

    Terence Hays was born September 30, 1942, in Shenandoah, Iowa. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Omaha in 1966, a Master of Arts in anthropology from the University of Colorado in 1968, and a Doctor of Philosophy in anthropology from the University of Washington in 1974.
    Hays received two Fulbright Senior Scholar awards and spent the majority of his career at Rhode Island College in the Department of Anthropology and Geography beginning in 1973. Hays has been a professor emeritus there since 2006.

    Publication Rights

    Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hays, Terence E. -- Archives
    Ethnobiology -- Papua New Guinea -- Eastern Highlands Province
    Ethnobotany -- Papua New Guinea -- Eastern Highlands Province
    Folk literature -- Papua New Guinea -- Eastern Highlands Province
    Man-woman relationships -- Papua New Guinea -- Eastern Highlands Province
    Ndumba (Papua New Guinean people) -- Ethnobiology
    Ndumba (Papua New Guinean people) -- Ethnobotany
    Ndumba (Papua New Guinean people) -- Folklore
    Ndumba (Papua New Guinean people) -- Sex role