Finding Aid for the Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers, ca. 1930-1994

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1994
Collection number: 1641
Creator: Goldschmidt, Walter Rochs, 1913-
Extent: 104 boxes (52 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Abstract: Walter Rochs Goldschmidt (b.1913) was a professor in UCLA's department of Anthropology (1946-69), founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association, president of the Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51), president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70), and editor of the American anthropologist (1956-59); publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way: a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism: an essay in anthropological theory (1966). The collection consists of correspondence, research notes, teaching records, editorial review files, manuscripts, and reprints.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers (Collection 1641). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233086 

Biography

Goldschmidt was born on February 24, 1913 in San Antonio, Texas; BA (1933) and MA (1935), University of Texas; Ph.D, UC Berkeley, 1942; social science analyst at U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1940-46; assistant professor (1946-50), associate professor (1950-56), professor, and chairman of the department of anthropology (1964-69), UCLA; founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association; president, Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51) and president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70); editor, American anthropologist, 1956-59; publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way: a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism: an essay in anthropological theory (1966).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, research notes, teaching records, editorial review files, manuscripts, and reprints.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Goldschmidt, Walter Rochs, 1913- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Anthropology--Faculty--Archival resources.
Anthropology teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

1) Personal

Boxes 1-4

Curriculum vitae, biobibliographies; job offers; retirement; grants; trips; class notes, papers, and thesis (1934-1935). 1934-1984

 

2) Correspondence

Boxes 5-8

A - Z. 1970-1989

 

3) Teaching

Boxes 9-15

Class notes, exams, readings, papers. 1939-1982

 

4) Students

Boxes 16-23

Correspondence, thesis proposals and revisions; manuscripts. 1949-1987

 

5) Anthropology Department, UCLA

Boxes 24-25

Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, notes. 1952-1987

 

6) University Business, UCLA

Boxes 26-30

Committees, topics. 1950-1980

 

7) Professional Associations

Boxes 31-36

Correspondence, meetings and programs, committees. 1969-1979

 

8) Consultantships

Boxes 37-40

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes. 1943-1984

 

9) Conferences, Speeches, Lectures

Boxes 41-47

Manuscripts, correspondence. 1948-1986

 

10) Editorial Duties

Boxes 48-50

Correspondence, meetings. 1951-1984

Box 51

Arlen House Conference on the U.S. and Africa. 1957-1969

Boxes 52-53

American Anthropology editorship (correspondence and manuscripts). 1955-1959

Note

CLOSED UNTIL 2033 A.D.
 

11) Research, Broadcast, and Publication Projects

Boxes 54-57

Hupa (1937 publication). 1937

Scope and Content Note

Field notes.
Boxes 58-59

Wasco, California (1941 publication). 1907-1941

Boxes 60-63

Arvin-Dinuba, California (1944 publication). 1944-1977

Scope and Content Note

Data (community organization schedules); clippings; hearings.
Box 64

Tlingit (1946 publication). 1946

Scope and Content Note

Interviews and personal statements; social organization notes; notes on readings.
Box 65

Yurok [notes on readings]. 1946

Boxes 66-76

Exploring the Ways of Mankind radio series (1951-1953). 1950-1977

Scope and Content Note

Administrative records; correspondence, scripts.
Boxes 77-79, 130

Sebei (Uganda projects: 1954, 1961-1962, 1972). 1954-1974

Scope and Content Note

Research on Sebei ethnology: field notes, language notes, data, conference notes; meteorological record books.
Boxes 80-96

Culture and Ecology in East Africa Research Project (1960-1967). 1953-1975

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, manuscripts.
Boxes 97-99

Culture and Ecology in East Africa Research Project: Personnel files. 1955-1973

Note

CLOSED UNTIL 2048 A.D.
Boxes 100-104

Anthropological films. 1955-1989

Scope and Content Note

  • Correspondence with National Anthropological Center (Smithsonian Institution) and Anthropological Film Research Institute.
  • Dimensions in Culture: broadcast videotapes (1”); flopy disks (10”); correspondence; conference notes.
Boxes 105-106

Pastoralists. 1964-1989

Scope and Content Note

Questionnaires; comparative data.
Boxes 107-109

Worlds of Man. 1968-1975

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes for monographic series on cultural ecology.
Boxes 110, 111, 131, 132

Picture Tests of Values. 1951-1974

Scope and Content Note

Illustrations and original artwork
Box 112

Uses of Anthropology (1979 publication). 1976-1979

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence; administrative records.
 

12) Manuscripts

Boxes 113-124

Manuscripts and correspondence. 1940-1981

 

13) Book Reviews

Box 125

Manuscripts, correspondence, and clippings. 1946-1987

 

14) Publications

Boxes 126-129

Offprints and reprints. 1935-1986