Patricia Townsend. Traditional Birth Attendants in Papua New Guinea Project materials

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Townsend, Patricia K., 1941-
Title: Patricia Townsend. Traditional Birth Attendants in Papua New Guinea Project materials,
Date (inclusive): 1980 - 1991
Extent: 0.80 linear feet (2 archive boxes)
Abstract: Survey form responses, correspondence, and report drafts for the UNICEF funded Papua New Guinea Institute of Applied Social and Economic Research (IASER) project entitled "Survey of Traditional Birth Attendants in Papua New Guinea." The project was conducted by Dr. Patricia Townsend with the research assistance of Ms. Emily Dirua. Also included are prepublication articles and papers by anthropologists and researchers. The materials are arranged in three series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE, 2) RESEARCH MATERIALS and 3) WRITINGS BY OTHERS.
Repository: University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
La Jolla, California 92093-0175
Collection number: MSS 0442
Language of Material: Collection materials in English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Information

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Preferred Citation

Patricia Townsend. Traditional Birth Attendants in Papua New Guinea Project materials, MSS 0442. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

Publication Rights

Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.

Scope and Content of Collection

Research materials of the Traditional Birth Attendants Project directed by Dr. Patricia Townsend. The project surveyed previous fieldworkers in Papua New Guinea on traditional childbirth practices in rural Papua New Guinea. The project was funded by UNICEF. Materials include correspondence, questionnaires, reports, and unpublished papers. The collection is arranged in three series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE, 2) RESEARCH MATERIALS and 3) WRITINGS BY OTHERS.
SERIES 1: CORRESPONDENCE
The CORRESPONDENCE series contains communications between Dr. Townsend, colleagues and anthropologists concerning research involving the observation and understanding of the Papua New Guinea traditional childbirth techniques. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1982 to 1985.
SERIES 2: RESEARCH MATERIALS
All of the materials represented in the RESEARCH MATERIALS series pertain to the data collected for the report for the project by anthropologists during their previous field work in rural Papua New Guinea communities. The drafts of the report are included, as well as the questionnaire and responses which are organized alphabetically by informant.
SERIES 3: WRITINGS BY OTHERS
The WRITINGS BY OTHERS series, arranged alphabetically, contains reports and manuscripts by anthropologists and researchers related to childbirth, reproduction, and family practice in Papua New Guinea communities.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Townsend, Patricia K., 1941- -- Archives
Traditional Birth Attendants Project -- Archives
Midwives -- Papua New Guinea


Collection Contents

 

CORRESPONDENCE

box 1, folder 1

Alba, Ruth 1987

box 1, folder 2

B - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 3

C - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 4

Conway, Denise 1983

box 1, folder 5

Crittenden, Robert 1984 - 1991

box 1, folder 6

D - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 7

D'Silva, E. Wilfred 1983 - 1985

box 1, folder 8

E - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 9

F - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 10

G - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 11

H - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 12

I - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 13

J - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 14

K - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 15

L - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 16

M - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 17

McKellin, William H. 1983 - 1984

box 1, folder 18

Metraux, Rhoda 1984

box 1, folder 19

N - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 20

P - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 21

R - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 22

S - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 23

Staub, Ulrike, and Rupert Poschl 1984

box 1, folder 24

T - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 25

Turner, Lulu 1986

box 1, folder 26

U - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 27

Umemoto, Stephen 1982 - 1986

box 1, folder 28

W - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 29

Y - Miscellaneous

box 1, folder 30

Unidentified correspondents

 

RESEARCH MATERIALS

box 1, folder 31

Mapping of Maternal and Child Health Coverage 1983

Note

Project proposal.
box 1, folder 32

Dirua, Emily. "Field Report on Childbirth in Two Simbu Villages" 1984

Note

February. Working Paper No. 1
box 1, folder 33

Report of the Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Handwritten draft

box 1, folder 34

Report of the Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Annotated typescript draft 1985

Note

Part 1.
box 1, folder 35

Report of the Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Annotated typescript draft 1985

Note

Part 2.
box 1, folder 36

Report of the Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Final draft 1985

Note

Prepared by the Papua New Guinea Institute of Applied Social and Economic Research by UNICEF.
box 1, folder 37

Proportion of Citizen Population Age 7-12 Years at School by Province, District and Sex for Papua New Guinea 1980

Note

Manuscript data chart.
box 1, folder 38

Report of the Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Distribution lists

box 1, folder 39

Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Questionnaire for Fieldworkers

Note

Draft.
box 1, folder 40

Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Questionnaire for Fieldworkers 1983 - 1985

Note

Responses (A-D).
box 2, folder 1

Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Questionnaire for Fieldworkers 1983 - 1985

Note

Responses (F-K).
box 2, folder 2

Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Questionnaire for Fieldworkers 1983 - 1985

Note

Responses (L-M).
box 2, folder 3

Traditional Birth Attendants Project - Questionnaire for Fieldworkers 1983 - 1985

Note

Responses (N - Unidentified).
box 2, folder 4

Village Childbirth Survey Aitape 1980

box 2, folder 5

Miscellaneous - notes

 

WRITINGS BY OTHERS

box 2, folder 6

Baines, Janis and Robert Crittenden. "the Pattern of Childbearing on the Nembi Plateau, Southern Highlands" 1984

Note

Typescript draft.
box 2, folder 7

Boyd, David J. and Karen L. Ito 1981

Note

"Reproductive Decision Making and the Value of Children: The Ilakia Awa of Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province." Report.
box 2, folder 8

Chen, Paul C. Y. "Studies on the Role of Traditional Medicine in Health Care" 1980

box 2, folder 9

Counts, Dorothy Ayers. "Reproduction, Family Planning and the Value of Children in Kaliai, West Britian" 1981

Note

Photocopy of typescript.
box 2, folder 10

Counts, Dorothy Ayers. Infant Care and Feeding in Kaliai, West Britian, Papua New Guinea" 1983

box 2, folder 11

Gegeo, David and Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo 1983

Note

"Kwara'ae Mothers and Infants: Changing Family Practices in Health, Work, and Childrearing." Typescript.
box 2, folder 12

Hauser-Schaublin, Brigitta. "Reproduction, Pregnancy, and Birth in Kararau"

Note

Typescript. Translated by Patricia Townsend.
box 2, folder 13

Hauser-Schaublin, Brigitta. Untitled typescript

box 2, folder 14

Kurita, Hiroyuki. "Health Care in the Fasu Area" 1989 - 3

Note

Typescript.
box 2, folder 15

Lepowsky, Maria 1979

Note

"A Preliminary Report on Cultural Factors Affecting Health and Nutrition: Sudest Island and the Louisiade Archipelago, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea." Typescript.
box 2, folder 16

MacLennan, Robert and Wendy. "Abelam Menstruation, Pregnancy, and Childbirth"

Note

Typescript.
box 2, folder 17

McKellin, William H. "Birthing Among the Managalese"

box 2, folder 18

McKellin, William H. 1983

Note

"The Transformation of Substances: Managalase Concepts of Reproduction and Congenital Illness." Typescript.
box 2, folder 19

Meigs, Anna 1984

Note

"Korogo and Hakeri'a and a Third Perspective on the Relationship Between the Sexes." Typescript.
box 2, folder 20

Meigs, Anna 1976

Note

"Male Pregnancy and the Reduction of Sexual Opposition in a New Guinea Highlands Society." Photocopy of reprint.
box 2, folder 21

Meiser, Leo

Note

"Child-Bearing and Child-Rearing Among the Kaean of the Northern Coast of New Guinea." Photocopy.
box 2, folder 22

Poole, Fitz John Porter 1983

Note

"Folk Models of Eroticism in Mothers and Sons: Aspects of Sexuality Among Bimin-Kuskusmin." Photocopy of typescript.
box 2, folder 23

Staub, Ulrike and Rupert Poschl. "Motherhood on Trobriand Island, Milne Bay Province"

Note

Photocopy of typescript.
box 2, folder 24

Tietjen, Anne Marie 1983

Note

"Infant Care and Feeding Practices and the Beginnings of Socialization Among the Maisin of Papua New Guinea." Photocopy of typescript.