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Guide to the Benjamin D. Paul Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0741
    Creator: Paul, Benjamin D., (Benjamin David), 1911-
    Title: Benjamin D. Paul papers
    Dates: 1941-2000
    Physical Description: 30 Linear feet
    Summary: Papers include field notes from research trips to Guatemala, 1941-2000; other research files and notes, including some of his wife Lois Paul; correspondence; class files and departmental records; and reprints.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    Access: Collection is unprocessed; please consult with the University Archivist for access.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Benjamin D. Paul Papers (SC0741). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Benjamin D. Paul joined the Stanford faculty in 1963; he held bachelor's and doctoral degrees from the University of Chicago. He directed the Program in Medicine and the Behavioral Sciences from 1963 to 1971 and was chairman of the Department of Anthropology from 1967 to 1971. He made numerous field trips to the highlands of Guatemala (many with his wife Lois), living with and studying the Maya Indians of San Pedro la Laguna on Lake Atitlan.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers include field notes from research trips to Guatemala, 1941-2000; other research files and notes, including some of his wife Lois Paul; correspondence; class files and departmental records; and reprints.

    Access Terms

    Paul, Benjamin D. (Benjamin David), 1911-
    Paul, Benjamin D., Mrs.
    Paul, Lois.
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Anthropology.
    Anthropology --Study and teaching.
    Guatemala --Social life and customs.