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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Eugene Frederick Quinn Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1822-2004
    Collection number: 72099
    Creator: Quinn, Eugene Frederick
    Collection Size: 16 manuscript boxes, 3 microfilm reels, 2 envelopes, 1 expanding folder, 4 phonotapes ((7.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Research notes and drafts, lists, writings, interviews, copies of government documents, printed matter, tapes of tribal chants, and photographs, relating to the Beti society of Cameroon. Used by E. F. Quinn as research material for his dissertation, entitled Changes in Beti Society, 1887-1960 (University of California, Los Angeles, 1970). Entire collection also available on microfilm (7 reels).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Eugene Frederick Quinn Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Beti (Bantu tribe)
    Cameroon--Social life and customs.