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Finding aid to the S. L. Washburn papers, 1932-1996
BANC MSS 98/132 c Phonotape 2950 Motion Picture 842 Phonodisc 738  
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Description
S. L. Washburn papers contain correspondence, writings, research notes, lectures, speeches, field notes, biographical information and photographs relating to his career in physical anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Correspondence is mainly professional with colleagues at Berkeley, in the United States, and abroad. Prominent correspondents include Irven Devore, Phyllis C. Jay, L.S.B. Leakey, and the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Washburn's writings relate to his expertise in and teaching of evolution, as well as documenting his role in education. Field notes relate to primate anatomy and canine teeth. U.C. Berkeley courses are reflected in syllabi, reading lists and lecture notes. Subject files document Washburn's participation in conferences, including speeches and programs, as well as professional activities with the National Science Foundation. Also includes biographical information, research photographs and negatives, and other illustrations and tables.
Extent
Number of containers: 9 cartons, 5 boxes, 8 oversize folders Linear feet: 13.25
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.