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Anthropology and a lifetime of observation : oral history transcript / 2002.
GN21.C65 A3 2002; BANC MSS 2002/211 c; Phonotape 3368 C:1-17
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Title:

Anthropology and a lifetime of observation : oral history transcript / 2002
University of California history series

Creator/Contributor:

Colson, Elizabeth, 1917-2016, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Family and community, Minnesota; education, University of Minnesota, Radcliffe; influence of Ruth and Wilson Wallis, others, and work with life histories, Pomo Indians, Makah Indians, Poston War Relocation Camp; to Northern Rhodesia, 1946, Max Gluckman, Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, rain shrine work; Oxford and Manchester, anthropological perspective, British social anthropology; Gwembe Tonga and forced resettlement study beginning 1956: Thayer Scudder, life in the field, research methodology, notes, diaries, censuses, continuing migration and resettlement work; teaching at Boston University, Goucher College, Brandeis University; UC Berkeley's Department of Anthropology, professor since 1964: faculty, departmental groups, 1970 report on the status of women on campus, the Budget Committee, Editorial Committee; returns to Zambia, routines in Africa, in Berkeley, colleagues, honors, recent publications. Appendices include Interview for the Society of Woman Geographers, 1993; sample field notes, 1957, 1998; "The Father as Witch," 2000; histories of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, 1977; "Overview" of anthropology, 1989.

Date:

2002 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
University of California, Berkeley. -- Dept. of Anthropology -- Faculty
University of California, Berkeley -- History
Women anthropologists -- Interviews
Africanists -- United States
Forced migration -- Research
Ethnology -- Research
Tonga (Zambezi people) -- Relocation

Note:

Elizabeth Colson ; with an introduction by Laura Nader. Interviews conducted by Suzanne Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the University history series.
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3368 C:1-17.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xv, 358 p.) : ill., ports. ; 29 cm.
17 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z150r
GN21.C65 A3 2002
BANC MSS 2002/211 c
Phonotape 3368 C:1-17

Origin:

California

Classification:

BX4408.5 .V5

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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