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Guide to the Sylvia M. Broadbent papers
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The Sylvia M. Broadbent papers include correspondence, field and research notes, manuscripts, publications, photographs, slides, realia, and other material pertaining to Dr. Sylvia M. Broadbent, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside. Topics include her research in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics, university teaching, professional and recreational activities, and activism on behalf of cultural and environmental resources in the United States and abroad.
Sylvia M. Broadbent, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside, was born in London on February 26, 1932. In 1947, her family immigrated to the United States and settled in Carmel, California, where Broadbent finished high school the following year at the age of 16. She began her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley in the fall of 1948, graduating with highest honors in 1952. Broadbent remained at Berkeley for graduate school, earning her Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1960. She wrote her dissertation on the Southern Sierra Miwok language.
35.25 linear feet (22 record storage boxes, 1 document box, 8 slide drawers, 1 map-case folder, unboxed material)
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California 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 researcher.
This collection is open for research, with the exception of select files that are restricted.