Frank Cancian (1934-2020) was professor emeritus of anthropology and documentary photographer at the University of California,
Irvine. The materials in this collection focus mainly on Cancian's anthropological study of Mayan culture. Included are field
notes, field interviews, diaries, research notes, and background research materials.
9.9 Linear Feet
(9 boxes and 3 oversize folders)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their
heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.
The collection has not been processed. It is open for research with the exception of written materials and non-digitized photographs
from the Orange County Housecleaners project and interviews and non-digitized photographs from the Zinacantan project, both
of which will be restricted for a period of 50 years from their date of creation.