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Jeffrey Fadiman field notes based on oral interviews with Meru tribal elders : collected in Kenya, 1960s and 1970s.
BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 1; BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 2; BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 3; BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 4; ...
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Title:

Jeffrey Fadiman field notes based on oral interviews with Meru tribal elders: collected in Kenya, 1960s and 1970s

Creator/Contributor:

Fadiman, Jeffrey., creator

Abstract:

Primarily field notes. Also includes draft manuscript materials and reprints, publicity and research materials for his talks and course, "Spirits and the Sex War: African Witchcraft and Women," and a photocopy of the original Kimeru manuscript and English translation of "Asili ya Wameru na tabia zao = Origins of the Meru and Their Customs," by Rev. Philipo M'inoti, circa late 1930s.

Date:

1960 (issued)

Subject:

Fadiman, Jeffrey -- Archives
Meru (African people) -- Social life and customs
Meru (African people) -- Folklore
Folklore -- Kenya

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Jeffrey Fadiman field notes based on oral interviews with Meru tribal elders, BANC MSS 96/49 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Jeffrey Fadiman; 19951219.
In English.

Type:

Field notes.

Physical Description:

print
6 cartons.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 1
BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 2
BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 3
BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 4
BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 5
BANC MSS 96/49 z CARTON 6
BANC MSS 96/49 z
BANC MSS 96/49 z

Origin:

Kenya

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Asili ya Wameru na tabia zao : M'Inoti, Philipo.