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Mary Jean Kennedy papers, 1948-1999.
BANC MSS 99/270 c box 5; BANC MSS 99/270 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 99/270 c box 1; BANC MSS 99/270 c box 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Mary Jean Kennedy papers, 1948-1999

Creator/Contributor:

Kennedy, Mary Jean, 1918-, creator

Abstract:

The papers consist of files containing correspondence, field notes, and articles written by Mary Jean Kennedy. Kennedy's academic career at the University of California, Berkeley is represented by a paper on the economic structure of the San Carlos Apache, written for a class taught by Edward Winslow Gifford in 1955, and her unpublished doctoral dissertation entitled, "Culture Contact and Acculturation of the Southwestern Pomo."

Date:

1948 (issued)

Subject:

Kennedy, Mary Jean -- 1918- -- Archives
Karok Indians
Kashaya Indians
Yurok Indians
Karamojong (African people)
Women anthropologists

Note:

PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION: BOX 5 CLOSED until June 2024. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Mary Jean Kennedy papers, BANC MSS 99/270 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Todd Kennedy; May 1999.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1999.078).
Mary Jean Kennedy Aerni (1918-1998) was awarded her A.B. degree from Stanford University in 1939 and her Ph. D. in Anthropology at U.C. Berkeley in 1955. She did her early fieldwork among the San Carlos Apache, the Karok, the Yokuts, and the Kashaya Pomo. In the mid-1950s, she was one of the first American anthropologists to work in Pakistan, and in the 1960s she worked among the Karamajong, a tribe in Uganda. In the late 1970s she worked among the Yurok.
In English.

Type:

Field notes.
Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

print
5 boxes and 1 oversize folder (1.6 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/270 c box 5
BANC MSS 99/270 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 99/270 c box 1
BANC MSS 99/270 c box 2
BANC MSS 99/270 c box 3
BANC MSS 99/270 c box 4
BANC MSS 99/270 c
BANC MSS 99/270 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION: BOX 5 CLOSED until June 2024. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.