The Resource A social anthropologist in Britain and Berkeley :, Burton Benedict ; with introductions by William Simmons and Lesley A. Sharp. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

A social anthropologist in Britain and Berkeley :, Burton Benedict ; with introductions by William Simmons and Lesley A. Sharp. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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A social anthropologist in Britain and Berkeley :, 2002
Title
A social anthropologist in Britain and Berkeley :
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Burton Benedict ; with introductions by William Simmons and Lesley A. Sharp. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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2002
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Language
eng
Summary
Family in Baltimore and New York City; early interests, film, Hollywood; Air Force Altitude Training Center, WWII; Harvard Dept. of Social Relations; faculty Gregory Bateson, Florence Kluckhohn; London School of Economics, thesis, Raymond Firth; marriage to Marion Steuber, London friends and activities; Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill, 1954, ethnographic work; research in Mauritius, 1955-1957, continuing interest in family planning programs; LSE faculty, colleagues, Cambridge Conference, Royal Anthropological Institute, interest in role analysis, ethnographic films; UC Berkeley Dept. of Anthropology since 1966: faculty Elizabeth Colson, William Shack, others, innovative teaching, department chairship; research in Seychelles, 1960, 1974, Men, Women, and Money; social aspects of the move to Berkeley; UC administrative roles: Divisional Dean, Letters & Sciences, Budget Committee, Study Abroad Program, Lowie Museum of Anthropology: PPIE Exhibition, directorship; discusses worlds fair scholarshp, zoo education, Oakland Zoo, careers of daughters Barbara and Helen. Appended articles by Benedict
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Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3406 C:1-20.
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contains biographical information
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CU-BANC
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Benedict, Burton
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oral history transcript
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portraits
Index
index present
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non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Riess, Suzanne B
  • Bancroft Library
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  • Benedict, Marion
  • Colson, Elizabeth
  • Shack, William A
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology
  • Ethnologists
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
  • College administrators
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A social anthropologist in Britain and Berkeley :, Burton Benedict ; with introductions by William Simmons and Lesley A. Sharp. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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Forms part of the University history series
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Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (xvii, 342 p.)
  • 20 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
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.
Label
A social anthropologist in Britain and Berkeley :, Burton Benedict ; with introductions by William Simmons and Lesley A. Sharp. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Link
Publication
Note
Forms part of the University history series
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (xvii, 342 p.)
  • 20 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
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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