The Resource An archaeologist at work in African prehistory and early human studies : : teamwork and insight, J. Desmond Clark ; with an introduction by Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth. Interviews conducted by Timothy Troy in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

An archaeologist at work in African prehistory and early human studies : : teamwork and insight, J. Desmond Clark ; with an introduction by Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth. Interviews conducted by Timothy Troy in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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An archaeologist at work in African prehistory and early human studies : : teamwork and insight, 2002
Title
An archaeologist at work in African prehistory and early human studies :
Title remainder
teamwork and insight
Statement of responsibility
J. Desmond Clark ; with an introduction by Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth. Interviews conducted by Timothy Troy in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Inclusive dates
2002
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Language
eng
Summary
Education in England, Cambridge; pre-war work in Africa, Rhodes-Livingstone Museum history, museum collections, infrastructure; conversation with Betty Clark about family and the museum in wartime; WW II in Somaliland, Yavello, Gondar campaign, ancecdotes; 1947 Pan-African Congress and subsequent congresses; work on patterns of movement, Nachikufu, Kalambo Falls, the winter schools; research work of the sixties, iron and copper smelting, Louis Leakey stories, friendship with Glynn Isaac; developing a "whole picture" approach, tools, foods, hunting; work in Syria, Nyasaland, Malawi; mounting and staffing expeditions, training African students; Ethiopia in the seventies, Porc Epic Cave, Gadeb, the Sudan, political issues; India, G.R. Sharma, Son River valley, research logistics; China's Nihewan Basin; UC Berkeley Department of Anthropology faculty, professional association, research facilities, students and colleagues. Includes dialogues and monologues created in 2001-2002 with colleagues Andrew Smith, Garniss Curtis, Charles Keller, Timothy White, Hiro Kurashina, Martin Williams, Donald Adamson, Steve Brandt, Merrick Posnansky, Robert Blumenschine, and Jack Harris
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Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3370 C:1-41.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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CU-BANC
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University history series
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1916-
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Clark, J. Desmond
Form designation
oral history transcript
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  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1941-
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  • Troy, Timothy
  • Clark, Betty Baume
  • Smith, Andrew B.
  • Curtis, Garniss H
  • Keller, Charles M
  • White, T. D.
  • Kurashina, Hiro
  • Williams, M. A. J
  • Adamson, D. A.
  • Brandt, Steven A
  • Posnansky, Merrick
  • Blumenschine, Robert J
  • Harris, John William Kendal
  • Bancroft Library
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  • Leakey, L. S. B.
  • Isaac, Glynn Llywelyn
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Rhodes-Livingstone Museum
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Archaeologists
  • Archaeology
  • Prehistoric peoples
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An archaeologist at work in African prehistory and early human studies : : teamwork and insight, J. Desmond Clark ; with an introduction by Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth. Interviews conducted by Timothy Troy 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
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (xvii, 532 p.)
  • 41 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039983844
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
An archaeologist at work in African prehistory and early human studies : : teamwork and insight, J. Desmond Clark ; with an introduction by Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth. Interviews conducted by Timothy Troy 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, 532 p.)
  • 41 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039983844
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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