The Resource Anthropology and a lifetime of observation :, Elizabeth Colson ; with an introduction by Laura Nader. Interviews conducted by Suzanne Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Anthropology and a lifetime of observation :, Elizabeth Colson ; with an introduction by Laura Nader. Interviews conducted by Suzanne Riess in 2000-2001. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

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Anthropology and a lifetime of observation :, 2002
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Anthropology and a lifetime of observation :
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Elizabeth Colson ; with an introduction by Laura Nader. Interviews conducted by Suzanne 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 and community, Minnesota; education, University of Minnesota, Radcliffe; influence of Ruth and Wilson Wallis, others, and work with life histories, Pomo Indians, Makah Indians, Poston War Relocation Camp; to Northern Rhodesia, 1946, Max Gluckman, Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, rain shrine work; Oxford and Manchester, anthropological perspective, British social anthropology; Gwembe Tonga and forced resettlement study beginning 1956: Thayer Scudder, life in the field, research methodology, notes, diaries, censuses, continuing migration and resettlement work; teaching at Boston University, Goucher College, Brandeis University; UC Berkeley's Department of Anthropology, professor since 1964: faculty, departmental groups, 1970 report on the status of women on campus, the Budget Committee, Editorial Committee; returns to Zambia, routines in Africa, in Berkeley, colleagues, honors, recent publications. Appendices include Interview for the Society of Woman Geographers, 1993; sample field notes, 1957, 1998; "The Father as Witch," 2000; histories of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, 1977; "Overview" of anthropology, 1989
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Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3368 C:1-17.
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contains biographical information
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University history series
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1917-
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Colson, Elizabeth
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oral history transcript
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  • illustrations
  • portraits
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index present
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non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
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dictionaries
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  • Riess, Suzanne B
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  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Women anthropologists
  • Africanists
  • Forced migration
  • Ethnology
  • Tonga (Zambesi people)
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Anthropology and a lifetime of observation :, Elizabeth Colson ; with an introduction by Laura Nader. Interviews conducted by Suzanne 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.
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  • 1 online resource (
  • 1 v. (xv, 358 p.)
  • 17 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)1039952728
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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Anthropology and a lifetime of observation :, Elizabeth Colson ; with an introduction by Laura Nader. Interviews conducted by Suzanne 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. (xv, 358 p.)
  • 17 sound cassettes.
Form of item
online
Materials
  • Transcript:
  • Phonotapes:
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039952728
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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