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Finding Aid for the Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers, ca. 1930-1994
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1994
    Collection number: 1641
    Creator: Goldschmidt, Walter Rochs, 1913-
    Extent: 104 boxes (52 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Walter Rochs Goldschmidt (b.1913) was a professor in UCLA's department of Anthropology (1946-69), founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association, president of the Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51), president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70), and editor of the American anthropologist (1956-59); publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way: a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism: an essay in anthropological theory (1966). The collection consists of correspondence, research notes, teaching records, editorial review files, manuscripts, and reprints.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Goldschmidt was born on February 24, 1913 in San Antonio, Texas; BA (1933) and MA (1935), University of Texas; Ph.D, UC Berkeley, 1942; social science analyst at U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1940-46; assistant professor (1946-50), associate professor (1950-56), professor, and chairman of the department of anthropology (1964-69), UCLA; founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association; president, Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51) and president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70); editor, American anthropologist, 1956-59; publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way: a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism: an essay in anthropological theory (1966).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, research notes, teaching records, editorial review files, manuscripts, and reprints.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Goldschmidt, Walter Rochs, 1913- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Anthropology--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Anthropology teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.