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Undergraduate and graduate course materials Series 1. 1952-1969

Physical Description: 16.0 boxes (8 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 1 consists of syllabi, exams, student papers, readings, lecture notes, and printed materials related to Barbara G. Myerhoff's undergraduate and graduate student career at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Chicago. Files are arranged chronologically, then by course number and course title.
Box 1, Folder 1

English 1A 1952

Box 1, Folder 2

Philosophy 6B 1953

Box 1, Folder 3

Sociology 1 1953

Box 1, Folder 4

Sociology 1 1954

Box 1, Folder 5

Sociology 1 notebooks 1954

Box 1, Folder 6

History, Western civilization notebooks 1954

Box 1, Folder 7

History and Western civilization notebooks 1953

Box 1, Folder 8

Chopin paper draft n.d.

Box 2, Folder 1

Anthro 125 Comparative Society 1956

Box 2, Folder 2

Anthro 139 Peoples of Africa, notebooks 1956

Box 2, Folder 3

English 155 1956

Box 2, Folder 4

History 148D 1956

Box 2, Folder 5-7

Sociology 12 Social organization

Physical Description: 3.0 files
Box 2, Folder 5

1956

Box 2, Folder 6

Part 1 1956

Box 2, Folder 7

Part 2 1956

Box 2, Folder 8-9

Sociology 181 Sociopathic behavior

Box 2, Folder 8

Part 1 1956

Box 2, Folder 9

Part 2 1957

Box 2, Folder 10

Committee on Human Development 1956-1957

Box 3, Folder 1-2

American social history since 1800 1957

Box 3, Folder 1

Part 1 1957

Box 3, Folder 2

Part 2 1957

Box 3, Folder 3

Anthro 110 Language and Culture 1957

Box 3, Folder 4

Negro in America 1957

Box 3, Folder 5

Sociology of the Middle East 1957

Box 3, Folder 6

Sociology 126 Culture and personality 1957

Box 4, Folder 1

History 177 American intellectual history 1957

Box 4, Folder 2

History 177 American intellectual history notebooks 1957

Box 4, Folder 3

Sociology 117 1957

Box 4, Folder 4

Sociology 172 Contemporary sociological theory 1957

Box 4, Folder 5

Anthro 420 Social anthropology 1958

Box 4, Folder 6

Human Development Committee paper 1958

Box 4, Folder 7

Human Development 312A 1958

Box 4, Folder 8

Human Development 312G 1958

Box 4, Folder 9

Human genetics 1958

Box 5, Folder 1

Psychology 307 Theories of personality 1958

Box 5, Folder 2

Sociology 126 1958

Box 5, Folder 3

Human Development 312B Literature survey 1959

Box 5, Folder 4

Human Development 312B Literature survey papers 1959

Box 5, Folder 5 -6

Human Development 312C Adulthood and old age 1959

Box 5, Folder 5

Part 1 1959

Box 5, Folder 6

Part 2 1959

Box 6, Folder 1

Anthro 175 Descriptive linguistics 1962

Box 6, Folder 2

Anthro 499 Social anthropology of contemporary America 1962

Box 6, Folder 3

Human Development 313 1962

Box 6, Folder 4

P.A. 455 Juvenile delinquency 1962

Box 6, Folder 5

Delinquency 1959-1962

Scope and Contents note

Printed materials.
Box 6, Folder 6

Anthro 294-194 Field training in ethnology 1963

Box 6, Folder 7

Anthro 2 General anthropology 1963

Box 6, Folder 8-9

Social anthropology notes 1963-1964

Box 6, Folder 8

1963

Box 6, Folder 9

1964

Box 7, Folder 1-3

Anthro 107 South American Indians

Scope and Contents note

Notes.
Box 7, Folder 1

Part 1 1964

Box 7, Folder 2

Part 2 1964

Box 7, Folder 3

Part 3 1964

Box 7, Folder 4

Kietzman, Dale, "Indian Survival in Brazil" (1) n.d.

Box 7, Folder 5

Kietzman, Dale, "Indian Survival in Brazil" (2) n.d.

Box 8, Folder 1-2

Anthro 257A Witchcraft

Box 8, Folder 1

Part 1 1964

Box 8, Folder 2

Part 2 1964

Box 8, Folder 3

Witchcraft, symbol, and myth n.d.

General note

Notes.
Box 8, Folder 4-7

Anthro 257A binder

Box 8, Folder 4

Part 1 1964

Box 8, Folder 5

Part 2 1964

Box 8, Folder 6

Part 3 1964

Box 8, Folder 7

Part 4 1964

Box 9, Folder 1

Anthro 257 Cultural anthropology 1965

Box 9, Folder 2

Anthro 257 Cultural anthropology student papers 1965

Box 9, Folder 3

Papers on Levi-Strauss 1963-1965

Box 9, Folder 4

Levi-Strauss

Scope and Contents note

Notes and articles about Claude Levi-Strauss.
Box 10, Folder 1-3

Anthro 128 Kinship and social organization

Box 10, Folder 1

Part 1 1965

Box 10, Folder 2

Part 2 1965

Box 10, Folder 3

Part 3 1966

Box 10, Folder 4-5

Anthro 1/2 Ecology and evolution 1965-1967

Scope and Contents note

Lectures and notes.
Box 10, Folder 4

Part 1

Box 10, Folder 5

Part 2 1957

Box 11

Anthro 109 Indians of modern Mexico 1966

Box 12, Folder 1-2

Anthro 257B Problems in cultural anthropology 1966

Box 12, Folder 1

Part 1 1966

Scope and Contents note

Papers A-K, arranged by alphabetically by author.
Box 12, Folder 2

Part 2 1966

Scope and Contents note

Papers L-Z, arranged by alphabetically by author.
Box 12, Folder 3-4

Physical anthropology 1966

Scope and Contents note

Notes and printed materials.
Box 12, Folder 5-6

Anthro 162 History of anthropology

Box 12, Folder 5

Notes. 1966-1968

Box 12, Folder 6

Printed materials and exams. 1966-1968

Box 12, Folder 7-8

Anthro 11 Ecology seminar

Box 12, Folder 7

Notes. 1967

Box 12, Folder 8

Lectures and printed materials. 1967

Box 13

Anthro 200 Introduction to physical anthropology and archaeology 1960-1969

Scope and Contents note

Notes and course materials for Anthro 200. Numerous reprints and articles on the subject of human evolution.
Box 14, Folder 1-2

Anthro 122 Political anthropology

Box 14, Folder 1

Handwritten notes. 1967

Box 14, Folder 2

Notes 1967

Box 14, Folder 3

Notebooks. 1967

Box 14, Folder 4

Printed materials.. 1967

Box 14, Folder 5

Reprints and articles 1958-1960

Box 14, Folder 6

Anthro 440 History and theory of anthropology 1967

Box 14, Folder 7-9

Anthro 465 Culture and personality

Box 14, Folder 7

Course materials. 1968

Box 14, Folder 8

Lecture notes 1968

Box 14, Folder 9

Reprints. 1938-1961

Box 15

German shamanism research files 1933-1967

Scope and Contents note

Reprints, articles, notes, and paper drafts about German shamanism.
Box 16

Masters thesis and exams 1964-1969

Scope and Contents note

One copy and one draft of Barbara G. Myerhoff's masters thesis, on the subject of father-daughter incest. Graduate school notebooks from 1966. Contents of a binder labled "Masters Examinination Study Binder."
 

Professional and academic files Series 2. 1917-1985

General Physical Description note: 48 boxes (24 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 2 consists of files relating to Barbara G. Myerhoff's professional and academic activities at the University of Southern California, and is comprised of four subseries. Subseries 1: USC administrative files, 1969-1985; Subseries 2: Professional correspondence, [DATE]; Subseries 3: Teaching and course materials, 1968-1984; Subseries 4: Workshops, conferences, and symposia, 1965-1984.
 

USC administrative files Subseries 1. 1964-1985

General Physical Description note: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Subseries 1 consists of administrative and professional papers related to Barbara G. Myerhoff's tenured position within the Anthropology Department at the University of Southern California. This series includes student files, departmental memoranda and correspondence, annual activity reports, teaching histories, and tenure review materials. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 17

Departmental administration 1971-1983

Scope and Contents note

Assorted files on peer evaluations, faculty meetings and memos, grant proposals, and various departmental affairs.
Box 18

Speaking engagements 1978-1984

Scope and Contents note

Files from Barbara G. Myerhoff's USC Department of Anthropology office, documenting her speaking engagements.
Box 19, Folder 1

Promotional materials and awards 1965-1985

Scope and Contents note

Publicity clippings, letters of recommendation, awards, and promotional material for Barbara G. Myerhoff.
Box 20

Promotional binder 1965-1981

Scope and Contents note

Contents of two indexed binders labeled "Promotional Binders," which include files on topics of her research and writing, reviews, awards, tenure evaluations, letters of recommendation, and additional publicity material.
Box 21

Selected Reprints and Articles binder 1964-1977

Scope and Contents note

Contents of an indexed binder labeled, "Selected Reprints and Articles." Files include copies of Barbara G. Myerhoff's published works, arranged in the following areas: Huichol materials, ethnicity and aging, ritual and symbol, shamanism and symbolic medicine, youth culture, youth and deviance, and reviews.
Box 22

Activity reports and teaching 1966-1983

Scope and Contents note

Activity reports, teaching summaries, student evaluations, tenure evaluations, and employment contracts.
Box 23

Joint Educational Project (JEP) 1972-1976

Scope and Contents note

JEP Idea Book and related files of printed materials and notes. One student paper by Rosario Armato, entitled "Racism in Literature."
Box 24

Student files 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

Barbara G. Myerhoff's files on individual students, including Riv-Ellen Prell-Foldes, and numerous letters of recommendation for students.
Box 25

Audiotapes n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Twenty-two audiotapes with recordings on assorted subjects, including workshops, conferences, meetings, and radio talks.

General note

Not accessible to researchers until preservation reformatting is complete. Recording quality status unknown at time of processing.
 

Professional correspondence Subseries 2. 1973-1984

General Physical Description note: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Subseries 2 consists of professional correspondence removed from binders kept in Barbara G. Myerhoff's Department of Anthropology office at USC. Additional correspondence with collaborators, publishers, and peers is also found throughout Series 3: Research project files.
Box 26, Folder 1

National Endowment for the Humanities 1973

Scope and Contents note

Written request for Barbara G. Myerhoff to evaluate grant proposals.
Box 26, Folder 2

Academic correspondence 1976-1984

Scope and Contents note

Unsorted correspondence generally regarding Barbara G. Myerhoff's published work and speaking engagements. Correspondents include Barbara Babcock-Abrahams, Herbert Blau, and others with both a professional and personal connection to Barbara G. Myerhoff.
Box 26, Folder 3

Publisher correspondence 1974-1984

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence from publishers regarding contracts, edits, etc. of various texts.
Box 26, Folder 4

Ruby, Jay 1979-1980

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence and materials from Dr. Jay Ruby, primarily regarding a book on reflexivity.
Box 27

Professional correspondence 1981-1982

Scope and Contents note

Professional correspondence from three binders stored in Barbara G. Myerhoff's Department of Anthropology office at USC, labeled "Summer 1981," "Fall 1981," and "Spring 1982."
Box 28

Professional correspondence, A-L 1975-1980

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "Professional Correspondence, A-L." Letters are arranged by surname of correspondent. Majority of letters are regrets, cancellations, confirmations, etc.
Box 29

Professional correspondence, M-Z 1976-1980

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "Professional Correspondence, M-Z." Letters are arranged by surname of correspondent. Majority of letters are regrets, cancellations, confirmations, etc.
Box 30

Unsorted professional correspondence 1976-1980

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "Professional correspondence, N-T." No discernable order detected.

General note

Folders are currently unlabeled, and reflect the original order of materials in the binder. Requires further processing.
 

Teaching files Subseries 3. 1917-1984

General Physical Description note: 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Subseries 3 consists of syllabi, exams, student papers, grade reports, readings, lecture notes, and printed materials related to Barbara G. Myerhoff's teaching responsibilities at USC. Major topics include social and physical anthropology, indigenous populations of North and South America, folklore, witchcraft, gender studies, ritual, symbolism, film in anthropology, and life history. Files are arranged chronologically, then by course number and course title.
Box 31-34

Anthro 201 Social anthropology 1917-1977

Box 31

1969-1977

Scope and Contents note

Folders 1-5 consist of the contents of a binder labeled "Social Anthropology," and include lecture notes on witchcraft, law and politics, and social structures. Folders 6-9 contain copies of syllabi, exams, handouts, and assignments.
Box 32

1917-1974

Scope and Contents note

Gradebooks, student records, papers, articles, and Social Science reprints related to social anthropology.
Box 33

ca. 1960s

Scope and Contents note

Five folders of photocopied articles related to social anthropology. Articles are arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 34

1970-1976

Scope and Contents note

Lectures and notes on various subjects for teaching social anthropology. Topics include tribes, bands, hunting, kinship and lineage, cultural anthropology, and ethnography.
Box 35-36

Anthro 320 Ethnic contributions to American culture

Box 35

1968-1969

Scope and Contents note

Syllabus, notes, and printed materials related to Anthro 320. Includes files of reprints, articles, and resources on African Americans.
Box 36

1965-1971

Scope and Contents note

Resource files related to Anthro 320. Topics include African Americans and African American studies, poverty and ethnicity, and urban ethnic communities.
Box 37

Anthro 314 North American Indians 1947-1970

Scope and Contents note

Notes, printed materials, papers, and articles about North American Indians. Includes a file on Indian education.
Box 38-39

Anthro 420 People and cultures of Mexico

Box 38

1966-1970

Scope and Contents note

Printed materials and additional resources about the people and cultures of Mexico.
Box 39

1965-1971

Scope and Contents note

Notes, lectures, papers, and Chicano periodicals related to the people and cultures of Mexico.
Box 40-41

Anthro 380

Box 40

Planned Communities 1970-1973

Scope and Contents note

Notes, printed materials, and papers related to "communitas," communes, and aspects of planned communities.
Box 41-42

Myth, ritual, and symbol 1971-1973

Box 41

1971-1973

Scope and Contents note

Lecture notes, course materials, and student papers related to myth, ritual, and symbolism.
Box 42

1964-1973

Scope and Contents note

Articles, notes, and resources about ritual (including rituals of inversion and reversal, secular ritual, and ritual symbols), and pluralism.
Box 43

Anthro 375A Applied anthropology 1970-1979

Scope and Contents note

Papers, readings, notes, lectures, and course materials related to applied anthropology. Includes student papers and articles about the student culture of USC, from 1978 and 1979.
Box 44-46

Anthro 470/Anthro 499 Life history

Box 44

1973-1980

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "Life History Courses." Includes index to files of student assignments, data sheets, notes, and course materials from Anthro 470 and Anthro 499.
Box 45

1973-1981

Scope and Contents note

Course materials, student course evaluations, notes, and the contents of a binder labeled, "Life History Materials."
Box 46

1975-1983

Scope and Contents note

Materials related to teaching about life histories. Files include materials related to personal narrative, life history plays by older adults, notebooks, articles, and notes.
Box 47, Folder 1

Anthro 410 Language and culture n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Course materials.
Box 47, Folder 2

Anthro 380 New religious movements 1974

Scope and Contents note

Course materials.
Box 47, Folder 3

Anthro 380 Controlled peoples 1974-1975

Scope and Contents note

Notes and course materials.
Box 47, Folder 4

Folklore courses 1974-1979

Scope and Contents note

Course materials.
Box 47, Folder 5

Anthro 499 Ritual, witchcraft, and magic

Scope and Contents note

Notes and course materials.
Box 47, Folder 6

Human Development Teaching Manual 1977

Box 48

Anthropology and film 1972-1984

Scope and Contents note

Files from various courses on the subject of anthropology and film, including Anthro 635, Anthro 128, Anthro 263g, and Anthro 363 (includes articles about filming Eskimos.) Includes materials on the films "Dead Birds," "Trobraind Cricket," "Adaptation and Aging: Life in a Nursing Home," and "The Memory of Injustice." Also includes a copy of Victor Turner's 1976 paper, "The Anthropology of Performance."
Box 49

Anthro 363 Exploring culture through film 1960-1982

Scope and Contents note

Contents of two binders for Anthro 363 Exploring culture through film. Includes syllabi, lecture notes and outlines, exams, readings, and grade reports.
Box 50

Humanities Special Theme: Self 1956-1981

Scope and Contents note

Contents of two binders of articles and course materials related to a special humanities course on the Self. Each binder includes an index to its contents, and contains articles on self-awareness and reflexivity. Binder A contains a paper draft by J.S. Lansing on his 1979 research in Bali.
Box 51-52

Core 101A Symbols and structures of the self 1975-1981

Box 51

1975-1981

Scope and Contents note

Papers, printed materials, notes, and course materials related to Core 101A and the concept of Self. Includes the contents of a binder labeled, "Core 101A Symbols and Structures."
Box 52

ca. 1981

Scope and Contents note

Class readers and supplementary readings.
Box 53-55

Anthro 499 Explorations in pre-patriarchal religions

Box 53

1983-1984

Scope and Contents note

Course materials, lecture outlines, flyers, articles, and readings for Anthro 499. Contains the contents of a binder that includes assorted course-related material and notes.
Box 54

1941-1978

Scope and Contents note

Readings for Anthro 499. Includes writings by Karl Kerenyi, Henry Miller, Raphael Patai and Richard Winston's "The Secret of Crete."
Box 55

1901, 1963-1983

Scope and Contents note

Readings for Anthro 499 Explorations in pre-patriarchal religions. Includes articles on relgion, myth, and goddesses, as well as writings by H.D. Amos, G.P. Lang, Author J. Evans, Charles F. Herberger, and R.W. Hutchinson.
 

Workshops, conferences, and symposia Subseries 4. 1965-1984

General Physical Description note: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 4 consists of administrative and editorial materials, paper abstracts, planning and travel documents, and correspondence with collaborators documenting Barbara G. Myerhoff's active participation in workshops, conferences, and symposia. Of particular note are excerpts from personal travel journals maintained while attending conferences in Israel and Japan with Victor Turner and Edith Turner; paper abstracts from participants in the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association (AAA); and materials related to the Burg Wartenstein symposia. Files are arranged alphabetically by conference title.
Box 56-58

American Anthropological Association

Box 56

1970-1975

Scope and Contents note

Abstracts, papers, and notes on AAA conferences and symposia. Includes files on conference topics such as Thailand, communal ideology, symbolic inversion, body states, and secular ritual (including a proposal by William Partridge).
Box 57

1974-1975

Scope and Contents note

Papers, abstracts, correspondence, and notes related to the AAA conference symposium entitled, "The Work of Ritual."
Box 58

1976-1984

Scope and Contents note

Abstracts, papers, and notes on AAA conferences and symposia. Includes files on topics such as ritual and myths of self, reflexivity, the anthropology of experience, and a special memorial session on Victor Turner.
Box 59

Burg Wartenstein Symposia no. 64 and no. 74 1973-1977

Scope and Contents note

Papers, notes, and printed materials from Burg Wartenstein Symposia no. 64 (Secular Rituals Considered), and no. 74 (Fundamentals of Symbolism).
Box 60

Burg Wartenstein Symposium no. 76 1977

Scope and Contents note

Papers, notes, and abstracts from Burg Wartenstein Symposium no. 76 (Cultural Frames and Reflections).
Box 61, Folder 1

American Association for the Advancement of Science 1978

General note

Paper draft and printed materials.
Box 61, Folder 2

American Psychiatric Association 1976

Scope and Contents note

"Social change and the world of women" session proposal.
Box 61, Folder 3

Bertrand Russell Peace Project/Beyond War 1982-1983

Scope and Contents note

Printed materials, correspondence, and clippings.
Box 61, Folder 4

Campbell Myth Conference n.d.

Box 61, Folder 5

Campbell Symposium on the Hero's Journey 1983

Box 61, Folder 6

Conference and Festival of Jewish Theater 1982

Box 61, Folder 7

Conference on Culture and Communication 1981

Scope and Contents note

Article on festivals.
Box 61, Folder 8

Conference on Prayer, Ritual, and Spiritual Life 1974

Box 62, Folder 1

Contemporary Japanese Theater 1972-1982

Box 62, Folder 2

The Gathering 1981

Box 62, Folder 3

The Gathering, publications 1981

Box 62, Folder 4

Gerontological Society of America 1983

Scope and Contents note

Conference materials.
Box 62, Folder 5

Humanities Speak to the Lifelong Process of Aging, Colloquium 1976

Box 62, Folder 6-7

International Conference on Gerontology

Box 62, Folder 6

1975

Scope and Contents note

Conference materials and clippings.
Box 62, Folder 7

1976

Scope and Contents note

Travel materials.
Box 63, Folder 1

Israel Pilgrimage 1963

Scope and Contents note

Photocopied excerpts from Barbara G. Myerhoff's personal travel journal.
Box 63, Folder 2

Israel conferences 1980-1982

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence and a notebook.
Box 63, Folder 3

Israel travel documents 1981

Box 63, Folder 4

Life history courses 1982-1983

Scope and Contents note

Notes, printed materials, planning doucuments, and correspondence regarding various workshops and classes about narrative and life history. Includes thank-you notes from students and correspondence from Marc Kaminsky. See also Box 138 for related files on "Self Creation Through Personal Narrative," a course taught in New York, 1981-1983.
Box 63, Folder 5

Life history workshops 1982-1984

Scope and Contents note

Life history workshop at Hunter College in New York. Notes, printed materials, planning documents, and correspondence from Marc Kaminsky. See also Box 138 for related files on "Self Creation Through Personal Narrative," a course taught in New York, 1981-1983.
Box 63, Folder 6

Living Tradition: Jewish/Folk Creativity Conference 1984

Box 63, Folder 7

National Institute on Aging 1980-1983

Scope and Contents note

Workshop on age and anthropological theory.
Box 63, Folder 8

Ritual: Art and the Shamanic Vision Conference 1983

Box 63, Folder 9

Smithsonian Conference on Celebrations 1979-1980

Scope and Contents note

Proposal.
Box 63, Folder 10

Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife 1976-1984

Box 63, Folder 11

Smithsonian Symposium, Kin and Communities 1977

Box 63, Folder 12

Story, Song, and Theater Festival 1983

Box 64

Tsukuba Conference (Japan) 1966-1983

Scope and Contents note

Materials related to a conference on spectacle and entertainment in Tokyo, Japan. Includes Barbara G. Myerhoff's presentation materials and drafts of her paper on Disneyland, in addition to souvenirs and excerpts from a personal travel journal. See also Series 7: Photographic materials, for lecture slides and personal photographs documenting the trip.
Box 65, Folder 1

UCLA Conference on American Folk Medicine 1973

Scope and Contents note

Paper abstracts.
Box 65, Folder 2

University of Chicago Symposium on Narrative 1979

Scope and Contents note

Conference materials.
Box 65, Folder 3-5

Wenner-Gren Symposium no. 89

Box 65, Folder 3

Ephemera 1982

Scope and Contents note

Notes, conference materials, and playbills.
Box 65, Folder 4

Papers 1982

Scope and Contents note

Papers on the theme of theater and ritual.
Box 65, Folder 5

Papers 2 1982

Scope and Contents note

Papers on the theme of theater and ritual.
Box 65, Folder 6

Wenner-Gren Foundation Report 1974

Box 65, Folder 7

William Posner Institute Lecture 1984

Box 65, Folder 8

Women and Folklore Conference 1979

Box 65, Folder 9

Women's Spirituality and Jewish Tradition Conference 1984

Box 65, Folder 10

Workshop of Myth, Music, and Writing 1978

Scope and Contents note

Learning to climb the world's tree: Contemporary versions of the shaman's way. Notes and materials.
 

Research project files Series 3. 1911-1984

General Physical Description note: 77 boxes, and two flat boxes (41 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 3 consists of Barbara G. Myerhoff's extensive research project files, which include field notes, grant proposals, audio tapes, scrapbooks, promotional material, correspondence with publishers and collaborators, and assorted printed material such as reprints, articles, papers, book excerpts, clippings, magazines, and book and film reviews. Original photographic material topically related to the research project files may be found in Series 7: Photographic Material. Files are divided into eight topical subseries, reflecting Barbara G. Myerhoff's evolving research interests and major projects. Subseries 1: Mexico, 1941-1981; Subseries 2: Youth and rebellion, 1968-1970; Subseries 3: Women, feminism, and friendship, 1970-1984; Subseries 4: Projects on Aging, 1969-1982; Subseries 6: Venice, 1938-1984; Subseries 7: Culture of Fairfax, 1965-1984; Subseries 8: Micellaneous, 1911-1984.
 

Mexico Subseries 1. 1941-1981

General Physical Description note: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Field notes, papers, and printed materials related to Barbara G. Myerhoff's early research in Oaxaca, Mexico, and on the subjects of Mexican prisons and shamanism among the Huichol Indians. This research resulted in the publication of Peter T. Furst's "Myth as History: the Jimson Weed Cycle of the Huichols of Mexico" (1966), Myerhoff's Ph.D. thesis, "The deer-maize-peyote Complex Among the Huichol Indians of Mexico" (1968), and Myerhoff's first book, "Peyote hunt: The Sacred Journey of the Huichol Indians" (1974). See Series 7: Photographic materials, for additional items in this area.
Box 66

Mexico 1960-1967

Scope and Contents note

Materials on Mexican prisons, the Oaxaca project, and prehispanic Mexico. One questionairre on mental illness in Mexican-American communities, and one reel of audio tape labeled "Aztec Poetry."
Box 67

Peyote Hunt 1965-1978

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reviews, outlines, printed materials, and field notes related the Huichol Indians of Mexico and Barbara G. Myerhoff's book, "Peyote Hunt." One folder on Operacion Huicot.
Box 68

Medical anthropology 1960-1978

Scope and Contents note

Files of articles on topics related to medical anthropology, such as hallucinogens; ethnicity and healing; religion and the brain; and shamanic equilibrium.
Box 69

Articles and resources, Huichol 1968-1973

Scope and Contents note

Articles and resources related to the subject of Huichol Indians and shamanistic healing. Arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 70

Articles and resources 1941-1981

Scope and Contents note

Notes, articles, and printed materials about topics such as words and religion; symbolism in medicine, ritual, and myth; Yamano and Pascua Yaqui Indian populations; and peasants.
 

Youth and rebellion Subseries 2. 1968-1970

Physical Description: 2.0 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Field notes, papers, and printed materials related to Barbara G. Myerhoff's research on rebellion among youth, particularly among college students. This research resulted in the papers "USC in May" and "The Revolution as Trip." Of particular note are primary source materials such as scrapbooks and original newspapers containing information about USC's 1969 strike.
Box 71

Articles and resources 1968-1970

Scope and Contents note

Articles and resources about youth and rebellion. Files include a dissertation proposal on the Brown Berets; a bibliography on student activism; materials on the Generation Gap; and papers on youth and change.
Box 72

USC in May 1969-1970

Scope and Contents note

Articles and resources about the 1969 strike at USC. Files include magazines and college newspapers; a scrapbook with photographic material documenting the strike; and notes about Community Encounter and the Peace Project.
 

Women, feminism, and friendship Subseries 3. 1970-1984

General Physical Description note: 8 boxes, and 1 flat box (5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Subseries 3 consists of files related to the research and publication of "The Feminization of America," (1985) and "The Changing Image of the Family," (1979) co-edited with Elinor Lenz and Virginia Tufte, respectively.
Box 73

Feminization of America 1979-1984

Scope and Contents note

Prospectus, notes, correspondence, interviews, outlines, and other material related to the research and publication of "The Feminization of America."
Box 74

Changing Image of the Family/Women and friendship 1975-1983

Scope and Contents note

Prospectus, correspondence, notes, and reviews about "The Changing Image of the Family." Magazine articles, clippings, and essays about women and friendship.
Box 75

Project binders 1972-1982

Scope and Contents note

Contents of two indexed project binders labeled "Tarcher Book and Articles on Feminism," and "Feminism Articles to Read," respectively. Files contain articles and conference papers about women and feminism.
Box 76

Resources binder 1973-1982

Scope and Contents note

Contents of an indexed binder labeled, "Resources." Files include articles about sexuality, femininity, feminism, female rituals, and androgeny.
Box 77-78

Articles and resources

Box 77

1977-1982

Scope and Contents note

Articles, notes, and resources about women and feminism. Files include material on contemporary feminist art; gender and scholarship; menstruation; Jewish lesbians; rape; and sexuality and mythology.
Box 78

1977-1983

Scope and Contents note

Articles, notes, and resources about women and feminism. Files include material on women and religious ritual; women in Minneapolis; women warriors; and women's bodies.
Box 79

Articles on women I 1978-1979

Scope and Contents note

Contents of an indexed binder labeled, "Articles on Women I."
Box 80

Articles on women II 1970-1979

Scope and Contents note

Contents of an indexed binder labeled, "Articles on Women II."
Box 171

Articles and resources 1982-1983

Scope and Contents note

Flat oversize box of original magazines and newspapers containing articles about women and feminism.
 

Projects on aging Subseries 4. 1969-1982

General Physical Description note: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Subseries 4 consists of files from to two major research projects: Social and Cultural Contexts of Aging (funded by the National Science Foundation), and Aging and Ethnicity (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities). These projects supported Barbara G. Myerhoff's research among elderly Jewish communities in Los Angeles. Completed under the auspices of the USC Gerontology Center, the files include papers and correspondence by Sally Faulk Moore, Jose Cuellar, Andrei Simic, Carlos Velez, and others.
Box 81

SCCA administration and correspondence 1972-1976

Box 82-83

SCCA budget and expenditure

Box 82

1972-1973

Box 83

1973-1974

Box 84

SCCA progress reports 1971-1974

Box 85

SCCA publications binder I 1973-1976

Scope and Contents note

Contents of an indexed binder labeled, "Aging and Ethnicity Publications."
Box 86

SCCA publications binder II 1974-1976

Scope and Contents note

Partial contents of an indexed binder labeled, "Aging and Ethnicity Publications."
Box 87-88

Ethnicity and Aging grants

Box 87

1978-1980

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labled, "Grant Budget Materials."
Box 88

1977-1982

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labled, "Grant Budget Materials."
Box 89

Ethnicity and Aging promotional materials 1979-1983

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "Ethnicity and Aging Promotional."
Box 90

Ethnicity and Aging/Articles from Israel 1969-1980

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "Ethnicity and Aging/Articles and Papers from Israel."
Box 91

Micellaneous 1974-1979

Scope and Contents note

Articles on aging, correspondence with Jose Cuellar, grant materials, and reviews of "Life's Career."
 

Venice Subseries 6. 1938-1984

General Physical Description note: 33 boxes, 1 flat box (18 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Subseries 6 consists of files from Barbara G. Myerhoff's research among the elderly Jewish community of Venice, Los Angeles. Files include field notes, interviews, and audiotapes from the Israel Levin Center; printed materials and notes about specific people and events; material related to grants and funding; publicity, reviews, and fan letters; and materials from related film and theater projects including the Academy Award winning documentary "Number Our Days." See also Series 7: Photographic materials.
Box 92

Fan mail 1976-1982

Scope and Contents note

Fan mail for the film and book, "Number Our Days."
Box 93

Film 1976-1979

Scope and Contents note

Files related to the filming of "Number Our Days."
Box 94

Film resources 1969-1982

Scope and Contents note

Files about film project resources at USC and in Los Angeles. General articles about film and anthropology.
Box 95

Grants and funding 1977-1980

Scope and Contents note

Files about grants and funding sources, such as the Ford Foundation and the NEH Folk Culture grant. Includes a draft of a letter to Barbara Streisand.
Box 96-99

Israel Levin Center audiotapes ca. 1972-1976

Box 96

Tapes I

General Physical Description note: 15 audiotapes

Scope and Contents note

Recordings of interviews with ILC members.

General note

Not accessible to researchers until preservation reformatting is complete. Recording quality status unknown at time of processing.
Box 97

Tapes II

General Physical Description note: 20 audiotapes.

Scope and Contents note

Recordings of interviews with ILC members, including recordings of the Life History class.

General note

Not accessible to researchers until preservation reformatting is complete. Recording quality status unknown at time of processing.
Box 98

Tapes III

General Physical Description note: 20 audiotapes

Scope and Contents note

Recordings of interviews with ILC members.

General note

Not accessible to researchers until preservation reformatting is complete. Recording quality status unknown at time of processing.
Box 99

Tapes IV

General Physical Description note: 16 audiotapes

Scope and Contents note

Recordings of interviews with ILC members.

General note

Not accessible to researchers until preservation reformatting is complete. Recording quality status unknown at time of processing.
Box 100

Israel Levin Center field notes 1972-1974

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labled, "ILC Field Notes."
Box 101

Israel Levin Center interviews 1972-1973

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "ILC Interviews."
Box 102

Israel Levin Center writings and correspondence 1959-1979

Scope and Contents note

Copies of correspondence, living histories, poetry, and journals by the people of the Israel Levin Center. Includes the work of Harry Asimow, Joseph Harris, Samuel Kovitz, and Pauline Wiener.
Box 103

Jews in Los Angeles 1972-1982

Scope and Contents note

Resources on Jews in Los Angeles, including: a 1972 report on the study of Jewish Centers; Eliezer Chammov's "Sephardic Jews in Los Angeles,"; Donald Peterman's thesis on the ILC; and Maxine Segal's "Old Men in the Morning Minyan."
Box 104

Life history class binder 1973-1974

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled "Life History Class," in reference to the course held at the ILC. Includes field notes and articles.
Box 105

Life history class notes 1972-1983

Scope and Contents note

Files of field notes and printed materials about life history in general, and the ILC course in paticular.
Box 106

Life not Death in Venice administrative files 1972-1981

Box 107

Life not Death in Venice resources 1968-1980

Scope and Contents note

Articles, clippings, bibliographies, and book excerpts about aging.
Box 108

Life not Death in Venice clippings 1972-1979

Scope and Contents note

Articles and clippings about various topics, including Jewish aged, Yiddish folklore, and Venice.
Box 109

Life not Death in Venice papers 1971-1980

Scope and Contents note

Books, magazines, and material on assorted topics. Includes a 1975 Ocean Park Redevelopment Paper, articles on aging by Vern Bengston and others, and a copy of "Bachy 16."
Box 110

Life not Death in Venice video project 1980-1983

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a folder labeled, "Video Project." Includes assorted printed materials, such as promotional items, "Number Our Days" related papers, grant submissions, notes on the Posey Passover, a file on summer film work, and correspondence with Warwick Wadlington.
Box 111

Miscellaneous 1968-1978

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous files related to "Number Our Days" and Jewish people in Venice. Includes periodicals, Jewish newspapers, local newsletters, Florence Myerhoff's (Barbara's mother) sketches of elderly Jews, course material.
Box 113

"Number Our Days" Publicity and promotion 1977-1985

Scope and Contents note

Materials for the publicity and promotion of the film and book, "Number Our Days."
Box 114

Publicity and promotion binder 1976-1982

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a small binder containing letters, reviews, and promotional materials concerning "Number Our Days."
Box 115

Publisher material 1975-1980

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence and contracts with Simon & Simon and J.P. Tarcher, book jacket proofs, requests for reprints, and receipts.
Box 116-117

Related projects and proposals

Box 116

1974-1981

Scope and Contents note

Proposals and correspondence regarding projects related to "Number Our Days," including "Life Histories as Literary and Cultural Documents," the UAHC Holocaust Film Project, and letters from Jay Ruby.
Box 117

1976-1979

Scope and Contents note

Proposals and correspondence regarding projects related to "Number Our Days," including: "Matriarchs and Grandmothers," "The Rise and Fall of Eli Kominsky," and "Tales from a Shtetl by the Sea."
Box 118-121

Resources

Box 118

1938-1980

Scope and Contents note

Articles, papers, and bibliographies on aging.
Box 119

1969-1980

Scope and Contents note

Articles, papers, and clippings on a variety of topics, including aging Jewish women, aging among the powerless, the "evil eye," Isaac Bashevis Singer, life history, poverty, and Venice.
Box 120

1959-1979

Scope and Contents note

Articles, papers, and abstracts on various topics, including aging, Orthodox Jews, communities in transition, and ritual. Arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 121

1967-1982

Scope and Contents note

Articles, papers, and abstracts on various topics, including life history, Jewish family life, shtetls, and myth. Arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 122-123

Reviews

Box 122

1976-1980

Scope and Contents note

Reviews for "Number Our Days."
Box 123

1977-1979

Scope and Contents note

Reviews for "Number Our Days."
Box 124

Stage adaptations 1976-1982

Scope and Contents note

Scripts and proposals for stage adaptations of "Number Our Days."
Box 125

Walk for Solidarity 1981

Scope and Contents note

Abstracts, scrapbooks, and printed materials documenting the Walk for Solidarity.
Box 172

Scrapbooks, art, and photographic material ca. 1976-1984

Scope and Contents note

Flat oversize box containing two of Barbara G. Myerhoff's scrapbooks, and three promotional posters, documenting "Number Our Days." (Also includes a Culture of Fairfax oversize photograph, and an orginal watercolor from Personal Ritual files.)
 

Culture of Fairfax Subseries 7. 1965-1984

General Physical Description note: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Subseries 7 consists of files from the Culture of Fairfax project, a study of the Jewish community in the Beverly-Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles. See also Series 7: Photographic materials.
Box 112

Passover 1972-1984

Scope and Contents note

Papers, notes, and articles about Passover, Jewish prayer, and seder. Includes notes and papers by Riv-Ellen Prell-Foldes, and correspondence regarding Barbara G. Myerhoff's paper, "Passover Performances."
Box 126

Culture of Fairfax administrative materials 1982-1984

Scope and Contents note

Printed materials related to fundraising, proposals, project volunteers, and correspondence.
Box 127

Ethnicity, Continuity, and Successful Aging 1982-1984

Scope and Contents note

National Institute of Health grant materials, Local Initiative grant materials, and project proposal.
Box 128

Field notes 1983-1985

Scope and Contents note

Vimala Jayanti's field notes, interviews, project notebook, schedule, and articles.
Box 129

Grants and reports 1982-1984

Scope and Contents note

Grant proposals for the National Insitute on Aging, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Jewish Community Foundation.
Box 130

Jews in Los Angeles 1973-1983

Scope and Contents note

Articles, papers, and clippings about Jews in Los Angeles and the Beverly-Fairfax neighborhood, including a 1982 Beverly-Fairfax Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy.
Box 131

Related projects and course syllabi 1975-1983

Scope and Contents note

Syllabi for courses topically related to the Culture of Fairfax project. Additional grant materials and proposals for related or similar projects, including the Ford Foundation task force on Race and Ethnicity research report, the Elderly Poetry Project, and the Project Chaver report.
Box 132

Aging Resources 1965-1983

Scope and Contents note

Articles on aging.
Box 133

Jewish community Resources 1965-1983

Scope and Contents note

Articles and papers on assorted topics, including Jewish women, Orthodox Jews, urban communities, and additional material on Jews in Los Angeles.
 

Micellaneous Subseries 8. 1911-1984

General Physical Description note: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Research files on assorted topics, including Bali, folktales, performance, personal ritual, storytelling and narrative (including autobiography and life history), and two binders of articles.
Box 134

Bali 1971-1979

Scope and Contents note

Articles, notes, transcriptions, and scripts related to Bali and S. Lansing's 1979 Bali film project. See Series 7: Photographic materials, for photographs from Bali.
Box 135

Folktales 1911-1978

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder labeled, "Folktale Articles."
Box 136

Performance 1974-1983

Scope and Contents note

Articles, papers, and printed material about performance. Includes files about the Center for Healing Arts, Japanese theater, Traveling Jewish Theater, and El Teatro Campesino. Also includes paper drafts on performance by Richard Schechner.
Box 137

Personal ritual 1974-1984

Scope and Contents note

Files on death and ritual, personal ritual, and Dio de Los Muertos. See also Box 172 for an original watercolor by Louise Shepard (removed from Personal Ritual files for preservation purposes), and Box 165 for Dio de los Muertos slides.
Box 138

Personal ritual/Storytelling and narrative 1977-1984

Scope and Contents note

Folders 1-4 are files about personal ritual. Folders 5-7 are files about storytelling and narrative, including files on a class called "Self Creation Through Personal Narrative," taught in New York, 1981-1983. Files include personal correspondence regarding the class, and photographs of class activites. See also Box 63, for related files on life history workshops and classes.
Box 139

Storytelling and narrative: "Autobiography: Life History/Self Materials." 1963-1979

Scope and Contents note

Contents of an indexed binder labeled, "Autobiography: Life History/Self Materials." Contains files on autobiography, storytelling, and narrative.
Box 140

Storytelling and narrative: "Self in Context" and "Storytelling" 1965-1982

Scope and Contents note

Contents of two binders, labeled "Self in Context" and "Storytelling," respectively. Files include materials on autobiography, storytelling, and include a prospectus for a book on narrative.
Box 141

Various Articles by Various Authors I 1976-1982

Scope and Contents note

Contents of an indexed binder by the same title. Files are arranged by topic and include religion, memory, mortality, and war.
Box 142

Various Articles by Various Authors II 1973-1983

Scope and Contents note

Contents of a binder by the same name. Files are arranged by topic and include oral literature, and "miscellaneous."
 

Manuscripts and drafts Series 4. 1963-1984

Physical Description: 10.0 boxes (5 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 4 consists of manuscripts, typescripts, preliminary versions, revisions, and drafts of Barbara G. Myerhoff's published work. Files are arranged alphabetically by the title of the published work.
Box 143

Manuscripts, A-F 1963-1983

Box 144

Manuscripts, "Feminization of America" 1972-1983

Box 145

Manuscripts, G-M 1969-1984

Box 146-147

Manuscripts, "Number Our Days"

Box 146

1973-1980

Scope and Contents note

Manuscripts for "Number Our Days."
Box 147

1972-1978

Scope and Contents note

Manuscripts for "Number Our Days."
Box 148

Manuscripts, O-P 1963-1981

Box 149

Manuscripts, "Peyote Hunt" 1967-1974

Box 150

Manuscripts, Q-Su 1977-1984

Box 151

Manuscripts, Sv-Sz 1975-1984

Box 152

Manuscripts, T-Z 1970-1983

 

Publications Series 5. 1947-1984

Physical Description: 8.0 boxes (4 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 5 consists of original and photocopied articles, papers, and publications by Barbara G. Myerhoff and others. For additional printed materials on various anthropological, ethnographic, and historical subjects, see Series 2, Subseries 3: Teaching files; and Series 3: Research project files. Series 5 is comprised of two subseries: Subseries 1: Publications by Barbara G. Myerhoff, 1965-1984; and Subseries 2: Publications by assorted authors, 1947-1984.
 

Publications by Barbara G. Myerhoff Subseries 1. 1965-1984

Physical Description: 2.0 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Originals and reproductions of Barbara G. Myerhoff's published work, including articles, papers, essays, and book reviews. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 153

Myerhoff publications, A-M 1965-1984

Box 154

Myerhoff publications, N-Z 1965-1984

 

Publications by assorted authors Subseries 2. 1947-1984

Physical Description: 6.0 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Reproductions of publications and unpublished papers by a variety of authors on assorted anthropological, scientific, social, historical, and ethnographic topics. This series includes papers sent to Barbara G. Myerhoff for editing and critique, and photocopied book excerpts, articles, and essays found outside of Barbara G. Myerhoff's cohesive research project files. Arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 155

Publications, A-C 1975-1984

Box 156

Publications, D-K 1972-1983

Box 157

Publications, L-Q 1964-1983

Box 158

Publications, R-S 1965-1983

Box 159

Publications, T 1947-1983

Box 160

Publications, V-Z 1967-1977

 

Personal correspondence Series 6. 1974-1984

Physical Description: 2.0 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 6 consists of personal correspondence unrelated to specific academic projects. Correspondence with a wide array of collaborators and professional peers--many of whom were also personal friends of Barbara G. Myerhoff--is located throughout the collection, including Series 2: USC administrative and academic files, and Series 3: Research project files.
Box 161

Personal correspondence 1976-1984

Scope and Contents note

Personal correspondence from Barbara Babcock, Joan Cassell, John and Hilda (?) from the University of Chicago, Marc Kaminsky, Deena Metzger, and Victor Turner.
Box 162

Personal correspondence with Deena Metzger 1974-1976

Scope and Contents note

Lengthy and detailed personal correspondence between Barbara G. Myerhoff and Deena Metzger. Removed from a binder labled "Metzger-Myerhoff Correspondence."

General note

Sealed until further notice.
 

Photographic materials Series 7. 1953-1984

General Physical Description note: 7 clamshell binders, and 1 flat box (8 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 7 consists of photographs, slides, and negatives related to Barbara G. Myerhoff's field research, publications, book publicity, and lectures. Of particular note are several black and white publicity portraits of Barbara G. Myerhoff; photographs, negatives, and slides of elderly Jewish people from the Venice and Beverly-Fairfax communities; slides from a 1979 film project in Bali; and photographs and slides documenting the Huichol Indians of Mexico. The bulk of photographic materials were originally stored separately from the research project files, and this arrangement was maintained for preservation and access purposes. Materials are topically arranged in boxes for viewing.
Box 163

Bali slides 1979

General Physical Description note: ca. 420 color slides

Scope and Contents note

Slides from a 1979 trip to Bali for S. Lansing's video project.
Box 164

Miscellaneous 1970-1984

General Physical Description note: Photographs, slides, and negatives

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by topic. Burg Wartenstein Conference group photo, 1977; Disneyland slides from conference lecture in Japan, 1981; photographs for Culture of Fairfax project, 1984 (see also one oversize photo, box 172); Glasgow School of Art slides; Indian holy man photograph, n.d.; Israel, 1975 and 1983; Japan, 1983; Myerhoff, Barbara, photographs and negatives, ca. 1978; Native American celebration, 1970; and unidentified lecture slides and negatives, n.d. One roll of film labeled, "Robin Margolia, Fire, Abstract, Y.S.C."
Box 165

Mexico and Costa Rica 1958-1973

General Physical Description note: Photographs, negatives, and slides
Box 166-170

Venice ca. 1970s

General Physical Description note: Photographs, slides, and negatives
Box 166

Venice Photographs I

Scope and Contents note

Photographs and negatives of Israel Levin Center members in Venice. Includes photographs of Life Note Death in Venice (the protest and art show), publicity photos of Barbara G. Myerhoff, reproductions of family photographs, and pictures of people and events documented in "Number Our Days."
Box 167

Venice Photographs II

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of the Israel Levin Center members in Venice. Includes publicity photos of Barbara G. Myerhoff, and 8 x 10 inch negatives of people and events documented in "Number Our Days."
Box 168

Venice Slides I

General Physical Description note: ca. 360 color slides

Scope and Contents note

Color slides of Israel Levin Center members in Venice. Includes slides of Life Not Death in Venice (the protest and art show), and images of people and events documented in "Number Our Days." Sorted by approximate date.
Box 169

Venice Slides II

General Physical Description note: ca. 560 color slides

Scope and Contents note

Color slides of Israel Levin Center members in Venice. Includes slides of Life Note Death in Venice (the protest and art show), and images of people and events documented in "Number Our Days." Unsorted, original order maintained.
Box 170

Venice Mounted Photographs

Scope and Contents note

Two mounted color photographs of Israel Levin Center Members. The male is identified as Harry Asimow, the female is unidentified.
 

Books Series 8. 1944-1984

General Physical Description note: 4 banker boxes (6 linear ft.)

Scope and Contents note

Series 8 consists of a selection of books from Barbara G. Myerhoff's personal library, some of which are heavily annotated. In addition to copies of texts that Barbara G. Myerhoff authored or edited, the series includes books by Clifford Geertz, Marc Kaminsky, Claude Levi-Strauss, Victor W. Turner, and others. Books are arranged in boxes alphabetically by author; edited texts are interfiled by title.
Box 173

Books, Age-De Mille 1959-1982

Box 174

Books, Eliade-Kushner 1944-1984

Box 175

Books, Langer-Political 1948-1981

Box 176

Books, Pushcart-Zborowski 1964-1979