Frank Cancian is a professor of anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. The materials in this collection focus
mainly on Cancian's anthropological study of Mayan culture. Incuded are field notes, field interviews, diaries, research notes,
and background research materials.
The collection has not been processed. It is open for research with the exception of written materials and non-digitized photographs
from the Orange County Housecleaners project and interviews and non-digitized photographs from the Zinacantan project, both
of which will be restricted for a period of 50 years from their date of creation.