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Finding Aid to the Paul Radin Papers, 1933-2000 (bulk 1934-1935)
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Series 1 Radin Ethnic Surveys (General), 1934-1935

Physical Description: 67.0 folders (ca. 2.5 cu. ft.)

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by ethnic group or nationality, with Radin's numbering system noted.

Scope and Contents note

Interviews with members of various ethnic groups in California--mostly from the San Francisco Bay Area--carried out by over 200 SERA workers under the supervision of Paul Radin.
Box 1, Folder 1, Radin_number XI

Africa

Box 1, Folder 2, Radin_number XLII

Albanian

Box 1, Folder 3, Radin_number VB

American

Box 1, Folder 4, Radin_number IX

American Indian

Box 1, Folder 5, Radin_number -

Americans/Autobiographical

Box 1, Folder 6, Radin_number VII

Americans: Frontier Memories

Box 1, Folder 7, Radin_number XLVII

Armenia

Box 1, Folder 8, Radin_number XVI

Australia

Box 1, Folder 9, Radin_number XVII

Austria

Box 1, Folder 10, Radin_number XLIII

Bessarabia

Box 1, Folder 11, Radin_number XLI

Bulgaria

Box 1, Folder 12, Radin_number XLII

Canadian

Box 1, Folder 13, Radin_number XXXV

Central American

Box 1, Folder 14, Radin_number XXII

Danes

Box 1, Folder 15, Radin_number XXV

Dutch

Box 1, Folder 16, Radin_number XIV

English

Box 1, Folder 17, Radin_number XIXA

Finnish

Box 1, Folder 18, Radin_number XIXB

Finns

Box 1, Folder 19, Radin_number LI

Formosa

Box 1, Folder 20, Radin_number -

French

Box 1, Folder 21, Radin_number XXVIIA

German

Box 1, Folder 22, Radin_number XXVIIB

German

Box 1, Folder 23, Radin_number XLVIA

Greek "Lower Class"

Box 1, Folder 24, Radin_number XLVIB

Greek "Upper Class"

Box 1, Folder 25, Radin_number XLVIC

Greek "Professional Class"

Box 2, Folder 1, Radin_number XXIX

Hungary

Box 2, Folder 2, Radin_number XXIV

Iceland

Box 2, Folder 3, Radin_number XVIIB

Irish

Box 2, Folder 4, Radin_number XVIIC

Irish

Box 2, Folder 5, Radin_number XXXIIA

Italians

Box 2, Folder 6, Radin_number XXXIIB

Italians

Box 2, Folder 7, Radin_number XXXIICA

Italians

Box 2, Folder 8, Radin_number XXXIICB

Italians

Box 2, Folder 9, Radin_number XXXIID

Italians

Box 2, Folder 10, Radin_number XXXIIDa

Italians

Box 2, Folder 11, Radin_number XXXIIDb

Italians

Box 2, Folder 12, Radin_number XXXIIDc

Italians

Box 2, Folder 13, Radin_number XXXIIDe

Italians

Box 2, Folder 14, Radin_number XXXIIDf

Italians

Box 2, Folder 15, Radin_number VIII

Jews

Box 2, Folder 16, Radin_number XLIX

Korean

Box 2, Folder 17, Radin_number XXXIX

Lithuania

Box 2, Folder 18, Radin_number XXXIII

Mexico

Box 2, Folder 19, Radin_number XXXIV

Mexico

Box 2, Folder 20, Radin_number II

Miqueton

Box 2, Folder 21, Radin_number XIII

Norway

Box 2, Folder 22, Radin_number XXVI

Philippines

General note

This folder is empty; materials in the file were missing when the San Francisco History Center received the collection.
Box 2, Folder 23, Radin_number XXXI

Portugal

Box 2, Folder 24, Radin_number XLV

Romania No.1

Box 2, Folder 25, Radin_number XLV

Romania No. 2

Box 2, Folder 26, Radin_number XXXVIIA

Russia No. 1

Box 2, Folder 27, Radin_number XXXVIIA

Russia No. 2

Box 3, Folder 1, Radin_number XXXVIIB

Russia No. 1

Box 3, Folder 2, Radin_number XXXVIIB

Russia No. 2

Box 3, Folder 3, Radin_number XVIIIA

Scandinavian

Box 3, Folder 4, Radin_number -

Scandinavian Report B

Box 3, Folder 5, Radin_number -

Scandinavian Report C

Box 3, Folder 6, Radin_number XIII

Scots

Box 3, Folder 7, Radin_number XV

South Africa

Box 3, Folder 8, Radin_number XXX

Spanish A

Box 3, Folder 9, Radin_number XXX

Spanish B

Box 3, Folder 10, Radin_number XX

Swedes

Box 3, Folder 11, Radin_number XXIA

Swedes

Box 3, Folder 12, Radin_number XXVI

Switzerland

Box 3, Folder 13, Radin_number XLVII

Syria

Box 3, Folder 14, Radin_number XLIV

Yugoslavia incl. Serbia

Box 3, Folder 15, Radin_number -

Miscellaneous countries

 

Series 2 Radin Ethnic Surveys (Chinese), 1934-1935

Physical Description: 19.0 folders (1.0 cu. ft.)
 

Subseries A Chinese Folklore and autobiographical materials

Arrangement

Arranged as received, by Radin's folder titles and numbering system.
Box 3, Folder 16, Radin_number -

Chinese

Box 3, Folder 17, Radin_number LIIA

China

Box 3, Folder 18, Radin_number LIIB

China

Box 3, Folder 19, Radin_number LIIC

China No. 1

Box 3, Folder 20, Radin_number LIIC

China No. 2

Box 3, Folder 21, Radin_number LIIE

China No. 1

Box 3, Folder 22, Radin_number LIIE

China No. 2

 

Subseries B SERA worker Jon Lee's papers, including material for "The Golden Mountain"

Arrangement

Divided into Lee's Chinese survey files and his files for The Golden Mountain, each arranged numerically.
Box 4, Folder 1, Radin_number -

Jon Lee China

Box 4, Folder 2, Radin_number LIID

J. Lee China

Box 4, Folder 3, Radin_number -

Jon Lee- China No. 1

Box 4, Folder 4, Radin_number -

Jon Lee- China No. 2

Box 4, Folder 5, Radin_number -

Jon Lee- China No. 3

Box 4, Folder 6, Radin_number -

Jon Lee- China No. 4

Box 4, Folder 7, Radin_number -

Jon Lee- China No. 5

Box 4, Folder 8, Radin_number -

Jon Lee- China No. 6

Box 4, Folder 9, Radin_number -

Material for "The Golden Mountain" No. 1

Box 4, Folder 10, Radin_number -

Material for "The Golden Mountain" No. 2

Box 4, Folder 11, Radin_number -

Material for "The Golden Mountain" No. 3

Box 4, Folder 12, Radin_number -

Material for "The Golden Mountain" No. 4

Box 4, Folder 13

Series 3 Letters from Jon Lee, 1943-1945

Physical Description: 1.0 folder

Scope and Contents note

Letters to Radin from Jon Lee while he was in the Army during World War II, stationed in India and China.
Box 4, Folder 14-15

Series 4 Italians survey cards, [1934-1935]

Physical Description: 2.0 folders

Scope and Contents note

Index cards containing data from interviews with Italian Americans, apparently compiled as part of Radin's research for the portion of the SERA project later published as The Italians of San Francisco: Their Adjustment and Acculturation. Includes a few cards about Chinese Americans.
 

Series 5 Mary Sacharoff-Fast Wolf papers, [193?]-2000

Physical Description: 7.0 folders

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 4, Folder 16

Miscellaneous Radin WPA Project documents, 1936

Box 4, Folder 17

Anthropology Term Paper, 1988

Box 4, Folder 18

Master's Thesis, 1989

Box 4, Folder 19

Biographical Material on Radin (photocopies), 2000

Box 4, Folder 20

"Survey of San Francisco's Minorities" and SERA political cartoon (color photocopies), undated

Box 4, Folder 21

WPA Project Master Control List, undated