Scope and Content
Title: Hilda Kuper papers
Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1992
Collection number: 1343
70 boxes (35 linear ft)
8 oversize boxes
Abstract: Hilda Kuper (1911- ) was a professor of Anthropology at UCLA (1963-78) specializing in South Africa, Swaziland, and the Swazi.
The collection consists of Dr. Kuper's correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, photographs, research, and teaching
Language: Finding aid is written in
University of California, Los Angeles. Library 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 UCLA Library Special Collections
for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library
Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the
creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright
owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
- Gift of Professor Hilda Kuper, 1982, 1987, 1988.
- Gift of Mary and Jenny Kuper, 1994.
[Identification of item], Hilda Kuper papers (Collection Number 1343). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, UCLA.
Hilda Kuper was born in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1911; married Leo Kuper (1935); BA (1935) and MA (1934), University of Witwatersrand;
Ph.D, London School of Economics (1942); Professor of Anthropology, UCLA (1963-78) as well as lecturer at various universities;
recipient of numerous awards and fellowships; author of several books and articles, she is best known for her work on South
Africa, Swaziland, and the Swazi.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, photographs, research, and teaching materials related
to anthropologist Dr. Hilda Kuper. Includes her work on the peoples and cultures in South Africa, including Natal and Swaziland.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Anthropology--Faculty--Archival resources.
Swazi (African people).
Genres and Forms of Material
Manuscripts for publication.