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Finding Aid for the Hilda Kuper papers, ca. 1930-1992
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  • Biography
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hilda Kuper papers
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1992
    Collection number: 1343
    Creator: Kuper, Hilda
    Extent: 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 materials.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: 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.

    Administrative 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hilda Kuper papers (Collection Number 1343). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    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.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Kuper, Hilda--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Anthropology--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Anthropologists--Archival resources.
    Swazi (African people).
    Swaziland.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.
    Correspondence.