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Finding Aid for the Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers, ca. 1930-1994
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Description
Walter Rochs Goldschmidt (b.1913) was a professor in UCLA's department of Anthropology (1946-69), founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association, president of the Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51), president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70), and editor of the American anthropologist (1956-59); publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way: a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism: an essay in anthropological theory (1966). The collection consists of correspondence, research notes, teaching records, editorial review files, manuscripts, and reprints.
Background
Goldschmidt was born on February 24, 1913 in San Antonio, Texas; BA (1933) and MA (1935), University of Texas; Ph.D, UC Berkeley, 1942; social science analyst at U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1940-46; assistant professor (1946-50), associate professor (1950-56), professor, and chairman of the department of anthropology (1964-69), UCLA; founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association; president, Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51) and president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70); editor, American anthropologist, 1956-59; publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way: a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism: an essay in anthropological theory (1966).
Extent
104 boxes (52 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.
Availability
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.