Guide to the Paul Riesman papers, 1966-1978

Collection ID:
Riesman, Paul
Physical Description:
1.25 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Paul Riesman Papers consist of correspondence, fieldnotes, journals, and vocabularies from his field work in Burkina Faso among the Fulani.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Suzanne Riesman in 1998.
Processing Information
The collection is unprocessed. Contact the repository for more information.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the Paul Riesman papers requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
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Preferred Citation
Paul Riesman papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The Carleton College Archives holds the Paul H. Riesman papers.

More Information

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa, West Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burkina Faso Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fula (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746