Preliminary guide to the Stephen T. Boggs papers

Collection ID:
Boggs, Stephen T.
circa 1950 - circa 1970
Multiple languages
Physical Description:
0.25 Linear feet

Content Description
Content Description
The papers contain field notes on Flambeau language and religion, including documentation of a Drum Dance, War Dance, Medicine initiation, and Native American Church ceremonies with participant interviews; interviews with anthropology field workers; and three essays.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Stephen T. Boggs is a cultural anthropologist who began his anthropological studies at the London School of Economics in 1947. He carried out doctoral work at Washington University and conducted fieldwork among Ojibwa communities in Wisconsin and Manitoba. He was faculty at the University of Hawaii, and served as Executive Secretary of the American Anthropological Association from 1961-1966.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Stephen T. Boggs in 2015.

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