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Cidey, Guy
Breslar, Jon, 1949-2005
Dates:
1870-1984
bulk 1971-1982
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7.2 Linear feet (16 boxes, 21 cassette tapes, 12 audio reels, 1 map drawer )
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These papers document Jon Breslar's fieldwork on Mayotte, Comoro Islands for his dissertation as well as his work developing a new housing policy for Mayotte. The collection contains his professional correspondence, field notes, research notes, his writings, writings by others, newspaper clippings, teaching materials for his Shimaore language course, photographs, maps, plant specimens, and sound recordings.

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Notes and articles by others, in French and English, about Mayotte archaeology and history

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Dates:
1870-1984
bulk 1959-1984
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series
Size:
1.54 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This series contains Breslar's writings, writings by others, and bibliographies. Most of the documents relate to the Comoro Islands and the Mayotte habitat project, but there are also materials on Madagascar, possibly from Breslar's original plans to conduct fieldwork in that area. This series also contains a photocopy of Paul Ottino's writings o...

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1978-1982
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0.58 Linear feet
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NAA.2007-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In the course of his fieldwork in Mayotte, Breslar became fluent in Shimaore (Mahorais). According to his wife, Breslar obtained permission from the prefect of Mayotte to teach a course on the language in 1980-1981 in Mamoutzu, the capital of Mayotte; he may have also taught the course in Dzaoudzi. This series contains his teaching materials for ...

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1977 - 1978
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1974 - 1976
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