MS 4833 Some Observations on Tharu Peasant Economy in Nepal
Bista, Dor Bahadur
Description of the Rana Tharus of Dhangarhi, the Dangaura Tharus, and the Tharus of the Rapti valley.
Shepard Forman papers
The collection contains materials primarily documenting Forman's research on fishermen in Alagoas, Brazil in 1965. Included are fieldnotes and various datasets such as household surveys and censuses, maps, interviews with fishermen and villagers, and folk music, as well as a draft of Forman's dissertation based on this research. Additionally the collection …
Joyce Riegelhaupt papers
Field notes, maps, and photographs relating to work in Portugal, manuscripts, correspondence with Sydel Silverman Wolf and other anthropologists, faculty and teaching material, and a set of early 19th century engravings of peasant life in Portugal.
George Eaton Simpson film of Plaisance, Haiti
Footage shot in Plaisance, northern Haiti in conjunction with fieldwork. Shots include: a communal work group or combite organized to weed a field and construct a peasant house; a funeral procession; a social gathering (with musical ensemble, drumming, and dancing) at a peasant house; a wedding procession; various demonstrations of …
Joel Martin Halpern and Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern papers
Halpern, Joel Martin
1 Cassette tape
60 Linear feet (Consisting of 60 boxes and 2 boxes of separated restricted materials)
This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Joel M. Halpern and, to a lesser extent, the papers of Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern. Both their collaborations and individual work are represented here. Materials include their correspondence, published and unpublished writings, research materials, photographs, grant applications, consultant work, teaching files, their files …
Mahonri Young sketchbook
Sketchbook created for Isabelle Manship, wife of sculptor Paul Manship, with an inscription dated March 16, 1930, containing sketches of animals, birds, Indians, nudes, construction workers, peasants, and other subjects, including a sketch of a Pekinese, dated February 7, 1937, which was assumed to have been added by Young during a visit to Manship …
Riva Berleant-Schiller papers
This collection is comprised of Riva Berleant-Schiller's field notes from her research on the islands of Barbuda (1971, 1973, 1977, 1987), Dominica (1977), Montserrat (1979), and Nevis; maps; issues of Barbuda Voice; teaching materials; and correspondence. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of …
Peter Hunt papers
Letters (1921-1961), writings, art work, photographs, a scrapbook (1925-1933), and printed material (1788-1968) document the life and career of Peter Hunt.
Division of Community Life Dissertation Series: Lange, Yvonne: "Santos: The Household Wooden Saints of Puerto Rico,"
Lange, Yvonne, 1918-2003 (Director Emerita, Museum of International Folk Art)
One copy in four volumes (872 pp.) of the typescript of Lange's dissertation "Santos: The Household Wooden Saints of Puerto Rico (1975)" by Yvonne Lange. The dissertation, written for the Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania, attempts to analyse the phenomenon of the "santos" by describing its major …
Contemporary Arts Center records
Exhibitions and special activities files pertaining to visual arts. [The Center's records relating to music, theatre etc. were not microfilmed].