Charles Leslie papers
Charles Leslie's papers document his tenure as Secretary-General of the International Conference on Traditional Asian Medicine (1979-1984) through conference materials and correspondence with other organizers from India and the Philippines. Also included is correspondence relating to his involvement with the Society for Medical Anthropology and his editorship of Comparative Studies of …
University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos
Videotape field project shot by Ken Forsyth in Africa for the University Research Expeditions Program, University of California, Berkeley, focusses on three groups in Kenya and Tanzania. Videotapes of the Rendille, pastoralists from northern Kenya are concerned primarily with water resources and capture daily life includng scenes of young men …
Brent Berlin and Elois Ann Berlin papers
This collection documents Brent Berlin and Elois Ann Berlin's ethnobiological, ethnomedical, nutritional anthropological and ethnolinguistic research in Chiapas, Mexico (among the Tzeltal and Tzotzil-speaking communities of Highland Chiapas) and Amazonas, Peru (among the Aguaruna and Huambisa-speaking communities of the Cenepa and Santiago Rivers, tributaries of the Marañón River). The collection …
Carol Laderman Papers
Carol Laderman was a medical anthropologist best known for her research on Malay traditional medicine. Her work focused on beliefs and practices regarding childbirth and nutrition as well as shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. This collection consists of the professional papers of Carol Laderman, medical anthropologist and university professor. The bulk of the collection pertains to her research on childbirth, nutrition, and shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. These materials include field notes, surveys, transcripts of Main Peteri ceremonies, grant applications, photographs, and sound recordings. Of special interest are her photographs of midwives and shamans treating patients, including Main Peteri ceremonies, as well as traditional Malay weddings and festivals. Also noteworthy are her recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies and her interviews with midwives and shamans. The collection also contains her unpublished and published writings; her dissertation; a report on her undergraduate fieldwork with pregnant Puerto Rican teenagers; her lecture notes and files as a university professor; files documenting her involvement in professional associations; and correspondence with colleagues.
The Teriananda Paperscontain writings authored by Teriananda, as well as various position papers, news articles, flyers, correspondence, and group newsletters that represent the political activities she participated in on behalf of Native American and other indigenous peoples.
Henry Niese photographs of Thunderbird Pow Wow, University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week, and Turkey Tayac
Photographs depicting Winnebago and Piscataway people at various gatherings. The collection includes images of two Winnebago boys dancing at the August 1974 Thunderbird Pow Wow in Oakland, New Jersey, as well as photographs of Turkey Tayac (Philip Proctor), Jenice Bigbee, and Mark Tayac, made for University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week …
Carol Laderman lecture video
Full video recording of a lecture by medical anthropologist Carol Laderman given on April 21, 2001 on how she became a medical anthropologist, the trajectory of the field of medical anthropology within the discipline of anthropology, and her work in Malaysia studying traditional medicine as practiced by the indigenous population. Video also …
Edward C. Green papers
The papers of Edward C. Green, circa 1970-2016, document his work as an applied medical anthropologist and research consultant focusing principally on the distribution and prevention of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa and South America. Much of Green's research and policy focus lay in understanding indigenous health belief systems and instituting locally-designed approaches to major health concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, field diaries and typed research, sound recordings, photographs, and published reports and articles, including material from his dissertation research among the Matawai Maroons of Suriname.
MS 3522 Myths and traditions
Includes: Tobacco Offering Address, 6 pages text; War Medicine, 2 pages; Fishing Medicine, 2 pages; Witch Medicine, 8 pages, by John Buck, 1889; also 2 pages notes for Witch Medicine; The Hunting Medicine by John Buck, 5 pages including songs in text, some with interlinear translation, and 2 pages notes; Aids of Creator (?), 2 pages. All in English except …
This accession consists of publications and brochures produced by the History of Science Society (HSS). The primary topic is the study and teaching of the history of science. Also included is one copy of the published program for the HSS annual meeting in 1999.