Colson, Elizabeth, 1917-....

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Elizabeth Colson, born 1917 in Hewitt, Minnesota, received her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Radcliffe College in 1945. Colson served as a professor in Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley from 1964-1984. Colson's area of study is in the forced migration and resettlement of people. Colson has led a study for forty years on the Tonga people of Gwembe Valley, Zambia, forced to move in order to create the man-made Lake Kariba in 1958.

From the description of Elizabeth Colson papers, ca. 1940-2002. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 53394538

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creatorOf Colson, Elizabeth, 1917-. Elizabeth Colson papers, ca. 1940-2002. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Epstein, A. L. (Arnold Leonard). Arnold Leonard and Trude Scarlett Epstein Papers, 1949-1981. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Colson, Elizabeth, 1917-. Pith helmet, mortarboard and tent hook from the Elizabeth Colson papers. [realia]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Arnold Leonard and Trude Scarlett Epstein Papers, 1949-1995 Mandeville Special Collections Library
creatorOf Colson, Elizabeth, 1917-. Pith helmet, mortarboard and tent hook from the Elizabeth Colson papers. [realia]. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Epstein, A. L. (Arnold Leonard) person
associatedWith Epstein, T. Scarlett, (Trude Scarlett) person
associatedWith Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. person
associatedWith Gluckman, Max, 1911-1975. person
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Africa
Zambia
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Tonga (Zambezi people)
Makah Indians
Women anthropologists
Refugees--Case studies
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Birth 1917-06-15

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