Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010

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Goldschmidt was born on Feb. 24, 1913 in San Antonio, TX; BA (1933) and MA (1935), Univ. of TX; Ph. D, UC Berkeley, 1942; social science analyst at US Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1940-46; asst. professor (1946-50), assoc. professor (1950-56), professor, and chairman of the dept. of anthropology (1964-69), UCLA; founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Assn.; president, Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51) and president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70); editor, American anthropologist, 1956-59; publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way : a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism : an essay in anthropological theory (1966).

From the description of Papers, ca. 1930-1994. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41113202

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Goldschmidt was born on February 24, 1913 in San Antonio, Texas; BA (1933) and MA (1935), University of Texas; Ph.D, UC Berkeley, 1942; social science analyst at U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1940-46; assistant professor (1946-50), associate professor (1950-56), professor, and chairman of the department of anthropology (1964-69), UCLA; founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Association; president, Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51) and president of the American Ethnological Society (1969-70); editor, American anthropologist, 1956-59; publications include The Hupa white deerskin dance (1940), Nomlaki ethnography (1951), Man's way: a preface to the understanding of human society (1959), and Comparative functionalism: an essay in anthropological theory (1966).

From the guide to the Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers, ca. 1930-1994, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Israel, Charles E. The life of a Yurok : a study in Yurok culture / written by Charles Israel ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Newman, Walter. The fighting cock refrain : a study in Balinese culture / written by Walter Newman ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010. Possessory rights of the Natives of southeastern Alaska : a detailed analysis of the early and present territory used and occupied by the Natives of southeastern Alaska, except the Natives of the village of Kake (partially treated), Hydaburg, and Klawock : a report to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs / by Walter R. Goldschmidt and Theodore H. Haas. Alaska State Library
creatorOf Sinclair, Lister. The forbidden name of Wednesday : a study in law and justice / written by Lister Sinclair ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 1921 - 2008. Audio Recordings. 1945 - 1965. Stand-in for a murderer
creatorOf Sinclair, Lister. Lion bites man : a study in law and justice / written by Lister Sinclair ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Sinclair, Lister. The case of the borrowed wife : a study in law and justice / written by Lister Sinclair ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Israel, Charles E. The reluctant shaman : a study in Yurok culture / written by Charles Israel ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010. Memorandum on basic plans : Ways of mankind radio project / Walter Godschmidt, project director ; Ruth Oreck, assistant. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Israel, Charles E. The sea-monster and the bride : a study in Yurok culture / written by Charles Israel ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Walter Rochs Goldschmidt Papers, ca. 1930-1994 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 1921 - 2008. Audio Recordings. 1945 - 1965. Desert soliloquy
creatorOf Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010. Goldschmidt and Haas Manuscript Sealaska Heritage Institute
creatorOf Sinclair, Lister. The case of the bamboo-sized pigs : a study in law and justice / written by Lister Sinclair ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf De Mille, Richard, 1922-. The Richard De Mille Collection, 1959-1979. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn National Land for People collection, Bulk, 1972-1983, 1850-1991 Special Collections Research Center, California State University, Fresno
creatorOf Newman, Walter. The coming out : a study in Balinese culture / written by Walter Newman ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010. Papers, ca. 1930-1994. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Israel, Charles E. World renewal : a study in Yurok culture / written by Charles Israel ; produced by Andrew Allan. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
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associatedWith Ballis, George Elfie, 1925-2010 person
associatedWith Ballis, Maia person
associatedWith De Mille, Richard, 1922- person
associatedWith Haas, Theodore H. person
associatedWith Israel, Charles E. person
associatedWith National Association of Educational Broadcasters. corporateBody
associatedWith Newman, Walter. person
associatedWith Oreck, Ruth. person
associatedWith Sinclair, Lister. person
associatedWith Thornton, Thomas F. person
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Anthropology corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Anthropology corporateBody
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Alaska, Southeast
Alaska
California--Los Angeles
Alaska
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Indians of North America--Claims
Tlingit Indians--History
Indians of North America
Radio plays
Anthropology
Indians of North America--Land tenure
Haida Indians--Land tenure
Anthropology teachers--Archival resources
Ethnology
Haida Indians--History
Tlingit Indians--Land tenure
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Anthropology teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
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Death 2010-09-01

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