Friedrich, Paul. Papers 1953-1984


Friedrich, Paul. Papers 1953-1984

Paul Friedrich (1927-), anthropologist. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence; linguistic and anthropological research and field notes; audiotapes of villagers and lectures by Friedrich; photographs, primarily of life in the town of Naranja; maps; Mexican political ephemera; and manuscripts of published and unpublished papers, articles, and books. Most of the material relates to Friedrich’s fieldwork in the state of Michoacán in southwestern Mexico, 1955-1956, where he studied the Tarascan people and language.

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Friedrich, Paul, 1927-.... (person)

Paul Friedrich was born October 22, 1927 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Carl J. Friedrich (1901-1984) and Lenore Pelham Friedrich (b. 1901). He attended Williams College (1945-1946) before joining the Army (1946-1947). He was stationed in Germany and, because of his language skills, acted as an interrogator. After completing his service, Friedrich transferred to Harvard College, where he studied languages, comparative literature, and intellectual history. He was awarded a BA cum lau...

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University of Chicago. Department of anthropology (corporateBody)

The Department of Anthropology of the University of Chicago sponsored a project (ca. 1936-1948) to microfilm and photograph primary source materials that documented the contacts between Native Americans of the Mississippi Valley and white men. The project was directed by Fay-Cooper Cole. From the description of Ethno-history collection, [ca. 1936]-1948. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248144 Established as a separate department, 1929. Formerly part of ...