Collection ID: 6911269 MS#1762

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978
Extent:
35 linear feet and 28 record cartons
Language:
English , French , German .
Preferred citation:

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Margaret Meade Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Background

Scope and Content:

Material mostly related to courses taught by Mead including essays, reports, notes, and interview transcriptions (both by Mead and others) related to courses in Research in Contemporary Culture(R.C.C) and Studies for Contemporary Culture(S.C.C).

Biographical / Historical:

Margaret Mead was born December 16, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mead did her undergraduate work at Barnard College, where she met Franz Boas, who she went on to do her anthropology Ph.D. with at Columbia. She became a curator of ethnology at American Museum of Natural History, where she published the bestseller"Coming of Age in Samoa".

Acquisition information:
2000.2001.M53: Source of acquisition--[source of acquisition]. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--7/28/2001.
Processing information:

Papers processed cks 5/2/2015.

Papers appraised appraiser [date].

Accruals:

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

PREFERRED CITATION:

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Margaret Meade Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
6th Floor East Butler Library
535 West 114th St.
New York, NY 10027, United States
CONTACT:
(212) 854-5590
rbml@library.columbia.edu