UW-Milwaukee Dept. of Anthropology Records, 1960-2017

Summary Information

Title: UW-Milwaukee Dept. of Anthropology Records
Date: 1960-2017

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dept. of Anthropology. Office of the Chairman
Call Number: UWM Archival Collection 34

  • 1.8 cubic ft. (3 boxes)
  • approximately 97 web captures

Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Miscellaneous records, mostly dating from the 1970s, containing departmental meeting minutes and correspondence concerning staffing and curriculum development. Various other folders contain information on the Anthropological Research in Cities conference, Cultural and Technological Studies Program, and the Native American Studies Program. There are a number of files on the development of the Ph.D. in anthropology, graduate programs, and cooperative programs with the Center for Latin America and the Museology Program at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Contains records on the controversy between the Linguistics Department and the Anthropology Department in obtaining a joint appointment of a new linguistics instructor, and the bringing of the editorship of the journal Human Organization to UWM. Also includes copies of grant reports written by Elizabeth Benchley and Melvin L. Fowler, which were sponsored by the department, and an education guide developed about 1970 to aid Native Americans desiring a college education.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-mil-uwmac0034
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