Preliminary Guide to the Ernestine Friedl Papers, circa 1950 - 2000
Ernestine Friedl served as chair of the Dept. of Anthropology and as Dean of Arts and Sciences and Trinity College at Duke University. She studied gender roles, rural life in modern Greece, and the Chippewa. The Ernestine Friedl papers include personal and professional correspondence, subject files, course materials, articles, reprints, field notes, and sound recordings related to her anthropological research and her roles as professor and administrator at Queens College and Duke University.
- Ernestine Friedl papers, circa 1950 - 2000
- Friedl, Ernestine, 1920-
- 22.5 Linear Feet , 15000 Items
- University Archives, Duke University
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The Ernestine Friedl papers include personal and professional correspondence, subject files, course materials, articles, reprints, field notes, and sound recordings related to her anthropological research and her roles as professor and administrator at Queens College and Duke University.
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Personal Information: Born August 13, 1920, in Szegled, Hungary; U.S. citizen; daughter of Nicholas and Ethel (Neudorfer) Friedl. Education: Hunter College (now Hunter College of the City University of New York), A.B., 1941; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1950. Memberships: American Anthropological Association (fellow; president, 1975), American Academy of Arts and Sciences (fellow), American Association for the Advancement of Science (fellow), American Ethnological Society (president, 1967), Northeastern Anthropological Association (president, 1971), Phi Beta Kappa.
Awards: Fulbright and Wenner-Gren Foundation Award, for Vasilika, 1955-56; National Science Foundation grant, 1964-67; Duke University Medal for Distinguished Meritorious Service, 2004.
Career: Wellesley College, instructor in anthropology, 1944-46; Queens College of the City University of New York, 1947-74, assistant professor, 1955-61, associate professor, 1962-65, professor of anthropology, 1965-74, chair of department, 1964-68, executive officer of Ph.D. program in anthropology, 1969-70; Duke University, professor of anthropology, 1973-, chair of department, 1973-78, dean of Arts and Sciences and Trinity College, 1980-1985.
Writings: Vasilika: A Village in Modern Greece, Holt, 1962. Women and Men: An Anthropologist's View, Holt, 1975. Contributor of articles and reviews to American Anthropologist, Human Organization, and Anthropological Quarterly. Edited the Journal of Modern Greek Studies.
[Adapted from: Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2005. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale, 2005.]
[Identification of item], Ernestine Friedl Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Ernestine Friedl Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 2004.
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Encoded by Jill Katte, March 2005
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