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Preliminary Guide to the Ernestine Friedl Papers, circa 1950 - 2000

Abstract

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.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ernestine Friedl papers circa 1950 - 2000
Creator
Friedl, Ernestine, 1920-
Extent
22.5 Linear Feet , 15000 Items
Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult University Archives, Duke University.
Language
English.

Collection Overview

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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Contents of the Collection

Confidential files
Box 1
Readings, articles written by others
Box 1
Sex role course and women's materials
Box 1
Reprints
Box 1
Journal of Sex Role Research
Box 1
Greek Journals
Box 1
Field documents and notes, 1955-1958
Box 1
Sexuality
Box 2
Teaching Anthropology
Box 2
Feminism and the Classics
Box 2
Terms in Gender Studies
Box 2
Notebooks
Box 2
Sound recordings
Box 2
Correspondence, 1985-1992
Box 3
Sex the Invisible, 1994
Box 3
Field notes
Box 3
Vasilika correspondence
Box 3
Notebooks
Box 3
Sound recordings
Box 3
Microfilm: Greek field notes, 1955-1956
Box 3
Correspondence, general, 1981-1982
Box 4
Correspondence, Athens, 1971-1972
Box 4
Maps
Box 4
Personal, 1983-1984
Box 4
Farrington, V.
Box 5
Greece trip
Box 5
American Anthropological Association
Box 5
Personal, 1979-1982
Box 5
Correspondence, 1992-1993, 1997
Box 5
Correspondence, 1990-1996
Box 6
Field notes
Box 6
AAA Resource Development Planning Group
Box 6
Course materials
Box 6
Course materials
Box 7
Readings, articles by others
Box 7
Correspondence, 1998
Box 7
Friedl archive and digital library
Box 7
Ethics committee
Box 7
Correspondence, 1970s and 1980s
Box 8
Clippings
Box 8
Dean of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Box 8
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Box 8
Unpublished writings
Box 8
Book reviews
Box 8
Dissertation drafts
Box 8
National Humanities Center
Box 8
Spindler book, 1970-1975
Box 8
Correspondence
Box 9
Reprints, publications, articles, reviews
Box 9
Alaska, summer 1987
Box 9
Condolence notes
Box 9
Ethnology notes
Box 9
Powdermaker session, AAA 1989
Box 9
Katherine Verdery
Box 9
AAA papers "in my honor," 1993
Box 9
Curriculum vitae
Box 9
MLA Role of advocacy
Box 9
Women: American, Australian, bibliographies
Box 10
Sex roles
Box 10
Gender hierarchies
Box 10
Micropolis village community
Box 10
Field notes, notebooks, circa 1976
Box 10
Writings
Box 10
Vasilika
Box 11
Film materials
Box 11
Course, teaching materials, Duke and Harvard
Box 11
Phi Beta Kappa
Box 11
Scholarly publications
Box 12
Sex roles
Box 12
Culture traits
Box 12
Reprints
Box 12
Correspondence, administrative, professional, and personal, 1960s and 1970s
Box 13

Historical Note

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.]

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ernestine Friedl Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Ernestine Friedl Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 2004.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Encoded by Jill Katte, March 2005

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.