Richard K. Beardsley papers: circa 1950-1975
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Title: Richard K. Beardsley papers
Creator: Beardsley, Richard K.
Inclusive dates: circa 1950-1975
Extent: 6 linear feet (in 7 boxes)
Richard K. Beardsley was a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan from 1947 to 1978 who served several terms as the director of the Center for Japanese Studies. The papers document his anthropological fieldwork in Japan, Spain, and California, and include research and field notes, interviews, questionnaires and surveys in English and Japanese, photographs, and a small amount of correspondence.
Call number: 8569 Aa 2
Language: The material mostly in English. Some questionnaires and notes in Japanese.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Finding aid created by Christine Di Bella, May 2003, and Olga Virakhovskaya in 2018.