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Department of Anthropology Records

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Identifier: U003
Abstract Anthropology explains the relationships among biology, culture and the environments in which people live. Anthropology addresses problems such as the integration of cultural and ethnic diversity, the conduct of international relations, human rights and the management of environmental and cultural resources. The department of Anthropology is part of the Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Denver. The Division of Social Sciences mentions the...
Dates: Other: 1930-2009

Ruth Underhill Papers

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Identifier: M060
Abstract Anthropologist Ruth Murray Underhill served as Supervisor of Indian Education with the U.S. Indian Service from 1942-1948 and was professor of Anthropology at the University of Denver from 1948-1952. She was born in Ossining, New York on August 22, 1883 and graduated from Vassar College in 1905 with a B.A. in comparative literature. She earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University in 1934 and worked for the U.S. Indian Service (later the Bureau of Indian Affairs). Underhill was...
Dates: 1888-1987; Majority of material found within 1950-1960