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Department of Anthropology Records

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Identifier: U003
Overview

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.

Etienne B. Renaud Papers

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Identifier: M015
Overview Etienne B. Renaud (1880-1973) served as a faculty member of University of Denver Department of Anthropology from 1920-1948. Renaud influenced archeaological survey methods describing one of the first attempts at systematic excavation in the American Southwest. In 1929 he directed a field expedition for the Colorado Museum of Natural History. He conducted archaeological surveys of the American plains area including Eastern Colorado, 1930-1933; Eastern Wyoming, 1931; Western Nebraska, 1933;...

Ruth Underhill Papers

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Identifier: M060
Overview 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...