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Record Group: 6 C
Record Sub-Group: 34
Records Title: UMC; College of Arts and Science; Museum of Anthropology; Administrative Records
Dates: 1965-1978
Volume: 1 and 5/6 cubic feet, 2.29 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Arts and Science Museum of Anthropology. Included in the Sub-Group are correspondence files, brochures, flyers, photographs, drawings, position applications, programs, announcements, Museum Committee meeting records, research papers, and staff publications. Also included in the Sub-Group are some of Museum of Anthropology Curator and Director (ca. 1973-1984) Lawrence Feldman's personal and professional papers.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:6/42/2 (A78-25; A80-24; A82-65; A83-99)
This Series contains administrative records of the UMC Museum of Anthropology (ca. 1965-1978). Included in this Series are correspondence files, brochures, flyers, photographs, drawings, position applications, programs, announcements, research papers, and staff publications. Topic of correspondence include artifacts, special collections, publicity, requests for publication, questions from school children, attracting visiting scholars, grant applications, texts of lectures given by staff members, Anthropology Museum publications, staffing concerns, salary problems, exhibit preparation, courses offered in museum techniques, anthropological excavations, Museum Committee meetings, the "Teaupan Project," an Osteology Proposal, Mayan linguistics. Also included in the Series are some of Museum of Anthropology Curator and Director (ca. 1973-1984) Lawrence Feldman's personal and professional papers.
(1 2/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: Series 1 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 2. - C:6/42/3 (A77-25)
This Series contains a copy of a 1970 publication entitled, A Guide to Inventorying Ethnological Collections. Mary Jane Schneider, an employee of the UMC Museum of Anthropology, edited the guide. The work includes contributions by several additional UMC Museum of Anthropology staff members.
(1/6 c.f.; 1 Env., 101, 5)

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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