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Author Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964.
Title May M. Edel papers, 1933-1965.
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 Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives  Sc MG 311  Box 1    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY
 Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives  Sc MG 311  Box 2    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY
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Description 3 lin. ft.
Note Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Summary Bulk of collection consists of stories, tales, and various drafts of the manuscript about the Chiga people entitled "The Bachiga of East Africa," including drafts of individual chapters, and page proofs of her book, THE CHIGA OF WESTERN UGANDA (1957), based on these manuscripts. Also, letters from several Africans to Edel, probably in Bantu, letters from Ruth Benedict concerning the manuscript, "The Bachiga of East Africa," and reviews written by Edel. Edel's field notes of the Chiga (1933-1934) include vocabulary lists and information about kinship and religion.
Terms Of Use Abraham Edel retains copyright to the manuscript, "The Bachiga of East Africa."
Biography Anthropologist who studied the Chiga people of western Uganda.
Language English and Bantu.
Finding Aids Partial inventory.
Publications Edel, May Mandelbaum. The Chiga of Western Uganda. New York N.Y.: Oxford University Press for International African Institute, 1957.
Subject Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948.
Ethnology -- Uganda.
Ethnology -- Africa, East.
Folklore -- Africa, East.
Folk literature, African.
Chiga (African people)
Uganda -- Languages.
Bantu-speaking peoples.
Blacks -- South Africa.
Anthropology -- Africa, East.
Anthropology -- Uganda.
Africa, East -- Social life and customs.
Uganda -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Field notes.
Occupation Anthropologists.
Added Author Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964.
Call No. Sc MG 311
Research Call Number Sc MG 311