Series 13 - Audio Visual records

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UTA 1473-13


Audio Visual records


  • 1963? - 2003 (Creation)

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0.33 m of Sound and Moving Images records

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Sound recordings and video in B2007-0018 mainly document Prof. Lee’s research from the mid 1960s to 1972. Reel to reel tapes contain interviews, testimonies with !Kung San bushmen, talks given by Lee on this very topic, taped vocabulary lists of the !Kung San people’s language, native music from Botswana and one radio interview with Prof. Lee. Two videos document a discussion among women academics on the role of women in a hunter and gatherer society. Finally, two tapes contain a partial recording of the symposium of Political Struggles of Native Peoples, organized by Prof. Lee in 1972.

Sound recordings and video in B2019-0017 also documents his early research and include field recordings from 1964 and 1969. However most recordings are of Lee giving various lectures and talks in the 1980s and 1990s including a full set of this lectures for ANT 363 Origin of the State.

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B2007-0018/S and B20019-0017/S

Reference number (videos)

B2007-0018/M and B2019-0017/M

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  • Box: B2007-0018/S
  • Box: B2019-0017/S
  • Box: B2007-0018/M
  • Box: B2019-0017/M

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