Guide to the John H. Bushnell Papers, 1948-1976
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Bushnell, John H.|
|Title:||John H. Bushnell Papers|
|Quantity:||1.3 cubic ft. (2 boxes)|
|Abstract:||Material related to Bushnell's ethnographic work in Mexico.|
|Forms of Materials:||Field notes, manuscripts|
John Hempstead Bushnell, anthropologist, was born in Minneapolis May 3, 1922. He did both his undergraduate and Ph.D. work at the University of California, Berkeley. He taught at U.C. Berkeley, Sacramento State College, Vassar College and New York University. His work at Vassar also included a research position with the Mellon Foundation. He also worked for the New York State Commission for Human Rights. His partner in most of his field work was his wife, Donna Bushnell, who he met at U.C. Berkeley. Donna Bushnell earned an M.A. in physchology from Vassar College in 1957. John Bushnell died in 1999. His wife died in 2010.
Material related to Bushnell's ethnographic work in Mexico. Includes field notes, drafts of articles and presentations, as well as his Ph. D. dissertation.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Librarywithout any additional restrictions.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.
- Ethnology -- Mexico
- San Juan Atzingo (Mexico)
Encoded by Laura Streett, June 2012.
John H. Bushnell Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Processed by Laura Streett, June 2012.
Gift of Alan C. Bushnell and the Bushnell Family, June 2012 (M2012-007)
|Box 2||Numbered Field Notebooks, nos 2-15, 1950-1951 (14 volumes)|
|Folder 1.1||Notebook, 1951 Feb-March|
|Folder 1.2||Notebook, 1951 May-Nov|
|Box 2||Notebook, 1967 Dec|
|Folder 1.3||Field Notes, Summer 1970|
|Folder 1.10||San Juan linguistic notes|
|Folder 1.11||Census, Book 1|
|Folder 1.12||Census, Book 2|
|Folder 1.14||Rojas Journal|
|Folder 1.15||Correspondence - Mexico|
|Folder 1.16||"Atzingo After Two Decades: Areas and Agents of Change and Stability"|
|Folder 1.17||Cámara Chapter - "The Matlatzinca of San Juan Atzingo"|
|Folder 1.18||[Character, Cognitive Orientation and Children]|
|Folder 1.19||Food Paper|
|Folder 1.20||"Graduate School and Beyond: The Art of Practicing Anthropology," 1974-1975|
|Folder 1.21||"La Virgen de Guadalupe as Surrogate Mother in San Juan Atzingo," 1955|
|Folder 1.22||"Mothers, Sacred and Profane: New Perspectives on the Virgin of Guadalupe," 1975-1976|
|Folder 1.23||"Polygyny in Mesoamerica: The Case of San Juan Atzingo"|
|Folder 1.25||"Pseudoreality in a Mexican Village: The Generalized Virtue Myth"|
|Folder 1.26||"Pyschocultural Dimensions of Health and Disease in a Mexican Village"|
|Folder 1.27||"Projective Doll Play Reconsidered…"|
|Folder 1.28||Doll Play|
|Folder 1.29||"Some Observations on the Nature, Treatment and Prevention of Mental illness in a Mexican Village"|
|Folder 1.30||"The Two Faces of the Mexican Peasant: A holistic View"|
|Folder 1.33||"San Juan Atzingo: An Interpretation of Folk Culture in Central Mexico," Ph.D. dissertation, 1948|
|Folder 1.34||[Dissertation notes?]|
|Box 2||Photographs - negatives and prints (6 envelopes)|
|Box 2||Unidentified audiotape|