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Northwestern University. (Evanston, Ill.). Program of African Studies. (2) x Africa--History (2) x clear facets
Africana Curriculum Project records
Records contain curriculum outlines, correspondence, drafts of working papers presented for the Africana Curriculum Project.
Melville J. Herskovits (1895-1963) Papers, 1906-1963
Melville J. Herkovits was a pioneer anthropologist and Africanist. Although much of Herskovits’ early work with "New World" (the Americas) cultures focused on the survival of African culture traits, he first studied an African culture in 1931. The Herskovits’ expedition to West Africa was based in Dahomey, with additional work carried out in the Gold Coast and Nigeria. He presided