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Willard Zerbe Park was an anthropologist and professor. Included are Park's field notes from his study of shamanism and the social life and customs of the Northern Paiute Indians of Nevada, 1933-1940 that he created with the help of his wife, Susan; notes on the study of Kagaba Indians of Sierra de Santa Marta in Colombia, South America, 1937 and 1941; and correspondence regarding the UNRRA in Ethiopia. Also included are field notes of Susan B. Park on the Northern Paiute, 1934-1935; and a...
Willard Z. Park (1906-1965) was an anthropologist who worked primarily with Northern Paiute indigenous people of nothern Nevada. The collection contains a typescript manuscript of with printer's notes of Park's "Shamanism in western America: A Study in Cultural Relationships" based on Park's Ph.D. dissertation completed at Yale.