Oscar and Ruth Lewis Papers, 1944-76 | University of Illinois Archives
India - Religion and Sociology
Mexico - Business and Industry
Mexico - History and Geography
Mexico - Religion and Sociology
New York City
New York Slums
Puerto Rico - Business and Industry
Puerto Rico - History and Geography
Puerto Rico - Religion and Sociology
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Papers of Oscar Lewis, professor of anthropology (1948-70) and Ruth Maslow Lewis, his wife and research associate (1918-2008), includes correspondence, publications, manuscripts, reviews and tapes relating to research in anthropology, American Indians, North Indian villages and culture, the sub-culture of poverty in urban Mexico and Puerto Rico and New York. The series includes correspondence, reviews, typescript, galley proofs, continuity notes on edited tapes and copies of edited tape recordings of personal interviews used as source material for The Children of Sanchez (Random House, 1961); reviews and tape recorded interviews used as source material for Pedro Martinez, A Mexican Peasant and his Family (Random House, 1964) and the manuscript and galley proofs for La Vida: A Puerto Rican Family in the Culture of Poverty - San Juan and New York (Random House, 1966). The series includes also French, Danish, Swedish, Portuguese and Japanese editions of La Vida, The Children of Sanchez, Five Families and Tepoztlan. Village in Mexico.
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