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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Richard N. Adams Papers, 1951-1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Adams, Richard N.
Title: Adams, Richard N. Papers
Dates: 1951-1994
Abstract: Anthropological research files, typescripts of three literary productions with mauscripts, proofs, and correspondence compose the Richard N. Adams Papers, 1951-1994, documenting his publications and teachings.
Accession No.: AR 71-154; 92-218; 2012-120
Extent: 3 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Richard N. Adams (b. 1924) was a Professor of Anthropology and director of Latin American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He was the Rapoport Centennial Professor Emeritus of Liberal Arts and a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in 1973. In 1947, he earned his BA from Michigan, his MA from Yale in 1949, and his PhD 1951.

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Scope and Contents

Anthropological research files, typescripts of three literary productions with mauscripts, proofs, and correspondence compose the Richard N. Adams Papers, 1951-1994, documenting his publications and teachings. The anthropolgical research files include unpublished papers, drafts, working papers, book reviews, pamphlets, and notes primarily concerning social structure and energy consumption. The literary productions, which were later published as books, deal with topics such as the power structure in Latin America.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Adams, Richard Newbold, 1924--Archives.
Murphey, Brian.
Roberts, Bryan R., 1939-
Competition, International--History.
International relations--History.
Power (Social sciences).
Power resources—Great Britain--History.
Social structure--Guatemala.
Great Britain--Foreign relations--History.
Guatemala--Economic conditions.
Guatemala--Social conditions.
Latin America--Economic conditions.
Latin America--Social conditions.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard N. Adams Papers, 1951-1994, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff. Subsequent revisions made by Maria Soscia, May 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2F495 Anthropological research files (unpublished papers, drafts, working papers, book reviews, pamphlets, etc):
Globalization Indians, 1993
Papers on social power, energy structure, etc., 1973-1985
What Does Energy do to Man?, 1979
Society as Energy structure (Draft I), 1981
Ethic Emergence and Expansion in Central America
Papers on developmental studies, economic development, etc., 1960, undated
Comments on Stavenhagen, 1963
The Formal Analysis of Behavioral Segments: A Progress Report, November 16, 1962
FNA Energy Papers, 1959-1960
Early RNA papers on energy, 1959-1960
Harnessing Technological Development
Progogine’s world, 1980
ICA – GOAT, 1957
Correspondence Michigan State job, 1956
C. A. Atlas Project, 1991
Corespondence, June 1991
Book reviews, 1964-1988
Review of Spicer, Plural Society in the Southwest, El Palacio, 1973
RNA energy papers, 1974
England and Australia, 1977-1980
Papers on energy consumption and expansion, 1960-1988
Some Observations on Ethnic Change in Guatemala, 1989
Publishing correspondence, 1986-1988
Energy and structure – free copies acknowledgements, 1974-1977
Papers on social evolution, transportation’s role in society, the future of mankind, etc., 1976-1979, undated
Structure of Participation (final copy), October 1977
The Other Facet of Modernization (reading copy)
Harnessing Technological Development, 1974
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2F496
Papers on ethnic relations, energy and civilization, etc., 1978-1994
Internal and external ethnicities
Frontiers of anthropology, 1979
Papers on social survival, human and non-human energy, etc., 1980, undated
Lecture on evolution
Energy conference, summer 1984
Observations on the Use of Energy in Social Structure Analysis, 1979
Papers on energy in social structure, structure of participation, etc., 1972-1977
Ethnic surge, 1990
Etnias in an Eoch of Globalization, with Special Refeence to Guatemala, 1993
Energy and the Regulation of Nation States
Ladinization and history, February 14, 1994
Some Observations on Social Evolution from an Energy Structure Appoach, 1987
Papers on natural selection, ethnic violence, etc., 1981-1989
Papers and pamphlets on Guatemala, 1965-1969, undated
Notes on map, 1992
Pamphlets, 1951-1991
Stored Offsite:
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3E258 (05224129) “Crucifixion by Power: Essays on Guatemalan National Social Structure, 1944-1966,” 1968
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3E259 (05224140) “Second Sowing: Power and Secondary Development in Latin America,” 1967
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CDL2/M198 (04518215) “Paradoxical Harvest,” correspondence, manuscript and proofs, 1980-1982
“Energy and the Relationship between Great Britain and the Development of the World Structure, 1870-1914,” correspondence, 1981

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