The Benson Latin American Collection

Richard P. Schaedel Papers

Preliminary Inventory

Descriptive Summary

Creator Schaedel, Richard P.
Title Richard P. Schaedel Papers
Dates: ca. 1960s-1990s
Abstract Professional papers of University of Texas anthropologist Dr. Richard P. Schaedel.
Accession No. 2006-01
OCLC Record No.
Extent approx. 30 linear feet
Language English
Repository Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Brief Biographical Sketch

Richard Paul Schaedel was born in 1920 and died in 2005. Schaedel earned a B.A. degree in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin in 1942, and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Yale University in 1952. He served in the military during World War II, worked for the State Department, and joined the University of Texas in 1960.

Scope and Contents Note

Professional papers of Dr. Richard P. Shaedel include correspondence, written works, research, photographs, and collected materials.

The papers are currently uncataloged. Contact the Benson Collection for information about accessing the archive.


Access Restrictions

Access may be limited to the Schaedel papers because they are currently uncataloged.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

The Richard P. Schaedel Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings:
Schaedel, Richard P. -- Archives
Indians of South America -- Peru

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Richard P. Schaedel Papers, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin.

Box and Folder Inventory


Richard P. Schaedel Papers

1- Correspondence, written works, research, photographs, and collected materials, ca. 1960s-1990s
The Schaedel Papers are currently uncataloged and access may be limited. Contact the Benson Collecton for more information.