Farb, Peter (1929-1980)
NOTE: All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Several days' advance notice is required for retrieval.
The Peter Farb collection includes manuscript files which also consist of research and professional materials, printed items, and correspondence. The collection also consist s of correspondence, printed materials, notebooks and scrapbooks, professional materials, and other items.
Published works include Man’s Rise to Civilization (Dutton, 1968), Yankee Doodle (Simon and Schuster, 1970), Word Play: What Happens When People Talk (Knopf, 1974), Humankind (Houghton, 1978), and Consuming Passions: the Anthropology of Eating (Houghton, 1980).
The collection also includes personal correspondence written between 1946 and 1952.
Printed materials consist of journals published between 1951 and 1969.
The collection also includes notebooks and scrapbooks compiled between 1964 and 1981.
Professional files consist of subject files which include printed materials, correspondence, notes, and financial materials.
The collection also includes photographs, audio materials, and memorabilia.