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999-15

Simmons, Ozzie Gordon, (1919-1988) Papers, 1947-1948: A Finding Aid

Peabody Museum Archives
Harvard University
June 1999

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Descriptive Summary

Repository: Peabody Museum Archives, Harvard University
Call No.: 999-15
Location: Peabody Museum Archives
Title: Simmons, Ozzie Gordon, (1919-1988) Papers,
Date(s): 1947-1948
Creator: Ozzie Gordon Simmons, (1919-1988)
Quantity: 1.25 linear feet
Abstract: These papers contain field notes from New Mexico and Texas where Simmons conducted research for his doctoral dissertation, "Anglo Americans and Mexican Americans in South Texas; a study in dominant-subordinate group relations" as a graduate student in sociology at Harvard University.

Processed by:

Sarah R. Demb, Archivist; June 1999; edited by Patricia H. Kervick, Associate Archivist; August 2009

Acquisition Information:

#999-15
These papers were donated to the Museum in June 1999 by Charlotte Simmons, Ozzie Gordon Simmons' wife.

Access Restrictions:

Restrictions on access: None

Use Restrictions:

Restrictions on use: None

Biographical Sketch:

Ozzie Gordon Simmons worked as a graduate student in sociology at Harvard under Clyde Kluckhohn and Talcott Parsons during 1947-1948. He conducted his field work in Gallop, New Mexico and San Antonio, Texas. Part of this field work was the basis for his doctoral dissertation, "Anglo Americans and Mexican Americans in South Texas; a study in dominant-subordinate group relations." [HU 1952]

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Scope and Content Note:

These papers contain the field notes created through ethnographic interviews with project participants in the Anglo and Mexican communities of Gallop, New Mexico and San Antonio, Texas. All of the material was generated while Charlotte and Ozzie Simmons were in the field in 1947-1948 under Harvard University professors Clyde Kluckhohn and Talcott Parsons, working on what would become Ozzie's doctoral dissertation. ["Anglo Americans and Mexican Americans in South Texas; a study in dominant-subordinate group relations."]
The papers are arranged in one series: I. Field Notes - New Mexico and Texas, which contains four subseries:

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