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Dupree, Louis (1925-1989) Collection, 1947-1988, inclusive: A Finding Aid

Peabody Museum Archives
Harvard University



Last update 2016 September 10

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Peabody Museum Archives, Harvard University
Call No.: 2002.20
Location: Peabody Museum Archives
Title: Dupree, Louis (1925-1989) Collection,
Date(s): 1947-1988.
Creator: Louis Dupree
Quantity: 8 linear feet (8 boxes, photographs) (6 boxes, papers)(10 films)
Abstract: Louis Dupree was an American anthropologist specializing in Afghan studies. This collection includes field notebooks, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographic material relating to Dupree's work in Afghanistan.

Acquisition Information:

These papers are a gift of Louis Dupree and were donated by his wife, Nancy Hatch Dupree, July 10, 2002.

Access Restrictions:

Restrictions on access: None.

Use Restrictions:

Restrictions on use: None.

Biographical Sketch

Louis Dupree, anthropologist and educator was one of the foremost authorities on Afghanistan, spending many years there since his first visit in 1948. His volume Afghanistan (3rd. ed. Princeton, N.J., 1980) has served as the primary source on the history and culture of the country.



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