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General University Organizations. Museum of Man Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

This collection contains records of Winston-Salem's Museum of Man, a former anthropological musuem that was located in Reynolda Village. It served as a site of classroom and lab instruction as well as a public research domain, and was administered mostly by WFU's Anthropology and Sociology Departments. Materials include annual reports, a promotional brochure, and lecture series programs, covering 1975-1979.

Biographical and Historical Note

Museum of Man was a former anthropological museum at 114 Reynolda Village in Winston-Salem, N.C. Established May 4, 1975, the Museum gained the majority of its materials from WFU's Anthropology department, which had displayed the artifacts since 1956, and was administrated with the help of WFU's Sociology department. It was in operation at least until 1985, according to The Directory of Museums and Living Displays by Kenneth Hudson and Ann Nicholls. The Museum served as a site of classroom and lab instruction as well as a public research domain. Its materials are largely rehoused in the current WFU Museum of Anthropology.

Collection Overview

This collection contains records of WFU's Museum of Man. Materials include annual reports from 1975-1979, a promotional brochure, and lecture series programs from 1979.

Collection Inventory

  • Annual reports (1975-1979) box 1 folder 1
  • Brochures and promotional materials (undated) box 1 folder 2
  • Lecture series programs (1979) box 1 folder 3

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
General University Organizations. Museum of Man Records
ID
RG13.5
Date [inclusive]
1975-1979
Extent
0.21 Linear Feet  1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for researchers. 
Conditions Governing Use
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
General University Organizations. Museum of Man Records (RG13.5), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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