Series 582 - Gilbert Herdt Sambian archive

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Gilbert Herdt Sambian archive


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3m (6 type 18 boxes; 1 type 2 box)

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(24 February 1949 -)

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Dr. Gilbert Herdt is a cultural anthropologist, Professor and Founder of the Department of Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University, and Founder of the National Sexuality Resource Center (NSRC). His studies have involved the study of the 'Sambian' people of Papua New Guinea and their social practices and beliefs, and how regulate sexual behaviour and creates a unique sexual culture.

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Consisting of 1 box of administrative documents on the six boxes of film rushes on the 'Sambia' People (a pseudonym created by Herdt) of Papua New Guinea.


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