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Acquisitions Information:

Donated by L.H. Robbins.

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Lawrence H. Robbins archaeological field notes, MSS 303, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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Collection Summary:

Archaeological field notes and analysis notes, 1960-1979, from the western side of Lake Turkana, Kenya.  A record of work by L. H. Robbins (Prof. Emeritus, Dept. of Anthropology, Michigan State University) during research for Ph.D. and  later publications.

Historical Background:

Larry Robbins is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at Michigan State University and a founding member of the Society for Africanist Anthropologists. The MSU Museum holds extensive systematic ethnographic collections from various parts of Africa. Significant among the ethnographic collections are Turkana material culture that has been documented and collected by Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Lawrence Robbins.

Processing Note:

Processed by Carolyn Schein October 2012.


Box Folder Description
1 1 Robbins' overview & list of publications
1 2 Kangatotha initial work & discovery of Lothagam, 1965
1 3 Kangatotha pottery notes (Laurel Lofgren's drawings)
1 4 Lothagam field notes, 1965-66 (small notebook)
1 5 Lothagam stone artifact analysis & pencil drawings by L. H. Robbins
1 6 Lothagam & Kangatotha stone & artifact measurements by Simon Munyao
1 7 Zu sites & survey between Lothagam & Napedet, 1969, notebook #1
1 8 Zu sites & survey between Lothagam & Napedet, 1969, notebook #2
1 9 Zu sites, etc., 1969: stone artifact analysis
1 10 Lopoy site field notebooks - 2 notebooks, 1975-76
1 11 Lopoy analysis notebooks - #1 of 2 notebooks, 1975-76
1 12 Lopoy analysis notebooks - #2 of 2 notebooks, 1975-76
1 13 Report on 1975-76 research to the Government of Kenya

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