Special Collections and Archives

PAUL RADIN PAPERS

GENERAL PROFESSIONAL NOTES AND MANUSCRIPTS
ca. 1903-1908, 1919, 1925, 1947, 1958-1960, undated

Biographical Note/Scope and Content



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2-1 1 1 Abstract: Recent Trends in American Anthropology, 4 pp., 1947
2-1 1 2 Book Outlines, 7 pp., undated
2-1 1 3 Book Reports and Reviews, 14 pp., undated
2-1 1 4 An Aspect of Limitation in the Study of History, 3 pp. + note, undated
2-1 - - Editorial Notes
2-1 1 5
Method and Theory of Ethnology, second edition, 6 pp., undated
2-1 1 6
Untitled and Unidentified, 6 pp., undated
2-1 1 7 Introduction to Religion in Primitive Culture by Edward Burnett Tylor [2 drafts], 36 pp., by 1958
2-1 - - Lecture Notes
2-1 1 8
Anthropological Methods, 15 pp., undated
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Anthropology in Retrospect, New York Academy of Science, 1959
2-1 1 9
By Radin, 5 pp.
2-1 1 10
About Radin's lecture by Bert Salwin and Millie Salwin, 10 pp.


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2-1 - - Lecture Notes, continued
2-1 1 11
General Remarks, 14 pp., undated
2-1 1 12
Languages and Literature, 39 pp., undated
2-1 1 13
Philosophy, 20 pp., undated
2-1 1 14
Sentimental Journey, 11 pp., undated
2-1 1 15
Stratified and Non-stratified Tribes, 3 pp., undated
2-1 1 16
Unidentified fragments, 6 pp., undated
2-1 1 17 Notes from Anthropological Publications [English and German], 47 pp., undated
2-1 - - The Literature of Aboriginal People
2-1 1 18
General, undated
2-1 1 19
Chapter 5. The Approach to Literature, undated
2-1 1 20
Chapter 6. The Nature and Characteristics of Primitive Literature, undated


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2-1 - - The Nature of Primitive Religion
2-1 1 21
Chapter 1. Theorists and Ethnologists [4 drafts + notes and correspondence; final draft: pp. 1-32], 1959, undated
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Chapter 2. Psychological Types: The Religious and Non-Religious Man [4 drafts + notes; final draft: pp. 33-96], 1959, undated
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Chapter 3. The Concept of the Supernatural and Holy among Primitive Peoples [4 drafts + notes; final draft: pp. 97-139], 1959, undated
2-1 2 3
Chapter 4. The Religious Object: Spirits and Deities [4 drafts + notes; final draft: pp. 140-186], 1959, undated
2-1 2 4
Chapter 5. The High Gods [3 drafts + notes and correspondence; final draft: pp. 187-211], 1959, undated
2-1 2 5
Endnotes [2 drafts + notes; final draft: pp. 212-231], 1959, undated
2-1 2 6 Our Debt to the American Indian, 7 pp., undated
2-1 2 7 The Philosophical Implications of Ritual [fragment], undated
2-1 2 8 Philosophical Speculations Among Primitive Peoples, 44 pp., undated
2-1 2 9 Poetry, ca. 1903-1908, 1919, 1925, 1932, undated


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2-1 - - A Preface to History
2-1 3 1
[1 draft + notes, pp. 1-7, 9-96], 116 pp., undated
2-1 3 2
[1 draft, pp. 1-73, 83-128], 115 pp., undated
2-1 3 3 Primitive Literature, 28 pp., undated [after 1945]
2-1 3 4 A Prologue for History [fragment, pp. 5-28, 30-63, 99-173, 206], 147 pp., undated
2-1 3 5 The Sacral Chief among the North American Indians [2 drafts], undated [1959 or earlier]
2-1 3 6 The Torso of Aphrodite, 14 pp., undated
2-1 3 7 The Witch Racket among Primitive People, 12 pp., undated
2-1 - - Unidentified Fragments and Notes
2-1 3 8
Introduction, 14 pp., undated
2-1 3 9
Chapter 1. Methods of Approach, 6 pp., undated
2-1 3 10
Chapter 2. Philosophical Problems in Aboriginal Civilizations, 18 pp., undated
2-1 3 11
Chapter 3. The Organization of the Universe, 54 pp., undated


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2-1 - - Unidentified Fragments and Notes, continued
2-1 3 12
Chapter 4. The Foundation of the Temple of the Heavens, undated
2-1 3 13
Chapter 5. The Approach to Literature, undated
2-1 3 14
Chapter 6. The Nature and Characteristics of Primitive Literature, undated
2-1 3 15
Untitled, American Indian Religion [typescript] [pp. 1-26], 26 pp., undated
2-1 3 16
Untitled, Ethnological Theory [typescripts] [2 fragments: pp. 7, 9-10, 13; pp. 9, 14], 6 pp., undated
2-1 3 17
General Linguistic Notes, 2 pp., undated
2-1 3 18
Untitled [English and German] [pp. 1-5 + 3 pp. unnumbered], 8 pp., undated
2-1 3 19
Unknown, undated