This collection comprises professional papers of anthropologist Molly Schuchat and documents her dissertation development and field work regarding the experiences of Hungarians who came to America after the failed revolution in 1956, as well as her teaching activities at Rust College in Holly Springs, MS. The collection contains articles, correspondence, clippings, course catalogs, dissertations, manuscripts, newsletters, field notes, and photographs.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
Molly Schuchat (1928-2020) was a cultural anthropologist who taught at Howard University and Rust College.
Donated by Molly G. Schuchat in 2002.
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