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[Kisafwa and Kimalila speeches from Tanzania]

Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (analog, 5 in.)
Container:
Box 2
Culture:
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound tape reels
Speeches
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Track 1 --Kisafwa, Umbwila dialect Track 2 - Kimalila
Contents:
Side 1
Kisafwa, Umbwila dialect
Side 2
Kimalila
Local Numbers:
Harwood Sound Recording 2
Collection Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Safwa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Speeches
Collection Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Alan Harwood Papers
Alan Harwood Papers / Series 8: Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw367cab94c-9ee6-4a68-91ae-13bb16c57b6b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-25-ref642
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[Kinyiha and Kisafwa speeches from Tanzania]

Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Speaker:
Haonga, Zinzendorf  Search this
Mwanangwa, Francis  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (150 min., analog, 5 in.)
Container:
Box 2
Culture:
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound tape reels
Speeches
Place:
Mbozi District (Tanzania)
Mbeya Region (Tanzania)
Scope and Contents:
Side 1 --Zinzendorf Haonga speaking Kinyiha of Mbozi area. Haonga was the research assistant of Mariam Slater, who worked in Vwawa, Unyiha, 1962-63. Her work was published as African Odyssey: An Anthropological Adventure (Garden City, Ny: Anchor Press 1976).

Side 2 --Francis Mwanangwa speaking Kisafwa of Mbeya area. Mwanangwa was a high school student in 1962-1964, who worked as my research assistant during school vacations
Contents:
Side 1
Zinzendorf Haonga speaking Kinyiha of Mbozi area. Haonga was the research assistant of Mariam Slater, who worked in Vwawa, Unyiha, 1962-1963. Her work was published as "African Odyssey: An Anthropological Adventure" (Garden City, NY : Anchor Press, 1976).
Side 2
Francis Mwanangwa speaking Kisafwa of Mbeya area. Mwanangwa was a high school student in 1962-1964, who worked as my research assistant during school vacations.
Local Numbers:
Harwood Sound Recording 1
Collection Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Safwa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Speeches
Collection Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Alan Harwood Papers
Alan Harwood Papers / Series 8: Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3da4565e3-3551-4d0b-be61-bdd712ca9ddb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-25-ref638
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[Ancestor ceremony (asaye) and Kisafwa dialect, 1963]

Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (200 min., analog, 5 in.)
Container:
Box 2
Culture:
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound tape reels
Ritual (events)
Place:
Mbalizi (Tanzania)
Date:
undated
1963
Scope and Contents:
Side 1 -- Track 1 --Spanish guitar music, Carlos Montoya (taken to field for my personal entertainment) Track 2 --Ancestor ceremony (asaye) --Sitembela for his father (Mlozi) and for the mother of Paolo and Kandala. Recorded February 11, 1963. Transcription and translation of this ceremony in file.

Side 2 --Kisafwa dialect spoken in Mbalizi.
Contents:
Side 1
Track 1 - Spanish guitar music, Carlos Montoya (taken to field for my personal entertainment)
Track 2 - Ancestor ceremony (asaye) - Sitembela for his father (Mlozi) and for the mother of Paolo and Kandala. Recorded February 11, 1963.
Side 2
Kisafwa dialect spoken in Mbalizi
Local Numbers:
Harwood Sound Recording 4
Collection Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Safwa -- Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Safwa language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ritual (events)
Collection Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Alan Harwood Papers
Alan Harwood Papers / Series 8: Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3b7d1b1a9-eeef-44fe-ace2-5150fdf04f99
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-25-ref647
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[Malimba Songs, Dances, and Iganjo Ceremony, 1963, 1964

Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Mwanzanje  Search this
Pasti  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (200 min., analog, 5 in.)
Container:
Box 2
Culture:
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound tape reels
Songs
Dance
Ritual (events)
Place:
Isyesye (Tanzania)
Date:
undated
1963, 1964
Scope and Contents:
Side 1 -- Track 1 --Malimba (thumb piano) solos by Mwanzanje, 12:00-1:55 (3 ¾ ips) Track 2 --Announcement of soloists and short description of the instrument. Introduction of following number. 1:55-2:20 (3 ¾ ips) Track 3 --Malimba by Mwanzanje; singer, Pasti (from Isyesye) 2:00-3:35 Track 4 & 5 --Empeta (particular kind of dance) held on the second day Following Mbwelo's funeral (Isyesye) (3 ¾ ips) Track 6 --Iganjo ceremony (ceremony held in the burial area of a headman, convened by the headman for the entire community). This ceremony was held in Isyesye iganjo to stop the rain and to tell community members it was time to plant (Nov. 7, 1963) Transcription and translation of this ceremony in file. Track 7 --Kisafwa dialect as spoken in Ilungu (SE area of Usafwa). Recorded January 10, 1964

Side 2 --Ilungu dialect of Kisafwa (continued)
Contents:
Side 1
Track 1 - Malimba (thumb piano) solos by Mwanzanje, 12:00-1:55 (3 3/4 ips)
Track 2 - Announcement of soloists and short description of the instrument. Introduction of following number. 1:55-2:20 (3 3/4 ips)
Track 3 - Malimba by Mwanzanje; singer, Pasti (from Isyesye) 2:00-3:35
Tracks 4 & 5 - 'Empeta' (particular kind of dance) held on the second day following Mbwelo's funeral (Isyesye) (3 3/4 ips)
Track 6 - 'Iganjo' ceremony (ceremony held in the burial area of a headman, convened by the headman for the entire community). This ceremony was held in Isyesye 'iganjo' to stop the rain and to tell community members it was time to plant. (November 7, 1963)
Track 7 - Kisafwa dialect as spoken in Ilungu (southeast area of Usafwa). Recorded January 10, 1964.
Side 2
Ilungu dialect of Kisafwa (continued)
Local Numbers:
Harwood Sound Recording 3
Collection Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
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Topic:
Safwa -- Songs -- Musical performances  Search this
Safwa -- Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Songs
Dance
Ritual (events)
Collection Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Alan Harwood Papers
Alan Harwood Papers / Series 8: Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31ef3fac1-7aa9-424a-9f6b-f80534f5e462
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-25-ref645
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[Safwa Prayers, Dances, and 'Omwengulo']

Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Speaker:
Hoswe  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (150 min., analog, 5 in.)
Container:
Box 2
Culture:
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound tape reels
Ritual (events)
Place:
Isyesye (Tanzania)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Side 1 -- Track 1 --Oluputo (prayer to the ancestors) in the sacred grove (iganjo) in Isyesye (I believe this carries over to Side 2.) Transcription and translation of this ceremony in file.

Side 2 -- Track 1 - Omwengulo (ceremony at which a deceased person's property is divided) for Ngoni, the mwene (headman) of Mbeye. Includes a dance while people clear the gravesite; a dance and song of welcome for someone bringing ehombwa (beer) for the ceremony; a speech by Hoswe the principal headman of the region (and headman of Isyesye); and an argument between the Ngoni's brother and son; asaye (prayers to the ancestors). Transcription and translation of this ceremony in file.
Contents:
Side 1
Track 1 - 'Oluputo' (prayer to the ancestors) in the sacred grove ('iganjo') in Isyesye (I belive this carries over to Side 2.) Transcription and translation of this ceremony in file.
Side 2
Track 1 - 'Omwengulo' (ceremony at which a deceased person's property is divided) for Ngoni, the 'mwene' (headman) of Mbeye. Includes a dance while people clear the gravesite; a dance and song of welcome for someone bringing 'ehombwa' (beer) for the ceremony; a speech by Hoswe the principal headman of the region (and headman of Isyesye); and an argument between the Ngoni's brother and son; 'asaye' (prayers to the ancestors). Transcription and translation of this ceremony in file.
Local Numbers:
Harwood Sound Recording 5
Collection Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Safwa -- Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ritual (events)
Collection Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Alan Harwood Papers
Alan Harwood Papers / Series 8: Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ab53715e-75b8-439a-a0a1-21183b32f736
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-25-ref649
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[Safwa Songs, recorded in Igamba, and Kibungu Glottochronology]

Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Mitea  Search this
Fukya  Search this
Matola  Search this
Juda  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (analog, 3 in.)
Container:
Box 2
Culture:
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound tape reels
Place:
Igamba (Tanzania)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Recorded at Igamba Track 1 --Empango by a 14-year old boy Track 2 --Onöndji (straight bamboo flute) solo by Mitea Track 3 --Solo in tremulous style called --öndelel- by Fukya Track 4 --Another song in --öndelel- style by a group Track 5 --Solo in --öndelel- style by Fukya, later joined by two women Track 6 --Two onöndji (flute) duets by Matola and Juda, followed by quavering-style song by women (-zöndelel-) Track 7 --Song in --öndelel- style by a woman (wife of?) Track 8 --Glottochronology list of Kibungu
Contents:
Track 1 - 'Empango' by a 14-year old boy
Track 2 - 'On[]ndji' (straight bamboo flute) solo by Mitea
Track 3 - Solo in tremulous style called 'z[]ndelel by Fukya
Track 4 - Another song in 'z[]ndelel'-style by a group
Track 5 - Solo in 'z[]ndelel'-style by Fukya, later joined by two women
Track 6 - Two 'on[]ndji' (flute) duets by Matola and Juda, followed by quavering-style song by women ('z[]ndelel)
Track 7 - Song in 'z[]ndelel'-style by a woman (wife of ?)
Track 8 - Glottochronology list of Kibungu
Local Numbers:
Harwood Sound Recording 7
Collection Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Safwa -- Songs -- Musical performances  Search this
Glottochronology -- Kibungu  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Collection Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Alan Harwood Papers
Alan Harwood Papers / Series 8: Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bd18323f-a699-4c95-8174-6ed3b7c9915e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-25-ref654
Online Media:

L'Afrique Chante et Danse (French language version)

Collection Creator:
Brom, John L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,081 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the dance and ceremonies practiced by twelve major tribal groups of equatorial Africa including Topoke, Mangbetu, Watusi, Nthori, Bahutu, Nahutu, Lahou, Pygmie, Bakuba and Kikuj. Filmed are marriage, birth, fertility, harvest, death and hunting ceremonies. Landscapes include savannah and volcano. Ceremonial body alterations include cheek piercing, tongue cutting and tatooing.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Rites and ceremonies ; Ceremonies funeral ; Ceremonies wedding ; Musical instruments ; Music ; Dance ; Funeral rites and ceremonies ; Body arts ; Mangbetu (African people) ; Tutsi (African people) ; Pygmies ; Hutu (African people) ; Safwa (African people)
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1998.18.3-1A
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
John L. Brom films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9ba5d1075-fdad-4c74-afa4-72cbee395242
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1998-18-ref4

L'Afrique Chante et Danse (Rough Cut)

Collection Creator:
Brom, John L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 1,081 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the dance and ceremonies practiced by twelve major tribal groups of equatorial Africa including Topoke, Mangbetu, Watusi, Nthori, Bahutu, Nahutu, Lahou, Pygmie, Bakuba and Kikuj. Filmed are marriage, birth, fertility, harvest, death and hunting ceremonies. Landscapes include savannah and volcano. Ceremonial body alterations include cheek piercing, tongue cutting and tatooing.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Rites and ceremonies ; Ceremonies funeral ; Ceremonies wedding ; Musical instruments ; Music ; Dance ; Funeral rites and ceremonies ; Body arts ; Mangbetu (African people) ; Tutsi (African people) ; Pygmies ; Hutu (African people) ; Safwa (African people)
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1998.18.3-1B
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John L. Brom films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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John L. Brom films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9380c2bcf-407f-4dcf-a58b-8844ffce4e8a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1998-18-ref5

Africa Sings and Dances (English language version)

Collection Creator:
Brom, John L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (30 minutes, color sound; 1,081 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
Edited film explores the dance and ceremonies practiced by twelve major tribal groups of equatorial Africa including Topoke, Mangbetu, Watusi, Nthori, Bahutu, Nahutu, Lahou, Pygmie, Bakuba and Kikuj. Filmed are marriage, birth, fertility, harvest, death and hunting ceremonies. Landscapes include savannah and volcano. Ceremonial body alterations include cheek piercing, tongue cutting and tatooing.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Rites and ceremonies ; Ceremonies funeral ; Ceremonies wedding ; Musical instruments ; Music ; Dance ; Funeral rites and ceremonies ; Body arts ; Mangbetu (African people) ; Tutsi (African people) ; Pygmies ; Hutu (African people) ; Safwa (African people)
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1998.18.4
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John L. Brom films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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John L. Brom films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc984262895-1083-4c90-8458-f9e647f90a0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1998-18-ref6

Alan Harwood Papers

Correspondent:
Conklin, Harold C., 1926-2016  Search this
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001  Search this
Creator:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
Extent:
27 Linear feet (60 boxes, 2 manuscript folders), 8 sound recordings, 35 computer disks, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder, 1 map drawer)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Chinese Americans  Search this
Irish Americans  Search this
Jamaican Americans  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Safwa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilms
Sound recordings
Photographic prints
Field notes
Place:
Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Boston (Mass.)
Mbeya Region (Tanzania)
Date:
circa 1940s-2001
bulk 1953-2001
Summary:
Alan Harwood is a Professor Emeritus at University of Massachusetts, Boston in the Anthropology Department. Trained in social anthropology he has studied illness and healing in Tanzania and communities in New York City and Boston. Harwood was the founding editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly (new series, 1986-1991) and series editor of Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology (1999-2004) The bulk of this collection is composed of Alan Harwood's 1962-1964 ethnographic research among the Safwa in Tanzania (then known as Tanganyika); his research on health beliefs and medical practices of residents in a low-income area of the Bronx, New York (1967-1970); and his research in Boston, Massachusetts on different ethnic groups' conceptions of health (1994-1995). Also among his papers are materials from his involvement in the Centers for Disease Control and American Anthropological Association (AAA) Workgroup on "The Use of Race & Ethnicity as Scientific Categories" at the 1994 AAA meeting.
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of the collection is composed of Alan Harwood's ethnographic research among the Safwa in Tanzania (then known as Tanganyika); his research on health beliefs and medical practices of residents in a low-income area of the Bronx, New York; and his research in Boston, Massachusetts on different ethnic groups' conceptions of health. The few photographs in the collection are aerial views of Isyesye, where he conducted his Safwa research, and images from Utengule taken by White Fathers and dating from the 1940s. The collection also contains Harwood's linguistic recordings of Kimalila and of Kisafwa and Kinyiha spoken in various dialects. In addition, the collection contains sound recordings of Safwa ceremonies and an audio letter from Harold Conklin, Mario Bick, Georgeda Buchbinder Bick, and Michiko Takaki. Also among his papers are his correspondence as the editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly and of Ethnicity and Medical Care; materials from his involvement in the Centers for Disease Control and American Anthropological Association (AAA) Workgroup on "The Use of Race & Ethnicity as Scientific Categories" at the 1994 AAA meeting; and letters of recommendation (restricted until 2056) that Harwood wrote for students and colleagues. In addition, the collection contains Harwood's course notes as an undergraduate student at Harvard and as a graduate student at University of Michigan and Columbia University. The collection also contains Harwood's research notes on North Luzon as Conklin's student research assistant at Columbia University. Harwood's correspondence is spread throughout the collection and filed by project. Among his notable correspondents are Harold Conklin and Joseph Greenberg. Their letters can be found with the Safwa materials.
Arrangement:
Arranged into 8 series: (1) Safwa Research, 1961-1970; (2) Bronx Research, 1957-1986; (3) Boston Research, 1993-1996; (4) Professional Activities, 1975-2001; (5) Student Files, 1953-1962; (6) Microfilm; (7) Photographs, circa 1940s & 1963; (8) Sound Recordings, 1962-1964
Biographical/Historical note:
Alan Harwood was born on March 20, 1935 in Tarrytown, New York. He earned his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in Social Relations from Harvard University in 1957 and attended the London School of Economics on a one year fellowship the following year. When he returned to the United States, he began his graduate studies in anthropology at the University of Michigan, earning his M.A. in 1960. He went on to Columbia University for his doctorate, which he was awarded in 1967.

Under a pre-doctoral fellowship funded by the Social Science Research Council, Harwood conducted ethnographic research on the Safwa of the southwestern region of Tanganyika (now known as Tanzania). From September 1962 to 1964, Harwood carried out his research mainly in the village of Isyesye, near Mbeya, Southern Highlands Region. At the time, witchcraft accusations were common, and it thus became the subject of his dissertation, Witchcraft, Sorcery, and Social Categories among the Safwa, later published in 1970.

In 1967, Harwood was hired by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Center (formerly called the Neighborhood Medical Care Demonstration) in Bronx, New York. From 1967 to 1970, he directed a study on the health, illness, and medical beliefs and practices of residents in a low-income area of the south Bronx. One of the articles produced from this research was Harwood's "The Hot-Cold Theory of Disease: Implications for Treatment of Puerto Rican Patients" (1971). Harwood also looked at spiritism among the Puerto Rican community, which led to his publication, Rx: Spiritist as Needed: A Study of a Puerto Rican Community Mental Health Resource (1977).

From 1994 to 1995, Harwood was the co-principal investigator of a study conducted under the Tufts New England Medical Center on conceptions of health and well-being among 4 ethnic groups in Boston: African Americans, Mandarin-speaking Chinese Americans, Irish Americans, and Puerto Ricans. Harwood led the group studying Irish Americans.

In addition to his research, Harwood was the founding editor of Medical Anthropology Quarterly (new series, 1986-1991) and series editor of Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology (1999-2004) and of Studies in Medical Anthropology (2004-2006). He also edited Ethnicity and Medical Care (1981), a book geared towards health professionals.

In 1971, Harwood spent a year in New Zealand as a visiting senior lecturer at the University of Auckland. From 1972 to 2002, he was a professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. During his tenure, he also served as adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology (1993-2002) and as associate dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Arts and Sciences (1998-2001). In addition, he was a lecturer in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School (1992-present).

In 1982, Harwood was honored with the Wellcome Medal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland for Research in Anthropology as Applied to Medical Problems. He is also a Fellow of the American Anthropological Association and of the Society for Applied Anthropology.
Restrictions:
Materials that identify the participants in Harwood's Bronx and Boston studies are restricted until 2056.
Rights:
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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Medical anthropology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Microfilms
Sound recordings
Photographic prints
Field notes
Citation:
Alan Harwood Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2006-25
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Alan Harwood Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39b5f5a44-d962-4a39-bef9-c0d96eca37af
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2006-25
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Married woman's garment : Safwa people, Tanzania

Author:
Carey, Margret  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
2006
Topic:
Safwa women's wrappers (Garments).)  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Leather garments  Search this
Call number:
N7380.5 .H39 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_818344

Zum Sinn der Brautgabe bei den Nyakyusa, Safwa und Nyika, Tansania

Author:
Arnold, Bernd  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
1984
Topic:
Bride price  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .D77
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_510562

Zur Ursache der Jungheirat bei den Nyakyusa und Safwa (S-W Tanzania)

Author:
Arnold, Bernd  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1975
Call number:
GN1 .D77
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_516710

Witchcraft, sorcery, and social categories among the Safwa

Author:
Harwood, Alan  Search this
International African Institute  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 160 p., 5 plates. illus., geneal. table, maps, plan. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
1970
Topic:
Witchcraft  Search this
Call number:
GN475.8 .H34
GN475.8.H34
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5418

Costume design in Tanzania : a historical perspective and its implications for contemporary design practice

Author:
Merinyo, Ndesumbuka Lamtane  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Sawa, Ailinda  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
2008
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Women's dress  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Leather garments  Search this
Kangas  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Call number:
N7397 .A47 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_900508

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