An Anthropologist at work: writings of Ruth Benedict / by Margaret Mead

Date: n.d. | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, ca. 150 p.


This item is the first working draft of the book published in 1959. Arrangement is different from published version, and lacks correspondence with Edward Sapir. More letters, fuller texts, fuller identification of references in this version, however. Includes correspondence of Ruth Benedict with Franz Boas, Reo Fortune, and Margaret Mead.

Background note

Margaret Mead was an anthropologist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, ca. 150 p.


Presented by Margaret Mead, 1959.

Location of originals:

Location of original unknown.


Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 527-563)


For publication,see:B:B428.m

Indexing Terms


  • Drafts (preliminary versions).

Personal Name(s)

  • Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948
  • Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
  • Fortune, Reo, 1903-1979
  • Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978


  • Anthropology