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  • Data Set Title: Mary Clifton Ayres papers
  • Primary Data Collector: Ayres, Mary Clifton
  • Description: Materials documenting ethnological research in the Morehead region of Western Province, Papua New Guinea, 1979-1981. Research was primarily with speakers of the Tonda dialects of the Morehead-Upper Maro language group.
  • Data and Document Types: Dissertation, fieldnotes, stories, genealogies, notes on marriage exchanges, audio recordings of stories and songs.
  • Research Topics: Kinship, marriage, social structure.
  • Discipline: Social/cultural anthropology
  • Region: Pacific Islands
  • Country: Papua New Guinea
  • Language: Morehead-Upper Maro
  • Nature of Collection: Physical collection is a component of the Tuzin Archive for Melanesian Anthropology, Mandeville Special Collections Library, University of California, San diego. Collection is stored off-site, request in advance.
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