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Gelya Frank papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5286

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the papers of Gelya Frank (born 1948), an American author and anthropology professor at the University of Southern California. These papers include manuscripts, field notes, interview transcripts, photographs, awards, correspondences, and research for the studies and books that she has written, including her book "Venus on Wheels."

Dates

  • 1970 - 2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

Gelya Frank is an author and professor at the University of Southern California. She teaches in the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and the Dornsife College Department of Anthropology. Her books include "Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography and Being Female in America," "Defying the Odds: The Tule River Tribe’s Struggle for Sovereignty in Three Centuries," and "Making Better Worlds: Occupational Reconstructions and Social Transformations."

Extent

53.292 Linear Feet (44 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of Gelya Frank (born 1948), an American author and anthropology professor at the University of Southern California.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources. Boxes 19-31, transferred to the archives from Gelya Frank, October 29, 2021 and November 29, 2021. Boxes 32-43, transferred to the archives from Gelya Frank, August 30, 2021.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Gelya Frank papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 April
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021 September: Finding aid updated by Bo Doub to include accrual no. 2021-043 housed in box nos. 19-31
  • 2021 November: Finding aid updated by Bo Doub to include accrual no. 2021-066 housed in box nos. 32-43

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States