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Biographical Articles about George M. Foster

"Will the Real George Foster Please Stand Up? A Brief Intellectual History," by E. Hammel and L. Nader.
Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers, no. 55-56, 1979. pp. 159-164.

"Graduate Study at Berkeley 1935-1941," by George Foster.

"An Anthropologist's Life in the Twentieth Century: Theory and Practice at U.C. Berkeley, the Smithsonian, in Mexico, and with the World Health Organization."
An oral history, conducted in 1998 and 1999.

"On the presentation of George Foster's Oral History, March 5, 2001," remarks by Elizabeth Colson.

Obituary, by David Perlman, San Francisco Chronicle, Monday, May 22, 2006.

 

Oral Histories of George and Mary Foster

George M. Foster

Life in the Twentieth Century: Theory and Practice at U.C. Berkeley, the Smithsonian, in Mexico, and with the World Health Organization.
Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.

Mary LeCron Foster

Finding the Themes: Family, Anthropology, Language Origins, Peace and Conflict.
Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, 2001.

 

Dedication of the George and Mary Foster Anthropology Library

"Nameless No More: The Anthropology Department Names Its Library in Honor of the Fosters."
Berkeleyan. May 7-13, 1997, 25(34).

 

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