Susan Kent Papers, 1975-2003
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Brief Description: Material dates from 1975 to 2002, with most of the material falling dating in the late 1980s and the 1990s. Material includes correspondence; Anthropology course materials; ODU Sociology and Criminal Justice Department minutes, reports, and other papers; Anthropology and archaeology articles, papers, notes from Dr. Kent's field excursions; and various other items.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: pbruce [at]
Record Series Number: 17/RG 17-13B1
Created by: Kent, Susan (1952-2003)
Volume: 1.2 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/2003.

Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic. The only exception to this is the sub-series containing Dr. Kent’s research and field notes. These are arranged chronologically.

Series Descriptions:

Series I: ODU Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice (includes Anthropology)

Includes blank exams and study guides for classes taught by Dr. Kent; Instructors guides and study modules; an annual report; executive committee minutes; departmental receipts and invoices (mainly for books); and nomination letters for Dr. Kent. Material dates from 1986 to 2001.

Series II: Research Materials

Sub-series A: Africa Included are Dr. Kent's field notes and inventories from her expeditions with the Basarwa (Bushmen) and Bakgalagadi in Kutse, Botswana as well as her published papers on the subject. Material dates from 1988 to 1995.

Sub-series B: North America Contains anthropology papers on various topics, including a 1975 paper by Dr. Kent titled "An Analysis of Northwest Coast Combs with Special Emphasis on those from Ozette."

Sub-series E: Data Contains additional inventories, maps, pictures, and inventories from the 1977 Navajo Indian Irrigation Project, surveys and SAS computer data.

Series III: Miscellaneous

Includes general correspondence from 1987 to 2002; travel information.

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
Anthropologists--United States
Archaeologists--United States
Kent, Susan, 1952-2003
Old Dominion University--Faculty
Old Dominion University. Dept. of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Acquisition Notes: The family of Susan Kent  Gift. Accession #A2003-4
PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Susan Kent Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, VA 23529.