Manuscript Collection


Mary Schweitzer



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Accession 1490

Inclusive Dates

1970-2001, nd


Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

2000 pieces, 1.0 linear foot



Scope and Content Note

The Mary Schweitzer Papers consists of publications, a scrapbook, collections of professional papers, and an academic publication/thesis belonging to Dr. Mary Schweitzer, Winthrop Anthropology Professor. Dr. Schweitzer is a cultural anthropologist who came to Winthrop in 1978 and retired from fulltime teaching in 2000. She was also a visiting professor at the American University – Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (2002-03 and 2004-05) and in the Aga Khan (Muslim-Ismaili) Humanities Project in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (2006). She has received Fulbright awards for travel, study and teaching in Colombia, South America (1984), India (1988), and Albania (2001) and traveled extensively in China, Peru, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Mexico. The list of her published articles and presentations is long, including five presentations at meetings of the American Anthropological Association from 1976 to 1991.


The Mary Schweitzer Papers were given to the Archives on June 9, 2014.


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Mary Schweitzer Papers - Accession 1490

LC Subject Headings

Schweitzer, Mary, 1936-2023--Archives; Schweitzer, Mary, 1936-2023--Travel; Winthrop College--Faculty; Winthrop University--Faculty; Women anthropologists--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Ethnologists--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Fulbright scholarships; Teaching--Scholarships, fellowships, etc.; American Anthropological Association