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  • Notes, often in books, kept by researchers or surveying parties while on site.

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  • Library of Congress

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A study of resistance to psychiatric epidemiological interviewing among the Yoruba / by Zebulon C. Taintor

File contains documents relating to Taintor's study and two drafts of the full study text. Includes mental and physical health surveys and datasets, interview fieldnotes, and statistics and calculations. Also contains a letter from Laurel Hodgden regarding the usability of the data.

Alexander Leighton and Jane Murphy fonds

  • MS-13-86
  • Fonds
  • 1837-2020, predominant 1904-2008

Fonds contains records created and collected primarily by Alexander H. Leighton, with some by Jane Leighton Murphy. Documents span from Leighton's studies at Princeton, Cambridge, and Johns Hopkins univerities, through his government employment in World War II, and his teaching career at Cornell, Dalhousie, and Harvard. The majority of records are related to the 1961 Cornell-Aro Mental Health Research Project and the 1963 Study on the Role of Women, both based in Nigeria, and the Stirling County Study, based in Nova Scotia. Record types include correspondence, manuscripts, grant applications, reports, photographs and slides, medical and academic records, method and guidebooks, reviews, offprints and publications, teaching and course materials, and surveys and interview transcripts.

A sous-fonds contains records documenting the migration of Alexander Leighton's parents from Ireland to the United States and their subsequent life in Philadelphia. The sous-fonds contains extensive correspondence between extended family members over the course of a century, as well as photographs, diaries, wills, family trees, memoirs, and Alexander Leighton's personal correspondence.

Murphy, Jane Leighton

History of Assakio village

Subseries contains five notebooks and textual records of field work that James H. Morrison completed on behalf of a colleague researching the Assakio village in Nigeria in 1976.

Jane Murphy's respondent interview fieldnotes

File consists of a disassembled binder of Jane Murphy's interview fieldnotes from the 1961 Cornell-Aro study. Fieldnotes record respondents' answers to questions and provide further details on context. Respondents' joint psychiatric/health evaluation forms are tucked beside their corresponding fieldnotes.

Jill Grant fonds

  • MS-2-88
  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 2017
Fonds comprises records that illustrate Jill Grant's work as a planning educator and scholar, including her teaching, research, publishing and professional activities. Types of records include lecture notes, presentations and images, teaching evaluations, research notes and data, publishing contracts, editorial correspondence and reviews, manuscripts, drafts and presentation copies of talks and published papers. There is also a series containing Jill Grant's records from the Joint Review Panel established to review a proposal from Bilcon of Nova Scotia Corporation for a basalt quarry at Whites Point, Digby County.

Grant, Jill

Native conceptions of disease

File contains notes on psychiatric symptoms and diseases present in Nigerian respondents, and on the respondents' beliefs regarding illness. Also contains notes between researchers sharing thoughts and findings. File also includes Jane Murphy's field notes from discussions of disease with respondents. File also contains a copy of the study "The psychiatric examination of native African patients" by Edward L. Margetts.

Opeji village data

File contains social and historical research notes, field notes, and population medical survey results for the village of Opeji. File includes four hand-drawn maps of the village.