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The Walter H. Sangree papers comprise photographs, field notes, manuscripts and printed materials primarily produced in relation to Sangree’s fieldwork on the Tiriki in Kenya (1954-56) and in Irigwe, Plateau State, Nigeria (1963-65).

Walter Sangree received his PhD in anthropology at the University of Chicago, conducted Fulbright Grant sponsored fieldwork in Kenya from 1954-56 and fieldwork in Nigeria from 1963-65 supported by the National Science Foundation. Walter Sangree taught in the Anthropology Department at University of Rochester from 1957 until 1995 and (as of 2019) is a visiting researcher at the Boston University African Studies Center.

His monograph Age, Prayer & Politics in Tiriki, Kenya as well as selected articles, can be found on UR Research at the University of Rochester

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