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Barbara Myerhoff, 1935 - 1985

De Mille, Richard, ed. The Don Juan Papers: Further Castaneda Controversies. Santa Barbara, California: Ross-Erikson, 1980.

Frank, Gelya. Venus on Wheels: Two Decades of Dialogue on Disability, Biography, and Being Female in America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

Frank, Gelya. "The Ethnographic Films of Barbara G. Myerhoff: Anthropology, Feminism, and the Politics of Jewish Identity." Women Writing Culture. Eds. Ruth Behar and Deborah A. Gordon. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. 207-232

Foldes, Steven. "In Memory of Barbara Myerhoff." Speech. Minnesota. 4 February 1985.

Gold, Herbert. "TV's Little Dramas." Harpers March 1977.

In Her Own Time. Dir. Lynne Littman. Videocassette. Direct Cinema Limited, 1986.

Jares, Sue Ellen. "Forget Academic Applause: Anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's Research Won an Oscar." People Magazine 25 Jan. 1978: 93-4

Kasdan, Mary. "Barbara Myerhoff: Dedicated Student of the Living." Valley News Flair 10 June 1979: Section 4.

Kaminsky, Marc. "Story of the Shoe Box: On the Meanin and Practice of Transmitting Stories." Handbook of the Humanities and Aging. Eds. Thomast R. Cole, David D. Van Tassel, and Robert Kastenbaum. New York: Springer, 1992. 307-327.

Kaminsky, Marc. "Definitional Ceremonies: Depoliticizing and Reenchanting the Culture of Aging." Voices and Visions of Aging: Toward a Critical Gerontology. Eds. Thomas R. Cole, et al. Ne York: Springer, 1993. 257-274.

Letters of recommendation written for Myerhoff. Box 12, Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

Leviton, Mark. "Numbering Their Days." University of Southern California Chronicle Oct. 1980: 23-26

Metzger, Deena. Writing for Your Life: A Guide and Companion to the Inner Worlds. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1992.

Metzger, Deena. "Forward: Barbara Myerhoff Storyteller." Unpublished essay.

Metzger, Deena. "The Ultimate Magician." Unpublished Essay.

Metzger, Deena. Memorial Speech. Los Angeles. 8 Jan. 1985.

Myerhoff, Barbara G. "After Fifteen Years of Feminism, Where is Women's Friendship?" Ms. June 1985: 85-87

——. "Balancing Between Worlds: The Shaman's Calling." Parabola 1.2 (1976): 6-13

——. "Bobbes and Zeydes: Old and New Roles for Elderly Jews. Women in Ritual and Symbolic Roles. Judith Hoch-Smith and Anita Spring, eds. New York: Plenum Press, 1978.

——. "The Huichol and the Quest for Paradise." Parabola 1.1 (1976): 22-29

——. In Her Own Time field notes, Barbara Myerhoff Papers microfilm, U of Southern California, reel 6:5.

——. "In Praise of Spoken Words." 23 November 1979. Box 32, folder 38, Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

——. Letter to Ron. 5 February 1980. Academic/Friendship Correspondence, Box 55, Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

——. Letter detailing research at Israel Levin Center, ts. Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

——. "Life Passages." Smithsonian Institution Office of Folklife Programs. Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual. Ed. Victor Turner. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982.

——. "Living with Death: Elderly Venice Jews Accept and Endure." Interview with Hynda Rudd. Los Angeles Herald Examiner 15 March 1979: A1+

——. "Maria Sabina and the Saint Children." Parabola 7.1 (1982): 92-95

——. Myerhoff speaking at a conference about the rituals of the Passover sedar. Audiotape. Barbara Myerhoff Papers, University Archives, U of Southern California, Los Angeles.

——. "Notes on Living with a Shaman: the Shaman as Houseguest." 10 May 1971. Barbara Myerhoff Papers microfilm, U of Southern California, reel 13.

——. "Notes on Peyote Session." Barbara Myerhoff Papers microfilm, U of Southern California, reel 13.

——. Number Our Days. New York: Dutton, 1978.

——. Number Our Days field notes, Barbara Myerhoff Papers microfilm, U of Southern California, reel 5.

——. "NYU: May 24—June 5, 1982: Self-creation through narrative." Notes, Box 59, NYU course folder, Barbara Myerhoff papers, U of Southern California.

——. "Of Course." field notes Nov. 1981/Dec.1 1981. Nod Scrapbook Box 54, Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

——. Peyote Hunt: the Sacred Journey of the Huichol Indians. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1974.

——. "Peyote and the Mystic Vision." Art of the Huichol Indians. Ed. Kathleen Berrin. San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1978. 56-70.

——. "Pilgrimage to Meron.:Inner and Outer Peregrinations." Creativity/Anthropology. Eds. Smadar Lavie, Kirin Narayan, and Renato Rosaldo. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993. 211-222.

——. "The Older Woman as Androgyne." Parabola 3.4(1978): 74-89.

——. "Flying the Children to Wirikuta." Parabola 9.3 (1984):86-9

——. Rachel discusses domestic religion with Myerhoff at the Israel Levin Senior Center. Audiotape. Barbara Myerhoff Papers, University Archives, U of Southern California, Los Angeles.

——. Remembered Lives: the Work of Ritual, Storytelling, and Growing Older. Ed. Marc Kaminsky. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992.

——. "Re-membered Lives." Parabola 5.1 (1980): 74-77.

——. Research on women's friendship. Barbara Myerhoff Papers microfilm, U of Southern California, reel 12.

——. "The Revolution as a Trip: Symbol and Paradox." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 395 (1971): 105-16

——. "The Ritual Telling of the Great Story that Shapes Individual Lives." Transcript of lecture, ts, box 55, folder 5. Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

——. Submission to Dart Award Program Special Award for Academic Innovation. Ts. 15 June 1970, Box 12, folder 1, Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

——. "Telling One's Story." Center Magazine 8.2 (1980): 22-40

——. "USC in May: The Opening of the University." Youth and Society 3.3 (1972): 353-74

Myerhoff, Barbara G. and Elinor Lenz. The Feminization of America: How Women's Values Are Changing Our Public and Private Lives. Los Angeles: J.P. Tarcher, 1985.

Myerhoff, Barbara G. and Deena Metzger. "Dear Diary." Chrysalis 7 (Winter, 1979): 39-49.

——. "Social Change and the Culture of Women," Ts. April 1979. Box 9, folder 13, Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California.

Myerhoff, Barbara G. and Sally Falk Moore, eds. Symbol and Politics in Communal Ideology: Cases and Questions. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1975.

Myerhoff, Barbara and Lee Myerhoff. "Field Observations of Middle Class Gangs." Social Forces 42.3 (1964):328-36.

Myerhoff, Barbara G. and Jay Ruby. Forward: A Crack in the Mirror: Reflexive Perspectives in Anthropology. Ed. Jay Ruby. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982.

Myerhoff, Barbara G. and Andrei Simic, eds. Life's Career-Aging: Cultural Variations on Growing Old. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1978.

Myerhoff, Barbara G. and Virginia Tufte, eds. Changing Images of the Family. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979.

"Myerhoff, KCET Look at 'Indomitable Survivors.'" B'nai B'rith Messenger 24 Sept. 1976: 13.

Number Our Days. Dir. Lynne Littman. Videocassette. Direct Cinema Limited, 1983.

Number Our Days. Playbill Issue of Performing Arts (1981).

Prell, Riv-Ellen. "The Double Frame of Life History in the Work of Barbara Myerhoff." Interpreting Women's Lives: Feminist Theory and Personal Narratives. Eds. The Personal Narratives Group, Joy Webster Barbre, et al. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989. 241-258.

Prell, Riv-Ellen. "Barbara Myerhoff." Jewish Women in America. Vol. 2. Eds. Paula E. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore. New York: Routledge, 1997. 958-60.

Press clipping on Myerhoff's early research on Youth and Family from 1965-6. Box 12, folder 1, Barbara Myerhoff Papers, U of Southern California, including:

Samuel, Edith, ed. Growing Older. Issue of Keeping Posted 27.6 (1982): 1-15.

Silberman, Charles E. "A Proper Way to Live." Rev. of Number Our Days by Barbara Myerhoff. New York Times 1 April 1979: 11+.

Strimling, Arthur. All That Our Eyes Have Witnessed. Unpublished script. 1988.

Zuanich, Barbra. "Wonderful World of Old People." Los Angeles Herald Examiner 20 May 1977: C1+.

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