The campus library room L-447 houses a study room and special library collection intended to serve students and researchers with an interest in Anthropology.
Books and journals have been donated to the special collection by Karen Leonard (Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, UC-Irvine) and the estates of Gay Weinberger (a long-time Professor of Anthropology at Porterville College), Jack and Betty Atwater (Tulare County avocational Archaeologists), and William Richardson. The dominant themes of the collection are the archaeology and ethnography of the San Joaquin Valley, aboriginal rock art of Western North America, the Natural and Cultural History of New Guinea, and the Anthropology and Ethnography of South Asia.
For further information, call the campus library at 559.791.2318, campus librarian Lorie Barker at 559.791.2370, or Anthropology Professor Robert Simpkins at 559.791.2464.
Photo: Former Anthropology Professor Gay Weinberger, explaining Native American Rock Paintings to one of her classes.
January 28, 2016