Rankin, Robert L
rankin at ku.edu
Wed Apr 30 02:00:28 UTC 2008
If she'd ever received a degree it would be easy, but, although she wrote the Ponca dissertation, she never published it == a requirement at Columbia Univ. at that time.
Looking at the holocaust lists, I wonder if the spelling "Frieda" is used by German speakers, while "Frida" is a transliteration from Cyrillic or an adaptation of the name in other languages like Polish, Czech or Hungarian. The Hungarian name seems to be written with the "i".
If Frida was a student of Franz Boas, wouldn't there be academic records somewhere that would tell where she was from?
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