Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology
Memorial to Martin Alexander Baumhoff (1926-1983)
- Author(s): Thomas, David Hurst
- et al.
M. A. Baumhoff, Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis, was born in Camino, California, on December 22, 1926. He died of cancer on March 27, 1983. After joining the Davis faculty in 1958, he served as Chairman of the Department of Anthropology from 1963 to 1966. For the next two years, during the heyday of so-called student unrest, he was the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at Davis.