Collection Guide


Abstract: The ethnology collection under the Collection of Anatolian Civilizations.

Institute: Suna Kıraç Library, Special Collections and Archives

Creator(s): Koç University

Date Range: 1956-57

Extent: 3 boxes

Language(s): German

Access and Use

Digital Access

Items dated 1956-57 have been digitized and are publicly available online.

Physical Access

Records may be browsed in the Suna Kıraç Library’s Rare Books Room or viewed by appointment in the Reading Room of the Suna Kıraç Library Special Collections and Archives.


Materials in this collection generally fall under the copyright of Koç University. These materials are publicly available for personal, educational use. Please contact the University Archives staff for permission for other uses at

Preferred Citation

[Title of the item], [Identification of item]. Johansen, Ulla. Ulla Johansen Anatolian Ethnology Collection, Koç University Suna Kıraç Library, Special Collections and Archives.  [Reference URL for digitized copies]


Administrative/Biographical History

This collection includes images, notes and diaries, and an extended geneaological map of nomadic Yörük tribal families collected during the fieldwork of ethnologist Ulla Johansen in Turkey in 1956-57.

The records described in this series were donated by Hatice Gonnet Bağana, accession signed by the AMANED Manager Buket Coşkuner in 2014.

Scope and Content Note

Johansen’s fieldwork on Yörüks of Anatolia with the materials represented in this collection became the basis for her scholarly publications and papers later.


The records are arranged according to the original organization of the collector and provenance.

Box contents are available online in the library catalog.

Processing Notes


Collection items were digitized in-house by the Koç University Suna Kıraç Library in 2016-2016. Documents were scanned at 300 dpi in TIFF format, Zeutschel OS 12000C A2 while the Nikon 9000ED was used to scan 35mm negatives. JPEG derivative files for visual materials are uploaded to our CONTENTdm digital platform.