Guide to the Roland S. Morris films of Japan, 1917-1920

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.03
Creators:
Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor), 1874-1945
Dates:
1917-1920
Languages:
Moving image materials are silent; supplementary materials are in English.
Physical Description:
7 Film reels
1 hour 58 minutes
black-and-white silent; 4050 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of films collected by Roland S. Morris while he was U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Films include BEAUTIFUL JAPAN, '17-18 film made by Benjamin Brodsky of travels through Japan and copies of two Pathe newsreel stories about the Morris family in Japan, c. late teens. Collection also includes a map, article, shot logs, and translations.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Sarah Morris Machold and William F. Machold in 1982.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
Roland S. Morris films of Japan, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
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