Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Richard Fiske film of Hawaiian volcanic rifts

Collection ID:
Fiske, Richard S.
circa 1970-1980
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
1 Film reel
color silent; 367 feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Edited film demonstrating the creation of the Hawaiian Rifts (volcano study).
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Richard Fiske was Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History from 1980 to 1985.

Custodial History
Previously titled "Richard Fiske Volcano Study Film Collection."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Richard Fiske in 1982.

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
Richard Fiske film of Hawaiian volcanic rifts, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hawaii Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Volcanism Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746