Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Robert M. Zingg films of the Huichol and Tarahumara, 1933-1934

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.10
Creators:
Zingg, Robert M. (Robert Mowry), 1900-1957
Dates:
1933-1934
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
2 Film reels
79 minutes
black-and-white silent; 1835 feet
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of footage shot by anthropologist Robert Zingg in Northern Mexico. Collection also contains related publications.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Sponsor
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Center for the Study of Man, National Museum of Natural History in 1982.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

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
Robert M. Zingg films of the Huichol and Tarahumara, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexico Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wixarika (Huichol) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
RarĂ¡muri (Tarahumara) Cultural Context 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
hsfa@si.edu