Guide to the Gordon Gibson films, 1953-1973
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.05
Creators:
Gibson, Gordon D.
Dates:
1953-1973
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
5 hours 14 minutes
black-and-white color silent sound; 12,042 feet
16mm
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage shot by Gordon D. Gibson from 1953-1973. Collection also includes associated texts, sound recordings, production logs, and field notes.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Received from Gordon Gibson in 1983.
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
Gordon Gibson films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Gordon Davis Gibson papers, 1937-2007.

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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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