Human Studies Film Archives

Alabama Museum films, 1935-1945 and 1960

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.08
Creators:
National Research Council (U.S.)
United States. National Park Service
Dates:
1935-1945 and 1960
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
4 Film reels
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Four films documenting various excavations in the southeastern U. S.: Temples and Peace [Mound State Monument Museum Construction, c. 1939]; Shell Mounds in the Tennessee Valley [DeJarnette Excavation, c. 1960].
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 the Alabama Museum of Natural History, University of Alabama, in 1986.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

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
Alabama Museum films, 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