Guide to the Ethel Cutler Freeman films, circa 1949-1950
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.11F
Creators:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler, 1886-1972
Dates:
circa 1949-1950
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
Film reels
3 hours 40 minutes
color silent; 6900 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of films shot in Africa and Florida by Ethel Cutler Freeman. The films form part of the Ethel Cutler Freeman papers in the National Anthropological Archives.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Ethel Cutler Freeman, an amateur Seminole specialist and a research associate with the American Museum of Natural History, born in 1886, died 1972. Wrote papers relating to her field work among the Arapaho, Hopi, Kickapoo, Navaho, Pueblo, Shosoni, and people of the Virgin Islands, the Bahama Islands, and Haiti, music and chants of Africa, including the Masai, Zulu, and Pygmies, material relating to the Hoover Commission on Indian Affairs, of which Freeman was a member.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the National Anthropological Archives in 1986.
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
Ethel Cutler Freeman films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Ethel Cutler Freeman papers.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa