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circa 1935 and circa 1960-1980
- Physical Description:
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of prints of edited films and unedited reels of footage that were tranferred from the National Human Studies Film Center/National Anthropological Film Center to the Human Studies Film Archives upon creation of the Archives.
The Film Archives received no information as to the source or agreements.
Films include: THE AX FIGHT, THE SONS OF HAJI OMAR, A PIONEER FAMILY IN ALASKA, I AM THE PAIN DOCTOR, SILLA'S TWIN TUMULUS (For I AM THE PAIN DOCTOR see accession number 90-002.) RED BASIN KUANHSIEN, THE OPIUM TRAIL, TO FIND OUR LIFE, HELICOPTER VIEWS OF SUMATRA.
Supplementary materials: associated texts, field notes, production logs
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the National Human Studies Film Center in 1981 (accession 1981-005).
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
National Human Studies Film Center collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
HSFA 1981-005; HSFA 1986-013
Human Studies Film Archives
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