Guide to the Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy films, circa 1920-1930

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.02
Creators:
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. (Ananda Kentish), 1877-1947
Holmes, Burton, 1870-1958
Dates:
circa 1920-1930
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
17 Film reels
black-and-white silent; approximately 16,000 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Film shot and collected by Ananda Coomaraswamy, former Curator of the Asian Section of the Boston Museum of fine Arts, documenting Cambodia, Thailand, India, Ceylon, and Japan.
Collection contains supplementary materials, namely, associated texts.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Foundation for Traditional Studies in 1989.
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
Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
South Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cambodia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thailand Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
India Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceylon Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
East Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa