Guide to the Paul Travis films, 1927-1928

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.17
Creators:
Travis, Paul Bough, 1891-1975
Dates:
1927-1928
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
5 Film reels
2 hours 24 minutes
black-and-white silent; 3810 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage shot by artist Paul Travis during a trip through Africa and Southern Europe during 1927 and 1928.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Archives of American Art in 1989.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Bibliography
Bibliography
Boger, Ann C., and Paul Bough Travis. 1982.
Paul B. Travis, Africa, 1927-1928.
[Cleveland, Ohio]: Dept. of Art History and Education, Cleveland Museum of Art. ,

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
Paul Travis films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art holds the Paul B. Travis papers, 1925-1989.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa, Southern Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa, North Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa, East Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zulu (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mangbetu (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kikuyu (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maasai (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nyoro (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ndebele (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bira (African people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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