Guide to the Robert Charlton films of Papua New Guinea music

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.20
Creators:
Charlton, Robert
Dates:
1982
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
Film reels
color sound
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of the films SONGS OF A DISTANT JUNGLE and SONGS FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA, as well as outtakes. The films document the work of a musician from the Juilliard School, Christopher Roberts, recording, documenting, and preserving traditional music throughout Papua New Guinea. Collection includes sound recordings.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Bechtel Group, Inc. in 1990.

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
Robert Charlton films of Papua New Guinea music, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oceania Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Papua New Guinea Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roberts, Christopher, 1956- Personal Name 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