Guide to the Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection, 1946-1985
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.20
Creators:
Soule, Thayer
Dates:
1946-1985
Languages:
Moving image materials are silent; supplementary materials are in English.
Physical Description:
Film reels
black-and-white silent; color silent
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Film collection contains 34 travel films from around the world made by Thayer Soule, some of which were made with associates, that he used in presenting travel lectures around the country from 1935 to 1995. He was an associate with Burton Holmes, dean of travel lecturers, from 1946 to 1958.
Collection also includes still photographs, publicity materials and scripts and audio tape recordings of the accompanying lectures for some of the films.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Thayer Soule in 1991.

Selected Bibliography
Selected Bibliography
On the road with travelogues, 1935-1995: a sixty-year romp

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
Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
French Polynesia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa, Central Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
East Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travelogues (Motion pictures) Genre Form 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