Guide to the Explorers Club film collection, circa 1940-1970

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.21
Creators:
Explorers Club
Dates:
circa 1940-1970
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
black-and-white color silent sound
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of 23 films created or collected by the Explorers Club. Films include DJUKA - Morton Kahn, SWEENY, AFGHANISTAN, RIDDLE OF MAYAN CAVE, WONDERS OF THE SAHARA, JAMBO PORINI: EAST AFRICA, MEXICO, TIBET-FORBIDDEN TIBET, PRIMITIVE PEOPLES OF MATTO GRASSO, A STORY OF THE TROPICS, LA JEUNE FORET, FROM NEW LANDS TO OLD, HIGH ARTIC, ARTIC EXPEDITION, ANTARCTICA HERE WE COME, Cotlow outs, AFRICA, ETHIOPIAN JUBILEE, SECOND BYRD EXPEDITION, ARTIC FILM-1956, Lindbergh flight.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Explorers Club in 1991.

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
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa