Guide to the Scudder Mekeel films, circa 1930-1945
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.08
Creators:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947
Dates:
circa 1930-1945
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
2 Film reels
60 minutes
black-and-white silent; 2155 feet
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Amateur film shot by Scudder McKeel of Central America, Sun dance and misc. Collection also contains still film and clippings.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Sponsor
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the Wisconsin Historical Society in 1992 and 1997.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

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
Scudder Mekeel films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Central America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wyoming Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guatemala Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maya 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