Guide to the David Irwin films of the Canadian Arctic, circa 1935-1960

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.16
Creators:
Irwin, David, 1910-1970
Dates:
circa 1935-1960
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
Film reels
black-and-white color silent sound; 5543 feet
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Arctic exploration and dog sledding footage from David Irwin. Contains dog sled rescue training and footage from the 1964 Worlds Fair's Eskimo exhibit organized by D. Irwin. Collection includes scrapbooks, biographical materials, and maps.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Zachary Irwin in 1993.
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
David Irwin films of the Canadian Arctic, 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
Arctic regions Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canada Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimo/Inuit Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films 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