Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the John Cohen films, 1963-1992

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.20
Creators:
Cohen, John, 1932-2019
Dates:
1963-1992
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
black-and-white color sound; 17,136 feet
16mm
4 Videodiscs (DVD)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of edited films by John Cohen of music and crafts in the United States, Peru, Greece, and Scotland.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged in chronological order for titles held in their original film format by the Human Studies Film Archives, followed by titles held only on DVD copies.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from John Cohen in 1993.
DVD copies of
Visions of Mary Frank
,
Josef Albers at Yale
,
Josef Albers at Home
,
Bob Dylan: On My Rooftop
, and
The Legacy of Roscoe Holcomb
received from John Cohen in 2019.

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
John Cohen films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu