Guide to the Karl Stein films, 1961-1988

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.10
Creators:
Stein, Karl E., 1909-2010
Dates:
1961-1988
Languages:
Moving image materials are silent; supplementary materials are in English.
Physical Description:
16 Film reels
color silent; 25,168 feet
16mm
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of 8 travelogue films of the following locales: Morocco, Brazil, Iran, India, Ceylon, Thailand, South Korea, and Taiwan. Collection also contains audiotapes of lectures,still photographs, and publicity brochures.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Commander Karl E. Stein was a member of several expeditions including the Mitchell Hedges-Richmond Brown Exploratory Expedition and the Snyder Mountain Expedition. His military service during World War II found him in the South Pacific, Arctic and Mediterranean. After the War he turned to creating travel films for the travel-lecture circuit. His wife, Flora M. Stein, recorded the country's music to accompany the presentations.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Karl E. Stein in 1994.

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
Karl Stein films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
South America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa, North Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Middle East Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
East Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Southeast Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brazil Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morocco Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iran Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
India Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sri Lanka Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Korea (South) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taiwan Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thailand Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travelogues (Motion pictures) Topical 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