Guide to the R. Bryson Jones travel films, circa 1930-1941

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1995.11
Creators:
Jones, R. Bryson
Dates:
circa 1930-1941
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
10 Film reels
black-and-white silent
16mm; 35mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
9 travelogues filmed in the 30s by R.Bryson Jones. Geographical areas include Canada, U. S. South, Australia Fiji, U. S. West, Morocco, Palestine, South America, and Western Europe.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Richard Bryson Jones (1872- 1956) was an executive for the R.B. Jones and Sons insurance company in Kansas City, Missouri. He often presented travelogues to Kfriends and neighbors, showing photos and movies in his 3rd floor workroom which contained two movie projectors and a screen, stacks of film canisters and a map of the world showing his travel destinations.
"R. Bryson Jones is Dead." Nichols Scrapbook. Volume 2, Page 74. Western Historical Manuscript Collection, University of Missouri Kansas City.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from American Film Institute (National Center for Film and Video Preservation) in 1995.
Custodial History
Previously held by The Kansas City Museum.

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
R.Bryson Jones travel 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
South America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oceania Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travelogs 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
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