Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the John L. Brom films, circa 1956-1970

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.18
Creators:
Brom, John L.
Dates:
circa 1956-1970
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
Film reels
color sound; color silent
16mm
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Various film materials shot in Africa during, primarily, the fifties by John Brom, a Czech filmmaker.
Suppemental materials: photographs, audio tapes, publicity materials, books.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Olga Brom Spencer in 1998.

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
John L. Brom films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leopoldville (Congo) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zanzibar Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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