Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Virginia Yans-McLaughlin films of interviews for Margaret Mead: An Observer Observed, circa 1998

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.20
Creators:
Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, 1943-
Dates:
circa 1998
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
Film reels
color sound; 42,950 feet
16mm
0.25 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Production materials for the 16mm film on Margaret Mead titled Margaret Mead: An Observer Observed. Footage contains interviews with Barbara roll, Luther Cressman, Benjamin Spock, Roy Rapport, Catherine Bateson, Nancy Lutkehaus, Yolanda Moses as well as video, audio and transcripts of interviews. Film was produced in 16mm color neg.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Virginia Yans-McLaughlin 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
Virginia Yans-McLaughlin films of interviews for Margaret Mead: An Observer Observed, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Anthropologists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu