Guide to the Guy W. Leadbetter films, circa 1937

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.2002.15
Creators:
Leadbetter, Guy W., Sr.
Dates:
circa 1937
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
Film reels
color silent; 1,400 feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
16mm amateur film taken by Dr. Guy W. Leadbetter, Sr. in Mexico (Mayan ruins), Hopi and Penobscot dances and Mexico City.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Guy W. Leadbetter, Sr. was born in Bangor, Maine, graduated from Bowdoin College in 1916 and attended Johns Hopkins Medical School. He was an orthopedic surgeon in Washington, D.C. and a friend of Mayan archaeologist Sylvanus Morley. Leadbetter also gave lectures on astronomy for the National Park Service.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Dr. Guy W. Leadbetter, Jr. in 2002.

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
Guy W. Leadbetter films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Central America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopi Pueblo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penobscot Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archeology 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
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