Guide to the Russell Esterline travel films, circa 1942

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.2009.09
Creators:
Esterline, Russell
Dates:
circa 1942
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
.
Physical Description:
3 Film reels
color silent; 600 feet
8mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage shot by Russell Esterline, ca. 1942 in Bombay, India; Singapore; and Penang, Malaysia. Family lore relates that Esterline was on one of the last boats out of Singapore before the Japanese invaded.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 Mary Lehn in 2009.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
HSFA 2009.9.1

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
Russell Esterline travel films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bombay (India) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penang (Malaysia) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singapore Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Travelogues (Motion pictures) 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
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa