- Collection ID:
Films and intertitles are in Chinese and English.
- Physical Description:
4 Film reels
Bamboo Harvesting films contain film footage of the propagation and harvesting of bamboo and manufacture of bamboo products.
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The film footage covers the cultivation, harvesting, and use of bamboo.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.
Processed by Annie Schweikert, January 2017
Encoded by Katherine Christensen, October 2020
Annie Schweikert and Katherine Christensen
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The film footage was given to HSFA by the Botany department at the National Museum of Natural History in two accretions. The first accretion contained the five reels which became the first three reels of this collection. The second accretion, transferred several months later, comprised the fourth reel in the collection.
Using the Collection
The Bamboo Harvesting films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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
The Thomas R. Soderstrom Papers, circa 1965-1987 (SIA.FA96-168) and the Floyd Alonzo McClure Papers, 1913-1970 (SIA.FAT90028).
Human Studies Film Archives
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