National Anthropological Archives

John G. Salsman photograph collection relating to the Philippines, circa 1927-1930

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-73
Creators:
Salsman, John G.
Dates:
circa 1927-1930
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
111 Prints
silver gelatin
1 Map
2 Prints
platinum
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting Philippine peoples and aerial views of the islands that were made or collected by John Salsman while stationed in the Philippines. They include depictions of Bagobo, Moro, Negrito, Subanun, and Kalinga people, as well as aerial views of Manila, Zamboanga, Jolo, Mayon and Taal Volcanos, hills and terraces. Most of the prints are mounted on unbound leaves from an album along with newspaper clippings, invitations, a radiogram, and other souvenirs and mementos. The aerial photographs were probably made by photographers at Camp Nichols.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
John G. Salsman was a Lieutenant and publicity officer in the United States Army Air Corps when he was stationed in the Philippines.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by the United States Army Historical Office, 1975.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 75-73, John G. Salsman photograph collection relating to the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Similar aerial photographs from Camp Nichols, along with a press release written by Salsman, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 2011-26.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 75-73


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kalinga (Philippine people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Subanuns Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bagobo (Philippine people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippine Negritos Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moro Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippines Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manila (Philippines) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
naa@si.edu