National Anthropological Archives

Richard E. Ahlborn photographs of Luzon, 1958-1959

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-23
Creators:
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015
Dates:
1958-1959
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
15 Negatives
acetate
4 Color slides
5 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made by Richard Ahlborn during a study trip to Luzon's Mountain Province on a Fullbright grant. They document villages, houses, terraces, religious figures, a wake, and Igorot and Ifugao peoples in Banawe (Banaue) and Bontoc.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Richard E. Ahlborn is a cultural historian and curator in the Division of Community Life of the Smithsonian╩╣s National Museum of American History. In the 1950s, he was a photographer for the Department of Cultural History in the Museum of History and Technology.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital surrogates for some photographs are available online.
Custodial History note
Donated by Richard Ahlborn. Three prints (MS 4957) were donated in 1968 through Saul Riesenberg in the Department of Anthropology. The rest were donated directly in 1983.

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 83-23, Richard E. Ahlborn photographs of Luzon, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
MS 4957, previously filed in Photo Lot 97, has been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 83-23. These photographs were also made by Richard E. Ahlborn in Luzon and form part of this collection.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from Ahlborn can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Society for Historical Archaeology records and John Lawrence Angel's papers.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds curatorial, exhibition, agency, and departmental records for Ahlborn from his time in the Department of Cultural History and the Division of Community Life.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Latin American Library at Tulane University holds photographs by Ahlborn of Filipino-Hispanic architecture and art in the Philippines.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 83-23
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NAA MS 4957


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Villages Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Terracing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bontoks (Philippine people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Death and mortuary customs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wake services Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religious articles Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dwellings Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ifugao (Philippine people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Igorot (Philippine people) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Banaue (Philippines) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippines Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bontoc (Mountain Province, 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