Richard E. Ahlborn photographs of Luzon, 1958-1959

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-23
Creators:
Ahlborn, Richard E.
Dates:
1958-1959
Languages:
Undetermined
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 Smithsonianʹs 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
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital surrogates for some photographs are available online.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

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

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.

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Richard E. Ahlborn photographs of Luzon, 1958-1959

Custodial History note
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Villages Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Terracing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bontoks (Philippine people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Death and mortuary customs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wake services Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religious articles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ifugao (Philippine people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Igorot (Philippine people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Banaue (Philippines) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippines Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bontoc (Mountain Province, Philippines) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/