A. Harvey Schreter photographs and audio tape of Jivaro Indians and region, circa 1985

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-13
Creators:
Schreter, A. Harvey
Dates:
circa 1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 audio cassette: 90 minutes
18 color slides
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs and audio recording made by A. Harvey Schreter documenting ceremonies of Jivaro Indians, including the shaman Tukupi. The photographs depict Jivaro Indians, dwellings, basketmaking, a quiver with curare, and members of Schreter's expedition party. Also includes images of sacred falls in Miasal, Ecuador and a map of areas that Schreter visited in the Shuar region. The audio recording documents a shaman healing Schreter's injured leg and back.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
A. Harvey Schreter (ca. 1917-2008) was the President of Schreter Neckware, a necktie manufacturer, as well as a world traveler and collector of pre-Columbian, African and Pacific art. Schreter became a member of the Explorers Club in 1982, frequently lecturing to the Washington Chapter about his travels with his wife, Phyllis Schreter.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 85-13

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 85-13, A. Harvey Schreter photographs and audio tape of Jivaro Indians and region, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Jivaro Indians can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 8, Photo Lot 97, and Photo Lot 82-43.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Records relating to other Explorers Club expeditions can be found in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA RU007006 and RU007231.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by A. Harvey Schreter, 1985.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Inventory and description by Schreter available in repository.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Shamans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basket making Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Waterfalls Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Shuar Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/