Emmanuel George Zies photograph collection of Bali and Java, circa 1920-1928

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-2
Creators:
Zies, E. G. (Emanuel George), 1883-1981
Dates:
circa 1920-1928
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
27 prints
silver gelatin
36 lantern slides
36 colored lantern slides
28 copy lantern slides
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs documenting life in Bali and Java. These include images of people, street scenes, agriculture, scenic views, and ancient sites. Many of the lantern slides are copies of prints in the collection and some were hand-colored by Dorothy Rankin.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Emanuel George Zies (1884-1981) was a chemist for the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory, where he pursued research in geochemical volcanology starting in 1913. He participated in the Carnegie Institution-National Geographic Society 1919 expedition to the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in southern Alaska and he studied volcanoes in Indonesia and Central America in the 1920s and 1930s.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 88-2

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 88-2, Emmanuel George Zies photograph collection of Bali and Java, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Collection donated to the Division of Mineral Sciences Global Volcanism Program Archives in 1986. All but the volcano material was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives by Elizabeth Nielsen, 1987.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Inventory for Java photographs available in repository.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Musical instruments Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Balinese (Indonesian people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baskets Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Javanese (Indonesian people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bali (Indonesia : Province) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Java (Indonesia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Markets Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Agriculture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weissenborn, Thilly Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atelier Kurkdjian Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rankin, Dorothy (colorist) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petweschewsky Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tosari Studio Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Satake, S. Personal Name 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/