Edmund de Schweinitz Brunner photograph and postcard collection of Korea and Asia, circa 1927-1928

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-16
Creators:
Brunner, Edmund de S. (Edmund de Schweinitz), 1889-1973
Dates:
circa 1927-1928
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
75 Prints
circa
collotype (some tinted, some postcards)
400 Prints
circa
silver gelatin (some on postcard stock)
Album
1 copy negative
1 Print
albumen
2 colored prints
17 Prints
color halftone (including postcards)
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs documenting people and culture in Korea, Japan, Manchuria, China, the Philippines, and Singapore. They include images of people, buildings, trades and commerce, markets, village and city scenes, laundering, child care, food and food preparation, churches and shrines, schools, dances, transportation, and fishing.
The photographs and postcards were made and collected by Edmund de S. Brunner and Mary B. Brunner during the Asian leg of their around-the-world trip, 1927-1928.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Edmund de Schweinitz Brunner (1889-1973) earned his BA, PhD, and BD (Bachelor of Divinity) from Moravian College and Seminary in Pennsylvania. He worked as a pastor before becoming the Moravian Church representative on the Rural Church Commission of the Federal Council of Churches as well as the Director of Rural Investigations of the Institute for Social and Religious Research. A scholar of the church in rural communities, Brunner wrote books and articles and lectured in rural sociology at Columbia University Teachers College, Western Connecticut State College (1957-1967), and in Australia and New Zealand.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 89-16

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 89-16, Edmund de Schweinitz Brunner photograph and postcard collection of Korea and East Asia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The album was passed down through family members to a student at Indiana University during the mid 1970s. Through professor Nicholas A. Fattu, the student gave the album to Fredrick C. and Mary Fattu Ashley, who were about to travel to Seoul, Korea, as members of the American Embassy staff there. The Ashleys donated the album to the National Anthropological Archives, circa 1988.

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