Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Film of Department of Anthropology Processing Lab's Move of Dugout Canoes, 1974


Collection ID:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Physical Description:
1 Film reel
12 minutes
color silent reversal; 409 feet

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Film footage documenting the move of two dug-out canoes from storage in west court Natural History Building to new storage in east wing basement of Natural History Building.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.


Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the Department of Anthropology Processing Lab, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, in 1988.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Conditions Governing Use
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Preferred Citation
Film of Department of Anthropology Processing Lab's Move of Dugout Canoes, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds the records of the Department of Anthropology.

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Local Numbers

Local Numbers
HSFA 1988.22.1


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