Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Harold K. Schneider films


Collection ID:
Schneider, Harold K.
Physical Description:
Film reels
color silent; 200 feet

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Film of Harold K. Schneider's research of pastoral tribes of East Africa and the Turu of Tanzania and the Pok and Suk of Kenya.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Transferred from the National Anthropological Archives in 1995.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

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
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
Harold K. Schneider films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Local Number

Local Number
HSFA 1995-006


Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa, East Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tanzania Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kenya Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Human Studies Film Archives
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