Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Robert Johnson Yucatec Maya Signing videos, 1988

Summary

Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.02
Dates:
1988
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
18 Video recordings
color sound; 1/2 inch videos
Repository:

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Full video record documenting sign language in a Maya village for Robert Johnson's linguistic research. video was recorded in conjunction with Hubert Smith's Yucatec Maya Film Project.
Supplementary materials: 5 notebooks.
Legacy keywords: Children ; Villages Mexico ; Sign language ; Deafness
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.

Administration

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Robert Johnson in 2011.

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
Robert Johnson Yucatec Maya Signing videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Local Numbers

Local Numbers
HSFA 2012.2.1


Keywords

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Central America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexico Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yucatec (Yacatec) Maya Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sign language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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