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Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
De Menil, Adelaide
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
1969-1970
Size:
Film reels (color silent, 8mm, 16mm)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record shot in 1969-70 in Papua New Guinea Highlands and Sepik area for a project on the impact of media on traditional cultures. Footage includes a male initiation rite including incising the skin and rubbing dirt for scarification. Supplementary materials include audio tapes of wild sound shot at the time of filming. The collection ...

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Dates:
1991
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.andremmg
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1975
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.andremmg
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
circa 1938-2011
Size:
26.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.

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Creators:
Perls Galleries
Dates:
1937-1997
Size:
79.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perlgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Perls Galleries measure 79.6 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1997. Founded by Klaus Perls in 1937 and operating until 1997, the gallery dealt primarily in modern French art and the artwork of Alexander Calder. Found within the records are extensive correspondence (circa 44 linear feet) with artists, dealers, galleries, museums, and collectors; photographs and negatives of inventory and other artwork; exhibition files, scattered financial records; and exhibition catalogs and clippings.

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