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Creators:
Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014
Dates:
1971-1972
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gardrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Slides and photographs made from slides of Mark Tobey, Robert G. Gardner, and others, and works of art by Tobey taken by Robert Fulton and Robert G. Gardner on the occasion of Gardner filming Tobey in Basel, Switzerland, for his documentary "Mark Tobey Abroad," 1973.

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Creators:
Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014
Dates:
1974
1980
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Release prints of films by Robert Gardner. Two titles: DEEP HEARTS; RIVERS OF SAND. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensiv...

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Dates:
1974
Level:
item
Size:
2 Film reels (84 minutes, color sound; 3,024 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documents the life of the Hamar of southwest Ethopia with focus on gender divided labor and the effects of sexual inequality on social, cultural and religious life. Film also includes the Hamar ritual of female flogging by males.

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Dates:
1980
Level:
item
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 1,908 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of young men of the Bororo Fulani, pastoral nomads of the Niger Republic, wearing elaborate makeup and garb for participating in a "beauty contest." Known as a garawol, this "contest" features the ritual dancing and display by males, each seeking to be chosen most attractive by a specially designated female of the group. The event refle...

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Dates:
1951
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (21 minutes, black-and-white sound; 725 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.24
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film records small group of Kwakiutl Indians on the mainland of Georgia Strait on the Canadian side in 1950. Villagers recount legend of how killer whale became a man. Legacy Keywords: Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014 ; North America

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Creators:
Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014
Staal, Frits
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 22,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record of the twelve-day Nambudiri Agnicayana ritual performed in Panjal, India, the world's oldest surviving ritual, a Vedic sacrifice to Agni, the god of fire. Filmed in Kerala, southwest India, this 12-day ritual was performed in 1975 for perhaps the last time. Footage documents the material and spatial preparations for the event and r...

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Creators:
Ladd, Anna Coleman, 1878-1939 (sculptor)
Dates:
1881-1950
Size:
4.26 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.laddanna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Anna Coleman Ladd measure 4.26 linear feet, date from 1881-1950, and document the career of sculptor Anna Coleman Ladd. Found within the papers are biographical material, letters, diaries, financial material, notes and writings, art work, a file concerning the American Red Cross Studio for Portrait-Masks, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)
Dates:
1838-2017, undated
bulk 1872-1985
Size:
23.1 Cubic feet (71 boxes, 3 map-size folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0475
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the farming and family life of the Robinson family of Prince George's County and after 1975, Charles County, Maryland. Papers documenting the farming and family of the Via family of Greene County, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Prince George's and Calvert Counties, Maryland, by 1949.

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Creators:
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art
Dates:
1883-1962
bulk 1885-1962
Size:
265.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carninst
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art measure 265.8 linear feet and date from 1883-1962, with the bulk of the material dating from 1885-1940. The collection includes extensive correspondence between the museum's founding director, John Beatty, and his successor, Homer Saint-Gaudens, with artists, dealers, galleries, collectors, museum directors, representatives abroad, shipping and insurance agents, and museum trustees. The collection also includes Department of Fine Arts interoffice memoranda and reports; loan exhibition files; Carnegie International planning, jury, shipping, and sale records; Department of Fine Arts letterpress copy books, and a copy of the original card catalog index to these records.

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