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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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Dates:
circa 1955
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NAA.2003-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
1961
Level:
item
Size:
2 Film reels (45 minutes, color sound; 1600 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film produced and distributed by Excelsior Picture Corporation was shot in the course of the Cotlow New Guinea expeditions in 1958 and 1959 to the Australian territory of Papua New Guinea and West Irian, Dutch New Guinea (Irian Barat). The expedition visits a number of patrol posts in the territories and accompanies various Australian and Du...

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