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Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stewart, Richard H. (Richard Hewett), 1901-2004
Dates:
1926-1950
Size:
Film reels (9 hours 3 minutes, black-and-white silent sound; 18,296 feet, 16mm)
2 Videocassettes (1 hour 2 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of film and video created and collected by Matthew Stirling in Papua New Guinea, Mexico, and Panama. Collection also contains annotations (recorded narratives). 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 doc...

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Creators:
Cotlow, Lewis, 1898-1987
Dates:
1949-circa 1969
Size:
Film reels (8 hours 16 minutes, color sound; 17,400 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Original film, prints, elements, sound materials and associated texts from the following films produced by explorer Lewis Cotlow: SAVAGE SPLENDOR, ZANZABUKU, VANISHING AFRICA, TWIGHLIGHT OF THE PRIMITIVE, PRIMITIVE PARADISE, JUNGLE HEADHUNTERS, HIGH ARCTIC, IN SEARCH OF THE PRIMITIVE. Please note that the contents of the collection and the lang...

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Creators:
Hawkins, Richard C., 1922-2015
Heald, Suzette
MacDougall, David
Dates:
1967
Size:
2 Videocassettes (158 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of footage from the edited film Imbau, documenting a young men's initiation ceremony performed in 1967 by the Gisu of Uganda. Collection also contains an article written by Suzette Heald, transcriptions and translations. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context ...

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Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
2 Sound tape reels
Collection ID:
HSFA.2016.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Sound recording believed to be of Native Alaskan informant providing native words for English natural history terms. Recording made at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, possibly by Richard Manville (former head of mammal section of Bird and Mammal laboratories, Bio survey unit, Fish and Wildlife Services, 1910-1974)....

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Creators:
Bruner, John M. R.
Bruner, Martin D.
Dates:
1991
Size:
1 Videocassettes (VHS) (Approximately 63 minutes)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2008.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video created by John M.R. Bruner to provide historical insight into his father's amateur film collection for the Human Studies Film Archives. The video is an example of the value of documenting amateur film collections and saving contextual materials. Dr. Bruner shows the projector, a reel of film and the labelled can, the basement where the film ...

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Creators:
Crittenden, Evie
Oster, Marvin L.
Oster, Marvin L.
Dates:
circa 1920-1940
Size:
22 Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; black-and-white silent print; 16,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2000.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Primarily amateur travel films willed to Smithsonian by Marvin L. Oster. Travel includes Egypt, Scotland, Marrakech, Benares, Ankor, Monte Carlo in the late 1920s and 1930s. 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, ...

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Creators:
Klima, George J., 1922-2016
Dates:
1953-2014, undated
Size:
2 Videocassettes (VHS)
33 Sound tape reels (1/4 inch)
1 Sound cassette
16 Film reels (16mm and Super 8mm)
1.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2017.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The George J. Klima collection documents his field work, published works, and professional activities from 1953-2014 and primarily deal with his work studying cattle herding and kinship among the Barabaig in northern Tanzania. The collection consists of camera original film and sound recordings, photographs, field notes, and publications (text and audiovisual). Also included are correspondence; teaching and adminstrative materials from his time as a professor at the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY Albany); and personal audiovisual recordings including experimental films.

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Creators:
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
British Broadcasting Corporation
Grant, Michael
Meech, Richard, 1954-
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Dates:
1989-1992, undated
Size:
172 Sound cassettes
4.37 Linear feet
40 Film reels (silent color negative A and B rolls, 16mm)
1,336 Film reels (in 399 cans, silent color negative outtakes and trims, 16mm)
10 Film reels (silent color print, 16mm)
701 Sound tape reels (1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World collection consists of film materials and associated documentation for the editing process of the ten-episode ethnographic television series aired in 1992 and hosted by Harvard anthropologist David Maybury-Lewis. The collection consists of field sound, camera original film in the form of outtakes and trims, edited silent film (A and B rolls and prints), and technical paper documentation including field and lab reports.

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Creators:
Porterfield, Jeanne
Chickering, Lisa
Dates:
1954-2015, undated
Size:
38 Film reels
7 Sound tape reels
5 Electronic discs (DVD)
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
5 Videocassettes (Digital Betacam)
67.86 Linear feet
18 Sound discs (vinyl)
4 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection documents their work as travel filmmakers, photographers, and writers from 1954-2015. Their films are an example of the travel lecture film, a genre which combined silent travelogue films with live narration. Chickering and Porterfield presented their films throughout the United States and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s before turning to freelance still photography and travel writing in the early 1980s. The audiovisual and photography collection begins with their first joint travels in the 1950s and covers a range of their professional activities through the early 2000s, mainly encompassing original travel footage, edited travelogues, and travel still photography. Supporting documentation includes film scripts, lecture recordings, personal and professional manuscripts, financial and professional records, and a substantial amount of newspaper and magazine articles which serve as a record of the press generated by and about Chickering and Porterfield.

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Dates:
1969-1970
Size:
1 Film reel (color silent; 700 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documents a Senufo carver making a mask: 1) chopping a block of wood from a log, 2) carving the mask using hand adzes and knives and 3) painting the finished mask. Also documented is the ceremony in which the mask is used and other dance sculptures are shown. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology ...

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