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American Indian words for English natural history words sound recordings
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). Terms …

Teaching the Past Through Archaeology workshop videos
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
September 22-23, 2000
Size:
11 Video recordings (11 hours, color sound; MIniDV)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2013.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video recording of a two day workshop for teachers held by the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology, Anthropology Outreach office on September 22 and 23, 2000. Workshop included Dr. Betty Meggers ("Impact/El Nino"), Dr. Ann Palkovich ("Ancient Diseases"), Dr. Doug Owsley ("Bones Tell Tales..."), Dr. Theresa …

Miroslav Prokopec video
Creators:
Prokopec, Miroslav
Dates:
circa 1994
Size:
1 Video recording (95 minutes, color sound; VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2008.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video shot by Miroslav Prokopec while on a Smithsonian fellowship in the Department of Anthropology researching the collections of Czechoslovakian physical anthropologist Ales Hrdlicka. Video shows scenes of Smithsonian buildings, the mall, gardens and short interviews with Department of Anthropology staff and curators including T. Dale Stewart, Betty Meggers, John …

Martin D. Bruner sample video
Creators:
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 …

S. Dillon Ripley films
Creators:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001
Dates:
undated
Size:
Film reels (32,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film materials associated with S. Dillon Ripley, ornithologist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Many of the films record his scientific travels with others of ornithology and family home movies. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of …

Labunmedenu: Zemlya Vadulov
Dates:
1990
Size:
1 Video recording (30 minutes, VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2008.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

1990 film Labunmedenu: Zemlya Vadulov by Tui i ya. 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 …

Robert Gesteland collection
Creators:
Gesteland, Robert C.
Dates:
1957-1958
Size:
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.17
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Material from the 1957-58 Harvard Peabody Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert, including: Daily log of Robert C. Gesteland for the Harvard Peabody Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert, 1957-58, plus radio log for ZS3A and ZSR2014, South West Africa, Star legend interviews for Lorna Marshall and a trip log for Gesteland's …

James B. Griffin films
Creators:
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997
Dates:
undated
Size:
Film reels (1,200 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Home movies. 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 …

Robert Stiles films
Creators:
Stiles, Robert
Dates:
circa 1982
Size:
Film reels (20,000 feet, 16mm)
Sound recordings (30 hours, 1/4 inch)
Items
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited films "Haudenosaunee Way of the Longhouse" and "Akwesasne Another Point of View" by Robert Stiles and film documenting various American Indian subjects. Also given were a few pieces of 16mm filmmaking equipment. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and …

Rosemary Bull travel films
Creators:
Bull, Rosemary
Dates:
1929-1931
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; 7,657 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Travel footage: Soviet Union 1929; Warsaw ghetto; 4th Centennial of the Thai Royal House; life in and around Peking and Mukden; Bali; India; Bangkok; Cambodia; Saigon; Manila; Peking; Korea; Japan (all ca. 1931) shot by Rosemary Bull. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the …

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