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Creators:
Marshall, James Wilborn
Dates:
1952-1960
Size:
45 Film reels (black-and-white silent; color silent; 32,515 feet, 16mm)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film footage shot for expeditions conducted by James Wilborn Marshall in the Amazon River region of Brazil to document indigenous cultures undergoing rapid change. Marshall focussed particularly on the Xingu. Film footage includes processes such as making a beaded necklace and making an arrowhead. Supplementary materials: photographs, production ...

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Creators:
Beatty, Donald Croom, 1900-1980
Dates:
circa 1931
Size:
9 Negatives (nitrate)
150 Copy prints (circa)
237 Negatives (acetate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-43
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs depicting of South American Indigenous peoples, made during Donald Croom Beatty's South American expedition. It includes images of Jivaro (Shuar) people, as well as their boats, houses and villages. Additional photographs depict members of the expedition and the Amazon River.

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Creators:
Baggerman, William F.
Dates:
circa 1947-1970
Size:
1,688 Color slides
31 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
22 Prints (silver gelatin)
5 Color prints
3 Postcards (color halftone)
1 Drawing
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-23
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during William F. Baggerman's travels, including trips on the Pan-American Highway, the Tara River in Yugoslavia, and a Transsaharan "expedition" in the Amazon River Region, and in the Balkans, Tibet, Iran, Afghanistan, and Bakistan. They document people and their natural and built environments, as well as markets, ceremonies and ...

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Biodiversity Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project
Dates:
1978-2002
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administration, research, outreach, and programs of the Biodiversity Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project, a bi-national collaborative research project between the Smithsonian Institution and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia (National Institute for Research in the Amazon) in B...

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National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1967-1971
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 534
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of the Belém Ecological Project. They consist of correspondence and memoranda between Philip S. Humphrey, Smithsonian administrators, and project staff including Thomas E. Lovejoy III; financial reports and fiscal records; and files on project personnel.

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Dates:
circa 1924-1940
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white sound; black-and-white silent, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Films of the 1924-25 Hamilton Rice Expedition to the Amazon. Supplementary materials: associated texts Legacy keywords: Expeditions ; Explorers ; Seaplanes ; Hunting ; Rapids ; Boats ; Radio technology 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...

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Creators:
Coimbra, Luis
Dates:
circa 2000
Size:
11 Video recordings (20 hours, color sound; VHS)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2001.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

11(?) 1/2" VHS video tapes: "Saude Na Amazonia". 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 thi...

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Creators:
Meggers, Betty Jane
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
1893-2012
Size:
129 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-01
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers document their research and professional activities from 1946-2012 and primarily deal with their archaeological and anthropological research in South America. Their work at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and their frequent collaboration with other researchers and professional organizations is also represented. In addition, this collection contains detailed records on South American research conducted by the Smithsonian Institution from the 1950s through the 2010s. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, correspondence, maps and charts, and administrative files.

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Creators:
Stahl, Ferdinand Anthony, 1874-1950
Dates:
1925
1928
Size:
3 Negatives (photographic)
18 Photographic prints
6 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.141
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic prints and negatives taken by Seventh-day Adventist missionary Ferdinand Anthony Stahl amongst indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon. These include the Asháninka (Campa/Chuncha), Yagua (Yahua) and Amahuaca communities.

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Creators:
Kroehle, J. Charles, 1876-1902
Dates:
circa 1880s
Size:
21 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.129
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Indigenous Peruvians, including Campa, Cashivo, Cunivo, and Piro communities; some images depict dwellings and weaponry. All or most of the photographs were made by Charles Kroehle and partner George Huebner, and probably collected by William E. Safford during his 1891-1892 expedition to Peru and Bolivia in connection with t...

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