Query: American Indian -- South America
MS 7283 The Indians of north-eastern Peru: fundamental researches for a systematic history of civilization
Creators:
Tessmann, Günter, 1884-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
1,116 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7283
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This is a translation from the German of Tessmann's 1930 publication. It was probably made as a part of the WPA project to translate anthropological works. The translator is unidentified.

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Through the Gates of Splendor
Creators:
Saint, Nathaniel, 1923-1956
Elliot, Elisabeth
Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
Film reels (37 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.23
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documenting ill-fated 1956 missionary expedition to the country of the Aucas, an Amazonian tribe located near the border of Peru and Ecuador. Five men were killed by the Aucas after attempting to make friendly contact. The film is narrated by Betty Elliott, wife of one of the unfortunate men …

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MS 3975 Diary of a trip to the headwaters of the Amazon River
Creators:
Galt, Francis L., 1831 or 1832-1915
Dates:
1870-1874
Size:
607 Pages
2 Volumes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3975
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Volume 1: Notes concerning the beginning of the trip, July-August, 1870, and diary, September 1-October 5, 1870. 213 pages. (including end papers and inside covers.) Volume 2: Diary, October 4, 1870-September 1, 1873; and entries for March 18 and April 28, 1874. 298 pages. Notes and observations on temperature, rainfall, plants, animals, and native languages and tribes. Volume 2 has 394 pages total. Accompanying the …

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A. Hyatt Verrill negatives, photographs and other materials
Creators:
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
circa 1880-1925
Size:
1 Lantern slide
170 Photographic prints (albumen)
392 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.015
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These images depict the indigenous people of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Chile; the largest percentage of the images are of Panama and Guyana (British Guiana).

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in NMAI.AC.001.015 for American Indian -- South America
Production Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Community Services Department
Dates:
1997-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-237
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of production records created by the Community Services Department in their work producing "Living Voices/Voces Vivas." "Living Voices/Voces Vivas" was an audio series in English and Spanish featuring profiles of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians today. The profiles feature people of many ages, traditions and …

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Francis Gow-Smith photographs from Mato Grosso, Brazil
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Gow-Smith, Francis
Dates:
1926
Size:
41 Negatives (photographic)
17 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.045
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Negatives shot by Francis Gow-Smith over the course of eight months of fieldwork in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil in 1926. Gow-Smith was collecting ethnographic material on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Indigenous communities photographed include the Parecís (Paressi), Nambikuára (Nambicuara) and Borôro (Bororo) peoples.

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Production Records
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs
Dates:
1996
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video recordings of programs and other events that were produced by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary celebration. The recordings document Hawaiians and Indians from North, South and Central America. Materials include videotapes and a recording log …

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Victor Wolfgang von Hagen collection of photographs and negatives
Creators:
Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang, 1908-1985
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1936-1938
Size:
285 Photographic prints (albumen)
122 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.019
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Includes images of the indigenous people of Ecuador, primarily the Tsatchela (Tsachila, Colorado) of Pichincha province and the Shuar-Achuar of Oriente province. Also includes 51 images of the indigenous people of Honduras, primarily the Xicaque and Maya.

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Foster H. Saville collection of negatives
Creators:
Saville, Foster H. (Foster Harmon), 1874-1942
Dates:
1907
1918
Size:
129 acetate negatives (5 x 7 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.013
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Saville negatives consists primarily of images of Manabi Province, Ecuador, circa 1907; also includes images of the Pantigo burial site, Easthampton, Long Island, NY, circa 1918.

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Program Records
Dates:
1991, 1997, 2003, and 2006
Size:
2 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 16-328
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of posters related to symposia, film and video screenings, and the Native American Film + Video Festival. The posters display information about the programs as well as sometimes include the program schedules. Materials include posters.

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in Accession 16-328 for American Indian -- South America