Query: American Samoa
Saul H. Riesenberg papers
Creators:
Riesenberg, Saul H.
Dates:
1932-1976
Size:
10 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-23
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is made up almost entirely of material gathered by Saul H. Riesenberg, anthropologist and ethnologist, during a year's research (1955-1956) in American Samoa. Throughout his professional career, Riesenberg was principally interested in Ponape, in the Caroline Islands. In the 1950's, however, stimulated by the work of graduate students at …

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Curatorial Records
Dates:
1940-2006
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-255
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes created by Carl Huntington Broedel, William Richard Jones, E. C. T. Chao, Everett Dale Jackson, James F. Luhr, and Tom Simkin. Created under the auspices of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), these field …

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Painting of Samoan dwellings (fales)
Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Painting (19 x 16 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS391882
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Painting depicting three Samoan dwellings or fales. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive …

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Marshall Hall films
Creators:
Hall, Marshall
Dates:
circa 1925
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; 1600 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in Hong Kong (harbor, atop Victoria Peak); Shanghai; Fiji (daily life; hair plastered with lime; outdoor barbershop, Suva; market); Malaysia (snake temple near Penang; Kampong; mosque; temples; local people; boy with snake; fire walking; gold mine at Raub, Pahang); Siam (Thailand) (temple; cemetery; Sakais peoples; using Salais blow …

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Jon L. Herring Papers
Creators:
Herring, Jon L., 1922-1985
Dates:
1962-1979
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7343
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Edwin Moody drawings of Samoa and Hawaii
Creators:
Moody, Edwin
Dates:
1873
Size:
63 Drawings (watercolor, pencil, and colored pencil)
5 Photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS130592
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of 63 drawings and 5 photographs of drawings created by Edwin Moody for Steinberger's expedition to Samoa in 1873. The drawings document the voyages to and from Samoa, including stops in the Hawaiian islands. Many of the drawings were made from shipboard and depict the coastlines of the various islands …

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William Edwin Safford photograph albums relating to Easter Island, Samoa, and South America
Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Dates:
circa 1886-1902
Size:
3 Albums (circa 145 prints, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Wiliam Edwin Safford while on US Navy expeditions to Chile, Easter Island, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, and Samoa. They depict Indigenous peoples and activities, towns, scenic views, and the crew of the USS Mohican and members of the US Navy. There are also photographs of Guatemala made …

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Mura Bayly photographs and papers
Creators:
Bayly, Mura
Dates:
circa 1908-1910
Size:
58 Lantern slides
192 Prints (silver gelatin, albumen, halftone, chromolithograph, collotype, and platinum)
0.5 Linear feet (papers)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2010-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is comprised of papers and photographs relating to Mura Bayly's travels in Indonesia and the Pacific islands. Photographs including prints and lantern slides document daily life, arts, architecture, ceremonies, and various events of Javanese, Fijian, Samoan, Maori, and other people. Some photographs were made by professional photographers, including …

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Laura Boulton films
Creators:
Boulton, Laura, 1899-1980
Dates:
1934-1985
Size:
Film reels (16mm)
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video of the ethnomusicology collection of Laura C. Boulton, shot primarily by Dr. Boulton among traditional peoples around the world. (See inventory attached to agreement). Collection contains supplementary material: associated texts, sound recordings, annotations, sound logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and …

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William Harding Longley Papers
Creators:
Longley, William Harding, 1881-1937
Dates:
1892-1904, 1913-1935 and undated
Size:
1.93 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 half document box) (5 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7223
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers contain notebooks of William Harding Longley concerning field work in the Tortugas, Hawaii, Samoa, and the Pacific; examination of specimens in European and American museums; and the evolution and distribution of species, including notes on botanical species. There is also a notebook which is marked as Longley's, but …

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