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Creators:
Reining, Priscilla
Dates:
1916-2007
bulk 1934-2007
Size:
2 Flat boxes
60.25 Linear feet (145 boxes)
23 Computer storage devices (floppy discs, zip discs, data tapes, and magnetic tape)
6 Sound recordings
2 Map drawers
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Priscilla Reining papers, 1916-2007, primarily document the professional life of Reining, a social anthropologist and Africanist who worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 1974 to 1989. Her area of specialty was sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in desertification, land tenure, land use, kinship, population, fertility, and HIV/AIDS. During the 1970s, she pioneered the use of satellite imagery in conjunction with ethnographic data. She is also known for her ground-breaking research in the late 1980s that showed that uncircumcised men were more susceptible to contracting HIV/AIDS than circumcised men. The collection contains correspondence, field research, research files, writings, day planners, teaching files, student files, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and electronic records. Reining's research files, particularly on the Red Lake Ojibwa, the Haya, HIV/AIDS, and satellite imagery, form a significant portion of the collection.

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Creators:
Center for the Study of Man (Smithsonian Institution)
Stanley, Samuel Leonard
White, Wes
Dates:
1966-1982 (a few earlier)
Size:
80.72 Linear feet (191 boxes and 32 audio reels)
Collection ID:
NAA.1980-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Center for the Study of Man (CSM) was a bureau level division of the Smithsonian Institution. These records were maintained by the Program Coordinator, Samuel L. Stanley, and include correspondence, scholarly papers, transcripts, administrative materials, photgraphs, and audio recordings. The materials relate to conferences and programs in which CSM took part.

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Creators:
Nichols, Sandra
Dates:
1976-1990
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection comprises the edited films and outtakes of several films: Maragoli (1976); The Fragile Mountain (1982); The Fountains of Paradise (1984); The Water of Ayole (1988); An African Recovery (1990). May also contain uncut footage from an uncompleted project in Cameroon. Suppplementaty materials: audio recordings, field notes, production logs,...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
Film reels (color sound negative; approximately 9,500 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Internegatives and optical sound negatives of the following edited films of Aboriginal ritual: Camels and the Ptjantjara; Emu Ritual at Ruguri; Gunabibi- An Aboriginal Fertility Cult; Larwari and Walkara; Mulga Seed Ceremony; Pintubi Revisit Yaru Yaru; Pintubi Revisit Yumari; Walbiri Ritual at Gunadjari; Walbiri Ritual at Ngama. Please note that t...

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Creators:
Cohen, John, 1932-2019
Dates:
1963-1992
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white color sound; 17,136 feet, 16mm)
4 Videodiscs (DVD)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of edited films by John Cohen of music and crafts in the United States, Peru, Greece, and Scotland. 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...

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Creators:
Jones, Clifford Reis
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
4 Film reels (102 minutes, color sound; 3510 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1977.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Four edited films made in 1974 and 1975 by Clifford Reis Jones in India. Originally filmed in 35mm. 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 co...

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Creators:
Homiak, John P. (John Paul), 1947-
Dates:
circa 1979-2013
Size:
Video recordings (color sound)
1 Sound tape reel (7 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1995.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection conists of videos and sound recordings by John Homiak documenting life in Jamaica. 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 considere...

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Creators:
Brom, John L.
Dates:
circa 1956-1970
Size:
Film reels (color sound; color silent, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.18
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Various film materials shot in Africa during, primarily, the fifties by John Brom, a Czech filmmaker. Suppemental materials: photographs, audio tapes, publicity materials, books. 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 docum...

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Creators:
Preloran, Jorge, 1933-2009
Dates:
1954-circa 2008
Size:
50 Film reels (50 completed films and 1 film series; 110,600 feet of original film outtakes (51 hours); 412 hours of audiotape; 31 digital books)
22 Linear feet (Papers and photographs)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Documentary filmmaker Jorge Prelorán was best known for his intimate approach to ethnographic film, a style known as "ethnobiography." The majority of Prelorán's films were shot in rural areas of Argentina, particularly the Andean highlands and the Pampas (plains), often in communities of mixed Indian and Spanish heritage. Prelorán documented a wide range of subjects, including art, folk crafts, agriculture, ranching, markets, religious rituals and festivals, and social and cultural change. This collection contains edited films and videos, film outtakes, audio tapes, photographic prints and transparencies, digital books, correspondence, production files, scripts, project files, and press clippings spanning 1954-2008.

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Creators:
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)
Dates:
1926-1973
Size:
983 Film reels (176 hours 39 minutes, black-and-white color silent sound, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Titles from IWF's Encyclopaedia Cinematographica of ethographic films ranging in dates from 1926 to 1973. Collection includes German language study guides for each film. 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 ...

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