Sugar Plant Hunting by Airplane in New Guinea
Brandes, E. W. (Elmer Walker)), b. 1891
Peck, Richard K.
116 Photographs (Lantern slides)
Edited film made by the United States Department of Agriculture during an expedition to locate disease resistant varieties of sugar cane in the Territory of Papua and Mandated Territory of New Guinea. Footage was shot during 57 flights in what was ostensibly the first European exploration of sites in the interior …
Photographs of Papua New Guinea Bilums
Two photographs depicting string bilums made by the Maring women of Tsembaga in Papua New Guinea.
Pearls and Savages
Incomplete edited film is believed to be a reel from a later version of PEARLS AND SAVAGES shot in New Guinea in 1921. Footage includes: on and over the Fly and Strickland rivers and around Lake Murray, overviews of native settlements, Gogodala people of the Fly River Delta paddling canoes, males …
Lords of the Garden
Edited film produced by the Smithsonian Institution documents anthropologist Paul Taylor's expedition into previously unexplored and undocumented rainforest on the island of New Guinea. Featured are the Korowai, a people who live above ground in tree house clusters in the midst of dense rainforest. Footage depicts the process of building …
Amelia Earhart New Guinea Photographs
This collection consists of the following: four 7.5 by 5 inch black and white photographs of Amelia Eahart in Lae, New Guinea in July of 1937; Amelia Earhart on wing of Lockheed Electra, with indigenous people in foreground; Amelia Earhart on top of Lockheed Electra, smiling; group photo of Manager of Guinea Airways …
MS 2004-23 Description and photographs of the Wagi Valley, Papua New Guinea
2 Items (photographic prints , black & white, 3.5 x 4.5 in.)
1 Item (photographic print , black & white, 5 x 3.5 in.)
This collection is comprised of materials concerning Papua, New Guinea, collected by Richard J. Coffee of the United States Air Force. The collection contains a 19-page copy of a typed manuscript entitled "Daily Jottings On a Weeks Visit" by Herschel W. Carney. The manuscript details Carney's visit to the Wagi …
Robert Charlton films of Papua New Guinea music
Collection consists of the films SONGS OF A DISTANT JUNGLE and SONGS FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA, as well as outtakes. The films document the work of a musician from the Juilliard School, Christopher Roberts, recording, documenting, and preserving traditional music throughout Papua New Guinea. Collection includes sound recordings. Please note …
Photographs of New Guinea peoples
Images of New Guinea people (mostly women and children), a boat, a village, and members of the United States Army. Many images show the women holding packs of cigarettes, probably from soldiers.
James B. Watson papers
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
47 Sound recordings
This collection contains the professional papers of cultural anthropologist James B. Watson, and documents his fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, and Del Norte, Co., as well as his teaching career at the University of Washington. Included are field notes, lecture notes, correspondence, maps, photographs, books, articles, journals, grant proposals, surveys, data punch cards, conference materials, and sound recordings.
"Wings of Gold: How the Aeroplane Developed New Guinea" Collection
This collection consists of copies of 57 black and white photographs collected by author James Sinclair for use in his book, Wings of Gold: How the Aeroplane Developed New Guinea, Pacific Publications (Sydney), 1978. The collection does not include copies of all photographs used in the book.