MS 7468 Map of vicinity of Black River, Jamaica, showing Carib caves
John P. Homiak videos of Jamaica
1 Sound tape reel (7 inch)
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with …
Joseph G. Moore films of Jamaica
Collection consists of outtake footageof anthropologist Joseph G. Moore's work in Jamaica shot by a CBS crew, 1957-58, as well as the edited film aired on the CBS program Lamp Unto My Feet. Collection also contans associated texts,sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), and field notes. Please note that the contents …
Elliot Leib films
44 Videocassettes (12 hours, color sound, 3/4 inch)
Film and video documenting Rastafari culture in Jamaica, shot by Elliot Leib and Renee Romano in 1978 and 1983. Collection contains associated texts. 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 As an historical document …
Capital of Earth: the Maroons of Moore Town (outtakes)
Bilby, Kenneth M., 1953-
Outtakes from a film project shot in eastern Jamaica among the descendants of escaped African slaves who formed rebel communities in the Blue Mountains. Documented are aspects of Maroon culture including communal labor (with digging songs), Kromanti drumming and healing rights, and cultivation and marketing of agricultural produce. Please note …
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Frederic G. Cassidy papers and sound recordings concerning Jamaican language, 1951-1991
15 Sound tape reels
The Frederic G. Cassidy papers contain sound recordings and partial transcriptions; drafts of manuscripts and conference papers; and one map, all relating to his work on Jamaican and Creole lanugages.
MS 7258 Microfilm copy of "A few conjectural considerations on the creation of the human race occasioned by the present quixottical rage of setting the slaves from Africa at liberty"
Paul Bartsch Papers
This accession consists of photographs and glass plate negatives documenting Bartsch's field work in the Bahama Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, West Indies (Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition, 1933), San Salvador, and the Philippines. Also included is correspondence concerning the Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition, 1933, and Charles Russell Orcutt's collecting work in Haiti and Jamaica.
Photographs of Jamaican musicians
The collection consists of studio portraits of Jamaican musicians. It includes two photographs by A. Duperly & Sons studio depicting members of the West Indian Regiment band in the Zouave uniform, as well as one photograph of a Jamaican man holding a violin.