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Creators:
Lewis, Todd, 1952-
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Dates:
1980
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 9500 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution. Footage documents the Samyak festival which takes place near the Hanamendoka Palace and the Panchare Festival, a nighttime celebration which is held every 12 years in Asan Tol, Kathmandu, Nepal. Scenes of the Samyak Festival include various ritual duties...

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Creators:
Lewis, Todd
Dates:
undated
Size:
23 Negatives (glass (some copy glass negatives))
67 Copy negatives
50 Negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-34
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Todd Lewis, probably while conducting research in Kathmandu with photographer David Sassoon in 1981-1982, many of which were copied from originals held by Nepalese individuals. They document religious sites, artwork, cities, people, and ceremonies in Kathmandu and other parts of Nepal. The glass negatives were probably made...

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Creators:
Lewis, Todd, 1952-
Dates:
1987
Size:
9 Video recordings (15 hours 30 minutes, color sound)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record is a documentation project shot in a neighborhood (tol) of Kathmandu which derives its distinctive identity from its importance in the religious geography of the Kathmandu Valley. Shots document a "day in the life" of Asan Tol, a central marketplace bazaar intersected by six streets/lanes including sequenced views over twelve hour...

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National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Reinhard, Johan
Dates:
1976-1981
Size:
Film reels (color sound; color silent, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13NPL
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Creators:
Ortner, Sherry B., 1941-
Dates:
1966-1990
Size:
3 Linear feet
1,036 Slides (35mm)
88 Photographic prints (and associated negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2019-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Sherry B. Ortner photographs relating to Sherpa research comprise photographs made during Ortner's fieldwork among the Sherpa communities of Nepal. They include photos from her doctoral research in the 1960s, as well as later research in the 1970s and 1990. Images show people, places, and events among the Sherpa communities in the Mt. Everest r...

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Creators:
Weiss, Helena M., 1909-2004
Dates:
1908-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the personal papers of Helena M. Weiss and documents her life in Washington, DC, her family, and her work and colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution, such as Ray S. Bassler and E. O. Ulrich. Also documented are Weiss' trips to Thailand, Nepal, and India. Of particular note is a scrapbook containing images of ...

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Creators:
Levy, Robert I. (Robert Isaac), 1924-
Dates:
1947-2001, undated
Size:
262 Sound recordings
37.4 Linear feet (71 boxes, 5 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Robert I. Levy papers document his field work, research and professional activities from 1949-2001 and primarily deal with his work studying social organization, culture, and their psychological effects in Tahiti and Nepal. The collection consists of correspondence, field notes, sound recordings of interviews with informants in Tahiti and Nepal, interview transcripts and analyses, language and culture research materials, maps, and color slides. Also included are files about his books, articles, essays, and lectures; course materials from his time as a professor at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD); and conference files.

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Creators:
Werner, Fred Henry, 1936-
Dates:
1970-1972
Size:
Film reels (2 hours 26 minutes, color silent; 3900 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot of the island of Sava'ii, Western Samoa; Papua New Guinea (east Sepik, Mount Hagen, and Port Moresby areas); Bali; India; Jammu and Kashmir (northern India); Nepal (Kathmandu Valley); Sri Lanka; and Philippines (northern Luzon). Features of ethnographic interest include: Samoan women displaying mats used in marriage rites; a sing-sing ...

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Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
Dates:
1970-1987
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Christen M. Wemmer, Associate Director, documenting administrative activities. Some materials pre-date Wemmer and the Conservation and Research Center (CRC) and were probably collected from other offices as informational files. Major topics include the American Association for Z...

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Creators:
Bishop, Naomi Hawes
Bishop, John Melville
Dates:
1977-1996
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited films, outtakes, stills, and narration tracks by John and Naomi Bishop. Includes footage shot in the village of Melamchi, Nepal, for the film Himalayan Herders. Supplementary material: Supplementary materials: audio tapes, 35mm slides, black-and-white stills. Annotatations (recorded narratives) are by John Bishop, documentary filmmaker,...

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