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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1983-1985
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of cultural agreements between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign governments (Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Iraq). Each agreement includes an English version and translation to the native language.

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National Zoological Park (U.S.). Department of Mammalogy
Dates:
circa 1967-1989
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Edwin Gould served as Curator, Department of Mammalogy, National Zoological Park (NZP), from 1980 to 1996. This accession provides partial documentation of Gould's tenure as Curator of Mammals, NZP, and consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, research notes, and related materials concerning the exhibition of the zoo's collection o...

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Creators:
Laderman, Carol
Dates:
1970-2009
Size:
6 Linear feet ((15 boxes and 1 manuscript envelope) and 154 cassette tapes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Carol Laderman was a medical anthropologist best known for her research on Malay traditional medicine. Her work focused on beliefs and practices regarding childbirth and nutrition as well as shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. This collection consists of the professional papers of Carol Laderman, medical anthropologist and university professor. The bulk of the collection pertains to her research on childbirth, nutrition, and shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. These materials include field notes, surveys, transcripts of Main Peteri ceremonies, grant applications, photographs, and sound recordings. Of special interest are her photographs of midwives and shamans treating patients, including Main Peteri ceremonies, as well as traditional Malay weddings and festivals. Also noteworthy are her recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies and her interviews with midwives and shamans. The collection also contains her unpublished and published writings; her dissertation; a report on her undergraduate fieldwork with pregnant Puerto Rican teenagers; her lecture notes and files as a university professor; files documenting her involvement in professional associations; and correspondence with colleagues.

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Dates:
circa 1960-1970
Size:
26 Film reels (black-and-white color sound, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

26 reels of film relating to the Peace Corps: AND WHAT DID YOU SEE, BAPA MALAYSIA, A CHOICE I MADE, THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN US: EDUCATION IN ENGLAND AND THE U. S.: ELEGANT IDLER, FRIENDS OF MALAYANS, MALARIA, THE WAY OUT (Thai and English versions), MALARIA TODAY: MALARIA CONTROL IN THAILAND, MALAY, MASTER FARMER KUM YENG, MILESTONES TO MALAYSIA,...

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Creators:
Pearson, Adelaide
Dates:
1938-1939
Size:
1 Film reel (27 minutes, black-and-white silent; 717 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of a trip to Asia to view a variety of pottery techniques. The film concentrates on Indian pottery making, primarily in the Delhi Pottery Works and Puri, but also includes brief sequences of pottery making in Burma, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Japan. Film was shot in 1938-1939 by Adelaide Pearson, founder of Rowantree Pottery in Blue Hill, M...

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Creators:
Holaday, Duncan
Dates:
1987
Size:
1 Film reel (color sound; 900 feet)
1 Videocassette (9 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of footage shot among the Senoi of Malaysia documenting aspects of their religion, mythology, and curing rituals and a television broadcast produced from this project. 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 historic...

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Dates:
1958-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Office of the Chairman, Department of Entomology, 1958-1993. Chairmen who served during this time period include: J.F. Gates Clarke (Curator, Division of Insects, Department of Zoology, 1958-1964; and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1964-1966); Karl V. Krombein (1966-1970); Paul David Hurd (19...

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Creators:
Esterline, Russell
Dates:
circa 1942
Size:
3 Film reels (color silent; 600 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2009.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot by Russell Esterline, ca. 1942 in Bombay, India; Singapore; and Penang, Malaysia. Family lore relates that Esterline was on one of the last boats out of Singapore before the Japanese invaded. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creatio...

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Creators:
McCloskey, William B., 1928-
Dates:
1952-2005
Size:
5.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1192
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of photographic slides taken by McCloskey while aboard commerical fishing vessels. The photographs were taken in bodies of water spanning the globe, including those off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand, Alaska, New England, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Burma, Chile, Peru, ...

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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 pi...

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