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Creators:
Ireland, Emilienne
Dates:
August 15, 1985
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2000-41
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Subtitled "Description of artifacts collected in the Waura village, Xingu National Park Mato Grosso, Brazil, on April 8, 1983." Includes ethnographic background on the role of spirit masks, their use in ceremonial performances, and their construction. There are also notes on sound recordings, conservation of the material, and Waura words.

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Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Gow-Smith, Francis
Dates:
1926
Size:
41 Negatives (photographic)
17 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.045
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Negatives shot by Francis Gow-Smith over the course of eight months of fieldwork in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil in 1926. Gow-Smith was collecting ethnographic material on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Indigenous communities photographed include the Parecís (Paressi), Nambikuára (Nambicuara) and Borôro (Bororo) peoples.

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Dates:
circa 1940-1989
Size:
5 Video recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video copies of the following films: PARIMA, MERURI, untitled, OS INDIOS "URUBUS", and CALAPALO. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and consi...

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Creators:
Wanderwell, Aloha, 1906-1996
Dates:
1921-1931
Size:
2 Film reels (39 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1700 feet , 35mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The collection consists of edited footage taken by Aloha Baker. The collection also contains related manuscript and photograph materials.

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Creators:
Watson, Virginia
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
Cole, J. David, 1941-
Dates:
1930-2001
Size:
8.13 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2002-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Virginia Drew Watson was a cultural anthropologist best known for her work in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Her papers attest to a variety of interests related to culture and culture change, drawing on resources both archaeological and ethnographic. This collection contains catalogs, correspondence, drawings, field notes, grant proposals, manuscripts, maps, photographs, publications, reports, and slides. The majority of the field work relates to her work in Papua New Guinea, both with her husband (James B. Watson) and with J. David Cole, but there are also materials related to her work in Brazil.

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Creators:
Watson, Virginia
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
Dates:
1904-1998
bulk 1933-1987
Size:
52.5 Linear feet (123 boxes)
47 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2003-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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.

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Creators:
Garbe, Walter
Dates:
1909
Size:
20 Photographic prints
19 Copy negatives
1 Lantern slide
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.137
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection includes photographic prints, copy negatives, and one lantern slide made by Walter Garbe in 1909 among the Aimoré (Aymore, Aimboré) communities in the Doce River region of Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1899-1918
Size:
1.58 cu. ft. (1 document box) (3 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-280
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of images of cacti maintained by curator Joseph Nelson Rose. Most images were taken in Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, the Dominican Republic, the British West Indies, and the Danish West Indies. Some images of people, buildings, and landscapes are also present. Materials are mostly glass plate negatives and nitrate negati...

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Creators:
Meggers, Betty Jane
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
1893-2012
Size:
129 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-01
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers document their research and professional activities from 1946-2012 and primarily deal with their archaeological and anthropological research in South America. Their work at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and their frequent collaboration with other researchers and professional organizations is also represented. In addition, this collection contains detailed records on South American research conducted by the Smithsonian Institution from the 1950s through the 2010s. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, correspondence, maps and charts, and administrative files.

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Creators:
Cotlow, Lewis, 1898-1987
Dates:
1949-circa 1969
Size:
Film reels (8 hours 16 minutes, color sound; 17,400 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Original film, prints, elements, sound materials and associated texts from the following films produced by explorer Lewis Cotlow: SAVAGE SPLENDOR, ZANZABUKU, VANISHING AFRICA, TWIGHLIGHT OF THE PRIMITIVE, PRIMITIVE PARADISE, JUNGLE HEADHUNTERS, HIGH ARCTIC, IN SEARCH OF THE PRIMITIVE. Please note that the contents of the collection and the lang...

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