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 …
Edmund Snow Carpenter papers
Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.
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 …
"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.
United States Department of Agriculture photographs relating to sugar expedition to Papua New Guinea
3 Nitrate negatives
100 Prints (ca. 100 prints: silver gelatin)
120 Prints (ca. 120 glass negatives)
Images of settlements, people (including Negritos), artifacts, agriculture (especially sugarcane), headdresses, tattooing and body marking, members of the expedition, and the expedition's plane. This collection contains photographs by every member of the expedition. Other images are from Frank Hurley's documentary, "Pearls and Savages", or were made by the Department of …
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.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh World War II Photographs
This collection contains photographs of Charles Augustus Lindbergh taken during his time in the Pacific during World War II.
US Army Air Force Japanese Propaganda Leaflet
Propaganda moved to the air during the Second World War. Leaflets bearing Japanese characters, like the one in this collection, were airdropped by US pilots in enemy-controlled territories of the Southwest Pacific with the intention to reduce the morale of their soldiers.
Lewis Cotlow films
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 language and …
John B. Schuyler III films
COLUMBUS (1923), THE HOAX (1932), [HUNTING IN AFRICA] (194?), [A MATTER OF MURDER] (196?), [UNID. SCHUYLER: COFFEE DOCUMENTARY] (1926), and [UNID. SCHUYLER: DATING RITUALS IN NEW GUINEA] (196?) from the AFI/John B. Schuyler III Collection. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of …