Query: New Guinea (Territory)
MS 2004-23 Description and photographs of the Wagi Valley, Papua New Guinea
Creators:
Coffee, Richard J.
Dates:
circa 1945
Size:
19 Pages (11 x 8.5 in.)
2 Items (photographic prints , black & white, 3.5 x 4.5 in.)
1 Item (photographic print , black & white, 5 x 3.5 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2004-23
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 …

Loading...
in NAA.MS2004-23 for New Guinea (Territory)
Edmund Snow Carpenter papers
Creators:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
circa 1938-2011
Size:
26.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NAA.2017-27 for New Guinea (Territory)
Sugar Plant Hunting by Airplane in New Guinea
Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Brandes, E. W. (Elmer Walker)), b. 1891
Peck, Richard K.
Dates:
1929
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent, 35mm)
116 Photographs (Lantern slides)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

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 …

Loading...
in HSFA.1982.07 for New Guinea (Territory)
"Wings of Gold: How the Aeroplane Developed New Guinea" Collection
Dates:
circa 1922-1035
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (4 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.1988.0048 for New Guinea (Territory)
United States Department of Agriculture photographs relating to sugar expedition to Papua New Guinea
Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Dates:
1928-1929
Size:
2 Acetate negatives
3 Nitrate negatives
100 Prints (ca. 100 prints: silver gelatin)
120 Prints (ca. 120 glass negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NAA.PhotoLot.91-8 for New Guinea (Territory)
James B. Watson papers
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.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NAA.2003-15 for New Guinea (Territory)
Charles Augustus Lindbergh World War II Photographs
Creators:
Lipovsky, Vincent Adam, 1919-2013.
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0911
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs of Charles Augustus Lindbergh taken during his time in the Pacific during World War II.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.XXXX.0911 for New Guinea (Territory)
US Army Air Force Japanese Propaganda Leaflet
Creators:
United States. Office of War Information
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.2016.0017 for New Guinea (Territory)
Lewis Cotlow films
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 language and …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in HSFA.1985.11 for New Guinea (Territory)
John B. Schuyler III films
Creators:
Schuyler, John B., III
Dates:
circa 1926-1960
Size:
Film reels (16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

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 …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in HSFA.1991.07 for New Guinea (Territory)
51 records — Page 1 of 6