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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2016
Size:
4.4 Terabytes (4050 videos, 1301 photographs, born digital)
Collection ID:
CFCH.TNP
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Tibetan Nomad Material Culture Documentation Project collection contains 4.4 terabytes of born digital video and photographic material collected by four teams in four traditionally Tibetan counties in three provinces in Western China. The materials document traditional nomadic life: herding, gender roles, the making of household items like bas...

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Creators:
Asch, Timothy, 1932-1994
Asch, Patsy
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Balikci, Asen, 1929-
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Dates:
1975-1977
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13AFG
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film film record and edited film, Rivalry Training Among the Pashtoon, from an effort to document the full range of pastoral nomadic activities of the Pashtoon (Pakhtun) nomads of northeastern Afghanistan. The project was a joint effort of the Smithsonian Institution's National Anthropological Film Center and the National Film Board of Canada. Sup...

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Creators:
Saker, Richard Kenneth, 1908-1979
Dates:
1942-1943
Size:
2 Film reels (44 minutes, color silent; 500 feet, 8mm)
261 Negatives (black-and-white)
395 Photographic prints (black-and-white and hand-colored)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2008.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of film and photographs taken by Richard Kenneth Saker of Tibetan New Year (Losar) and of Western Tibet 1942-1943. Collection also includes chapters from his unpublished memoir relating to his tour of duty in Tibet. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and cu...

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Creators:
Perry, Art, Mr.
Dates:
undated
Size:
30 Gelatin silver prints (b&w, -- cm. x -- cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2000.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Images taken by Canadian writer and photographer Art Perry to document Tibetans, including those in exile communities in India and Nepal. Mostly depicted are religious figures such as monks and pilgrims in residencse that include Sera Monastery.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1978-2008
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created during the tenures of Warren M. Robbins, Director, 1979-1983; Sylvia H. Williams, Director, 1983-1996; and Sharon F. Patton, Director, 2003-2008. Exhibitions documented include "African Masterpieces from the Musee de l'Homme;" "The Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World;" ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dates:
1987-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Ann C. Gunter, Curator of Ancient Near Eastern Art, documenting the development of exhibitions and programs. The two exhibitions featured are "When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre" (1992) and "Nomads and Nobility: Art of the Ancient ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 1998-2006
Size:
0.21 cu. ft. (5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the design of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard; Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era; Unlimited by Design; Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper; Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets; New Ho...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 2001
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-174
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting research and design for the exhibition New Hotels for Global Nomads. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, bibliographies, images of hotels, exhibition proposals, object lists, object labels, clippings, hotel brochures, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic for...

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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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Dates:
undated
Size:
Film reels (8mm; 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Research footage and prints of various films. Prints include: HOWLER MONKEYS OF BARRO COLORADO ISLAND, BABOON BEHAVIOR; MIAO YEAR; DEAD BIRDS; THE HUNTERS; SERI FILM' KEREPE'S HOUSE: A HOUSE BUILDING IN NEW GUINEA; BOW DANCE, EAGLE DANCE, CORN DANCE ET AL; BUFFALO DANCE; SUN BLANKET; PUY'E CEREMONIAL ROLLS 8-11; ROYAL WEDDING: ELIZABETH II and PHIL...

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