Query: Oceania
MS 2956 Ethnographic Data about Samoa
Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Rieman, George B.
Steinberger, A. B. (Albert Barnes)
Field, Isobel, 1858-1953
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Dates:
n.d
Size:
250 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2956
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethnographic data, principally on Samoa including: I. Samoa. geographical outline, III. History and Discovery. Arrival of missionaries. U.S. Exploring Expedition. An Episode in Samoan History, IV Regulative organization, the family, the clan, caste, division of labor, rights of property, V. Clothing, ornaments, ceremonial paraphernalia, VI. Food and its preparation, VII …

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MS 1054 Linguistic material and correspondence regarding Polynesia (Hawaii) and Micronesia
Creators:
Alexander, W. D. (William De Witt), 1833-1913
Doane, Edward Topping, 1820-1890
Dates:
undated
Size:
60 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1054
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents of this envelope:-- Fornander, Hon. A., Introduction to Vol. III of his "Polynesian Race." Copied by Prof. W. D. Alexander of Honolulu. 9 fcp.pp. n.d. Alexander (Prof. W. D.), Hawaiian Grammar, 12 mo., 52 pp. Honolulu, 1871 Doane (E. T.), Letter to Prof. W. D. Alexander, in review of Fornander's work. May 20, 1883. 6 pp …

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in NAA.MS1054 for Oceania
MS 7333 Strategic Bulletins of Oceania
Creators:
Yale University. Institute of Human Relations
Dates:
1943
Size:
125 Items (1.25 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7333
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes "Gazetteer of the Marshall Islands"; "Meteorology of the Marshall Islands"; "Emergency Adaptations in Melanesia: Some Practical Suggestions"; "Seaplane Landings in Northern Dutch New Guinea"; "Food and Water Supply in the Marshall Islands"; "Distribution of Diseases in Melanesia"; and "Meteorology of the Caroline Islands."

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William Vitarelli films of the Western Caroline Islands
Creators:
Vitarelli, William V.
Dates:
1951-1974
Size:
Film reels (3 hours 58 minutes, color silent; 8300 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Silent footage taken by Vitarelli in Micronesia from 1951-1974. Cut and uncut footage. 3,300' is footage of the Modekngei people building their own school (Belau Modekngei School) on Babelthaup Island, Palau Group, Western Caroline Islands in 1974. Other footage includes the Vitarelli family in Micronesia, Saipan, Ponape, Palau, Grotto Marpi, old Abai, new …

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in HSFA.1980.02 for Oceania
William M. Mann photographs of Fiji and the Solomon Islands
Creators:
Mann, William M., 1886-1960
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
400 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
220 Prints (circa 220 (duplicates not counted) prints, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.110
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by William M. Mann during a zoological expedition to Fiji and the British Solomon Islands. They document Indigenous people, villages, and the natural environment, as well as activities such as tapa making, building construction, and ceremonies.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.110 for Oceania
MS 2012-04 Shigeru Kaneshiro field notes and photographs
Creators:
Kaneshiro, Shigeru, 1926-2008
Dates:
1950 and 1957
Size:
3 Inches (1 document box)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2012-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains Shigeru Kaneshiro's ethnographic field research in the Caroline Islands, particularly the Woleai islands and Lamotrek. His field notebook contains notes on Palau, Satawal, Elato, Fajalap [Faraulep?], Woleai islands, and Ifalik.

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Photographs of artifacts from the Wilkes Expedition
Dates:
circa 1880-1890
Size:
38 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-50
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting artifacts collected and peoples encountered during the Wilkes Expedition, also known as the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842. They include images of clubs, axes, spears, sennit rolls, paddles and canoes, a drum, clothing, and people from Fiji, Hawaii, the Marquesas Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Samoa, and the …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.73-50 for Oceania
National Anthropological Film Center films of the Western Caroline Islands of Micronesia
Creators:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Maradol, Mathias
Schecter, Steven
Sorenson, E. Richard
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Dates:
1976-1982
Size:
Film reels (color sound silent; 149,034 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13MIC
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of full film record and edited film documenting life on the Caroline Islands of Micronesia. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the …

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Alice Weber Photograph Albums
Creators:
Weber, Alice
Dates:
1945-1948
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1144
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of two photograph albums documenting Alice Weber's work and travels to California, Japan (specifically Okinawa), Hawaii, China and Guam from 1945-1948. The images depict base housing and facilities, Weber's co-workers, aircraft, sheet metal shops, historic sites, agriculture (including cane, pineapple and coffee cultivation in Hawaii), native people, cities, and other subjects.

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Mary Vance Trent photographs of Micronesia
Creators:
Trent, Mary Vance, 1914-1998
Dates:
circa 1972-1976
bulk 1972-1974
Size:
578 Color prints (circa 578 color prints)
521 Color negatives (circa)
9 Postcards (color halftone)
47 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.97-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during Mary Vance Trent's time in Micronesia, including in Guam, Saipan, Palau, Yap, Pohnpei, and the Marshall Islands and Taipei. The images depict towns, buildings and other remains of the Japanese and Spanish occupations, boats, airplanes, houses and hotels, US military events, aerial views, and people (including residents …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.97-15 for Oceania