Query: Peru
John Collier Jr. film of Hacienda Vicos
Creators:
Collier, John, Jr., 1913-1992
Dates:
1954-1955
Size:
2 Videocassettes (U-matic) (1 hour 41 minutes, black-and-white color silent)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in Peru of life in Hacienda Vicos. Scenes depict agricultural activities (breaking ground with oxen and wooden plows and hoeing and digging potatoes), panoptic views of high valley, making mud bricks for house construction, school grounds and classroom scenes, mestizo women spinning wool while men work the fields …

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in HSFA.1988.12 for Peru
Photographs collected for an Inca archeology exhibit
Dates:
undated
Size:
40 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.66A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of enlargements that were made as part of a United States National Museum exhibit on Latin American archeology (opened in 1954). It includes photographs made at Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Tiahuanaco, Cuzco, Sacahuaman, Urcos, Viru Valley, and Pachacamac. Photograpers include anthropologists Harry S. Tschopik, Jr., Clifford Evans, and Heinrich …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.66A for Peru
Kent Roark photographs of Machu Picchu, Sacsahuaman, and Cuzco
Creators:
Roark, Kent (photographer and collector)
Dates:
circa 1960-1968
Size:
45 Color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting structures and scenery at Machu Picchu and Sacsahuaman historical sites, as well as structures and people in the city of Cuzco. Prints were made from color slides created by Kent Roark and Marguerite Fowle during a trip sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates and led by Richard Howland.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.79-17 for Peru
Eduardo the Shaman: A Case Study of Culture and Hallucinogens
Creators:
Cowan, Richard
Sharon, Douglas
Dates:
1977
Size:
32 Film reels (color sound; 22,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record explores a pre-Columbian tradition of folk therapy known as curanderismoin northern Peru. Based on seven years of ethnographic research by Douglas Sharon, the footage documents the activities of Eduardo Calderon, a Peruvian fisherman, ceramacist and curandero(healer). Scenes of the healer in various daily interactions with members …

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in HSFA.1988.09 for Peru
J. M. McDonnell photograph collection relating to China, Peru, and the Philippines
Creators:
McDonnell, J. M.
Dates:
circa 1930-1949
Size:
1 Colored positive
180 Negatives (nitrate (mostly stereographic))
38 Film positives (nitrate (mostly stereographic))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made and collected by J. M. McDonnell in China, Peru, and the Philippines, as well as Florida, Cape Cod, Ohio, Paris, and Washington, DC. They include images of people, markets, harbors, architecture, transportation, and tourist sites such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall in China. Many photographs …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.89-24 for Peru
Ephraim George Squier collection of negatives and photographs
Creators:
Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George), 1821-1888
Dates:
circa 1862-1868
Size:
312 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
3 Photographic prints (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.041
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Squier collection consists primarily of glass plate negatives made by Squier in the Central Andes region of Peru from 1862 to 1868 while he served as the United States Commissioner to Peru.

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in NMAI.AC.041 for Peru
Through the Gates of Splendor
Creators:
Saint, Nathaniel, 1923-1956
Elliot, Elisabeth
Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
Film reels (37 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.23
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documenting ill-fated 1956 missionary expedition to the country of the Aucas, an Amazonian tribe located near the border of Peru and Ecuador. Five men were killed by the Aucas after attempting to make friendly contact. The film is narrated by Betty Elliott, wife of one of the unfortunate men …

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in HSFA.1994.23 for Peru
Major Otto Holstein photographs from Chan Chan, Peru
Creators:
Holstein, Otto, 1883-1934
Dates:
1925-1926
Size:
425 Photographic prints
68 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.114
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic prints and copy negatives made by Major Otto Holstein in and around the ruins of Chan Chan, Peru between 1925 and 1926. Some of these photographs were later used by Holstein to illustrate his article publication "Chan-Chan: Capital of the Great Chimu" in the American Geographical Society's publication Geographical Review.

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in NMAI.AC.114 for Peru
Clifford Evans photograph collection relating to exhibits at the Museo de Arqueologia in Trujillo, Peru
Creators:
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
undated
Size:
7 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-15D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of exhibits and individual ceramics at the Museo de Arqueologia at the Universidad de Trujillo in Peru. Ceramics, most of which are Mochica, include pottery and figurines.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.93-15D for Peru
Diane Kitchen films of the Ashaninka of Eastern Peru
Creators:
Kitchen, Diane
Dates:
1979-1982
Size:
Film reels (color silent; 17,000 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record documenting the Ashaninka (also known as the Campa) of the eastern Peruvian rainforest. Footage was shot in two villages, Otika and Oviri, on the upper Tambo River, Peru. Extensive documentation of Ashaninka subsistence in the eastern foothills of the Andes includes: slash-and-burn agriculture; fishing expeditions in which …

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in HSFA.1984.03 for Peru
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