Query: Seances
Carol Laderman Papers
Creators:
Laderman, Carol
Dates:
1970-2009
Size:
6 Linear feet ((15 boxes and 1 manuscript envelope) and 154 cassette tapes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Carol Laderman was a medical anthropologist best known for her research on Malay traditional medicine. Her work focused on beliefs and practices regarding childbirth and nutrition as well as shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. This collection consists of the professional papers of Carol Laderman, medical anthropologist and university professor. The bulk of the collection pertains to her research on childbirth, nutrition, and shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. These materials include field notes, surveys, transcripts of Main Peteri ceremonies, grant applications, photographs, and sound recordings. Of special interest are her photographs of midwives and shamans treating patients, including Main Peteri ceremonies, as well as traditional Malay weddings and festivals. Also noteworthy are her recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies and her interviews with midwives and shamans. The collection also contains her unpublished and published writings; her dissertation; a report on her undergraduate fieldwork with pregnant Puerto Rican teenagers; her lecture notes and files as a university professor; files documenting her involvement in professional associations; and correspondence with colleagues.

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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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Timothy Asch papers
Creators:
Asch, Timothy, 1932-1994
Dates:
1947-1995
Size:
62 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1996-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Timothy Asch was an anthropologist and ethnographic film maker who devoted his professional life to using film as a recording and teaching medium. His papers cover the period from 1966 until his premature death in 1994 and reflect his active career in the field. A large portion of the files relates to his work among the Yanomami people of Venezuela and to his concern with bias in film making.

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Michael Brenner papers
Creators:
Brenner, Michael, 1885-1969
Dates:
1888-1976
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.brenmich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the sculptor Michael Brenner measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1888 to 1976. The collection includes letters, scrapbooks, drawings, photographs and other materials documenting Michael Brenner's career, the activities of members of the Brenner family, and the colony of expatriate American artists flourishing in Paris in the early twentieth century.

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John and Naomi Bishop collection
Creators:
Bishop, Naomi Hawes
Bishop, John Melville
Dates:
1977-2009
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited films, outtakes, stills, and narration tracks by John and Naomi Bishop. Includes footage shot in the village of Melamchi, Nepal, for the film Himalayan Herders. Supplementary material: Supplementary materials: audio tapes, 35mm slides, black-and-white stills. Annotatations (recorded narratives) are by John Bishop, documentary filmmaker, Naomi Bishop, anthropologist, John Homiak, Human …

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Manuscripts
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1889-circa 1914
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-296
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials used by Charles Wallace Richmond (1868-1932) in the preparation of "The Richmond Index to the Genera and Species of Birds." Materials are primarily lists, notes and note cards.

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Samuel P. Langley Papers
Dates:
1866-1906, 1909, 1914, 1942
Size:
19.67 cu. ft. (22 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (11 12x17 boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (8 microfilm reels) (6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Samuel P. Langley (1834-1906) was the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Apparently, many of Langley's papers were accidentally burned after his death. Langley papers in the Smithsonian are housed in the Smithsonian Archives and the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The Allegheny Observatory holds papers from Langley's years there …

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Lina Brock papers
Dates:
1959-1990
Size:
6.25 Linear feet (14 boxes)
18 Sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Lina Brock was an anthropologist whose research focused on the Tuareg people of Niger. This collection consists of field notes, journals, genealogies, marriage statistics, censuses, maps, writings, audio recordings, photographs, and other material relating to her work.

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Project Files
Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Public Programs. Media Development Department
Dates:
1991-2006
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-200
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created for exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center. Exhibitions documented include All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture, Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life Along the North Pacific Coast, and New …

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Charles G. Abbot Papers, and Records of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Creators:
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973
Dates:
1889-1973
Size:
117.23 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (205 document boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (2 3x5 boxes) (1 tall document box) (2 18x24 boxes) (3 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist mainly of records of the Astrophysical Observatory (also abbreviated APO) under the Directorship of Samuel P. Langley, Charles G. Abbot, and Loyal Blaine Aldrich.

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