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Creators:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Maloney, M. Michael
Maradol, Mathias
Dates:
1979-1982
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 162,774 feet)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13SIND
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of full film record and edited film documenting Tibetan Buddhist communities in South India. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect...

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Creators:
Burke, John, d. 1900
Scowen & Co.
Shepherd & Robertson
Dates:
19th century
Size:
8 Prints (albumen, images 24 x 29 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1992.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Taken in the later 19th and early 20th centuries, these photographs portray the people, architecture and landscape of Sri Lanka, India and what is now the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area. The collection consists of 8 photographic prints: 1. Natives of Rajputana, signed "Shepherd & Robertson Photo 1120" in black ink in the lower left corner; 2, Nat...

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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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Creators:
Koch, Emma Augusta, 1847-1932
Dates:
circa 1862-1885
Size:
165 Mounted prints (circa 165 mounted prints, albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.161
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Emma A. Koch documenting the people and natural and built environments in India, South Asia, and Australia. The collection largely consists of images of East Indian peoples, structures, scenery, and activities, including tea making and entertainment; areas of India most commonly depicted are Assam, Bengal, and the Andaman...

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Creators:
Stein, Karl E., 1909-2010
Dates:
1961-1988
Size:
16 Film reels (color silent; 25,168 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of 8 travelogue films of the following locales: Morocco, Brazil, Iran, India, Ceylon, Thailand, South Korea, and Taiwan. Collection also contains audiotapes of lectures,still photographs, and publicity brochures. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and cult...

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Creators:
Fritz, John M.
Dates:
1981-1989
Size:
10.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Duc, Luong
Dates:
1988
Size:
3 Film reels (70 minutes, color silent; 2440 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record shot by a Vietamese film crew for a documentary production about the culture of the Montagnard-Dega people of the central highlands in South Vietnam including the Bahnar, Jarai, Ede, Rhade, Lak, and Koho ethnic groups. Documentation in Gai-lai-Kontum Province includes celebrations and dances of the Bahnar and Jarai peoples includin...

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Creators:
Hickey, Gerald Cannon, 1925-2010
Dates:
circa 1960-1969
Size:
16 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-34
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Montagnard people utilizing items such as baskets, axes, hoes, and crossbows, as well as interiors and exteriors of dwellings. They include one image of the King of Fire, a Jarai shaman. The photographs are a sample submitted to illustrate the use of artifacts which Hickey also donated to the Smithsonian. In a letter describi...

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Creators:
Zarrilli, Phillip B., 1947-2020
Dates:
1977-1983
Size:
6 Film reels (1 hour 50 minutes, color sound silent; 2200 feet, S8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record documents a number of martial arts forms found in south India. Included are the velakali, martial dance of Kerala; the oacchirakali, mock-combat ritual enactment of Kerala; the kalarippayattu, Kerala martial art; and alternate styles of south Indian martial arts including the "southern style" kalarippayattu and silambam. Please no...

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Dates:
1994-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document significant events involving travel for Milo Cleveland Beach, Director (1987-2001), including extended trips to India, England, and Southeast Asia. A list of Beach's travels during each fiscal year is summarized in the first six folders of the collection. Materials include correspondence, itineraries, and related ma...

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