Query: Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
The Tahitian
Creators:
Long, Lotus
Knott, James
Dates:
1956
Size:
8 Film reels (2 hours 57 minutes, color sound; 6,375 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film is a theatrical production filmed in Tahiti using Tahitians in the cast. Film was produced and created by Hollywood cameraman James Knott and his wife, actress Lotus Long. Story involves scientists trying to stop a filaria epidemic spreading through a local population. The doctors try to use western …

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in HSFA.1994.05 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
David Dunn Thomas photograph collection relating to Tahiti
Creators:
Thomas, David Dunn
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (lithograph)
1 Print (probably platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81J
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Collection includes a L. Gauthier portrait of a tattooed Marquesan chief holding a paddle, as well as a reproduction of Francesco Bartolozzi's engraving, "The Cession of the District of Matavai in the Island of Otaheite to Captain James Wilson for the Use of the Missionaries," a representation of the meeting …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.81J for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
Adrienne Kaeppler films
Creators:
Kaeppler, Adrienne Lois (1935-2022)
Dates:
1965-1988
Size:
Film reels (4 hours 27 minutes, black-and-white color silent; 9592 feet)
Videocassettes (27 hours 55 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.18
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of film and video created and collected by Adrienne Kaeppler. Film and video documents dance and arts in the Pacific region. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an …

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in HSFA.1990.18 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
Hawaiian and Tahitian Dance film collection
Creators:
Bacon, George
Campbell, Douglas
Dates:
1937-1943
Size:
7 Film reels (black-and-white and color silent; 3440 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

1 roll motion picture film, approx. 800 feet, of Pat Wiggin Bacon, Pele Pukui and Mary Kawena Pukui dancing hula, made by George Bacon in 1943. 6 rolls motion picture film on Tahitian dance by Dr. Douglas Campbell in 1937. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect …

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in HSFA.1984.04 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
Joseph Ross Travel Film Collection
Dates:
1937-1961
Size:
17 Reels (16mm, black and white/color, silent. camera original reversal/print, 18,180 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2018.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Little is known about the filmmaker Joseph Ross He travelled extensively and also had an intense interest in gardens and gardening. The films reflect these interests. Although most document his travels, several were shot around his home of gardens being planted and mature gardens.

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in HSFA.2018.02 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
Robert I. Levy papers
Creators:
Levy, Robert I. (Robert Isaac), 1924-
Dates:
1947-2001, undated
Size:
262 Sound recordings
37.4 Linear feet (71 boxes, 5 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Robert I. Levy papers document his field work, research and professional activities from 1949-2001 and primarily deal with his work studying social organization, culture, and their psychological effects in Tahiti and Nepal. The collection consists of correspondence, field notes, sound recordings of interviews with informants in Tahiti and Nepal, interview transcripts and analyses, language and culture research materials, maps, and color slides. Also included are files about his books, articles, essays, and lectures; course materials from his time as a professor at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD); and conference files.

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in NAA.2014-11 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection
Creators:
Soule, Thayer
Dates:
1946-1985
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film collection contains 34 travel films from around the world made by Thayer Soule, some of which were made with associates, that he used in presenting travel lectures around the country from 1935 to 1995. He was an associate with Burton Holmes, dean of travel lecturers, from 1946 to 1958. Collection also includes still photographs …

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in HSFA.1991.20 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
Summer Banner films of the South Pacific
Creators:
Banner, Summer
Dates:
circa 1982-1986
Size:
Film reels (S8mm)
2 Videocassettes (43 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of video and motion picture film shot by Summer Banner in the 1970s and 1980s in the South Pacific and of the Festival of Pacific Arts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its …

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in HSFA.1998.16 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
J. S. Robinson travel films
Creators:
Robinson, Jesse S. (Jesse Squibb), 1889-
Dates:
circa 1930-1965
Size:
86 Film reels (color silent; black-and-white silent; 36,900 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur travel film shot by Jesse S. Robinson, professor of economics at Carleton College, of his numerous travels throughout the world. Travels include (1930) Norway (fjords), Sweden (Gota Canal), Russia (Leningrad, Moscow, Kiev); (1931) Florida (Clearwater) to Virginia, eastern U.S., Virginia to Halifax, Nova Scotia; (1932) Texas and Mexico; (1934) Italy, France, England (London …

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in HSFA.1997.12 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
Records
Creators:
United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856)
Dates:
1852-1861 and undated
Size:
1.25 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7253
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the natural history work of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition and consists of correspondence and notes, manuscripts, and drawings by William Stimpson on the crustacea collections made on the expedition. Also included is Stimpson's journal of the expedition.

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in Record Unit 7253 for Tahiti (French Polynesia: Island)
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