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 …
David Dunn Thomas photograph collection relating to Tahiti
1 Print (probably platinum)
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 …
Adrienne Kaeppler films
Videocassettes (27 hours 55 minutes, color sound)
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 …
Hawaiian and Tahitian Dance film collection
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 …
Joseph Ross Travel Film Collection
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.
Robert I. Levy papers
37.4 Linear feet (71 boxes, 5 map-folders)
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.
Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection
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 …
Summer Banner films of the South Pacific
2 Videocassettes (43 minutes, color sound)
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 …
J. S. Robinson travel films
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 …
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.