Connie and Jerry Mays papers relating to Yap
The collection contains a bound Yapese-English workbook, two small photograph albums, and a letter to the Mays from High Chief Rafael Tol of Kolonia, Yap.
MS 2012-04 Shigeru Kaneshiro field notes and photographs
Contains Shigeru Kaneshiro's ethnographic field research in the Caroline Islands, particularly the Woleai islands and Lamotrek. His field notebook contains notes on Palau, Satawal, Elato, Fajalap [Faraulep?], Woleai islands, and Ifalik.
MS 2008-27 Reverend Jan C. Walker collection of Yapese materials
Liebenzell Mission of U.S.A.
Eight photographs taken by Reverend Jan C. Walker in Yap in 1961; a blank postcard of the first evangelical church in Yap; and a copy of Liebenzell Mission, July-August 1965, Volume 24, Number 4, with a picture of a Yapese man named Moses on the cover and a testimonial on him by Edmund and …
Scott Williams collection
109 Sound recordings
Video recordings (27 hours, color sound)
Collection consists of full film record and edited films shot by Scott Williams in the Federated States of Mirconesia. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the …
Mary Vance Trent photographs of Micronesia
521 Color negatives (circa)
9 Postcards (color halftone)
47 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs made during Mary Vance Trent's time in Micronesia, including in Guam, Saipan, Palau, Yap, Pohnpei, and the Marshall Islands and Taipei. The images depict towns, buildings and other remains of the Japanese and Spanish occupations, boats, airplanes, houses and hotels, US military events, aerial views, and people (including residents …
William Vitarelli films of the Western Caroline Islands
Silent footage taken by Vitarelli in Micronesia from 1951-1974. Cut and uncut footage. 3,300' is footage of the Modekngei people building their own school (Belau Modekngei School) on Babelthaup Island, Palau Group, Western Caroline Islands in 1974. Other footage includes the Vitarelli family in Micronesia, Saipan, Ponape, Palau, Grotto Marpi, old Abai, new …
Edited video created by the Smithsonian Institution Office of Telecommunications from film footage shot by Scott Williams in collaboration with the Smithsonian's National Human Studies Film Center for a National Museum of Natural History exhibit on Micronesia, ca. 1988. Video shows the relationship of Micronesians to the sea (boys playing with …
Francis B. Wilson papers
The Francis B. Wilson papers comprise material documenting Wilson's time in Ulithi and include correspondence, a diary, photographs, Ulithi language documentation, a copy of Life magazine featuring the Ulithi community in which Wees and Wilson lived, and compiled transcripts of a radio show distributed as "Ulithi Encyclopedia," with information about …
Frederick M. Bayer photographs from the Scientific Investigations of Micronesia survey of Ifalik Atoll
Bayer, Frederick M.
122 Negatives (acetate)
0.58 Linear feet
The collection consists of 122 photographs of people and marine life made by Bayer while on the SIM survey of Ifalik Atoll in 1953, as well as 68 aerial photographs of the Atoll. The aerial photographs are stamped on verso as official Navy photographs. Bayer's marine life photographs include underwater images of coral …
Homer Garner Barnett Papers
The Homer Garner Barnett papers, 1934-1973, consist of papers, photographs, slides, maps, and periodicals primarily documenting his ethnological work among American Indians, Palauans, and the people of Netherlands New Guinea (Irian Jaya).