Daniel Halperin videos of Afro-Brazilian traditions in Maranhão, Northern Brazil
Full video record of Afro-Brazilian traditions from Maranhão, Brazil. Documentation includes: chanting, drumming, and trance-possession dancing in the Tambor de Mina tradition in Sao Luis, the capital city of the northern Brazilian state of Maranhão. The rituals of this tradition exhibit some similarities with other more well-known Afro-Brazilian religions such …
MS 7235 Vocabularies and notes based on material collected by Horatio Hale from enslaved African-Brazilians
This manuscript probably represents what Horatio Hale originally intended to publish on southern Africa in his Philology and Ethnology that is one of the volumes of the report of the United States Exploring Expedition (Wilkes Expedition). It includes several vocabularies, comparative vocabularies, and notes on the location and appearance (especially …
Shepard Forman papers
The collection contains materials primarily documenting Forman's research on fishermen in Alagoas, Brazil in 1965. Included are fieldnotes and various datasets such as household surveys and censuses, maps, interviews with fishermen and villagers, and folk music, as well as a draft of Forman's dissertation based on this research. Additionally the collection …
Institute of Social Anthropology photograph collection relating to Latin America
39 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Posters (silver gelatin)
Photographs made as part of the work of the Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA), some of which have been mounted on posters for a Smithsonian Institution Regents Exhibit. The photographs document people, the built and natural environments, agricultural work, and events (including dances and a Catholic procession) in Colombia, Brazil …
Vladimir Kozak Photographs
99 Black and white photographic prints by Vladimir Kozak primarily depicting indigenous Brazilians, but also including views of the countryside and a village. Kozák annotated many of the prints on verso.
Oral history interview with Regina Vater
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas
An interview of Regina Vater conducted 2004 February 23-25, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in her home in Austin, Texas.
Humphrey Toomey NYRBA Papers
This collection consists of .5 cubic ft of documentary material chronicling Humphrey Toomey's aviation career with the New York, Rio and Buenos Aires Line (NYRBA). The following types of material are included in this collection: Navy and Air Corps strip maps used on the Bridgeport, Connecticut to Buenos Aires flight; correspondence …
Anthony Leeds Papers
This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Anthony Leeds, anthropologist and university professor. Leeds' reasearch was primarily concerned with urban development, though the fieldwork included in this collection is from rural areas. Included are correspondence, field notes, published and unpublished papers, photographs, newspaper and periodical clippings, conference papers, lecture notes, syllabi, critiques of colleague and student work, and several personal documents.
Environmental Education Program Records
This accession consists of records documenting the environmental education initiatives of the Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program (GLTCP). Originally administered entirely by the National Zoological Park (NZP), Department of Zoological Research, the GLTCP focused on the conservation of the golden lion tamarin in its natural habitat and was responsible for …
Viação Aérea Santos Dumont (VASD) Photographs and Newspaper Article
This collection consists of eight photographs, an envelope, and an article from January 20, 1945, relating to the Brazilian airline, Viação Aérea Santos Dumont (VASD).