Sherry B. Ortner photographs relating to Sherpa research
1,036 Slides (35mm)
88 Photographic prints (and associated negatives)
The Sherry B. Ortner photographs relating to Sherpa research comprise photographs made during Ortner's fieldwork among the Sherpa communities of Nepal. They include photos from her doctoral research in the 1960s, as well as later research in the 1970s and 1990. Images show people, places, and events among the Sherpa communities in the …
Fred H. Werner films of South Asia and Oceania
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 …
This accession consists of travel vouchers and charts, tour reports, foreign study tour information and Associates Travel Program reports. Also included are fiscal year reports, budget proposals, audit and annual reports. There is also Smithsonian National Associates Program (SNAP) meeting minutes; newspaper clippings; correspondence from Smithsonian Institution representatives on the …
This accession consists of records that document educational travel and tour offerings. Materials outline the tour offerings, itineraries, accommodations, and cost.
Martin Moyer film collection
Film collection created by Martin Moyer primarily consists of 59 edited film titles produced and distributed for the educational film market by his independent film company Martin Moyer Productions based in Seattle, Washington. Film subjects include social and cultural studies, geography, environmental sciences, art, mathematics, forestry, and physical education. Collection also …
Emma A. Koch photograph collection relating to India, South Asia, and Australia
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 …
Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ground-breaking programs highlighting America's historical …
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection
7 Sound tape reels
5 Electronic discs (DVD)
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
5 Videocassettes (Digital Betacam)
67.86 Linear feet
18 Sound discs (vinyl)
4 Cassette tapes
The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection documents their work as travel filmmakers, photographers, and writers from 1954-2015. Their films are an example of the travel lecture film, a genre which combined silent travelogue films with live narration. Chickering and Porterfield presented their films throughout the United States and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s before turning to freelance still photography and travel writing in the early 1980s. The audiovisual and photography collection begins with their first joint travels in the 1950s and covers a range of their professional activities through the early 2000s, mainly encompassing original travel footage, edited travelogues, and travel still photography. Supporting documentation includes film scripts, lecture recordings, personal and professional manuscripts, financial and professional records, and a substantial amount of newspaper and magazine articles which serve as a record of the press generated by and about Chickering and Porterfield.
Richard Hubbard Howland Papers
This accession consists of correspondence, lecture files, tour records, and other miscellaneous materials related to Richard Hubbard Howland's professional activities and membership in several international societies and organizations. Also included are photographs depicting Howland, his family and friends, as well as Smithsonian Institution related activities.
Dan H. Nicolson Papers
This accession documents Dan H. Nicolson's work on two major projects: the Hassan Flora Project and the Archbold-Bredin-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica. Papers include correspondence and memoranda, financial reports, grant documents, and administrative records.