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Creators:
Kānrotfai hǣng Prathēt Thai
Dates:
1967
Size:
8 prints (silver gelatin)
1 copy negative
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4960
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by a staff photographer for the State Railway of Thailand near the king's mountain palace at Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand, March 30 - early April 1967. They document Miao people in their villages, including a man playing a kaeng (a bamboo wind instrument used to communicate with spirits). Additionally, there is one image of Yu...

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Creators:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987
Dates:
1944-1987
bulk 1954-1987
Size:
7 sound recordings
6.38 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Francis Maher (1922-1987) was an anthropologist with the University of Western Michigan whose work focused on Oceania. The collection documents his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
2 copy prints (color copy prints)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Studio portraits of Clayton Jeffries, one of him as a youth, the other as an adult.

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Dates:
1969-1971
Size:
3,135 negatives (circa, acetate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during the Smithsonian-New South Wales Expedition to Pakistan, possibly by the expedition's collectors or official photographers. The photographs document Pakistani people, homes, industries, and arts, including manufacturing and handicraft processes and products such as textiles, pottery, jewelry, and metalwork.

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
circa 1957-1972
Size:
28 color prints
13 sound tapes (open reel)
1,500 slides (circa 1500 black & white and color slides)
300 prints (circa, silver gelatin)
1 box (35 mm acetate negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs taken by Alixa Naff between 1957 and the early 1970s on trips to England, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, and open reel audio tapes of interviews regarding Syrian-Lebanese folklore that Naff conducted in 1965 in the Lebanese Village of Rashaya al-Wadi. Comprising this collection are images of cities, structures, art, pe...

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Blue Eagle, Acee, 1907-1959
Dates:
1952
Size:
3 Letters
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2011-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letters from Acee Blue Eagle to Betty Meilink about his travels and activities.

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Von Kaupp, Robert, 1925-2012
Kaupp, Kathleen
Montenegro, Roberto, 1887-1968
Dates:
undated
Size:
19 Slides
102 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7383
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes notes on making masks, catalog entitled "Mascaras Mexicanas" by Roberto Montenegro, a student paper entitled "A lost handicraft of Mexico: papermaking and witchcraft's unique survival" by Kitty Kaup, and color slides of paper-mache maski making in Acatlan, Guerrero.

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Creators:
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
Dates:
undated
Size:
98 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7235
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 (especiall...

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Creators:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916
Dates:
ca. 1886-90
Size:
45 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7064
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes map of Rio Verde area showing sites; manuscript, "A Description of the 5-story Cliff-dwelling on Beaver Creek (October 27th, 1886)"; notes apparently related to the manuscript; notebook with a few pages of notes and drawings, mostly regarding Montezumaʹs Castle; fragments of unidentified material.

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Robertson, A. E. W. (Ann Eliza Worcester), 1826-1905
Postoak, Taylor
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS571
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains: "The Corn Fable." Creek text with interlinear English translation. no date. Autograph document. 8 pages. "The Corn Fable." Free English translation. no date. Autograph document signed. 4 pages. [The Corn Fable.] Creek text with interlinear English translation. no date. Photostat carbon of Autograph document in the Alice Robertson ...

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