Todd Lewis films of Samyak and Panchare Festivals in Nepal
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Full film record created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution. Footage documents the Samyak festival which takes place near the Hanamendoka Palace and the Panchare Festival, a nighttime celebration which is held every 12 years in Asan Tol, Kathmandu, Nepal. Scenes of the Samyak Festival include various ritual duties …
Oral history interview with Herbert Gentry
31 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Herbert Gentry conducted 1991 May 23, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
Melville Herskovits films
0.25 Linear feet
Edited footage shot in West Africa (1931), Haiti (1934) and Georgia (U.S. ca. 1930) for/by Melville Herskovits. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds …
Robert Guillaume papers
This collection, which dates from circa 1960-2000, documents the career of actor Robert Guillaume. Materials include scripts from various television shows (including Benson, Soap and Sports Night), postcards, promotional material, VHS and Beta tapes, audiocassettes and compact discs, reel-to-reel recordings, certificates, photographs, correspondence, clippings, magazines, illustrations and posters.
MS 4959 Photographs of drawings made for Captain Bethel in 1888
Titles include: 1.Tall Bull, Cheyenne, escaping from the Utes. 2.Common occurrence in Running Buffalo. 3.Tall Bull, a Cheyenne Brave, Killing Two Pawnees. 4.Crow and Cheyenne Warriors. 5.Kill Bear. 6.Tall Bull, Cheyenne, Killing a Navaho. 7.Cheyenne Brave Killing a Crow. 8.Fight between Soldiers and Cheyennes. 9.Cheyenne Killing a Pawnee. 10.Cheyenne Killing …
Betty McGettigan Collection of Duke Ellington Memorabilia
The bulk of this collection consists of materials pertaining to Queenie Pie, a comic opera in seven scenes. Also included are publicity, correspondence for the opera, Ellington's autobiography Music is My Mistress, and a script for the Ellington work, My People.
Billy Strayhorn Ephemera Collection
Collection consists of two newsclippings, and an advertising yearbook documenting Strayhorn's career as Duke Ellington's chief arranger, co-composer, lyricist, and emergency fill-in at the piano.
Henri F. Pittier photographs of Costa Rican people and artifacts
128 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs of Guatuso people and activities including pottery making, as well as images of artifacts, mainly whistles from the collections of the National Museum in San Jose. ALso included is a sheet of music.
Oral history interview with Ron Ho
Herman, Lloyd E.
38 Pages (Transcript)
An interview with Ron Ho conducted 2017 May 9, by Lloyd Herman, for the Archives of American Art, at Ho's home in Seattle, Washington.
Oral history interview with Robert Blackburn
An interview of Robert Blackburn conducted 1970 December 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Blackburn speaks of his early life in Jamaica and New York; the influences of his youth including school, gangs, religion, art, music, and culture; the Harlem Community Art Center; studying with Charles Alston; the …