MS 4731 Codex Hopiensis, Hopi Kachinas
Educational Radio Project Publications
This accession consists of publications created in conjunction with the Educational Radio Project which created several educational radio series while providing employment for out-of-work writers and actors. Development of the project began in 1935 in association with the Civilian Conservation Corps and the United States, Works Progress Administration and some series …
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 …
MS 7340 Collection of Japanese woodblock prints
The collection consists of 43 ukiyo-e prints on crepe paper (chirimen-e). The prints depict views of Edo (Tokyo), scenes from The Tale of Genji, battle scenes, and other subjects. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time …
National Anthropological Film Center films of Tibetan Buddhists in South India
Maloney, M. Michael
Collection consists of full film record and edited film documenting Tibetan Buddhist communities in South India. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context …
Timothy Asch and Napolean Chagnon films of the Yanomamo
Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-
Film documentation of the Yanomamo Indians of southern Venezuela shot by Timothy Asch and Napolean Chagnon. Collection also contains camera and sound logs, correspondence, production notes, sound recordings, and related publications. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture …
Thomas Currier Vaudeville Collection
Currier, Terrence P.
Thomas Currier (1906-1986) and his partner Max Zides (1904-1975) formed the radio, vaudeville, night club and television song and patter duo known as Hum (Zides) and Strum (Currier). The collection documents the career of Currier and Zides as Hum and Strum.
W. Oscar Sullivan Papers
Sullivan, W. Oscar, 1891-
Papers and photographs document the careers in show business (traveling medicine shows, vaudeville acts and acting in stage shows) of Mr. Sullivan, members of his family and associates.
Michael Travis Costume Design Collection
The collection contains approximately 2,500 costume designs in colored pencil and pastels, on tissue paper mounted on mat boards. The designs were created for entertainers such as Liberace, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Dionne Warwick, the Fifth Dimension, Nancy Sinatra, and others. Some were created for the television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.
James and Ethel Lucus papers
Lucus, James William
The collection, which dates from circa 1902 to 1990 and measures .53 linear feet, documents the personal and professional lives of James William Lucus and Ethel Minns Lucus. The collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, postcards, newspaper clippings, diplomas, awards, pamphlets, leaflets, programs, and vital statistics records.