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George L. Waite "Desert Sheiks" lantern slides

Creator:
Waite, George L.  Search this
Names:
Logan Museum of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
47 lantern slides
Culture:
Algerians  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Lantern slides
Photographs
Place:
Algeria
Date:
1930
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of 47 lantern slides, some hand‐colored, that appear to have been made to illustrate a talk by Waite entitled, "Desert Sheiks." Images show Algerian nomadic people, their camps, and activities including animal husbandry, Algerian towns and villages, and views of the Algerian countryside. There are also several images of the Beloit College expedition camp and participants, including one photograph of George Waite taping up film cans.
Biographical/Historical note:
George L. Waite was a photographer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the spring of 1930, when he was about 60 years old, Waite volunteered as photographer for the sixth Beloit College Logan Museum of Anthropology Algerian expedition, led by Alonzo W. Pond. His primary role was to provide photographic and cinematic documentation of the excavation activities and daily lives of the 20 expedition members.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2010-12
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Films relating to the 1930 expedition and George L. Waite's role and photographer are held in the Human Studies Film Archives in HSFA 82.5.1, HSFA 82.5.2-1, HSFA 82.5.2-2, and HSFA 82.5.8.
The Beloit College Archives holds additional photographs of the expedition.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2010-12, George L. Waite "Desert Sheiks" lantern slides, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2010-12
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2010-12
Additional Online Media:

Logan Museum Algerian Expedition 1930

Creator:
Pond, Alonzo archeological expedition leader  Search this
Cameraman:
Waite, George  Search this
Physical description:
archival original film reels (4,013 feet) silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Arabs  Search this
Chaouia (Berber people)  Search this
Kabyles  Search this
French  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Algeria
Africa
Ain Beida (Algeria)
Canrobert (Oum el Bouaghi)
Maghreb
Date:
1930
Topic:
Archaeology--excavations--mounds  Search this
Herding--camels  Search this
Funerals--processions  Search this
Garb--Arab--Berber  Search this
Wells--laundry  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.5.2 - 1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218430

Logan African Expedition 1930

Creator:
Pond, Alonzo archeological expedition leader  Search this
Cameraman:
Waite, George  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 6 film reels (4,013 feet) silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Arabs  Search this
Chaouia (Berber people)  Search this
Kabyles  Search this
French  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Algeria
Africa
Biskra (Algeria)
El Kantara (Algeria)
Maghreb
Date:
1930
Topic:
Migrations--nomads  Search this
Transportation--camels  Search this
Ceremony--marriage  Search this
Garb--Arab--Berber  Search this
Wells--laundry  Search this
Pastoralism--Berbers  Search this
Horses--riding  Search this
Guns--use of in ceremony  Search this
Weddings  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.5.2 - 2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218431

Logan African Expedition 1930

Creator:
Pond, Alonzo archeological expedition leader  Search this
Cameraman:
Waite, George  Search this
Physical description:
reference twelve video cassettes (64 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master twelve video cassettes (64 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original 6 film reels (4,013 feet) silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Arabs  Search this
Chaouia (Berber people)  Search this
Kabyles  Search this
French  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Algeria
Berber
Kasbah
Berbers
Ain Beida (Algeria)
Canrobert (Oum el Bouaghi)
Maghreb
Biskra (Algeria)
El Kantara (Algeria)
Bougie (Bejaia)
Africa
Date:
1930
Topic:
Archaeology--excavations  Search this
Camels--caravans  Search this
Funerals--Moslem  Search this
Garb--turbans--wrapping of--Berber  Search this
Garb--Arab  Search this
Ceremonies--use of horses in  Search this
Migrations--nomads  Search this
Wells--use of for laundry  Search this
Basketry--weaving of  Search this
Animal husbandry--sheep  Search this
Threshing--grain--mules  Search this
Pottery--production of--Berber  Search this
Meals--etiquette--Berber  Search this
Food preparation--wheat--flour  Search this
Markets  Search this
Textiles--wool--production of--Berber  Search this
Weaving--wool  Search this
Transportation--mules--donkey--camels  Search this
Processions--funeral  Search this
Herding--camels--Berbers  Search this
Chores--laundry--milking--churning butter--Berbers  Search this
Crafts--weaving mats--pottery  Search this
Division of labor--sexual--Berbers  Search this
Prayer--Moslems  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.5.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218429

Random records of a lifetime, 1846-1931 [actually 1932] volume I, Brief biography, positions held, Loubat Prizes, medals, etc., societies and clubs, bibliography

Title:
Random records, vol. 1
Creator:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Subject:
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume illustrations, clippings, letters. 27 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1846
1846-1932
Call number:
CT275.H75 A1 v. 1
CT275.H75 A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063434
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