Photographs, most of which were made by the Philippines Bureau of Science, documenting people, dwellings, daily activities, scenery, monuments, and transportation. There are also some images of Filipinos after a volcanic eruption. Philippine peoples depicted include Tingian, Tagalog, Igorot, Bontok, Ifugao, Ilongot, Mandaya (Isneg), Bagobo, Kalinga, Philippine Negrito, Subananun, and Filipino.
The collection also includes photographs made in India, China, and Tibet. Most of the Indian and Tibetan photographs are by Th. Paar of Darjeeling.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-18
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Bureau of Science photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 81-58B.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.