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Martin Moyer film collection

Creator:
Martin Moyer Productions  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (black-and-white, color, sound, silent; 179,000 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Silent films
Travelogs
Educational films
Place:
Africa
South Africa
Fiji
Oceania
Tonga
India
Suva (Fiji)
Nepal
Europe
Italy
Greece
North America
Vancouver Island (B.C.)
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Cascade Range
Date:
circa 1950-1985
Scope and Contents:
Film collection created by Martin Moyer primarily consists of 59 edited film titles produced and distributed for the educational film market by his independent film company Martin Moyer Productions based in Seattle, Washington. Film subjects include social and cultural studies, geography, environmental sciences, art, mathematics, forestry, and physical education.

Collection also includes ten edited films produced by Martin Moyer in the early 1950s in partnership with Charles Stinson for their production company South Sea Films based in Suva, Fiji. These ten shorts were filmed in Fiji and the Pacific Islands and document the culture of that region. In addition, the collection includes film of South Africa from the 1940s and 1950s attributed to Richard Peck.

Finally, there are miscellaneous film materials related to collaborative and sponsored projects that include film footage of India, Nepal, Europe and Africa.

Supplementary materials: photographs, synopses, study guides, promotional materials, newspaper articles.

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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
Martin Moyer was an independent producer and distributer of educational films primarily from the 1950s through the 1970s. His company, Martin Moyer Productions, was based in Seattle, Washington. Film subjects include social and cultural studies, art, geography, forestry, environmental sciences, physical education and mathematics. In the early 1950s Moyer, in partnership with Charles Stinson, produced short films shot in Fiji and other South Pacific islands, for their production company South Sea Films based in Suva, Fiji.
Provenance:
Received from Martin Moyer in 1996.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound films
silent films
Travelogs
Educational films
Citation:
Martin Moyer film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1996.06
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Martin Moyer film collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc98393af90-7f94-46f2-93e3-124b3a558747
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1996-06

Club

Donor Name:
United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1863
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000321
USNM Number:
E2516-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e4bd5cfb-d7fb-451e-8115-ff1360a914d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8374492
Online Media:

Double Headed Spear

Donor Name:
United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition  Search this
Object Type:
Spear
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1863
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000321
USNM Number:
E2521-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c38a8b58-ec0e-4b1a-b2dd-394ac94d9e68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8374645
Online Media:

Double Headed Spear

Donor Name:
United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition  Search this
Object Type:
Spear
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1863
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000321
USNM Number:
E2522-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30a8a2cc1-8bca-4c7d-8308-99a818856924
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8374647
Online Media:

Long Spear

Donor Name:
United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition  Search this
Object Type:
Spear
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1863
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000321
USNM Number:
E2523-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3674a5c06-611a-4c6f-8b79-4bc91b05bdb5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8374648
Online Media:

Spear

Donor Name:
United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition  Search this
Object Type:
Spear
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1863
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000321
USNM Number:
E2524-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3735502fe-783e-453c-a647-885b4204cef4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8374650
Online Media:

Barbed Spear

Donor Name:
United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition  Search this
Object Type:
Spear
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1863
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000321
USNM Number:
E2526-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cf4a8a13-cef7-4356-b039-c04ba67b8d41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8374656
Online Media:

Model Of Double Hull Sailing Vessel/Ship etc.

Donor Name:
United States North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition  Search this
Object Type:
Boat Model
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
1863
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000321
USNM Number:
E2543-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a32b7660-bb66-45a7-b5fb-a16904584788
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8375417
Online Media:

1 Pa'anga, Tonga, 1967

Physical Description:
copper nickel (overall material)
Object Name:
Coin
Place made:
Tonga
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112 [dup1913]
Catalog number:
79.112
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c093-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943402

50 Seniti, Tonga, 1967

Maker:
Royal Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Tonga
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112 [dup1914]
Catalog number:
79.112
Accession number:
1979.1263
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c094-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943403

20 Seniti, Tonga, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Tonga
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112 [dup1915]
Catalog number:
79.112
Accession number:
1979.1263
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c095-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943404

10 Seniti, Tonga, 1967

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Tonga
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112 [dup1916]
Catalog number:
79.112
Accession number:
1979.1263
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c096-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943405

2 Seniti, Tonga, 1967

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Tonga
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112 [dup1917]
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-7558-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943406

1 Seniti, Tonga, 1967

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Tonga
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112 [dup1918]
Catalog number:
79.112
Accession number:
1979.1263
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c097-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_943407

Adrienne Kaeppler films

Creator:
Kaeppler, Adrienne Lois (1935-2022)  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (4 hours 27 minutes, black-and-white color silent; 9592 feet)
Videocassettes (27 hours 55 minutes, color sound)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Videocassettes
Silent films
Video recordings
Place:
Oceania
Australasia
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
Tonga
Solomon Islands
Australia
Date:
1965-1988
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of film and video created and collected by Adrienne Kaeppler. Film and video documents dance and arts in the Pacific region.

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 with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from Adrienne Kaeppler in 1989, 1990, and 1999.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Video recordings
Citation:
Adrienne Kaeppler films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1990.18
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Adrienne Kaeppler films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9a77e0bf3-725a-471e-abdf-8af0e07955ce
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1990-18

Club

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Tongan  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
20 Mar 1931
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361610-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35cdac067-72a8-4058-9be5-3d28dbb24613
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408584
Online Media:

Fragment

Medium:
Medium: bark cloth (tapa) Technique: beaten, rubbed and painted
Dimensions:
H x W: 293 × 236 cm (115 3/8 × 92 15/16 in.)
Type:
non-woven textiles
Fragment
Made in:
Tonga
Date:
late 1950s
Accession Number:
1970-42-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48a93a65e-e611-406b-8a19-b4be7c172d5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1970-42-1

Model of Pacific Outrigger Canoe

Measurements:
hull: 12 cm x 25 cm; 4 23/32 in x 9 27/32 in
Object Name:
model outrigger canoe
model, outrigger canoe
Place made:
Tonga
Associated Place:
Tonga
Date made:
19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Peter S. Vogt
ID Number:
2017.0090.01
Catalog number:
2017.0090.01
Accession number:
2017.0090
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c08a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1859635

Club

Donor Name:
Morton D. May  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
5 Oct 1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
269318
USNM Number:
E405648-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/369c4d3e3-8573-4f0a-83ff-3597cfb4d5f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8435380

Comb

Donor Name:
David D. Thomas  Search this
Object Type:
Comb
Place:
Tonga, Polynesia
Accession Date:
27 Mar 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
277609
USNM Number:
E409649-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30ab0bc1a-fc65-4881-b493-e94a8c381fa3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8439904

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