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Arno Atoll films

Creator:
Mason, Leonard, 1913-2005  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Navy  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (color silent; 3600 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Oceania
Arno Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Date:
circa 1950
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot of Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands, as part of the Coral Atoll Project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the United States Navy. Scenes include aerial shots of the atoll; harvesting and processing fronds of coconut and pandanus trees for weaving mats, baskets, and clothing and for roofing; women's dances; preparing and roasting breadfruit; butchering and roasting pig; making sennit; fishing activities; and dancing.

Wade, Gerald: cameraman ; Davenport, William: researcher ; Emery, Kenneth: photographer ; Milne, James: translator. University of Hawaii.

The collection also includes scripts and shot notes used by Dr. Mason to prepare an edited film.

Outrigger canoe ; Grass skirts ; Sennit making ; Cookery ; Breadfruit preservation bwirn ma beljij ; Coconut copra sennit ; Pandanus tree thatch fruit mat clothing ; Dance stick secret ; Aerial view Arno Atoll ; Pig food preparation ; Ship AKL U.S. Naval vessel ; Tools shell ; Weaving basket ; Festival games gunny sack race tug of war ; Fire drills ; Jekkaro coconut tree sap

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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.
Local Number:
HSFA 1983.3.1
Provenance:
Received from Leonard Mason in 1983.
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:
Marshallese  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Arno Atoll films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1983.03
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc96c8c02c8-bdac-4526-8471-dd4d24701f4d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1983-03

The Galapagos; proceedings of the symposia of the Galapagos International Scientific Project

Author:
Bowman, Robert I  Search this
California University University Extension  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 318 p. illus. (part col.) maps. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Galapagos Islands
Date:
1966
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
QH123 .B78 1966
QH123.B78 1966
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_165719

Biological solar energy conversion / edited by Akira Mitsui [and others]

Author:
Mitsui, Akira  Search this
United States-Japan Cooperative Science Program  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Nihon Gakujutsu Shinkōkai  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 454 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
1977
Topic:
Primary productivity (Biology)  Search this
Photosynthesis  Search this
Productivité primaire (Biologie)--Congrès  Search this
Photosynthèse  Search this
Biokonversion  Search this
Sonnenenergie  Search this
Call number:
QH91.8.P7B56X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_92335

High-Pressure research : applications in geophysics / edited by Murli H. Manghnani, Syun-iti Akimoto

Author:
Manghnani, Murli H. 1936-  Search this
Akimoto, Shunʼichi 1925-  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Nihon Gakujutsu Shinkōkai  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 642 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1977
Topic:
Geophysics  Search this
Geochemistry  Search this
High pressure (Science)--Research  Search this
Geodynamics  Search this
Call number:
QE501.3 .H53X
QE501.3.H53X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_90792

The solar constant and the earth's atmosphere : proceedings of the workshop, held at Big Bear Solar Observatory, North Shore Drive, Big Bear City, California, 19-21 May 1975 / edited by H. Zirin and J. Walter

Author:
Solar Constant Workshop (1975 : Big Bear Solar Observatory, Calif)  Search this
Zirin, Harold  Search this
Walter, J  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
332 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1975
Topic:
Solar constant  Search this
Climatic changes  Search this
Atmosphere  Search this
Call number:
QB539.T4 S68 1975
QC883.2.S6 S65 1975
QB539.T4S68 1975
QC883.2.S6S65 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_78059

Improving the dissemination of scientific and technical information : a practitioner's guide to innovation / [John M. Strawhorn, ed.]

Author:
Capital Systems Group  Search this
Strawhorn, John M  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 234 p. in various pagings : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1975
Topic:
Communication in science  Search this
Communication of technical information  Search this
Call number:
mfc87
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_77210

Seagrass ecosystems : research recommendations of the International Seagrass Workshop : the report of a workshop held under the auspices of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration, 22-26 October 1973 / C. Peter McRoy, workshop chairman ; submitted to the National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C

Author:
International Seagrass Workshop (1973 : Leiden)  Search this
McRoy, C. Peter  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.) Office for the International Decade of Ocean Exploration  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 62 p. : ill. ; 23cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1974
1974?]
Topic:
Potamogetonaceae  Search this
Hydrocharitaceae  Search this
Angiosperms  Search this
Marine plants  Search this
Call number:
QK495.P85 I61 1973
QK495.P85I61 1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_76320

Summary of a conference. Prepared by Vary T. Coates and John E. Mock

Author:
Southern Regional Conference on Technology Assessment (1974 : Atlanta)  Search this
Coates, Vary T  Search this
Mock, John Edwin 1925-  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.) Office of Intergovernmental Science and Research Utilization  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 36 p
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1974
Topic:
Technology assessment  Search this
Call number:
T174.5 .S72 1974
T174.5.S72 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_60227

Proceedings

Author:
International Conference on Scientific Information (1958 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Documentation Institute  Search this
National Research Council (U.S.)  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes illustrations, portraits
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Congress
Date:
1959
Topic:
Science  Search this
Science--Information services  Search this
Information storage and retrieval systems  Search this
Information Services  Search this
Information Systems  Search this
Call number:
Q101 .I61 1958
Q101.I61 1958
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_53635

The visitor and the diorama at the Milwaukee Public Museum / by Mary S. Korenic

Author:
Korenic, Mary S  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Milwaukee Public Museum  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 141 leaves : plans ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
Topic:
Museum techniques--Evaluation  Search this
Museum exhibits--Evaluation  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Diorama  Search this
Call number:
AM151 .K67 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_522385

Recent advances in astro-geophysics : a topical symposium based on lectures delivered at the Summer Conference for College Professors on Physics and Astronomy / sponsored by the National Science Foundation

Author:
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
130 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1961
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Geophysics  Search this
Call number:
QB1 .R36 1961
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_515337

Barobiology and the experimental biology of the deep sea. Brauer, ed[itor

Title:
High pressure aquarium systems
Author:
Symposium on High Pressure Aquarium Systems as Tools for the Study of the Biology of Deep Ocean Fauna and Associated Biological Problems (1st : 1972 : Wilmington, N. C)  Search this
Brauer, Ralph W  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
University of North Carolina Sea Grant Program  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 428 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1972
1972]
Topic:
Hydrostatic pressure--Physiological effect  Search this
Marine biology  Search this
High pressure (Science)--Research  Search this
Call number:
QP82.2.P7 S98 1972
QP82.2.P7S98 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_50222

America's academic future : a report of the Presidential Young Investigator Colloquium on U.S. Engineering, Mathematics, and Science Education for the Year 2010 and Beyond, November 4-6, 1990, Washington, D.C. ; co-chairs: Jack R. Lohmann, Angelica M. Stacy

Author:
Presidential Young Investigator Colloquium on U.S. Engineering, Mathematics, and Science Education for the Year 2010 and Beyond (1990 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Lohmann, Jack R  Search this
Stacy, Angelica M  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.) Directorate for Education and Human Resources  Search this
Physical description:
v, 35 p. ; 26 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
[1992]
Topic:
Engineering--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Science--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Call number:
T73 .P93 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_478776

Modern and ancient geosynclinal sedimentation; proceedings of a symposium dedicated to Marshall Kay and held at Madison, Wisconsin, November 10-11, 1972. Edited by R. H. Dott, Jr., and Robert H. Shaver

Author:
Kay, Marshall 1904-1975  Search this
Dott, Robert H. 1929-  Search this
Shaver, Robert Harold 1922-  Search this
University of Wisconsin--Madison Department of Geology and Geophysics  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
v, 380 p. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1974
Topic:
Geosynclines  Search this
Sediments (Geology)  Search this
Call number:
QE571 .S67 1972
QE571.S67 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_45724

Dynamics of complex interconnected biological systems / Thomas L. Vincent, Alistair I. Mees, Leslie S. Jennings, editors

Author:
Vincent, Thomas L  Search this
Mees, A. I  Search this
Jennings, Leslie S (Leslie Stephen)  Search this
Australia Department of Industry, Technology, and Commerce  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 332 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Biological systems--Mathematical models  Search this
Game theory  Search this
Chaotic behavior in systems--Mathematical models  Search this
Call number:
QH323.5.D96 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_425522

Critical observations versus physical models for close binary systems : a colloquium / sponsored by the US National Science Foundation and the Academia Sinica, Beijing, China, November 7-12, 1985 ; edited by Kam- Ching Leung

Author:
Beijing Colloquium Critical Observations vs. Physical Models on Close Binary Systems (1985)  Search this
Leung, Kam-Ching  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Zhongguo ke xue yuan  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 472 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1988
Topic:
Double stars  Search this
Astrometry  Search this
Call number:
QB821.B45 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_375913

Research priorities for single species conservation biology : workshop, 13-16 November 1988 / sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Zoological Park ; co-chairmen & editors, David E. Wildt and Ulysses S. Seal

Author:
Wildt, David E  Search this
Seal, Ulysses S  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1988
[1988]
Topic:
Wildlife management  Search this
Breeding  Search this
Animal populations  Search this
Wildlife rescue  Search this
Wildlife research  Search this
Call number:
QH313 .R43 1988
QH313.R43 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_363540

RANN 2 : realizing knowledge as a resource : proceedings of the Second Symposium on Research Applied to National Needs, Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C., November 7-9, 1976

Author:
Symposium on Research Applied to National Needs (2nd : 1976 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
National Science Foundation (U.S.) Research Applied to National Needs Program  Search this
Physical description:
6 v. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1977
[1977]
Topic:
Technology  Search this
Call number:
T6.S89 1976X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_355944

Ecological solutions to environmental management concerns in the Pinelands National Reserve : proceedings of a conference, Camden/Cherry Hill, New Jersey, April 18-21, 1982 / edited by Ralph E. Good

Author:
Good, Ralph E  Search this
Rutgers University Division of Pinelands Research  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
United States Office of Water Research and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 47 p. : ill., 1 col. map ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
New Jersey
Pine Barrens
Pinelands National Reserve (N.J.)
Date:
1982
[1982]
Topic:
Ecology  Search this
Call number:
QH105.N5 E19 1982
QH105.N5E19 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_341206

Some mathematical questions in biology : circadian rhythms / [edited by Gail A. Carpenter]

Title:
Circadian rhythms
Author:
Carpenter, Gail A  Search this
American Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Symposium Some Mathematical Questions in Biology  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 265 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Circadian rhythms--Mathematics  Search this
Biological rhythms--Mathematics  Search this
Biomathematics  Search this
Call number:
QP84.6 .S693 1987
QP84.6.S693 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_330460

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