Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Photographs relating to South Pacific peoples, possibly collected for an exhibit by Saul Riesenberg at the National Museum of Natural History. A large portion of the collection consists of photographic copies of published woodcuts, etchings, and lithographs. Additional photographs in the collection were made by William Louis Abbott (accession 41342), Merl LaVoy, John F. G. Stokes, and Kenneth Pike Emory. One photograph may have been made on an expedition of the USS Albatross.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 112
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds Saul Herbert Riesenberg's papers.
The National Anthropological Archives holds the William Louis Abbott Collection of papers, as well as additional Abbott photographs (Photo Lot 8 and Photo Lot 97).
Additional Merl LaVoy photographs are held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot R92-40, Photo Lot 8, and Photo Lot 97.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Photo lot 112, Photographs relating to peoples of the South Pacific, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution