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Michael J. Leahy films

Creator:
Leahy, Michael J., 1901-1979  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (black-and-white color silent positive; 4600 feet)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Oceania
Papua New Guinea
Date:
circa 1930-1952
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot in the Papua New Guinea highlands around Mt. Hagen, Goroka Valley, Kundiawa, and Wahgi Valley. Documentation includes: mining for gold using ground sluicing and sluice boxes at the Kuta site near Mt. Hagen; aerial shots over the Wahgi, Hagen, and Goroka valleys; the Leahy expedition to Wahgi Valley; construction and operation of airstrips at Mt. Hagen, Bena Bena, and Garaina; the Chimbu, Wabag, Bena Bena, Chuake, Waria, and Luluai peoples; local celebrations at Mt. Hagen including sing-sings and a "Carry'im leg" ceremony; Wabag gardens and wigmen with flowers in their wigs; Mt. Giluwe and Kainantu areas; villages of Lompri and Kompri in the Kainantu area; and a village in the Arona Valley. Footage also contains various shots of the Leahy brothers and other Australians. Depicted are Robert, Allen ; Kingsbury, ; Leahy, Dan ; Leahy, Michael ; Taylor, Jim ; Griffith, Tom ; Davey, Margaret ; Best, M. ; Best, Jeanette ; Tutley, Richard ; Fisher, Brian ; Huret, Tim ; Huret, Richard ; Huret, Peter ; Fraser, Dorthy ; Best, M. Stan ; Wickham, Christopher Burt ; Ross Father ; Troper Father.

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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 1977.4.1
Provenance:
Received from Michael J. Leahy in 1977.
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:
Gold mines and mining  Search this
Courtship  Search this
Enga (Papua New Guinean people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Michael J. Leahy films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1977.04
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9d781862e-0dc6-4ec8-b7ab-5921d5882426
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1977-04

Adam Kendon films

Creator:
Kendon, Adam  Search this
Extent:
324 Film reels (black-and-white silent reversal; black-and-white sound reversal; 20,450 feet, 16mm)
Sound recordings
Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound recordings
Sound films
Silent films
Place:
Oceania
Papua New Guinea
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
Eleven thematic film records on the Enga of Papua New Guinea by anthropologist Adam Kendon.

Collection contains supplementary materials: associated texts, sound recordings, and field notes.

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 Adam Kendon in 1984.
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:
Enga (Papua New Guinean people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound films
silent films
Citation:
Adam Kendon films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1984.07
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Adam Kendon films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc986a83b9c-fcd8-495d-8921-ebb407b15ef6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1984-07

Lewis Cotlow films

Creator:
Cotlow, Lewis, 1898-1987  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (8 hours 16 minutes, color sound; 17,400 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Culture:
Inuit (Canadian Eskimo)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Place:
Africa, Eastern
North America
South America
Arctic regions
Oceania
Uganda
Tanzania
Kenya
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Congo (Brazzaville)
Canada
Papua New Guinea
Date:
1949-circa 1969
Scope and Contents:
Original film, prints, elements, sound materials and associated texts from the following films produced by explorer Lewis Cotlow: SAVAGE SPLENDOR, ZANZABUKU, VANISHING AFRICA, TWIGHLIGHT OF THE PRIMITIVE, PRIMITIVE PARADISE, JUNGLE HEADHUNTERS, HIGH ARCTIC, IN SEARCH OF THE PRIMITIVE.

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:
Explorer and filmmaker Lewis Cotlow directed expeditions between 1940 and 1969 while carrying the Explorers Club Flag to the Amazon, Africa, Australia, and New Guinea.
Provenance:
Received from Lewis Cotlow in 1978 and the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History in 1985 and 1987.
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:
Chimbu (Papua New Guinean people)  Search this
Dani (New Guinean people)  Search this
Enga (Papua New Guinean people)  Search this
Medlpa (Papua New Guinean people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound films
Identifier:
HSFA.1985.11
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Lewis Cotlow films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc91afaead0-d81e-4dbf-b886-88265b4b236b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1985-11

Historical vines : Enga networks of exchange, ritual, and warfare in Papua New Guinea / Polly Wiessner and Akii Tumu ; with translations and assistance by Nitze Pupu ; illustrations by Akii Tumu

Author:
Wiessner, Pauline Wilson 1947-  Search this
Tumu, Akii  Search this
Pupu, Nitze  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 494 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Papua New Guinea
Western Highlands Province
Western Highlands Province (Papua New Guinea)
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
History  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Warfare  Search this
Ceremonial exchange  Search this
Ethnohistory  Search this
Oral tradition  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540692

The mound builders: agricultural practices, environment, and society in the central highlands of New Guinea [by] Eric Waddell

Author:
Waddell, Eric  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 253 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Guinea (Territory)
Date:
1972
[1972]
Topic:
Traditional farming  Search this
Human geography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_588816

Enga housing and Enga tradition / by L. Kembol ... [et al.]

Subject:
Kembol, Luke Ambelaum  Search this
Kutapae, Paeyo  Search this
Physical description:
91 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Papua New Guinea
Date:
1978
[1978?]
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Enga (Papua New Guinean people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
GT384.P43 E54 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_937241

The people of Murapin / [by] Peter F. Sinnett

Author:
Sinnett, Peter F  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 208 p., [10] p. of plates, [2] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Papua New Guinea
Date:
1975
[1975]
Topic:
Enga (Papua New Guinean people)--Health and hygiene  Search this
Enga (Papua New Guinean people)--Diseases  Search this
Health surveys  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_945933

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