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Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939. Autobiographical sketch

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Manuscripts (document genre), 5.5 x 8.5 in. - 8.5 x 11 in.)
Container:
Item M069f
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912 - 1939
Scope and Contents note:
Autobiographical sketch submitted for "The Explorers Club" (345 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City) application. Application instruction included.
General note:
Carbon copy, corrected and signed by Heller. M069f is accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc22696def2-c46b-43d3-9ab0-950670ff5c5e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1696

A. Harvey Schreter papers

Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Names:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
10.25 Linear feet
3,942 Slides (35mm color)
5 Scrapbooks
19 Sound cassettes
9 Videocassettes (VHS)
1 DVD
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Scrapbooks
Sound cassettes
Videocassettes (vhs)
Dvd
Place:
Africa, East
Africa, North
Africa, West
Africa, Southern
Caribbean Area
East Asia
Europe
Middle East
North America
Oceania
South America
Southeast Asia
Date:
1916-2015
bulk 1960-2008
Summary:
A. Harvey Schreter (1916-2008) was a world traveler and collector of pre-Columbian, African, and Pacific art. The collection contains materials related to trips taken by Harvey and his wife Phyllis between 1960 and 2000, slide lectures based on these trips,and personal and professional papers.
Scope and Contents:
The A. Harvey Schreter papers consist of correspondence, lecture notes, promotional materials, clippings, photographs (color 35mm slides and prints), scrapbooks, and audio and video recordings documenting his world travels, lecture series, and personal and professional life. The bulk of the collection contains material related to trips taken by Harvey and his wife Phyllis to North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania between 1960 and 2000. These trips becasme the basis for lectures delivered by the Schreters monthly from the 1980s through the early 2000s. Also included are personal and biographical papers of Harvey Schreter, his wife Phyllis, their children and extended family; materials related to Harvey's membership in the Explorers Club; materials related to the Schreter Neckwear Company; and materials related to the "Schreter System," an exercise program for the pelvic floor muscles.

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 National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series: (1) World travels, lectures, and related documentation and (2) Personal and professional papers.
Biographical Note:
A. Harvey Schreter (1916-2008) was the President of Schreter Neckware, a necktie manufacturer, as well as a world traveler and collector of pre-Columbian, African and Pacific art. Schreter became a member of the Explorers Club in 1982, frequently lecturing to the Washington Chapter about his travels with his wife, Phyllis Schreter.
Related Materials:
The Baltimore Museum of Industry holds the records of the Schreter Neckwear Company.

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive Repository holds the A. Harvey Schreter Home Movies collection.
Separated Materials:
Video recordings in this collection have been transferred to the Human Studies Film Archives.
Provenance:
Received from Harvey Schreter in 1985 and Carol Schreter in 2016.
Restrictions:
Access to the A. Harvey Schreter papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Topic:
Tourism  Search this
Voyages and travels  Search this
Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2016-37
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw387f6bc0b-e893-44b8-94dc-f03517d8ddba
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2016-37

World Travels, lectures, and related documentation

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960-2008
Scope and Contents:
This series contains materials related to trips taken by Harvey and Phyllis Schreter between 1960 and 2000. The Schreters visited locations in North and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Many of these trips became the basis for lectures delivered by the Schreters for the Explorers Club, colleges and universities, and other institutions. The series contains 35mm color slides used in the lectures, lecture notes, audio and video recordings of lectures, additional slides not arranged into lecture slide shows, and other related material.

The slides depict landscapes, village and city life, tourist sites, and museums.
Arrangement:
The series has been arranged into subseries by trip. The trips are arranged chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the A. Harvey Schreter papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw315a68143-f5fb-452f-bc68-ea0d5a33c6d1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref1

Explorers Club

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982-2005
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the A. Harvey Schreter papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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A. Harvey Schreter papers
A. Harvey Schreter papers / Personal and professional papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30eb4ba7b-e3be-4889-9fe8-88a034bb5d10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref117

Explorers Club application, correspondence, and photographs

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982-2002, undated
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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A. Harvey Schreter papers / Personal and professional papers / Explorers Club
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38c02684f-622b-4520-b4ab-abc341976c7e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref118

2005 Explorer Grants Program

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (vhs)
Date:
21 May 2005
Scope and Contents:
A Lifetime of Exploration by A. Harvey Schreter and Acropolis of Umm el-Marra, Syria by Adam Maskevich
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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A. Harvey Schreter papers / Personal and professional papers / Explorers Club
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fbae22c0-0466-4b68-8a7b-5323574a26eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref128

Personal and professional papers

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916-2015
Scope and Contents:
This series contains personal, biographical, family papers, as well as materials related to the Schreter Neckwear Company, the Explorers Club, and the "Schreter System." It includes papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and audio and visual recordings.
Arrangement:
This series is arranged into four sub-series: (1) Personal and family papers, (2) Schreter Neckwear Company, (3) Explorers Club, and (4) The Schreter System.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the A. Harvey Schreter papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32be24979-efc5-4ca0-9ba4-1a990aacd9b6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref2

Video recording of Richard Leakey Land lecture

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (vhs)
Date:
18 February 1989
Scope and Contents:
Video recording of lecture presented by Harvey and Phyllis Schreter for the the Explorers Club Washington Group at the Cosmos Club.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the A. Harvey Schreter papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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A. Harvey Schreter papers / World Travels, lectures, and related documentation / Kenya
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3313e63c4-2c89-46be-a5d6-348ae0e03723
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref49

Video recording of Exploring Israel lecture

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (vhs)
Date:
17 April 1999
Scope and Contents:
Video recording of lecture given for Explorers Club Washington Group.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the A. Harvey Schreter papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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A. Harvey Schreter papers / World Travels, lectures, and related documentation / Israel
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw36da5ce0a-d720-4fa1-8fe4-b44b91b77621
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref67

The Origin of Human Adaptability: New Evidence from East Africa and East Asia

Collection Creator:
Schreter, A. Harvey  Search this
Extent:
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (vhs)
Date:
4 December 2004
Scope and Contents:
Video recording of lecture given by Rick Potts for the Explorers Club Washington Group.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the A. Harvey Schreter papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
A. Harvey Schreter papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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A. Harvey Schreter papers / World Travels, lectures, and related documentation / Kenya
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c10bd398-e12f-4c64-b95b-f841183b340f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-37-ref93

Explorers Club films

Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (black-and-white color silent sound)
Culture:
Eskimo/Inuit  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Silent films
Place:
Asia, Central
Central America
Africa, Central
South Asia
South America
North America
Afghanistan
Guatemala
Chad
Kenya
Tanzania
India
Pakistan
Brazil
Canada
Date:
circa 1940-1970
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of 23 films created or collected by the Explorers Club. Films include DJUKA - Morton Kahn, SWEENY, AFGHANISTAN, RIDDLE OF MAYAN CAVE, WONDERS OF THE SAHARA, JAMBO PORINI: EAST AFRICA, MEXICO, TIBET-FORBIDDEN TIBET, PRIMITIVE PEOPLES OF MATTO GRASSO, A STORY OF THE TROPICS, LA JEUNE FORET, FROM NEW LANDS TO OLD, HIGH ARTIC, ARTIC EXPEDITION, ANTARCTICA HERE WE COME, Cotlow outs, AFRICA, ETHIOPIAN JUBILEE, SECOND BYRD EXPEDITION, ARTIC FILM-1956, Lindbergh flight.

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 the Explorers Club in 1991.
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:
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Genre/Form:
Sound films
silent films
Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1991.21
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9da1dd169-0b7d-4657-a07a-03f073044393
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1991-21

Afghanistan

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (49 minutes, color sound; 1764 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1959
Scope and Contents:
Edited film by Weir McDonald documents a hunting expedition sponsored by the Explorers Club to kill Marco Polo sheep. Footage includes: hilltop forts, Afghanis carrying firearms near the Khyber Pass; roadside teahouses, street vendors, and men smoking in the streets near Kabul and street scenes in Kabul; nomadic Tadzhiks camel caravans moving to lower elevations near Salang Pass tunnel; planting rice in Faizabad; Oxus River (Amu Darya River) near the Chinese border; cave homes in Bamian; blue/green pottery in Istalif; and hunting sheep.
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.3
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc91a40ea3f-9773-433a-94bf-acc4fb72649b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref1

Riddle of the Mayan Cave

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (53 minutes, color sound; 1872 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1968
Scope and Contents:
Television broadcast produced by Nicholas Webster and ABC News in collaboration with the Explorer's Club and narrated by Peter Jennings. Film documents an Explorer's Club expedition to Alta Verapaz, Guatemala in search of caves to prove that ancient Mayan Indians used caves for religious and ceremonial purposes. Russell Guerney leads an expedition of 10 men and one woman who also collect specimens of natural history of the area and caves for further study. Footage includes: contemporary Mayan ritual which takes place in a cave; Mayan masked dancers; Tikal; market; farming; tarantula with young being born; bats; birds; campsite activities; and exploration of several caves including one with long staircase and terraces leading to several rooms with human remains and pottery artifacts. Cave is thought to prove the expedition's hypothesis.
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.4
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc929d9754e-3442-4792-8e22-f77b2fa69402
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref2

Wonders of the Sahara

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (51 minutes, color sound; 1800 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1970
Scope and Contents:
Edited film shot by Maurice H. Stans documents Explorers Club expedition to Tchad (Chad) lead by A. Burks Summers. Footage includes: male coming of age celebration in Sara village; visit to chief of Boli village and examination of musical instruments; camp life; gazelles, waterbucks, and baboons; former French Foreign Legion posts that have been converted into administrative centers and markets for desert people; rock pile tombs, cave paintings, and stone tools; oasis of Fada; and hunting of wild onyx and barbary sheep.
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.5
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9823bf73c-c6ea-4dc6-915d-a5e631158aee
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref3

Jambo Porini

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (60 minutes, color sound; 2100 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1955
Scope and Contents:
Edited film by Frederick C. Crawford documents the Cleveland Zoo East Africa Expedition to the British Colony of Kenya (Kenya) and Tanganyika (Tanzania) to secure animals for the zoo. Footage includes: Masai village and flamingos on Lake Munyora; secretary birds, wild dogs, antelopes, maribou storks, zebra, gnu, and baboons on the Serengetti Plain; Masai chief with herd of cattle and musical instruments at Ekoma; street scenes and shoe making near Lake Victoria; and black rhino, crocodile, cranes, ostriches, eland, hyenas, and other east African wildlife.
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.6
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9ad86dfff-2f3e-4121-a5f5-92fc75b695da
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref4

A Trek to Little Tibet

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (24 minutes, color silent; 864 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1941
Scope and Contents:
Edited film by M. Bhavnani records trip through Kashmir (Pakistan and India) and Ladakh (India). Footage includes: crossing the Wayil bridge in Srinagar (India); pony treks into the Himalayas; market, school, spinning, knitting, weaving wool, and women's headdresses in a small village; marriage ceremony; Ladakhis playing polo; monastaries with focus on Hemis monastary; chortens, a prostration ceremony performed in front of stupas; and "Mystery" plays with masked (chaam) dancers depicting the fight of Lord Buddha with evil and ignorance. Walter Asboe, a British missionary, is shown in a flower garden in Leh, Ladakh.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Rites and ceremonies ; Architecture Religious ; Clothing and dress ; Religious beliefs ; Dance as part of ceremony ; Instruments musical instruments ; Drums ; Music ; Weaving g ; Tea as beverage ; Domestic and family life ; Mountains India
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.8
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9a3ee6ece-9a12-47cd-9e19-ea2b0f2ca5cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref5

Primitive Peoples of the Matto Grosso

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 minutes, black-and-white sound; 576 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1955
Scope and Contents:
Edited film by Ted Nemith records a University Museum expedition (University of Pennsylvania) to Paraguay and Xingu rivers in Brazil. Footage includes Carib, Trumai, Tupi, Arawok, Tapuya, and other settlements along rivers; house building; weaving; making manioc bread; puberty ceremony dance; and artifacts from the region in the Museum's collections. Film is narrated by Lowell Thomas.
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.9
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc96bf5170b-a22f-4ae1-9149-30fedc2161b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref6

A Story of the Tropics

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (33 minutes, color sound; 1188 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1969
Scope and Contents:
Edited film produced by John Carter and sponsored by the Explorers Club presents problems of life in the Tropics with particular emphasis on food production and cash crops. Tropical regions are divided into four principal areas: wet tropics (countries with rain forests), wet-dry tropics (east Africa, Thailand, India and Hong Kong), dry tropics (Peru and Africa), and upland tropics (Peru and Ceylon). Scenes include: growing rice, fruit, coconut, and rubber in wet tropics; growing mango and starfruit and Masai life in the wet-dry tropics; growing date palms and use of camels in dry tropics; growing coffee and sisal and Tamil harvesters in upland tropics; and the Fairchild Tropical Gardens in Florida. Film is narrated by Lowell Thomas.
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.10
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9f65d9494-7081-4427-8ba7-8fe8820e1bf5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref7

Arctic Expedition

Collection Creator:
Explorers Club  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (24 minutes, color silent; 864 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot in the Canadian Arctic includes: huskies pulling sled back and forth across gap in ice, Inuit man displaying carving of man holding spear, dog's teeth being filed, feeding dogs, travelling by sled over ice, seal hunting, finishing igloo, walruses on ice floe, and polar bear.
Local Number:
HSFA 1991.21.15
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Explorers Club film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc95b7fd6b4-a3bd-473e-9d17-4dcdf6843c73
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-21-ref8

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
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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

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