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Gordon Gibson films

Creator:
Gibson, Gordon D.  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (5 hours 14 minutes, black-and-white color silent sound; 12,042 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Culture:
Damara (African people)  Search this
Herero (African people)  Search this
Himba (African people)  Search this
Nzima (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Sound films
Place:
Africa, Southern
Angola
Botswana
Namibia
Date:
1953-1973
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot by Gordon D. Gibson from 1953-1973. Collection also includes associated texts, sound recordings, production logs, 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.
Related Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds the Gordon Davis Gibson papers, 1937-2007.
Provenance:
Received from Gordon Gibson 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:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Sound films
Citation:
Gordon Gibson films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1983.05
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Gordon Gibson films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9f34a8bc7-db66-4b86-a3c0-87301dde3c04
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1983-05

Ryan Holden Singer photographs

Extent:
53 Digital images ((1 compact disk, 5 inch), 300 dpi)
Culture:
San (African people)  Search this
Himba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Digital images
Compact discs
Black-and-white negatives
Color negatives
Place:
Africa
Date:
2002
Summary:
Photographs by Ryan Holden Singer, a photographer who visited Nambia in 2002.
Arrangement note:
Digital images organized in one disk
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Black-and-white negatives
Digital images
Color negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.2003-005
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Ryan Holden Singer photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75837e494-6c53-42b4-a25b-6027f1860737
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2003-005

Himba teenager

Extent:
1 Negative (b&w, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Himba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Digital images
Place:
Africa
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Himba teenager, Namibia.
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Identifier:
EEPA.2003-005, Item EEPA 2003-050001
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Ryan Holden Singer photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d281a0d4-fb8c-4bfd-8864-3a80c5da0b71
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2003-005-ref507

Iron Hair Pin

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Hair Pin
Place:
Karikwa Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407517-2
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33ba57389-1229-47d0-9655-10ee8df03a42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8548729
Online Media:

Belt Leather

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Cimba  Search this
Object Type:
Belt
Place:
Otjiu Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407592-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e0517a81-be7d-4f33-8b7c-03e450332fd6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437586

Headrest Ocihavero "Head Thing"

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Headrest
Place:
Southwest, Angola, Africa
Accession Date:
1 Feb 1972
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
298687
USNM Number:
E414350-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cd2a90de-7609-4285-a188-cc2f70853d53
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8445440
Online Media:

Clay Pot (Onyungu) 1

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Pot
Place:
Angola, Africa
Accession Date:
19 Dec 1973
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
310706
USNM Number:
E416106-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c613ecf8-6a00-49db-b8ce-a4f931245c6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8447506

Wooden Vessel 1

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Vessel
Place:
Angola, Africa
Accession Date:
19 Dec 1973
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
310706
USNM Number:
E416107-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32b589be0-051f-43b2-8ed5-675e73e3dc04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8447507

Basket (Ochindu Comaere) 1

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Southwest, Angola, Africa
Accession Date:
19 Dec 1973
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
310706
USNM Number:
E416121-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c1f97eb5-a294-4fc5-9f12-33ccb2c2e865
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8447523

Basket (Ocimbara Comaere) 1

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Southwest, Angola, Africa
Accession Date:
19 Dec 1973
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
310706
USNM Number:
E416122-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/383d86024-ecda-40c2-95a1-516526e9e844
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8447524

Woman's Head-Cover

Donor Name:
Oscar T. Crosby  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Head Covering
Place:
Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Jan 1928
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
099721
USNM Number:
E339786-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/343ccdbce-559b-4de3-b016-9d52bc978737
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8400720
Online Media:

Horn Trumpet With Wax Bell

Donor Name:
Ben Van Zyl  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Trumpet
Place:
Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
7 Feb 1962
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
240630
USNM Number:
E399689-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32db48713-cf86-428a-a68b-79fb4ae6141c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8428296

Bow

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Bow
Place:
Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407502-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/333e99a4c-5b97-497b-b0c1-420ebe105a78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437486

Arrow With Iron Head

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Arrow
Place:
Karikwa Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407504-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f25ec622-2d4d-4082-a441-12a2f7205b03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437488

Iron Arrow Head (Oheo)

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Arrow
Place:
Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407505-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3af7e9dae-2026-43de-ac37-dd68b9dacfa7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437489

Arrows With Iron Heads

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Arrow
Place:
Karikwa Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407506-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34603ef2e-a1b9-461d-8f1a-786d11161c29
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437490

Axe

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Axe
Place:
Omutati Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407511-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d32edb96-06bd-433e-9672-822a2e2a5481
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437496

Horn Snuff Container

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Snuff Container
Place:
Karikwa Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407514-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bd44371b-f1bb-41be-b8d8-2a802147a5ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437499
Online Media:

Wooden Snuff Container

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Snuff Container
Place:
Karikwa Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407515-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3df3cef6b-1421-4c78-9aba-4ccc2bce3266
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437500
Online Media:

Iron Hair Pin

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Himba  Search this
Object Type:
Hair Pin
Place:
Karikwa Village, Kaokoveld, Namibia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Apr 1968
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
273832
USNM Number:
E407517-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d0c8d4ff-efc5-443d-b4ca-da2b8cf4c261
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437502
Online Media:

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