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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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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

Melpa and Nuer ideas of life and death : the rebirth of a comparison / Andrew Strathern and Pamela Stewart

Author:
Strathern, Andrew  Search this
Stewart, Pamela J  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1998
Call number:
GN645 .B576 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_828458

A line of power / Andrew Strathern

Author:
Strathern, Andrew  Search this
Physical description:
170 p. : maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Case studies
Date:
1984
Topic:
Social change  Search this
Call number:
DU740.42.S77 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_291317

The Melpa : people of Papua New Guinea / basic text and photographs provided by A. Strathern

Title:
People of Papua New Guinea
Author:
Strathern, Andrew  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : col. ill., map ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1980
Call number:
DU125.M43 S87 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_934202

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