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Frederick Wulsin films

Creator:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (33 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1989 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, Eastern
Africa, Central
Africa, West
Sudan
Uganda
Chad
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
circa 1927
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot on a journey from the White Nile in the Sudan, into Uganda, the Belgian Congo (Zaire), and French Equitorial Africa (Chad, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic). Footage includes: traveling down the White Nile on a barge to Rejat, Sudan; the upper Uele River in central Africa; colonial presence (native bearers carrying Europeans and a group of Nuer or Dinka men being marched by colonial authorities--probably a forced labor party); a Catholic mission in Buta, Congo; a training station for elephants; Pygmies performing a line dance; and an agricultural fair at Gombari, Belgian Congo. Also included are various processional scenes around Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa (Chad) showing Muslim chiefs and their retainers at the close of Ramadan.

Legacy keywords: Boats as transportation White Nile ; Nakedness Nuer Dinka Sudan ; Docks Rejat ; Missions Congo ; Cameras use of by explorers Congo ; Plowing use of elephants Belgian Congo ; Dance Pygmies Belgian Congo ; Smoking waterpipes Belgian Congo ; Agriculture agricultural fair Belgian Congo ; Processions colonialism Belgian Congo ; Marching colonialism Belgian Congo ; Colonialism natives and authorities view of Belgian Congo ; Political organization chiefs and retainers French Equitorial Africa ; Ceremonies Ramadan French Equitorial Africa ; Horses ceremonies Ramadan French Equitorial Africa ; Authority symbols of umbrellas Muslims French Equitorial Africa ; Language and culture

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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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:
Wulsin, Frederick Roelker, born July 8, 1891, died Feb 26, 1961; A.B. Harvard, 1913, Ph.D 1929. Zoological collecting in East Africa, Madagascar (1914-15), China, Mongolia, Kokonor, Indo-China (1921-24); archaeological travels, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, 1927-28; Persia 1930-31; tutor in anthropology, Harvard, 1926-27; research 1932-41; lectr. anthropology, Boston University (1935-36); lectr. sociology and anthropology Tufts College (1945-47), professor (1947-57); professor emeritus (1957--). Publications include: The Prehistoric Archeology of Northwest Africa, 1941; Responses of Man to a Hot Environment, 1943; Adaptations to Climate among Non-European Peoples, 1949.
Local Number:
HSFA 1982.1.1
Provenance:
Received from Mrs. Henry Brandon and Dr. Howard E. Wulsin in 1982.
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.
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Frederick Wulsin films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1982.01
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9ab3f678c-188a-47fe-ade2-8ccbc90fe418
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1982-01

Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924

Creator:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
Subject:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition (1922-1924)  Search this
Physical description:
0.43 cu. ft. (0.43 non-standard size boxes)
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Date:
1922
1922-1924
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-441
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Field Book Project 1855-2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363007

Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924

Creator:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
Subject:
Tenney, P. G  Search this
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition (1922-1924)  Search this
Physical description:
0.32 cu. ft. (0.32 non-standard size boxes)
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Date:
1922
1922-1924
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-482
See more items in:
Field Book Project 1855-2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363621

Wulsin, F. R., NGS Central China Expedition, 1923 (1)

Alternate Title:
Wulsin, F. R. National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924 (3 vol.s) and maps (1)  Search this
Collection name:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
China
Beijing
Mongolia
Gansu
Date Range:
1922-1923
Start Date:
19221209
End Date:
19231224
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-441
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
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Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
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National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4100

[Wulsin, F. R.] Mammals, 1924

Alternate Title:
Wulsin, F. R. National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924 (3 vol.s) and maps (2)  Search this
Collection name:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
China
Lai Châu
Date Range:
1924
Start Date:
19240507
End Date:
19240708
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-441
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
See more records associated with this person:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4102

[Wulsin, F. R.] Mammals, 2nd phase of N.G.C.C. expedition, 1924

Alternate Title:
Wulsin, F. R. National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924 (3 vols) and maps (3)  Search this
Collection name:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
China
Xingyi
Zhejiang
Shanghai
Gansu
Date Range:
1924
Start Date:
19240100
End Date:
19241001
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-441
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
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Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4104

[Wulsin, F. R.], maps

Alternate Title:
Wulsin, F. R. National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924 (3 vol.s) and maps (4)  Search this
Collection name:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
Physical Description:
2 maps
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Maps
Place:
China
Yellow River
Huang Shui
Ordos Desert
Lang Shan
Date Range:
1922-1924
Start Date:
1922
End Date:
1924
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-441
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
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Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
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National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4105

Field catalog, National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1923, vol 1

Collection name:
Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Box 33
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
China
Date Range:
1922-1924
Start Date:
1922
End Date:
1924
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-482
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds
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Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Tenney, P. G.
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National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI5628

Field catalog, National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1923, vol 2

Collection name:
Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Box 33
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
China
Date Range:
1924
Start Date:
1924
End Date:
1924
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-482
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds
See more records associated with this person:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Tenney, P. G.
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI5629

Field catalog, National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, second phase, 1924

Collection name:
Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Box 33
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
China
Date Range:
1923-1924
Start Date:
1923
End Date:
1924
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-482
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds
See more records associated with this person:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Tenney, P. G.
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI5630

Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924

Extent:
4 items (field books and maps)
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
China
Date Range:
1922-1924
Topic:
Mammalia  Search this
Animalia  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-441
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
See more records associated with this collector:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
See more records from this field book collection:
Division of Mammals, Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC362

Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds

Extent:
3 field books
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
China
Date Range:
1922-1924
Topic:
Aves  Search this
Animalia  Search this
Birds  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-482
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.
See more records associated with this collector:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Tenney, P. G.
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
See more records from this field book collection:
Frederick R. Wulsin Field Books from the Division of Birds
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC514

Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961

Alternate Name:
Wulsin, F. R.  Search this
Forename:
Frederick  Search this
Middle Initial:
Search this
Surname:
Wulsin  Search this
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1891
Death Date:
1961
See more records associated with this person:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP516

National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924

Record type:
Expedition name
Place:
China
Kansu
Helan Shan
Qinghai
Date Range:
1922 - 1924
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Botany  Search this
See more records related to participants:
Wulsin, Frederick R. (Frederick Roelker), 1891-1961
Wulsin, Janet E. (Janet Elliott)
Tenney, Parker G.
Ching, Ren-Chang
See more records related to affiliated organizations:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
See more records related to this expedition:
National Geographic Society Central China Expedition, 1922-1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_exp_fbr_EACE0096

Non-Chinese inhabitants of the province Kansu, China / [by] Frederick R. Wulsin

Author:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
Physical description:
p. 293-320, plates ; cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1925
Call number:
572.951 .W9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_858435

An archaeological reconnaissance of the Shari Basin / by Frederick R. Wulsin

Author:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
Physical description:
x, 88 p., 15 leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Chari River Valley
Sudan (Region)
Date:
1931
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DT352.3 .W96 1931
DT352.3.W96 1931
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_388498

China's inner Asian frontier : photographs of the Wulsin expedition to northwest China in 1923 from the archives of the Peabody Museum, Harvard University, and the National Geographic Society / edited by M. E. Alonso ; historical text by Joseph Fletcher ; design editor, Donald Freeman

Author:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
Alonso, M. E (Mary Ellen)  Search this
Fletcher, Joseph 1934-  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Pacific Asia Museum  Search this
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology  Search this
Peabody Museum of Salem  Search this
1934-:
Fletcher, Joseph  Search this
Subject:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
Physical description:
108 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
China, Northwest
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DS793.N6 W84X
DS793.N6 W84 1979
DS793.N6W84X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_126737

The prehistoric archaeology of northwest Africa, by Frederick R. Wulsin

Author:
Wulsin, Frederick R (Frederick Roelker) 1891-1961  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 173 p. incl. front., illus., diagrs. plates. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Northwest
Date:
1941
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
GN861 .W95
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_95037

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