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Whipple Spear Hall collection

Creator:
Hall, Whipple Spear  Search this
Extent:
3 Film reels (950 feet, 16mm)
Photographs (290 images; prints)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Photographs
Silent films
Travelogs
Place:
Asia
China
Philippines
Date:
circa 1930-1940
Scope and Contents:
Films and photographs shot in the 1930s by American businessman Whipple S. Spear Hall. Locations include Philippines (including Manila), southeast Asia, Oceania, China, Papua New Guinea, Java and possibly Torres Strait.

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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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 American Film Institute (National Center for Film and Video Preservation) in 1999.
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
Travelogs
Citation:
Whipple Spear Hall collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1999.13
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Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc91a7713e0-03cc-4709-8e74-f30d4ecfc9e9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1999-13
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