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Alonzo Pond Deserts of the World photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 405-406
Scope and Contents

Travel photography taken mostly of deserts. Includes aerial and land views of deserts, as well as landscapes, architecture, and street scenes from cities. Places include Lebanon, Syria, Kuwait, Baghdad, Greece, Peru, Chile, Niger, and Bolivia.


Hard copy of slide list available with the collection.

Dates: circa 1950s

Alonzo William Pond collection, 1924-1972.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .P66

Alousie Boker photographic slide collection of African animals and birds, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 170
Abstract

Photographs of East Africa including game parks in Kenya and Tanzania. Amboseli, Murchison River, Ngorongoro. Birds and safari animals, hippopotamus, lion, elephant, eland, warthog, gerenuk and flamingo among others. Some slides taken in Nairobi.

Dates: undated

Alphonso Olalla collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn77
Scope and Contents

Includes itinerary, correspondence, photographs, notebooks, AMNH accession cards, maps.

Dates: 1922-1968

Dean Amadon photographic slides of birds

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 7
Scope and Contents

Slide of fence post with holes made by Acorn or California woodpecker for storage.

Dates: 1957

Amahuaca

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 5
Scope and Contents In 1960-1961, anthropologists Robert Carneiro (AMNH curator) and Gertrude Dole filmed the Amahuaca Indians, who inhabit a remote area of Peru, as documentation for their field work. The film documents the daily life of the inhabitants of Chumichinia, an island in the Ucayali River, whose way of life has not been significantly changed by outside contact except for the addition of modern clothing to their traditional costume. The planting and tending of maize, pottery making, baking of corn...
Dates: 1960-1961

Amanda Mayer Stinchecum Japanese ikat production research collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .S75
Content Description

The collection consists of 5 notebooks with notes taken by Stinchecum while doing research in Japan, color slides, black and white photographs and negatives, contact sheets, and a VHS tape. There is also a stack of index cards containing bibliographic information and photocopies of Japanese publications dealing with ikat textiles.

Dates: 1649-1987; Majority of material found in 1978-1987

Amazon head-hunters ; Theory of flight

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 68
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Amazon Head-Hunters. Harry Tschopik, ethnologist at the AMNH, discusses the custom of head-hunting as a means of vengeance practiced by the Jivaro Indians in the Montana region of Peru and Ecuador (near the headwaters of the Amazon River). Tschopik attributes the rapid decimation of the Jivaro to that custom. In the studio, Tschopik observes shrunken heads and narrates a film depicting a Jivaro raid of reprisal against their enemy. A man is killed and his head is taken, shrunk and...
Dates: 1954

Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 102G
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos, held at the American Museum of Natural History. The exhibition displayed 50 photographs capturing the centuries-old lifestyle of the Amazon's Tapirapé Indians, highlighting the work of Charles Wagley.

Dates: circa 1993

Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 157B
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition Amazon Portrait: Indios e Caboclos, held at the American Museum of Natural History. The exhibition displayed 50 photographs capturing the centuries-old lifestyle of the Amazon's Tapirapé Indians, highlighting the work of Charles Wagley.

Dates: 1993 April 29

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