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Amanda Mayer Stinchecum Japanese ikat production research 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

American Museum of Natural History copy photographs from Scrapbook 23

Identifier: PSC 618
Scope and Contents

Copy photographs from hand tinted prints in Scrapbook 23. Includes images of Japan at the turn of the century. Subjects include tea picking and firing, geisha in full dress and portrait, rice planting and preparation.

Dates: undated

American Museum of Natural History photographic slides of Ainu artifacts, 1998.

Identifier: PSC-585
Abstract Photographs of Ainu artifacts in three sets. Part one is taken by photographers Kazuyoshi and Takako Ohtsuka of Ainu artifacts, and includes weaponry, clothing, jewelry, bags, and wooden woven crafts or structure. Part two contain images of artifacts from the B. Dean Expedition and B. Laufer Expedition, containing scrolls of illustrations of Japanese officials, hearth, bear cage, and ritual bear hunt. Also included models of Ainu man and woman, engraved bone implements, knife and case, Nivkh...
Dates: 1998

Edmund Heller diary

Identifier: Mss .H45
Scope and Contents The diary is dated from October 9, 1917 to January 12, 1918, with undated addenda and address lists. It contains Heller’s personal reflections and daily activities on his solo return trip from the First Asiatic Zoological Expedition. He discusses the sites and architecture, the flora and weather, as well as the culture and his impressions of the people of each country. He writes of goods for sale, with a particular interest in lantern slides and fur-skinned merchandise. Many of his...
Dates: October 9, 1917-January 12, 1918

Roloc photographic slides of Japan, undated.

Identifier: PSC 416

Travel photographs taken in Japan. Includes images of landscape, people, temples and shrines, farmlands, and fishing boats.

Dates: undated

Sarah Dietz slide photographic slide collection, 1960-1990.

Identifier: PSC 591-610
Abstract Photographs taken around the world to accompany Sarah Dietz's lectures. Rehoused in 20 boxes in its original order. 591. China. 592. South Africa, China, Burma. 593. Indonesia, Mongolia. 594. China. 595. Ethiopia, India #1. 596. India #2. 597. Fiji, New Zealand, Australia. 598. Australia. 599. Arizona, Galapagos, Russia, Tanzania, Ethiopia. 600. Italy, Solomon Islands, Great Barrier Reef. 601. Thailand, Central Asia, Japan. 602. India, Great Rivers, Vietnam. 603. Java, Iran. 604. Madagascar,...
Dates: 1960-1990