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Amahuaca

 Collection
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

The Bennett-Bird Bolivia Expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 13
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Bennett-Bird Bolivia Expedition to Bolivia and Peru, 1933-1934. Inca and pre-Inca archaeological sites are the main focus of this film photographed by Junius Bouton Bird, then AMNH assistant field archaeologist. Extensive views of Tiahuanaco, and scenes of Pachacamac, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Sacsahuaman, Kendo, Puca Pucara, Tambo Machay, Lucurmata, and Chiripa are included. In Pachacamac, AMNH assistant curator of anthropology and expedition leader Wendell C....
Dates: 1933-1934

Bird islands of Peru

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 16
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Brooklyn Museum's Peruvian Littoral Expedition, 1919-1920. This film was made during the expedition to the islands off Peru under the auspices of the Brooklyn Museum. Robert Cushman Murphy, who was then a curator of the Department of Natural Science at the Brooklyn Museum, led the expedition and narrates the film. The expedition went to study the guano-producing birds on these islands. Some of the footage in this film was purchased from the National Guano Administration of...
Dates: [1920?]

Birds of Peru and northern Chile

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 17
Scope and Contents

In 1953 and 1954, Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, filmed bird colonies of coastal Peru and Chile and the outlying islands. The bird colonies darken the barren landscape by their sheer numbers. Nests and fledglings are everywhere. There is also a sequence devoted to the extraction and exportation of guano. Penguins, boobies, cormorants, gulls, and terns are seen.

Dates: 1953-1954

Birdseye Expedition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn205
Scope and Contents

Field notes from Peru. notes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1950-1970s

Craig Morris photographic slides of the Centinela Sector

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 367
Scope and Contents

Two photographs of the Centinela Sector of the Inka Empire in Peru from above.

Dates: undated

D. Owen Stephens collection, 1937 May 14-1937 June 8.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .S747
Dates: 1937 - 1937

David Colley photographic slides of a storehouse at Huánuco Pampa, 1965.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 174
Abstract

Photographs of a storehouse at Huánuco Pampa in which maize was found.

Dates: 1965

Ebstein photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 200-207
Scope and Contents

Travel photographs from Florida, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, Colombia, Trinidad, Tobago, Mexico, Yucatán, Portugal, Spain, Bolivia, Panama, Granada, Honduras and the United States.

Dates: 1951-1960

Gordon Gilbert photographic slide collection of Central and South America

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 237
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Mexico, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador. Market scenes, Indian families, ancient ruins, and some animals.

Dates: 1968

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Inca architecture -- Peru 3
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Amahuaca Indians -- Peru -- Inuya River Region -- Agriculture 1
Amahuaca Indians -- Peru -- Social life and customs 1
Amahuaca Indians -- Peru -- Ucayli River Region -- Agriculture 1
Archaeological expeditions -- Bolivia 1
Archaeological expeditions -- Peru 1
Art and science. 1
Artists -- United States -- Correspondence. 1
Astronomy in art. 1
Aymara Indians -- Bolivia 1
Aymara Indians -- Peru 1
Aymara Indians -- Social life and customs 1
Birds -- Peru 1
Body painting -- Peru -- Ucayli River Region 1
Bolivia -- Antiquities 1
Brazil 1
Cerro de Pasco (Peru) -- Description and travel 1
Colombia 1
Cormorants -- Chile -- Pacific Coast 1
Cormorants -- Peru -- Pacific Coast 1
Cuzco (Peru : Region) 1
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Bolivia 1
Field notes 1
Florida 1
Harvest festivals -- Peru 1
Honduras 1
Huaca Rajada Site (Sipán, Peru) -- Exhibitions 1
Huancayo (Juni⁺ѓn, Peru) 1
Huánuco Pampa Site (Peru) 1
Inca architecture -- Bolivia 1
Incas -- Bolivia -- Antiquities 1
Incas -- Peru -- Antiquities 1
Indian textile fabrics -- Peru -- Ucayli River Region 1
Indian weapons -- Peru -- Ucalyi River Region 1
Indians of Central America 1
Indians of Mexico 1
Indians of South America 1
Indians of South America -- Peru 1
Indians of South America -- Peru -- Pictorial works 1
Insect pests 1
Insects 1
Inuya River (Peru) 1
Llamas -- Peru 1
Manuscript Collection 1
Mochica Indians -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions 1
Mochica Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Exhibitions 1
Ollantaytambo Site (Ollantaytambo, Peru) 1
Pachacamac Site (Peru) 1
Painters -- United States -- Correspondence. 1
Panama 1
Penguins -- Chile -- Pacific Coast 1
Penguins -- Peru -- Pacific Coast 1
Peru -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions 1
Peru -- Description and travel 1
Peru -- Photographs 1
Peru -- Social life and customs 1
Pisac (Peru) 1
Portugal 1
Sacsahuamán Site (Peru) 1
Scientific expeditions -- Peru 1
Sea birds -- Behavior -- Peru 1
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Sea birds -- Peru -- Pacific Coast 1
Sequoia National Park (Calif.) 1
Sipán (Peru) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions 1
Solar eclipses -- 1937. 1
Solar eclipses -- Art 1
Spain 1
Tiwanaku Site (Bolivia) 1
Trinidad 1
Ucayli River (Peru) 1
Weaving -- Peru 1
Weaving -- Peru -- Photographs 1
Yucatán (Mexico : State) 1
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Bird, Junius Bouton, 1907-1982 2