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  1. Vida Chenoweth collection, circa 1940-2000

    15,686 items 42 containers 15.5 linear feet (31 containers). 638 sound cassettes : analog. 251 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes. 89 sound discs : analog ; various sizes. 2 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. 71 videocassettes (VHS and U-Matic) : color, sound ; 1/2 in and 3/4 in. 5 videodiscs (DVD). 10 film reels. approximately 660 photographs : film negatives. approximately 1200 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes. 730 slides ; color ; 35 mm. 1177 half frame slides, mostly color. 3 slides ; color ; 126. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of papers and audiovisual materials representing the life work of ethnomusicologist Vida Chenoweth. Manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and films mainly of her work with the Usarufa and numerous other people in Papua New Guinea, but culture groups from other places are also represented, including Vanuatu, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands New Zealand, Kenya, Zaire,...

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