5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Brazil--Social life and customs.

  1. Reuben Cleary book manuscripts, 1886

    2 items ; 6 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Confederate expatriate and physician. Manuscripts entitled, Brazil Under the Monarchy: A Record of Facts and Observations, from Notes Taken in Brazil during a Period of More Than Twenty Years, and another version of the same entitled, Chronicas Lageanas. Includes observations on history, manners, customs, and society made by Cleary while practicing medicine in Brazil between 1865 and 1885 as a...

  2. James O. Harrison papers, 1803-1913

    5,000 items ; 19 containers ; 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.

  3. Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo collection on Latin American folklore, 1904-1986

    174 published items. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collected publications pertaining to Latin American folklore and musical traditions from the library of Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo, Brazilian folklorist and musicologist.

  4. Charlie Seemann collection of photographs of vaqueros and gauchos, 1985-1986

    399 items.. 374 photographs : color slides ; 35mm.. 1 folder.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    From November 2-13, 1985, folklorist Charlie Seemann led a group of six volunteers for the California-based Center for Field Research to document vaqueros in the Concepción area of Paraguay and a horse trading operation near Asunción. Photographs documented vaqueros at work, their dress, horses, cattle, gear, and saddles. Additionally, Seemann documented the estancia haciendas, ranch buildings,...

  5. Discoteca Pública Municipal de São Paulo collection, 1937-1943

    1184 items; 4 containers; 2 linear feet.. 7 folders (1 box).. 215 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in., 12 in., 16 in.. 359 photographic prints : black and white ; 2 3/4 in. x 1 3/4 in.. 259 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in.. 1 film reel (1445 ft.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, photographs, and accompanying materials that document religious and secular music, dance, and ritual in the northeastern Brazilian states of Maranhão, Pará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, and also the state of São Paulo. Fieldwork was conducted in northeastern Brazil in 1937-1938, some audio recordings were accessioned in 1950. The...