7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Documentary films.

  1. Thomas Kimmwood Peters papers, 1896-1973

    500 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Motion picture producer, cameraman, and inventor. Correspondence, notes, writings, legal and financial papers, clippings, and printed matter relating to Peters's interest in scientific, educational, and travel films, and his work on behalf of film preservation.

  2. Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian collection, circa 1961-1988

    approximately 3346 items. 5 containers. 27.5 linear feet. 5 containers; approximately 1400 items. 197 sound cassettes : analog. 1062 sound tape reels (5 in., 7 in., 10 in.) : analog. 10 photographs : film positives, color ; 35 mm. 3 photographs : prints, black and white ; 5 x 6 in. and smaller. approximately 614 film elements. approximately 60 videocassettes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of fieldwork conducted by Bruce Jackson in prisons in Indiana, Missouri, and Texas; recordings at concerts and festivals including the Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965, 1967-1968; interviews conducted at various events including Resurrection City, 1968; interviews with and performances by various blues artists, folk artists, and others including poets and literary figures,...

  3. Lewis Varick Frissell papers, 1917-1970

    650 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer and cinematographer. Correspondence, diary, drafts of writings, film scripts and other production materials, business papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Frissell's explorations and the production of the films, The Great Arctic Seal Hunt (1928) and The Viking (1931). Later materials relate to Frissell's disappearance in a shipwreck while on...

  4. Bess Lomax Hawes collection, 1894-2009

    13,480 items. 45 containers. 394 folders in 31 boxes. 33 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 68 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 sound disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. circa 2,000 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. circa 500 photographs : film negatives.. circa 200 drawings.. 8 videocassettes (VHS) : color, sound ; 1/2 in.. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. approximately 20 items ; various sizes.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers and audiovisual materials relating to the career and personal life of folk arts administrator, folklorist, filmmaker, musician, and teacher Bess Lomax Hawes, most from 1960-2001. Includes work produced by Hawes in her work as a professor at San Fernando Valley State College in Northridge, California, and as head of the National Endowment for the Arts Folk Arts Program in Washington, DC....

  5. Aaron Ziegelman Foundation collection

    25 linear feet.. 70 sound cassettes : analog.. circa 2200 photographs : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 153 videocassettes (Betacam SP and Betacam SP Mega) : sound, color.. 144 videocassettes (VHS and VHS-C) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. 8 videocassettes (Hi-8) : sound, color.. 1 film reel (8 mm). 23 artifacts.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of audio and video recordings of oral histories with family members of people who lived in Luboml, Poland (now in Ukraine) between World War I and World War II conducted from 1994-2000, with transcripts of these interviews; original photographs; photographs copied from the personal archives of these family members and from other archives; original passports, immigration papers,...

  6. 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,...

  7. John Cohen collection, circa 1950-2009

    14,525 items.. 107 containers.. 18 linear feet.. 26 containers ; 8,400 items.. 121 photographs : film negatives, black-and-white and color ; 35 mm. approximately 1750 photographic prints : black and white.. 1,271 photographs : digital, TIFF files.. 62 sound cassettes : analog.. 107 sound wire reels : analog.. 552 sound tape reels (5 in., 7in., 10 in.) : analog.. 456 sound discs : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.. 6 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; ‡c 4 3/4 in.. approximately 1800 film elements in 900 containers from 16 finished films.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts, sound recordings, graphic images, and moving images created and collected by John Cohen. The materials document Cohen's parallel careers as a musician (member of the New Lost City Ramblers) and writer during the 1960s American folk music revival, and his celebrated work as a documentary photographer and filmmaker, producer, and artist from the 1950s to the present....