Ethnographic Film Catalogue (fwd)

Cliff Sloane (cesloane@MAROON.TC.UMN.EDU)
Wed, 3 May 1995 00:01:13 -0500


Sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), I am currently
compiling a catalogue of archival ethnographic film footage for the period
1895-1945. The catalogue is named after AC Haddon, the British
anthropologist and pioneer in the use of film in ethnographic research;
HADDON should go on-line through the World-Wide Web in late 1996.

At this stage I would be grateful of your help with two things:

(i) any suggestions of sources of archival film footage of non-European and
indigenous peoples (museums, archives, and so forth). I do not need the
films themselves, simply access to catalogue data;

(ii) volunteers who would be willing to participate in a small number of
'field trials' of remote electronic databases. The trials will take place
at the end of this year and during 1996; volunteers can be anywhere in the
world, but should have access to the Internet and preferably the World-Wide

If you can offer hep with either of these I would very much like to hear
from you. Further information about the HADDON project can be found at the
following URL:

This page also leads through to a electronic form which can be submitted
directly to me. Alteratively you can email me directly (*not* to the list
please) for further information or to volunteer for the trials:

Many thanks,

Marcus Banks
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
University of Oxford, UK