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Robert Joseph Flaherty papers, 1884-1970

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Call No.: MS#0433
Bib ID 4078765 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951
Title Robert Joseph Flaherty papers, 1884-1970
Physical Description 80 boxes (80 boxes 16 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Summary

Professional and personal papers of Robert J. Flaherty and of his associates Frances Hubbard Flaherty and David Flaherty, concerning his career as an explorer in the Hudson Bay area, and as a film-maker from 1913 until 1951. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, financial records, scripts, publicity materials, his books, short stories, and articles and stills from his films including NANOOK OF THE NORTH (1922), MOANA (1925), MAN OF ARAN (1934), ELEPHANT BOY (1937), THE LAND (1941), and LOUISIANA STORY (1948). Also, files of the Robert Flaherty Foundation, including the later personal papers of Flaherty's wife, Frances Hubbard Flaherty.

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The following boxes are located off-site: CMI Boxes 81-96. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

1) No original materials may be removed from the library at any time.

2) Requests for photoduplication must be made in writing to one of the officers of International Film Seminars.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Robert Joseph Flaherty papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

Microfilm available.

Ownership and Custodial History

On permanent deposit from International Film Seminars, Inc., 1966, 1979.

Photographs by Robert J. Flaherty, Frances H. Flaherty, and others are: on extended loan to the Flaherty Study Center, School of Theology, Claremont College, Claremont, CA 91711.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/1989.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-02-07 XML document revised created by Catherine C. Ricciardi. Revised library's statement on the required use of microfilm copies. Removed outdated restriction statements regarding Boxes 11-14.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Film producer and director, pioneer in the documentary film. Robert Joseph Flaherty was married to Frances Hubbard Flaherty. His brother was the documentary film-maker David Flaherty.

The Robert Flaherty Foundation, later absorbed by International Film Seminars, Inc., was established after Flaherty's death to encourage study of "the Flaherty method" of film-making, to advise young directors, and to ensure the continued availability of the Flaherty films.

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Series I General correspondence


Cataloged correspondence:



Box 1-6 Cataloged correspondence: A-Z

On microfilm reels MN#1901 & 1902


General correspondence:



Box 7 1916-1937 & undated, 1916-1937, undated

On microfilm reel MN#1903



Box 8 1938-1942

On microfilm reels MN#1903 & 1904



Box 9 1943 - 1949

On microfilm reels MN#1904 & 1905



Box 10 1950-1951 & letters of condolence at the death of R.J.F., 1950-1951

On microfilm reel MN#1905


Family correspondence



Box 11 Frances Hubbard Flaherty (Mrs. Robert J.)

On microfilm reel MN#1906



Box 12 Barbara Lee Flaherty and her family

On microfilm reel MN#1907



Box 13 Frances Farnham Flaherty and her family (Burns)

On microfilm reel MN#1908



Box 14 Monica Lambard Flaherty and her husband (Frassetto)

On microfilm reel MN#1908 & 1909


Box 14 Misc. family members

On microfilm reels MN#1908 & 1909

Series II: Canadian Explorations

On microfilm reel MN#1910



Box 15 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Coleman, A.P.: Northeastern Part of Labrador, and New Quebec

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Cree legends

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Cree legend of the flood

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Eskimo collection of R.J.F.

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Eskimo drawings (4)

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Eskimo language

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Eskimo religion

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Eskimo sculpture

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Eskimo stories

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Kindle, E.M.: Geography and Geology of Lake Melville District ...

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Leith, C.K.: "An Algonkian Basin in Hudson Bay"

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Low & Bell: "Report on an Exploration of the East Coast of Hudson Bay ..."

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 Low & Bell: "Reports on Explorations of the Coasts of Hudson Straight ..."

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 McGregor Expedition, 1908

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 MacKenzie Expedition, 1910-1911

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 15 MacKenzie Expedition, 1911-1912

On microfilm reel MN#1910



Box 16 MacKenzie Expedition, 1913-1914 (4), 1913-1914

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 MacKenzie Expedition, 1914-1915

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 MacKenzie Expedition, 1915-1916

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 Maps

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 Moore, E.S.: The Iron-formation on Belcher Islands…

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 Printed misc., clippings, etc., 1913-1936 (8), 1913-1936

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 Sullivan, Alan: "In Baffin Land"

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 Young, G.A.: Iron-bearing Rocks of Belcher Islands ...

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Box 16 Miscellaneous

On microfilm reel MN#1910


Canadian explorations: R.J. Flaherty's writings:



Box 17 Autobiographical account of travels in the north

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 Baffinland

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 The Belcher Islands of Hudson Bay…

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 Down River to the Bay

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 The island exploration in Hudson Bay ..."

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 River travel, etc.

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 Two Cross Sections by Sledge and Canoe across the Peninsula of Northern Ungava

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 Two Traverses across Ungava Peninsula, Labrador

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 Wetalltook's Islands (3)

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 Winter on Wetalltook's Island

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Box 17 Two reviews of his articles

On microfilm reel MN#1911


Canadian explorations:


Diaries (kept by R.J.F. and by others, ships' logs, etc.:



Box 18 1846-1911

On microfilm reel MN#1911



Box 19 1911-1913

On microfilm reel MN#1912



Box 20 1913-1916

On microfilm reel MN#1912


Canadian explorations: Photographs (with an index to the photographs) -- ("Strip films in process")

Series III: Films


Nanook of the North , 1922



Box 21 Correspondence (4)

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 Captions

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 Contracts (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 Film fragments (See Box 81)

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 Flaherty, Frances H.: Diary

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Flaherty, R.J. Diaries (3):

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 Early account of the film

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 "Filming in the frozen north"

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 "Life among the Eskimos"

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 McCraken, Harold: script-sound version

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 21 Music

On microfilm reel MN#1913



Box 22 Patterson, F.T.: "Screened snow and Esquimaux"

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 22 Printed materials (misc.) 1922-1951 (7), 1922-1951

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 22 Publicity materials (4)

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 22 Reviews (typescript copies)

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 22 Serial: La Nacion (Santiago, Chile), July 1948

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 22 Teacher's guide for school versions

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 22 Theater programs

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Box 22 Miscellaneous

On microfilm reel MN#1913


Nanook of the North: Stills (See Box 8l)


Moana of the South Seas , 1925



Box 23 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1914



Box 24 Journals, diaries, accounts, and articles by the Flaherty family

On microfilm reel MN#1914



Box 25 Articles

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Bridle, August us: "Film by Canadian called greatest yet"

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Captions-notes

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Contract

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Dexter, Gayne: Article

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Expenditures

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Gurr, G.W.: Temple of the fete:

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Hall, C.F.:


Box 25 "Samoa approves of Moana"

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 The Snare Fence

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Photographs (See Box 81)

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Reviews (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Royalties

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Samoa-background notes

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Samoa-maps

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Samoan collection at the American Museum of Natural History

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Samoan highlights

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Samoan songs

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 The Story of Mr. Flaherty (O le tala a Misi Falati)

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 Tattooing designs

On microfilm reel MN#1915


Box 25 White, W.A.: "Are the movies a mess or a menace?"

On microfilm reel MN#1915



Box 26 Printed materials (except reviews) misc.

On microfilm reel MN#1915



Box CMI Box 81 Moana Press Book #1, 1923 March 1-1927 November 28

On microfilm reel MN#1915

Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 82 Moana Press Book #2, 1924 January 6-1927 January 2

On microfilm reel MN#1915

Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 83 Moana Press Book #3, 1925 March 22-1927 February 5

On microfilm reel MN#1915

Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box 27 The Twenty-four Dollar Island , 1927

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 White Shadows on the South Seas. Photographs, 1928

"Strip films in process"

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Acoma , 1929


Box 27 "Clippings & correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Contract

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Flaherty, F.H.: Polacca diary

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Photographs

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Scenarios

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Synopses

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Tabu , 1929


Box 27 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Colorart vs. Flaherty & Murnau

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Contracts

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Diaries

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Maps

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Photographs

"Strip films in process"

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Printed materials

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Synopses

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Miscellaneous

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Industrial Britain , 1933


Box 27 Flaherty, R.J.: Report, 1931

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Printed materials

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Scenario

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Box 27 Seabury, W.M.: Report, 1931

On microfilm reel MN#1916


Man of Aran , 1934



Box 28 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1916



Box 29 Articles, background materials, etc.

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Aran Islands-history

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Cinema 16, 1958

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Contracts, 1949-1950

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Curach

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Dialogue, prologue, script

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Dublin Gate Theatre-Storm Song

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Flaherty-alien registration

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Flaherty, F.H.:


Box 29 Account of storm scene

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Making Man of Aran

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Flaherty, R.J.:


Box 29 Account of making the film

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Maggie

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Fordham University-The Gaelic Ram, 1958

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Interviews (3)

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Inventory

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Irish Folk Tale

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Liverpool essay contest

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Maps

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Mullen, Pat: Man of Aran-reviews

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Premier invitation

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Press releases

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Publicity

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Reviews (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Shark-notes on the basking shark

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Box 29 Sheffield campaign

On microfilm reel MN#1917


Man of Aran: Photographs & stills



Box 30 Misc. printed materials

On microfilm reel MN#1917



Box 80 Photographs and stills


Box 80 Stills



Box CMI Box 84 Man of Aran Press Book #1, 1932 January-1935 March

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 85 Man of Aran Press Book #2, 1935 March-1937 March

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 86 Man of Aran Press Book #3, 1934 September

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Press Notices, September 1934 #1. Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 87 Man of Aran Press Book #4, 1934 September

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Press Notices, September 1934 #2. Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 88 Man of Aran Press Book #5, 1934

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 89 Man of Aran Press Book #6, 1934 October

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Clippings from the New York Papers Re:Man of Aranat Ritz-Carlton Benefit and Museum of Irish Art Opening. Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 90 Man of Aran Press Book #7, 1934

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Canadian Publicity and Exploitation. Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 91 Man of Aran Press Book #8, 1933-1934

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Pre-release press cuttings. Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.



Box CMI Box 92 Man of Aran Press Book #9, 1934

On microfilm reel MN#1918

Scrapbook of clippings, letters, and publicity materials.


Elephant Boy , 1937



Box 31 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1919


Box 31 Accounts

On microfilm reel MN#1919


Box 31 Call sheets

On microfilm reel MN#1919


Box 31 Continuity

On microfilm reel MN#1919


Box 31 Continuity-notes

On microfilm reel MN#1919


Elephant Boy:



Box 32 Continuity-revised

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Continuity-treatments

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Continuity-typescript

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Cost sheet

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Dialogue

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 First script

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Flaherty vs. London Film Production, Ltd., 1937-1938

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Flaherty, D.T.-contract

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Flaherty, R.J.-interview

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Flaherty, R.J.-newspaper articles

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Fremlin, Ralph W.

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Mandu

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outlines

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outline-draft a.ms.

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outline-Biro notes

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outline-by Zoltan Korda

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outline-de Silva

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outline-"Mysore"

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outline-notes

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920


Box 32 Outline-second half (3)

On microfilm reels MN#1919 & 1920



Box 33 Padripet

On microfilm reel MN#1920


Box 33 Progress reports

On microfilm reel MN#1920


Box 33 Properties

On microfilm reel MN#1920


Box 33 Publicity (7)

On microfilm reel MN#1920


Box 33 Reviews (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1920


Box 33 Schedules

On microfilm reel MN#1920


Box 33 Stills & photographs

On microfilm reel MN#1920



Box CMI Box 93 Scrapbook of clippings, 1935 January-1937 March

On microfilm reel MN#1920


F.H. Flaherty books:



Box 34 Der Elefanten-Boy , 1938

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 34 Elephant Dance , 1937

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 34 Sabu the Elephant Boy, 1937 Correspondence, reviews, & copies of her books, 1937

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Elephant Dance:



Box CMI Box 94 Scrapbook--Draft of Elephant Dance

On microfilm reel MN#1921


The Land, 1941



Box 35 Correspondence (5)

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Bromfield, Louis: review

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Film clips

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Flaherty, F.H.: soil erosion article ­ notes

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Flaherty, R.J.: account of film

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Griffith, Richard: "The Land." ­ review

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Lord, Russell:


Box 35 Memoranda

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 "Soil and man"

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 "Why farmers are poor" ­ review

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Maps

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Memoranda

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Printed misc. (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Publicity (3)

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Review

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Scripts (10)

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 U.S. Dept. of Agriculture ­ pamphlets

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Wallace, Henry A.: "The American choice."


Box 35 Introduction to The Lands

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Box 35 Statements

On microfilm reel MN#1921


Louisiana Story 1948



Box 36 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1922


Box 36 Financial records

On microfilm reel MN#1922


Louisiana Story:



Box 37 Academy Award ­ nomination

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Advertising (2)

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Arriflex camera

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Authors League of America

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Bonded Film Storage

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Book mock-up

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Boudraux, J.C. ­ sketch, etc.

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 British Film Academy

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Contracts & agreements

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Cutting continuity

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Distribution

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Edinburgh Festival ­ certificate

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Equipment

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Film clips

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Flaherty, F.H.: diary notes

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Flaherty, R.J.


Box 37 Account of film

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Louisiana-Legende

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 "The story behind Louisiana Story"

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Let Freedom Ring ­ ABC 30, November 1948

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Music (5)

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 National Board of Review of Motion Pictures

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Oil

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Oil survey

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Opening titles (2)

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Publicity

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Screen Directors Guild ­, January 1951

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Standard Oil Co.

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Standard Oil Co. ­ film proposal

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Van Dongen, Helen: Louisiana Story study film


Box 37 Notes for book, on editing

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Script for BBC, June 1949

On microfilm reels MN#1922 & MN#1923


Box 37 Van Dongen, Helen: "350 cans of film." from: The Cinema 1951

On microfilm reel MN#1923


Box 37 Misc.

On microfilm reel MN#1923



Box 38 Scripts

On microfilm reel MN#1923



Box 39 Printed materials-U.S.

On microfilm reel MN#1923



Box 40 Printed materials-foreign

On microfilm reel MN#1923


Box 40 Stills & photographs

On microfilm reel MN#1923


Box 40 Leica Film Strip Catalog

On microfilm reel MN#1923


Guernica, 1949



Box 41 Clipping

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Notes by Alfred Barr

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Scenario

On microfilm reel MN#1924


The Titan, 1950


Box 41 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Distribution

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Edinburgh Festival

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 National Gallery of Art-preview invitation

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Photographs

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Press release

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Printed (6)

On microfilm reel MN#1924


St. Matthew Passion, 1951


Box 41 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Opening titles

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Outline

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Printed materials (3)

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 41 Scenario

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Proposed films: outlines, correspondence, budgets, etc. for films which were planned but not made:



Box 42 Hawaii (6)

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 Iviuk son of Nanook

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 Machines and the world beyond war

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 Pit Boy (Collier story or Pony Boy)

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 A singer of the south seas

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 South American film

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 Soviet Union

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 Turia

On microfilm reel MN#1924


Box 42 York Penna

On microfilm reel MN#1924

Series IV: General writings by R.J.. Flaherty


Books:


The Captain's Chair:



Box 43 Correspondence (6)

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 43 Corrections

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 43 Dust-jacket (Hodder & Stoughton edition)

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 43 Registration & synopsis

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 43 Reviews (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 43 Serial: The Elks Magazine, 1928-1929 (2), 1928-1929

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 43 The Captain's Chair; a story of the north. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938 315 p. one copy, 1938

On microfilm reel MN#1925


"The last voyage of Captain Grant." (3 t.ms. copies):



Box 44 Draft

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 44 Radio scripts 1-6

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 44 Television scripts (3)

On microfilm reel MN#1925


"The story of Comock":


Box 44 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 44 BBC broadcasts (4)

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 44 Drafts (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 44 Readers Digest (Selections)

On microfilm reel MN#1925


Box 44 Typescripts-5 versions

On microfilm reel MN#1925


My Eskimo friends "Nanook of the North":



Box 45 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Contract

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Drafts

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Introduction by R.J. Flaherty (not used)

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Introduction by Charles Hanson Towne (not used)

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Outline

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Reviews

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 My Eskimo friends "Nanook of the North". New York, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1924. 170 p. two copies; one inscribed by R.J. Flaherty to F.H. Flaherty

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Samoa:


Box 45 Correspondence

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Contract

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Samoa Berlin, Reimar Hobbing, l932 179 p. one copy

On microfilm reel MN#1926


White Master:


Box 45 Correspondence


Box 45 Corrections & additions

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 45 Drafts (a.ms.)

On microfilm reel MN#1926



Box 46 Drafts (t.ms.)

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 46 Reviews

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 46 Typescripts (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Box 46 White master; a story of the north London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. 1939 304 p. four proof copies, with corrections, 1939

On microfilm reel MN#1926


Short stories:



Box 47 The bear

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Bonito the bull

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Captain Allen

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 The 'Cercle Bougainville'

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 I.C. Nelson

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Jungle story

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Jungle story. Une histoire de la jungle

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Lady Wolsey

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Matches (The last match.)

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Poi, the story of a boy of the south seas

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Precious (!) stones

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Purgatories of the sea

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Red-nose Jones

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Sketches & stories

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Snakes!

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Sorine

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 South sea customs

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Thalberg's sister

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Tomorrow's movies

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 47 Miscellaneous

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Autobiographical writings:



Box 48 Autobiography (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 Diary, ca. 1950s

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 Diary, 1951

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 Film: the language of the eye. (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 The islands that were not there. (3)

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 The story of Robert J. Flaherty. (2)

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 Wander no more

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Untitles:


Box 48 On English films

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 On motion pictures

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 On the Readers' Digest

On microfilm reel MN#1927


Box 48 Miscellaneous

On microfilm reel MN#1927

Series V: Other materials (pre-1952)



Box 49 Biographical manuscripts (20)

On microfilm reel MN#1928


Box 49 Interviews (10)

On microfilm reel MN#1928


Miscellaneous:


Box 49 Address books (20)

On microfilm reel MN#1928


Box 49 Check stubs

On microfilm reel MN#1928


Box 49 Wallets

On microfilm reel MN#1928


Box 49 Will-probate documents

On microfilm reel MN#1928


Box 49 Miscellaneous manuscripts

On microfilm reel MN#1928


German Tour ­, 1950



Box 50 Correspondence, clippings, photographs, etc. re. R.J.F.'s tour for the Cultural Exchange Program of the State Department

On microfilm reel MN#1928



Box 51 Printed materials re. R.J.F., 1923-1951

On microfilm reel MN#1929



Box 52 Obituaries of R.J.F.

On microfilm reel MN#1929


Other materials (pre-1952):


Photographs:


Box 52 R.J. Flaherty

On microfilm reel MN#1929


Box 52 F.H. Flaherty and others

On microfilm reel MN#1929



Box 53 Awards, medals, etc.

On microfilm reel MN#1929



Box 54 Inscribed books & misc. printed materials

On microfilm reel MN#1930

Series VI: General writings by F.H. Flaherty:


The odyssey of a film-maker; Robert Flaherty's story. Urbana, Ill Beta Phi Mu, 1960. 45 p.:

On microfilm reel MN#1930



Box 55 Drafts, proofs, 3 copies, etc.

On microfilm reel MN#1930



Box 56 F.H. Flaherty's articles, short stories, etc.

On microfilm reel MN#1931

Series VII: Paul Rotha's biography of R.J. Flaherty


Box 56 Paul Rotha's biography of R.J. Flaherty (unpublished)

On microfilm reel MN#1931


Box 56 F.H. Flaherty Memorial Service (printed), 1972

On microfilm reel MN#1931

Series VIII: The Robert Flaherty Foundation (later absorbed by International Film Seminars, Inc.)



Box 57 Lectures given by F.H. Flaherty

On microfilm reel MN#1931


Organizations, subjects, states, etc.:



Box 58 A-Bon

On microfilm reel MN#1932



Box 59 Bos-Can

On microfilm reel MN#1932



Box 60 Car-Contemporary Films, Inc. (l)

On microfilm reel MN#1933



Box 61 Contemporary Films, Inc. (2)-Film N.

On microfilm reel MN#1933



Box 62 Film P-Fo

On microfilm reel MN#1934



Box 63 Fr-Ge

On microfilm reel MN#1934



Box 64 Cr-In

On microfilm reel MN#1935



Box 65 Ir-Museum of Modern Art (l)

On microfilm reel MN#1935



Box 66 Museum of Modern Art (2)-N

On microfilm reel MN#1936



Box 67 O-T

On microfilm reel MN#1937



Box 68 U.-U.K.

On microfilm reel MN#1937



Box 69 U.N.-Z

On microfilm reel MN#1937


Personal names:



Box 70 A-B

On microfilm reel MN#1938



Box 71 C-D

On microfilm reel MN#1938



Box 72 E-J

On microfilm reel MN#1939



Box 73 K-R

On microfilm reel MN#1939



Box 74 S-Z

On microfilm reel MN#1940


Schools:



Box 75 A-L

On microfilm reel MN#1940



Box 76 M-Z

On microfilm reel MN#1941



Box 77 Seminars

On microfilm reel MN#1941



Box 78 Study film of Louisiana Story, correspondence, scripts, etc.



Box 79 Miscellaneous: minutes, by-laws, etc.

On microfilm reel MN#1942



Box 80 A Visual Index to the Flaherty Still Photographs

On microfilm reel MN#1942



Box CMI Box 95 Press Book I--Reviews of the Films (Scrapbook), 1925-1953, undated

It does not appear that this volume is available on microfilm.



Box CMI Box 96 Press Book II--General (Scrapbook), 1927-1954, undated

It does not appear that this volume is available on microfilm.

Series IX: Additions to the Collection



Box 9 Letter from Robert Flaherty to William Edwin Rudge, ca 1946/47

Accn: 2016.2017.M084. Gift of Joanna Rudge Long