Films of John Cohen: Location of original negatives and out-takes

The A&B roll negatives, intermediates, and 1080i scans are with the Human Studies Archive of the Smithsonian(HSFA) (see list below).  The outtakes (orignal film not used in the finished films) are in the Library of Congress, American Folklife Collection film collection.  John Cohen Collection (AFC 2011/059). “End of an Old Song” materials, for example, contain 20 reels of 16mm negatives, ranging from 50’ to 450’.

 

93-020  John Cohen Film Collection at HSFA        
Film No. Coll. Film Title Item Type Ftge    
93.20.1A OF THE HIGH LONESOME SOUND bwrv 1102    
93.20.1B OF THE HIGH LONESOME SOUND bwrv 1102    
93.20.1 OS THE HIGH LONESOME SOUND optrkng 1102    
93.20.1 PF THE HIGH LONESOME SOUND dng 1102    
93.20.2A OF THE END OF AN OLD SONG bwng 975    
93.20.2B OF THE END OF AN OLD SONG bwng 975    
93.20.2 PF THE END OF AN OLD SONG fgmp 975    
93.20.2 MF THE END OF AN OLD SONG dng 975    
93.20.2 OS THE END OF AN OLD SONG optrkng 975    
93.20.3 - 1A OF Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL ocng 1120    
93.20.3 - 1B OF Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL ocng 1120    
93.20.3 - 2A OF Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL ocng 785    
93.20.3 - 2B OF Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL ocng 785    
93.20.3 - 1 OS Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL optrkng 1120    
93.20.3 - 2 OS Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL optrkng 785    
93.20.3 - 1 PF Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL cri 1120    
93.20.3 - 2 PF Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL cri 785    
93.20.3 - 1 PS Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL optrkng(Aw) 1120    
93.20.3 - 2 PS Q'EROS: THE SHAPE OF SURVIVAL optrkng(Aw) 785    
93.20.4A OF PERUVIAN WEAVING: A CONTINUOUS WARP ocng 907    
93.20.4B OF PERUVIAN WEAVING: A CONTINUOUS WARP ocng 907    
93.20.4 OS PERUVIAN WEAVING: A CONTINUOUS WARP optrkng 907    
93.20.4 PF PERUVIAN WEAVING: A CONTINUOUS WARP cri 907    
93.20.4 PS PERUVIAN WEAVING: A CONTINUOUS WARP optrkng 907    
93.20.4 RF PERUVIAN WEAVING: A CONTINUOUS WARP ccmprt 907    
93.20.5A OF SARA AND MAYBELLE bwng 400    
93.20.5B OF SARA AND MAYBELLE bwng 400    
93.20.5 PF SARA AND MAYBELLE fgmp 400    
93.20.5 MF SARA AND MAYBELLE dng 400    
93.20.5 OS SARA AND MAYBELLE optrkng 400    
93.20.5 RF SARA AND MAYBELLE bwprt (WP) 400    
93.20.6 - 1A OF MUSICAL HOLDOUTS ocrv 980    
93.20.6 - 1B OF MUSICAL HOLDOUTS ocrv 980    
93.20.6 - 2A OF MUSICAL HOLDOUTS ocrv 900    
93.20.6 - 2B OF MUSICAL HOLDOUTS ocrv 900    
93.20.6 - 1 OS MUSICAL HOLDOUTS optrkng 980    
93.20.6 - 2 OS MUSICAL HOLDOUTS optrkng 900    
93.20.6 - 1 PF MUSICAL HOLDOUTS intrng 980    
93.20.6 - 2 PF MUSICAL HOLDOUTS intrng 900    
93.20.6 - 1 PS MUSICAL HOLDOUTS optrkng 980    
93.20.6 - 2 PS MUSICAL HOLDOUTS optrkng 900    
93.20.6 - 1 MS MUSICAL HOLDOUTS mgtrk 980    
93.20.6 - 2 MS MUSICAL HOLDOUTS mgtrk 900    
93.20.7 - 1A OF FIFTY MILES FROM TIME SQUARE ocrv 925    
93.20.7 - 1B OF FIFTY MILES FROM TIME SQUARE ocrv 925    
93.20.7 - 2A OF FIFTY MILES FROM TIME SQUARE ocrv 790    
93.20.7 - 2B OF FIFTY MILES FROM TIME SQUARE ocrv 790    
93.20.7 - 1 OS FIFTY MILES FROM TIME SQUARE optrkng 925    
93.20.7 - 2 OS FIFTY MILES FROM TIME SQUARE optrkng 790    
93.20.8A OF POST INDUSTRIAL FIDDLE ocrv 830    
93.20.8B OF POST INDUSTRIAL FIDDLE ocrv 830    
93.20.8 OS POST INDUSTRIAL FIDDLE optrkng 830    
93.20.8 PF POST INDUSTRIAL FIDDLE intrng 830    
93.20.8 RF POST INDUSTRIAL FIDDLE ccmprt 830    
93.20.9A OF THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE ocng 680    
93.20.9B OF THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE ocng 680    
93.20.9 OS THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE optrkng 680    
93.20.9 PF THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE intrps (CRI) 680    
93.20.9 PS THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE optrkng 680    
93.20.9 MS THE BALLAD AND THE SOURCE mgtrk 680    
93.20.10A OF GYPSIES SING LONG BALLADS ocng 1023    
93.20.10B OF GYPSIES SING LONG BALLADS ocng 1023    
93.20.10 OS GYPSIES SING LONG BALLADS optrkng 1023    
93.20.10 PF GYPSIES SING LONG BALLADS intrps 1023    
93.20.10 PS GYPSIES SING LONG BALLADS optrkng 1023    
93.20.10 RF GYPSIES SING LONG BALLADS cprt 1023    
93.20.10 MS GYPSIES SING LONG BALLADS mgtrk(35mm)  1800?    
93.20.11A OF CHOQUELA: ONLY INTERPRETATION ocng 450    
93.20.11B OF CHOQUELA: ONLY INTERPRETATION ocng 450    
93.20.11 OS CHOQUELA: ONLY INTERPRETATION optrkng 450    
93.20.11 PF CHOQUELA: ONLY INTERPRETATION intrps (CRI) 450    
93.20.11 PS CHOQUELA: ONLY INTERPRETATION optrkng 450    
93.20.11 PF CHOQUELA: ONLY INTERPRETATION (123' sect.) ocng 123    
93.20.12 - 1A OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 1021    
93.20.12 - 1B OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 1021    
93.20.12 - 1C OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 1021    
93.20.12 - 2A OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 822    
93.20.12 - 2B OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 822    
93.20.12 - 2C OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 822    
93.20.12 - 3A OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 774    
93.20.12 - 3B OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 774    
93.20.12 - 3C OF PERICLES IN AMERICA ocng 774    
93.20.12 - 1 OS PERICLES IN AMERICA optrkng 1021    
93.20.12 - 2 OS PERICLES IN AMERICA optrkng 822    
93.20.12 - 3 OS PERICLES IN AMERICA optrkng 774    
93.20.12 - 1 PF PERICLES IN AMERICA intrps (CRI) 1021    
93.20.12 - 2 PF PERICLES IN AMERICA intrps (CRI) 822    
93.20.12 - 3 PF PERICLES IN AMERICA intrps (CRI) 774    
93.20.12 - 1 MF PERICLES IN AMERICA intrng 1021    
93.20.12 - 2 MF PERICLES IN AMERICA intrng 822    
93.20.12 - 3 MF PERICLES IN AMERICA intrng 774    
93.20.12 - 1 MS PERICLES IN AMERICA mgtrk 1021    
93.20.12 - 2 MS PERICLES IN AMERICA mgtrk 822    
93.20.12 - 3 MS PERICLES IN AMERICA mgtrk 774    
93.20.12 - 1 RF PERICLES IN AMERICA ccmprt 1021    
93.20.12 - 2 RF PERICLES IN AMERICA ccmprt 822    
93.20.12 - 3 RF PERICLES IN AMERICA ccmprt 774    
93.20.13A OF CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS ocng 1100    
93.20.13B OF CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS ocng 1100    
93.20.13C OF CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS (HiCon titles) intrps(?) 1100    
93.20.13 OS CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS optrkng 1100    
93.20.13 PF CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS intrps 1100    
93.20.13 MF CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS intrng 1100    
93.20.13 MS CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS mgtrk 1100    
93.20.13 RF CARNIVAL IN Q'EROS ccmprt 1100    
93.20.14 - 1A OF DANCING WITH THE INCAS ocng 1188    
93.20.14 - 1B OF DANCING WITH THE INCAS ocng 1188    
93.20.14 - 1C OF DANCING WITH THE INCAS ocng 1188    
93.20.14 - 2A OF DANCING WITH THE INCAS ocng 942    
93.20.14 - 2B OF DANCING WITH THE INCAS ocng 942    
93.20.14 - 2C OF DANCING WITH THE INCAS ocng 942    
93.20.14 - 1 OS DANCING WITH THE INCAS optrkng 1188    
93.20.14 - 2 OS DANCING WITH THE INCAS optrkng 942    
93.20.14 - 1 PF DANCING WITH THE INCAS intrps 1188    
93.20.14 - 2 PF DANCING WITH THE INCAS intrps 942    
93.20.14 - 1 MF DANCING WITH THE INCAS intrng 1188    
93.20.14 - 2 MF DANCING WITH THE INCAS intrng 942    
93.20.14 OF DANCING WITH THE INCAS (HiCon titles) intrps      
93.20.15 - 1A OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU ocng 1160    
93.20.15 - 1B OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU ocng 1160    
93.20.15 - 2A OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU ocng 1024    
93.20.15 - 2B OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU ocng 1024    
93.20.15 - 1 OS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU optrkng 1160    
93.20.15 - 2 OS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU optrkng 1024    
93.20.15 - 1 PF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU intrps 1160    
93.20.15 - 2 PF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU intrps 1024    
93.20.15 - 1 MF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU intrng 1160    
93.20.15 - 2 MF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU intrng 1024    
93.20.15 - 1 PS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU optrkng 1160    
93.20.15 - 2 PS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU optrkng 1024    
93.20.15A OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU (titles) ? 800    
93.20.15B OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU (titles) ? 800    
93.20.15A OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU (titles) intrps 200    
93.20.15B OF MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU (titles) intrps 200    
93.20.15 - 1 MS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU (M&E) mgtrk 1160    
93.20.15 - 2 MS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU (M&E) mgtrk 1024    
93.20.15 - 1 MS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU  (Mix) mgtrk 1160    
93.20.15 - 2 MS MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF PERU  (Mix) mgtrk 1024