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Creators:
Eggan, Fred Russell
Ewbank, Thomas
Fischell, A.
French, Kathrine Story
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Dates:
1834-1964
Size:
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records of the American Ethnological Society (AES) document its activities from its founding in 1842 through the mid-1960s. The American Ethnological Society is the oldest anthropological association in America. It has been interested in publishing and promoting study of different cultures in the Americas from its founding in 1842 to the present. Materials include correspondence, reports, and financial records relating to the administrative functions of the organization.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Senior Research Fellow
Dates:
1982-1983, 1986-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the outgoing correspondence of George B. Field, Director, 1973-1982, and Senior Research Fellow, 1983- , as well as an applied astronomy professor at Harvard University. Materials also include some incoming correspondence as well as attachments. A small amount of correspondence belonged to George B. Rybicki, L. M. Ozern...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates:
1962-2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-533
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of George R. Zug, Associate Curator, Curator, and Curator Emeritus, 1969- . There is also correspondence relating to Zug's graduate work at the University of Michigan prior to his tenure at the Smithsonian. In addition, there is a small amount of correspondence from Carl H. Ernst. Materials include...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office
Dates:
1992-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the incoming and outgoing correspondence from the Curatorial Office's Division of Graphic Arts. Although the files are labeled as "Read Files," that is misleading. The files contain original incoming correspondence, copies of outgoing responses, as well as internal communications. Correspondents include dealers, general...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1860-1908
Size:
19.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of the correspondence is directed to Goode, with lesser amounts to True, Walcott, and Rathbun. Also, a small amount of correspondence is addressed to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, (Baird, 1878-1887; and Samuel P. Langley, 1887-1906) but is generally referred to the Assistant Secretary for response. Much of the material is routine cor...

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Creators:
Woolworth, Alan R.
Weslager, C.A.
Witthoft, John
Swauger, James Lee
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Dates:
1824-1992
bulk 1950-1982
Size:
10.25 linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1994-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

To a considerable degree, the James H. Howard papers consist of manuscript copies of articles, book, speeches, and reviews that document his professional work in anthropology, ethnology, ethnohistory, archeology, linguistics, musicology, and folklore between 1950 and 1982. Among these are a few unpublished items. Notes are relatively scant, there being somewhat appreciable materials for the Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek, Dakota, Omaha, Ponca, Seminole, and Shawnee. The chief field materials represented in the collection are sound recordings and photographs, but many of the latter are yet to be unidentified. A series of color photographs of Indian artifacts in folders are mostly identified and represent the extensive American Indian Cultural collection of costumes and artifacts that Howard acquired and created. Other documents include copies of papers and other research materials of colleagues. There is very little original material related to archeological work in the collection and that which is present concerns contract work for the Lone State Steel Company.

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Creators:
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Wallis, Ruth Sawtell
Wagley, Charles, 1913-
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Dates:
1928-1992
Size:
26.5 linear feet ((63 document boxes and 1 oversized box))
Collection ID:
NAA.1991-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Most of Ruth Landes's papers relate directly or indirectly to Landes's American Indian research, her work in Brazil, and her study of bilingualism. There is also a considerable amount of material that relates to her experiences (sometimes fictionalized) at Fisk University. There is only small amount of material related to her other interests. Her collection also has material of and relating to the Brazilian folklorist and journalist Edison Carneiro. There is also noteworthy material concerning Herbert Baldus, Ruth Benedict, Elmer C. Imes, Charles S. Johnson, and Robert E. Park. There is a large amount of printed and processed materials in the collection, mainly in the form of newspaper clippings and a collection of scholarly papers.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1875-1902
Size:
16.5 cu. ft. (33 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 201
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of two of the special files maintained by the Department of Correspondence and Documents. In 1902 a new system for maintaining records was established. Descriptions of the records are included as part of the series descriptions.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Worms
Dates:
1963-2000
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-300
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the reading files and correspondence of the Divisions of Worms. The correspondence concerns the identification, exchange, and distribution of specimens, and other reference requests. Materials include correspondence, postcards, and color and black-and-white photographs.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Echinoderms and Lower Invertebrates
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the professional staff of the Division of Echinoderms. The correspondence concerns the identification of specimens; research projects; accessions, loans and exchanges; and professional activities. Curators represented in the correspondence include Frederick M. Bayer, Stephen ...

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