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Creators:
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries).
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012
Dates:
1663-2004
Size:
6,500 items (estimated)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey
Dates:
1966-1973
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-361
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey (PMS) was a survey of migratory birds, their ectoparasites, and the viruses they carry that was conducted mainly in the eastern Mediterranean region. This accession includes specimen and banding information from surveys conducted in Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, and Uganda. Materials include field notes and a...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1963-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of files documenting the production of Hall 7, "Peoples of Africa and Asia," c. 1963-1965; the Gem Hall and Meteorite Hall, c. 1965-1971; and "Dinamation," 1990. Also included are administrative records concerning the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Exhibits Committee, fumigation, temporary exhibits, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1925-1928
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-294
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Grace E. Pickford (1902-1986), a zoologist and professor at Albertus Magnus College, Yale University, and Hiram College. These field notes document her focus on worms while in South Africa as a traveling scholar of Newnham College, Cambridge. These records document specimens in the National Museum ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1940-2006
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-255
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes created by Carl Huntington Broedel, William Richard Jones, E. C. T. Chao, Everett Dale Jackson, James F. Luhr, and Tom Simkin. Created under the auspices of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), these field books document ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
0.76 cu. ft. (0.76 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of seven field books documenting botanical collecting in southeast Cameroon during 1992-1993 by Jefferson S. Hall.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1967-2004
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and project files of Brian Frederick Kensley, Research Zoologist in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology from 1978-2004. Kensley specialized in the systematics of decapod and isopod crustaceans, and was chairman of the Department from 1991-1995. A significant portion of these records document Ke...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1962-1993
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains records documenting the planning, construction, and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include scripts, plans, drawings, memoranda, reports, photographs, and related materials documenting Hall 7, "Peoples of Asia and Africa," and Hall 8, "People...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey
Dates:
1966-1971
Size:
10.7 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 435
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of raw and synthesized bird-banding data compiled by the Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey. The usual data given includes species, sex, weight, and fat content. Also included is correspondence of Watson, mostly concerning banding work; reports; and administrative records.

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Creators:
Zilberg, Jonathan Leslie, 1961-
Dates:
1961-1967
Size:
24 art originals : + 1 essay (10 leaves ; 28 cm.) + 3 appendices (5, 2, [1] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.) (watercolor on paper, mounted in album, 25 x 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-AA.XXXX-0016
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Consists of 24 watercolors mounted in a "Croxley Drawing Book" album ([24] p., interleaved with tissue paper) with the hand-written identification: "Watercolour drawings by f-emale & m-ale African primary school children" on p. [1] of the cover; 1 print-out of essay (2010), Painted drawings by Rhodesian school children in the Smithsonian Institution, by Jonathan Zilberg; and 1 photocopy of a "Suggested press release" for a traveling exhibition of similar paintings that toured the U.S. under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service from 1960 through 1970. The paintings were mounted in the album sometime between 1965 and 1967. The watercolors were created by children at the Nyarutsetso Art Centre, Highfield, Salisbury (now Harare) Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the course of art classes taught by Anglican missionary and art educator, Canon Edward Paterson, and date from 1961-1967.

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