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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, Mammal Identification Service
Dates:
1966-1976
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 407
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the eight-year history of MIS and consist of correspondence of Handley, Ranck, and Pine concerning the creation of the project, the identification of mammal specimens, professional activities, and administrative matters; proposals submitted to NIH to provide funding for MIS; annual reports and a final report of the proje...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
circa 1971-1980
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of the Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), created by marine mammal expert, James G. Mead. These files document his professional meetings, projects, and conferences attended as part of his official duties. Materials include meeting and conference records, reports, papers, and ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
Ongoing
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.Y
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives Division

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Creators:
Laybourne, Roxie C. interviewee
Dates:
2001
Size:
17 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9610
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1967-2005
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the Department of Botany under Head Curators and Chairmen William Louis Stern, 1965-1967; Mason E. Hale, 1967-1970; Edward S. Ayensu, 1970-1976; Dieter C. Wasshausen, 1976-1982; Mark M. Littler, 1982-1987; Laurence E. Skog, 1987-1992; Warren Lambert Wagner, 1992-1997...

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Creators:
Wright, A. Gilbert, (Arthur Gilbert), 1909- interviewee
Dates:
1983
Size:
9 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9523
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)., Dept. of Anthropology
Dates:
undated
Size:
circa 350 prints (silver gelatin and contact prints)
circa 350 negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of busts and, in the case of infants, head and body casts made by A. Joseph Andrews. Generally, images consist of front, rear, and two side views. The busts show American white infants, females, males; American Indian males and females; African American males and females; and a pygmy male. The persons are identified by name and age and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
circa 1920-2003
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David B. Lellinger, Curator of Ferns in the Department of Botany. Materials include correspondence; notes; specimen lists; species indexes and information; reprints; course work; manuscripts; sketches; and photographs and negatives. Some materials date from before Lellinger's work ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge" website, which documents the Sharing Knowledge Project, as it existed on August 10, 2015. Through the project, members of Indigenous communities from across Alaska and northeast Siberia are working with the Smithsonian Institution and the Anchorage Museum to interpre...

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