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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1922-1958, 1963-1966
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 351
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of photographs taken at various luncheons, ceremonies, and presentations, 1963-1966, and copies of letters and memoranda relating to the development of the National Air Museum and the U.S. Air Force Museum.

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Creators:
St. Clair, Harry Hull
Dates:
1902
Size:
110 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS877
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A reference copy of the texts found in Manuscript 905 and compended into Manuscript 2048a.

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Creators:
St. Clair, Harry Hull
Dates:
undated
Size:
96 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1655
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Myers, George S. (George Sprague), 1905-1985
Dates:
circa 1903-1986 and undated
Size:
32.19 cu. ft. (63 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7317
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of George Sprague Myers provide extensive documentation of his research career in ichthyology and herpetology. The collection also offers substantial information concerning the development of Myers' interest in natural history; his college work at Indiana University and Stanford University; his teaching career at Stanford University...

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Creators:
Morton, C. V. (Conrad Vernon), 1905-1972
Dates:
1913-1973 and undated
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Morton's professional career and include correspondence regarding curatorial duties at the USNM, research on ferns, and editorial work for the American Fern Journal; records concerning field trips to Cuba, the West Indies, Honduras, and Europe; photographs of and biographical information on Morton; and manuscripts an...

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Creators:
Murdoch, John, 1852-1925
Dates:
1881-1883
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of two journals containing data on natural history and ethnological collections made by the Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883.

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Creators:
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
Dates:
1870-1918 and undated
Size:
7.9 cu. ft. (15 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Richard Rathbun document his early investigations in geology and paleontology; his college career at Cornell University, 1871-1872; his work as geologist on the Geological Commission of Brazil, 1875-1878; and his scientific and administrative careers with the United States Fish Commission and United States National Museum. O...

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Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
undated
1821-1904
Size:
2.3 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection comprises 2.3 feet of papers concerning George Catlin's creation and promotion of his famed "Indian Gallery" of paintings, drawings, and artifacts of North American Indians. Dating from 1821 through 1904, with one item dated 1946, the papers include letters, notebooks and journals, receipt books and loose receipts, printed materials, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Catlin's efforts to promote the sale of his gallery to the United States government through tours, including London and Paris, and petitions to various governments to purchase the Gallery. Among the rare printed catalogs and petitions in the collection are exhibition catalogs for the U.S., London, and Paris tours, the earliest dating from 1837. Letters and other documents include letters dating from the 1830s from Henry Clay, Thomas Sully, and William Henry Seward commending Catlin's work, as well as Catlin family correspondence and papers dating from 1821 through the 1870s.

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Creators:
Bowditch, Nancy Douglas
Dates:
circa 1860-1985
Size:
6.2 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bowdnanc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, author, and designer Nancy Douglas Bowditch and the George de Forest Brush family measure 6.2 linear feet and date from circa 1860 to 1985. The majority of the collection consists of Bowditch's correspondence with family and friends and her notes and writings, particularly concerning her biography of her father George de Forest Brush The Joyous Painter, and her unpublished biography of her husband painter William Robert Pearmain. Brush family material includes scattered correspondence of George de Forest Brush and other family members, notes, sketches, clippings, and the family home building files, five scrapbooks, including two on William Robert Pearmain, and numerous photographs of the Brush family, Bowditch, and William Robert Pearmain. There is also correspondence between William Robert Pearmain and his family and artwork by Pearmin.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Brown, Thomas, circa 1891-
Dates:
circa 1915
Size:
2 notebooks (136 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1835
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text in Meskwaki (Fox) handwritten in a notebook by Alfred Kiyana on the one who made the eagle sacred bundle. A second notebook contains an English translation by Thomas Brown.