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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History
Dates:
circa 1954-1994
Size:
64.08 cu. ft. (49 record storage boxes) (26 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 485
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of curatorial and staff correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Tower Concert series, exhibitions at the Hall of Musical Instruments, staff research and publications, organ building, acquisition of musical instruments, and funding for seminars and musical performance recordings. Also included are inquiries ...

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Dates:
1865–1870
Size:
28 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1912
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 28 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1912. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Texas Field Offices of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870, including previous unfilmed records of the Office of the Assistant Commissioner, and records of the office of staff officers and subordinate field offices. These records consist of bound volumes and unbound records, including letters received and endorsements, monthly school reports, and other records relating to freedmen's complaints and contracts.

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Creators:
Blair, Donald W.
Dates:
1966-1972
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (One box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of color slides taken by Don Blair during his coverage of astronaut crew splashdowns and recoveries, 1960s.

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Creators:
Shaffer, Earl V., 1918-
Dates:
bulk 1803 - 2007, undated
Size:
16 Cubic feet (46 boxes, 14 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0828
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains the trail diaries, papers, photographs and slides, and writings of Earl V. Shaffer, the man credited with being the first person to hike the entire Appalachian Trail (AT). His complete trail hikes took place in 1948, 1965, and 1998. He was also a hiking and nature enthusiast and advocate.

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Creators:
Jones, Ernest La Rue, 1883-1955
Dates:
1906-1960
Size:
17.38 Cubic feet (41 letter document boxes; 1 slim legal document box; 2 flatboxes; 2 microfilm cases)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0096
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Ernest Jones Aeronautical Collection (NASM.XXXX.0096) contains approximately 17 cubic feet of material comprised of the works of this early aviation historian and materials relating to his career and personal life. The collection includes original correspondence, photographs, published material, and various other media.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2016-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-228
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Twitter posts, known as tweets, using the hashtag #Smithsgiving. This hashtag was used by units across the Smithsonian Institution for informative as well as playful Thanksgiving-themed tweets. Tweets using this hashtag, both by the museum and by the general public, were exported into a spreadsheet between November 1...

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Creators:
Ōi Kōtarō, of Asama-yama, Mie Prefecture
Dates:
1895
Size:
1 Sheet (34.5 x 50 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7419
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The maps shows the scenis Ise area which is comprised of the sea coast of Shima peninsula and Ago Bay, now called Ise Shima Kokuritsu Kōen (National Park). Prominently identified are the celebrated mountains and Shinto shrines, including Naiku, the most venerated of all Ise Shirnes. It is said to have been build four years before Christ and contain...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (17.5 x 17.5 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7418
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ciruclar design of a bird, possibly a magpie, surrounded by red and organe peonies and green leaves, all surrounded by a brilliant blue square bank of leaves with a peony in each corner. Sown on the silk is a woven design in read and white silk.

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Dates:
July 3, 1889
Size:
4 Leaves (29.5 x 56 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7417
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The item is made up of one large sheet which has been folded to form four leaves. They are numbered 17 through 20.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1870
Size:
1 Page (89 cm x 49.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7152
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map that identifies places of interest. Insets show Negishi race ground, distances from Yokohama to various other places in Japan, distances from Yokohama to neighbouring cities, distances from Yoshida-bashi [bridge] to nearby villages, and drawings of foreign flags. An added label, in English, provides information about Yo...