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Creators:
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art
Dates:
1973-1988
Size:
18 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.losangin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art measure 18 linear feet, date from 1973 to 1988, and document the brief thirteen-year history of LAICA's activities as a Southern California visual arts organization and exhibition space for contemporary art. Records detail the founding of the organization, operations and administration, exhibitions, events, and publications. More than half of the collection is comprised of exhibition, program, and event files that include correspondence with artists, curators, and others; printed materials; and photographs, negatives, and slides.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
July 3-14, 1974
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
459 Sound tape reels (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1974
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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Creators:
Simpson, George Eaton, 1904-1998
Dates:
1936-1964
Size:
521 Prints (silver gelatin)
90 Negatives (acetate)
70 lantern slides
347 Negatives (nitrate)
185 color slides
4 Prints (Kodachrome color)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection documents George Eaton Simpson's fieldwork in Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and Nigeria and consists of 704 unique images. The 1936 images of Haiti were primarily made at Milot, Fort Liberté, and Cap Haitien. The 1937 images were predominantly taken in Plaisance, Haiti; these include images of people, buildings, houses, street views, co...

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-263
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of African American History and Culture website as it existed on September 22, 2017. It includes information about the museum and its exhibitions, events, and collections. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Magazine
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-264
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the web page for the annual Museum Day Live! event hosted by the Smithsonian Magazine. The web page, located on the Smithsonian Magazine website, was crawled on September 28, 2017, and again on September 29, 2017, less than a week after the event of September 23. The event encourages visitation to participating ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2015-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-261
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Recovering Voices" blog as it existed on August 15, 2017. "Recovering Voices" is a collaborative initiative of the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage to work with communities worldwide to sustain and celebrate lin...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Archives
Dates:
2009-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-262
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Institution Archives website as it existed on September 20, 2017. The website includes information for researchers, staff, and the general public regarding reference, records management, and preservation. It also includes publications, resources for teachers, online exhibitions, historical images, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Internships
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website of the Office of Fellowships and Internships as it existed on July 18, 2017. The website includes information about fellowship and internship opportunities across the Smithsonian Institution. The website also includes an online version of the publication, "Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and S...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2013-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-250
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog "The Backbone: News from the Department of Vertebrate Zoology" as it existed on August 15, 2017. It provides updates about staff, collections, research, awards, and outreach activities. It launched in September 2013 and has been inactive since February 2016. The blog was taken down shortly after this cr...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-256
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Forces of Change" website as it existed on May 30, 2017, shortly after it was transferred from the National Museum of Natural History to the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. The website highlights climate change research and includes research findings, activity guides for teachers, and links to ex...