Folder 6 Miscellaneous - 3: "Buffalo for Washington," in Forest and Stream, 1888, discussing possibility of a national zoo note with reference to a Mary King, possibly the author of Livengood, 1903; clipping from the Congressional Record for the protection of the American Bison, 1890; two letters from the mother of collector E. M. Brigham concerning the SI's receipt of boxes and use of her son's archaeological collections, 1881; circular of the Academy of Natural Sciences announcing a new Bureau of Scientific Information, 1884; agreements between the SI and a caterer, and draft of contract, undated; appeal by the American Printing House and the American University for the Blind, of which Henry was a Regent, for public aid, circa 1870. Henry was on the Board of Regents; clippings and a letter to the Sons of the American Revolution concerning the effort by the citizens of Alexandria, Virginia, to hold the tercentenary celebration of the settlement of Jamestown in their city, 1902; program for an exposition in New Mexico to mark 333 years since the first European settlement in Santa Fe, 1883; circular announcing a "Centennial of Chemistry" to commemorate 100 years since the discovery of oxygen, 1874; newspaper clipping on the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C., 1897; letter to the editor by the Rev. L. R. James, on the occasion of the seventieth birthday of his friend, William H. Moffatt, celebrating the joys of a long and happy life, 1878; clipping describing a human-shaped sweet potato grown by Moffatt, 1878; document listing subdivisions and total acreage of Arlington Estate (no further explanation), 1888; description of the midshipmen assigned to the SI, 1883; letter from the president of Georgetown College, agreeing to loan Rhees the college's Memorial Volume, 1896; clipping concerning printing a collection of obituaries of distinguished men, undated; list of the "Captains of Industry" who met Prince Henry, 1902; copy of Chicago Field, containing article about SI men involved with natural history, 1880; letter from the Bureau of Education requesting the return of college catalogues, 1896; humorous House resolution proposing a Grave-Yard Committee, to be composed of those members who demonstrate the ability to lodge the "dead weight of an objection to the considering of unobjectionable and needed legislation," 1886; obituary of William B. Cooper, an employee of the National Museum, 1904; obituary of Mary Schaeffer, daughter of George C. and Mary Martin Schaeffer, 1904; clipping about natural history and ethnological specimens of Borneo received from W. L. Abbott, undated; note from S. J. Coffin of Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, regarding Rhees' request to borrow a copy of "Men of Lafayette," 1896; obituary of Israel C. Russell, former president of the Geological Society of America, 1906; clipping concerning a claim for compensation by the widow of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, 1904; article about women scientists at the SI, 1905; article about the choir at the Church of the Incarnation, Washington, D.C., undated; clippings about the Florida expedition of Albert M. Reese, 1905; obituary of William Weightman, who introduced quinine to America, 1904; article about collections of the Ulysses S. Grant Historical Society of Chicago, undated; clipping describing how to protect the home from insect invasions in the summer, 1901; receipt for the sale of a Smithsonian horse and carriage to an employee, 1889; notice of receipt of diary of the museum from Rhees, 1902; review of The Smithsonian Geographic Tables, 1895; letter to Baird concerning a letter of recommendation for a Mr. Markoe (sender's signature illegible), undated; index to Foraminifera, listing reviews; title page of A Table of Special Gravity for Solids and Liquids by Frank Wigglesworth Clark, Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1888; memorandum to Frederick True concerning the use of a set of sheets for indexing, undated; note concerning the poor financial management of Girard College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, undated; poem entitled, "Presidential Alphabet," about the election of 1864; Rhees' notes for Baird's report in Smithsonian Annual Report, 1881; map of mounds in Henry County, Iowa, 1880; letter from James G. Swan regarding his collecting work in the Queen Charlotte Islands, and a draft of a report of his work, 1884; questions by Rhees concerning an unspecified expedition, with which Emil Bessels may have been involved, undated; notes recording office activities, including the issuing and returning of keys, record of groups using the Smithsonian building for meetings, and letters to men in the laboratory and in Congress. Notes appear to have been cut from a notebook or journal, undated; list of publications for 1882; list of events and office activities, undated
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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972
Dates:
1894-1978
bulk 1912-1972
Size:
24.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.westharo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of modernist painter and activist Harold Weston (1894-1972) date from 1894 to 1978 and measure 24.3 linear feet. The papers focus on Weston's painting career and his involvement with humanitarian and artistic causes. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, association and organization records, commission and project files, materials relating to Weston's book Freedom in the Wilds, writings, artwork, printed materials, two scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Two part program: reading of black poetry and panel discussion about Anacostia. Students from Federal City College read poems written by Countee Cullen, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, and Langston Hughes. John Dale and Ethel Green talk about the history of Anacostia in a panel discussion titled A Look into Anacostia, A Look into the Past. John...

Poetry reading and discussion. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003436-2: part one. AV003436-1: part two. Poor sound quality. Undated.

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Anacostia Museum
Dates:
1995
Level:
item
Size:
1 video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-041
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Moten Elementary School Choir sang 'All That I Am and Hope to Be.' Footage also included title card for 'All That I Am and Hope to Be.' This recording was used in the creation of 'Anacostia: Where We Live,' a product of the 1995 Lucy Moten Elementary School - Anacostia Museum partnership.

Music; title card. Related to exhibition 'Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story' and Moten Elementary School Audiovisual Materials 1994-1997 and 'Anacostia: Where We Live' [bib #387176]. Dated 19950501.

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Creators:
Paxton, William McGregor, 1869-1941
Dates:
1886-1971
Size:
2.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
1.4 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.paxtwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; sketchbooks, 1 scrapbook; photographs; drawings; glass negatives; and printing plates.

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Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978
Dates:
1923-1970
Size:
4.6 Linear feet ((on 10 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.millwilm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; artists files; writings; financial material; a travel diary; and miscellany.

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Levitt, Alfred H. (Alfred Hofmann), 1894-2000
Dates:
1920-1984
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.levialfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, 1920-1984; biographical material, business records, 1951-1959, includes receipts for watercolors exhibited at New York museums and galleries, and a project proposal for a series of lectures on cave art; writings, ca. 1917-1971, includes poems by Levitt, two proposals for a Greenwich Village Cultural Center, an article for a new art ...

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Janssen Piano Company.
Dates:
1901-1929
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0512
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is composed of six scrapbooks assembled by the Janssen Piano Company of New York. These contain clippings on manufacturing, piano models, and marketing techniques, as well as company-sponsored outings and picnics. Also includes brochures--listing names of Janssen Piano owners in various geographic areas--used as a marketing device.

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Ekvall, Robert B. (Robert Brainerd), 1898-1983
Dates:
circa 1925-1940
Size:
146 color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Robert Brainerd Ekvall and Betty Ekvall while missionaries on the China-Tibet border. The photographs document Tibetan, Chinese, and Vietnamese people, ceremonies, dances and musicians, shrines, traders, boats, towns, agriculture, and scenery. The collection also includes images of the Ekvalls and other missionaries and a map of...

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Creators:
Floch, Joseph, 1895-1977
Dates:
[circa 1869-1981]
Size:
11.3 Linear feet
0.2 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.flocjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, sketchbooks, photographs, diaries, address books, business records, and exhibition materials.

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