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Creators:
Voortmeyer, William B.
Dates:
1928
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0908
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the 50.25 by 34 inch route map used by the crew of the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Southern Cross" in 1928. The map is from the US Department of the Navy, Hydrographic Office, "North Pacific Ocean, Eastern Part," 121st ed., with the route marked by William B. Voortmeyer, and shows his instructions on magnetic declination and expec...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1877-1975
Size:
337.16 cu. ft. (672 document boxes) (116 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 192
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records prior to 1907 consist mostly of incoming correspondence (outgoing correspondence can be found in record unit 112). After 1907 the records contain both incoming and outgoing correspondence. Much of the material consists of routine public inquiries. In addition, these records document museum accessions and Smithsonian expeditions and ...

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Creators:
Steggerda, Morris, 1900-1950
Dates:
1931
Size:
70 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.3319
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Anthropometric portraits of Maya people in the vicinity of Chichen Itza, probably made for Steggerda's Carnegie Institution publication 434, "Anthropometry of Adult Maya Indians: A Study of Their Physical and Physiological Characteristics," 1932.

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Dates:
[19--]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Text on front reads: "DAKAR - Vue de la Rade - "Le Burdigala". Collection A. Chaussende, Dakar."

Translated postcard caption reads, "DAKAR - View from the wharf - "Le Burdigala"."

Additional handwritten text on verso reads, "Il y a beaucoup d'animation ici soit dans le port, soit dans la ville qui est très commercante. La vie y est très chere, mais peu importe puisque nous vivons a bord. Le pauvre oncle Charles était venu autrefois ici, à Conakry aussi. Il y a beaucoup d'Européens et à midi il y a autant de monde dehors que ...

Translated handwritten text on verso reads, "There is a lot of animation here in both the harbor and the city, which is very commercial. Life is very expensive but little matter because we live on board. Poor uncle Charles had come another time here, to Conakry also. There are a lot of Europeans and at noon there are as many people outside as in th...

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Dates:
1969-10-22
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0421
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Tokenism and gradualism as answers to the plight of African-Americans is gradually giving ground and the traditionally white structure of business, including the communications business, is breaking down. The advertising business is trying, but not hard enough. Discusses the revolt against injustice. "There are many kinds of black agitators. I hope...

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Creators:
Rowe, Basil Lee
Dates:
1917-1973
bulk 1930-1968
Size:
5.35 Cubic feet (5 document boxes, 4 flat boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Basil Lee Rowe (1896-1973) enjoyed a long and successful career in aviation, initially as a military exhibition pilot, barnstormer, air racer, charter operator, flight instructor, aircraft salesman, and rumrunner, before moving to the West Indies to start an airline, the short-lived West Indian Aerial Express, bought out by Pan American Airways in 1928. Rowe became a pioneering senior pilot for Pan Am, flying with them for 28 years before his retirement in 1956. This collection includes scrapbooks, photo albums, memorabilia, and first day covers, in addition to the draft manuscript for Rowe's 1956 autobiography, Under My Wings.

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United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
1838-1885
Size:
4.37 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Several reports covering the scientific work of the expedition were made, and most were published. One of the exceptions was the ichthyology report, which Charles Pickering was originally assigned to prepare. It was delayed, however; and by the middle of 1849, Jean Louis Agassiz had been placed in charge of the work. Due to the pressures of hi...

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Creators:
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939
Dates:
1885-1936
Size:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.rosealbl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters received, mainly from artists, Sept. 27, 1885-June 3, 1936, and undated, about works of art, invitations, exhibitions, art, travels and other art related subjects.

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Creators:
Morrison, James Beall, ?-1917
Reynolds, Roger
Reynolds, Allene
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
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Dates:
1869-1873
Size:
10 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0442
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ten letters from London dentists to Morrison, a dentist and inventor, discussing his improved dental engine and improved dental chair. Eight letters are from Edwin Sercombe, with one from H. S. Garrett and another from Charles S. Tomes.

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Creators:
Lewis & Valentine Company
Lewis, Hewlett Withington
Dates:
1916-1971
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (documents, 366 photographs, 1 videotape.)
Collection ID:
AAG.LVC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Lewis & Valentine Company Collection contains records of the Lewis & Valentine Company dating from 1916 to 1971 including photographs, negatives, brochures, books, trade catalogs, company papers, letters from clients, customer lists and a history of the company written by Harold Carman Lewis. Photographs document the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia, estates in Long Island, New York, and the properties of Hugh D. Auchincloss, Eugene du Pont, Walter P. Chrysler, Otto H. Kahn, F. W. Woolworth, Pierre S. du Pont (Longwood Gardens), Charles M. Schwab and Edward T. Stotesbury. This collection contains only a sampling of the records of Lewis & Valentine and should not be considered comprehensive.

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