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Creators:
Ladd, Harry Stephen, 1899-
Dates:
circa 1915-1982 and undated
Size:
2.58 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7396
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Ladd's career with the USGS and his research on the geology of Pacific Islands. They include incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting field work, USGS matters, research and the publication of papers, and professional activities; diaries and field notes, mostly documenting his investigations in the Pacific; sc...

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Creators:
Koch, A. A.
Dates:
bulk 1937
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following: four 7.5 by 5 inch black and white photographs of Amelia Eahart in Lae, New Guinea in July of 1937; Amelia Earhart on wing of Lockheed Electra, with indigenous people in foreground; Amelia Earhart on top of Lockheed Electra, smiling; group photo of Manager of Guinea Airways (an Australian operated service ...

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item
Size:
1 Item (1/8 size; Monochrome, 28.5 x 22 cm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0433
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Main Image: Map of the main cities and islands of the Philippines

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7270
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series is comprised of incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the research, funding, and publication of the Flora of Okinawa and the Southern Ryukyu Islands. Primary correspondents include Tetsuo Amano, Sumihiko Hatusima, Tetsuo Koyama, and Shinjun Tawada. Close, professional relationships with Elmer Drew Merrill and Harley ...

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Creators:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952
Dates:
1908-1947 and undated
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Vaughan's professional correspondence with American and foreign scientists concerning descriptions of fossil localities; the identification, description and exchange of specimens; research in coral foraminifera and oceanography; research conditions in Europe around the time of World War II; and the activities of sc...

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Douglas, Stephen A., 1912- (World War II soldier)
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0755
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is divided into two series. Series 1: Illustrated Envelopes contains envelopes drawn by Stephen Douglas and mounted on mat boards. This type of painted envelope is also called "patriotic." See Lawrence Sherman, United States Patriotic Envelopes of World War II, 2006. Series 2: Unit History, documents the engineers in the South We...

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Dates:
circa 1941-1945
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This folder contains American songs about the war with Japan in Asia and the Islands of the Pacific. See also folders BB-CC. (38 items)

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Semi, Fijian, 1876
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
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Dates:
undated
Size:
20 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1072
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Viti Levu vocabulary, a mountain dialect of the Fiji Islands. Obtained from Semi in New York City in January 1876. This is in a parallel column with the dialects of the Viti Islands, extracted from Horatio Hale's Ethnology and Philology of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, Philadelphia, 1846.

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Dates:
1949-1984
bulk 1949-1953
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

John and Ann Fischer worked in Truk and neighboring islands in the East Caroline Islands from 1949-1953. During that time John acted as an Anthropological Field Consultant for the Civil Administration Unit, Truk District, for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. The job involved visiting other small islands to familiarize himself with and mo...

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item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steamboats
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Serving San Francisco, Honolulu, Auckland, Apia, Sydney, Australia, New Zealand, Islands of the Pacific, Tahiti.