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Creators:
Spiro, Melford E., 1920-2014
Dates:
1943-2003, undated
Size:
9.6 Linear feet ((24 boxes))
12 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2015-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Melford E. Spiro was a psychological anthropologist whose career included fieldwork on the Pacific Atoll of Ifaluk, on kibbutzim in Israel, and in Burma. His research topics included child rearing, cooperation, aggression, and supernatural beliefs. His papers, dated 1943-2003, primarily document these periods of fieldwork in relation to these topics. The collection consists of field notes, personality data and analysis, photographs, interview tapes and transcriptions, ephemera, subject card files, and research files. It also includes limited material related to his teaching and writings in the form of course outlines and research, lecture notes, annotated articles, drafts, and book reviews.

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Creators:
Neely, Marvin Y.
Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
1 Cubic foot ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a oversized scrapbook with a wooden cover which contains photographs of the construction of the bases on Tinian. The following Tinian construction sites/projects are covered: general aerial and ground images of Tinian; the waterfront; tank farms; water supply; army camps; bomb dumps; airfields; road construction; and hos...

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Creators:
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
undated
Size:
7 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-15D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of exhibits and individual ceramics at the Museo de Arqueologia at the Universidad de Trujillo in Peru. Ceramics, most of which are Mochica, include pottery and figurines.

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Creators:
Dawson, Elmer Yale, 1918-1966
Dates:
1934-1966
Size:
10 cu. ft. (20 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1985
Size:
1 film reel (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm. + transcript (47 p.), 1 sound cassette, 1 summary (8 p.)
1 Film reel (Duplicate (25 min.), sd., col., 16 mm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.archiv101
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Motion picture made in cooperation with the Michigan Foundation for the Arts and the support of the Michigan Council for the Arts. The film documents the sculpture project undertaken by David Barr, an invisible tetrahedron spanning the inside of the Earth with the outer four corners just protruding from the crust of the Earth. The visible corners a...

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Dates:
1898-1938
Level:
series
Size:
4.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This series is essentially a personal diary of Hrdlička's field studies from 1898 to 1938. The manuscripts consist mainly of Hrdlička's daily experiences in fieldwork and contain more information on customs than on physical anthropology. There is more data on Hrdlička's Alaska expeditions than any of his other work. Of special interest are notes on...

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Level:
series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9531
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Four participants from "Project Alberta" convened for Sessions Seventeen and Eighteen. This phase of the Manhattan Project dealt with the conversion of the Trinity test device into the practical weapons systems that were used twice on Japan. The interviewees were among those who designed the bombs to fit the B-29, wired them with redundant...

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Creators:
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944
Dates:
1912-1914
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of a field journal of Raven's kept in the East Indies from 1912 to 1914 and a field map of Borneo.

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Creators:
Wilson, Luke E.
Dates:
1945-1950
Size:
2.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2015-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Francis B. Wilson papers comprise material documenting Wilson's time in Ulithi and include correspondence, a diary, photographs, Ulithi language documentation, a copy of Life magazine featuring the Ulithi community in which Wees and Wilson lived, and compiled transcripts of a radio show distributed as "Ulithi Encyclopedia," with information abo...

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Creators:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916
Dates:
circa 1871-1916, 1934 and undated
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents Mearns' career as a field naturalist and expedition member and consists of correspondence, 1898-1909, including photocopies of letters written by Mearns while he served on the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition of 1909; biographical material on Mearns and his family; field notes, research notes, specimen lists, ...

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