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Creators:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987
Dates:
1944-1987
bulk 1954-1987
Size:
7 sound recordings
6.38 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Francis Maher (1922-1987) was an anthropologist with the University of Western Michigan whose work focused on Oceania. The collection documents his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.

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Dates:
June 12, 1939, through April 22, 1940
bulk June 28, 1939, through July 4, 1939
Size:
0.33 Cubic Feet (1 scrapbook)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0309
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a scrapbook, "To Europe By Air," assembled by railroad executive William J. Eck to document his trip June 28 to July 4, 1939, on Pan American Airways' (PAA) first transatlantic passenger flight on the Boeing Model 314 Clipper "Dixie Clipper" flying boat and containing information on its crew, passengers, and ports of call.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
23 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS46
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS813
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Brief vocabulary of Tubatulabal of 47 numbered, untranslated words.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 30-July 11, 2006
Size:
1 Cubic Feet (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2006
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:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1972-2000
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the career of Roxie C. Laybourne, a pioneering forensic scientist at the Smithsonian Institution whose expertise in identifying bird feathers helped government agencies and jet engine manufacturers take measures to keep birds away from aircraft. Laybourne worked in the Division of Birds for...

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-362
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) section of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) website as it existed on December 5, 2016. The CfA is jointly administered by the Harvard College Observatory and the SAO. The SAO section of the website includes administrative information about SAO....

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-363
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website maintained by Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service to market the exhibition "What's Up, Doc?: The Animation Art of Chuck Jones" to potential venues. The website, crawled November 3, 2016, includes information about the exhibition and its specifications as well as its tour schedule. Ma...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Chief Information Officer
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-372
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website of the Office of Research Information Services, part of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, as it existed on July 5, 2017. The website details services provided by the office to support researchers' data management and computing infrastructure needs. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
2009-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-368
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Center for Tropical Forest Science News" blog, maintained by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Center for Tropical Forest Science, as it existed on March 29, 2017. The blog is used to disseminate news about the program and to announce publications. It launched in October 2009. Materials are in e...

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