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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
August 25, 1882
Size:
119 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1386
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: (a)- A paper entitled "Chief Deities in American Religions." Written for the second report of the Bureau of American Ethnology. 97 pages. (b)- A copy of a paper on the same subject, read in Montreal, at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 19 pages. (c)- An additional 3 pages with notes on the same subje...

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Creators:
Shapiro, Irwin I.
Dates:
circa 1965-1990
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Irwin Shapiro was appointed Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in 1983. This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, publications, and related materials documenting Shapiro's professional activities with the International Astronomical Union, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Ass...

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Creators:
Reining, Priscilla
Dates:
1916-2007
bulk 1934-2007
Size:
2 flat boxes
60.25 Linear Feet (145 boxes)
23 computer storage devices (floppy discs, zip discs, data tapes, and magnetic tape)
6 sound recordings
2 map drawers
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Priscilla Reining papers, 1916-2007, primarily document the professional life of Reining, a social anthropologist and Africanist who worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 1974 to 1989. Her area of specialty was sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in desertification, land tenure, land use, kinship, population, fertility, and HIV/AIDS. During the 1970s, she pioneered the use of satellite imagery in conjunction with ethnographic data. She is also known for her ground-breaking research in the late 1980s that showed that uncircumcised men were more susceptible to contracting HIV/AIDS than circumcised men. The collection contains correspondence, field research, research files, writings, day planners, teaching files, student files, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and electronic records. Reining's research files, particularly on the Red Lake Ojibwa, the Haya, HIV/AIDS, and satellite imagery, form a significant portion of the collection.

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Creators:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
July 26, 1896
Size:
1 page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7171
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Request for copy of Holmes's recent publication on Mexican archeology and forwards copies of Cushing's article on the arrow (The Arrow, Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, XLIV, 18950) and a newspaper account of his Florida explorations. The latter has not been found.The letter is attached to the former.

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Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
ca. June, 1892 (?)
Size:
53 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4698
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Dates:
undated
Size:
90 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2115
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also includes copy of address by Dr Boas before the American Association for the Advancement of Science, August, 1894.

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National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1982
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 364
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records chiefly document the role of NMNH in the organization and programs of the Association of Systematics Collections (ASC) during the tenures of the Directors Richard Sumner Cowan, 1969-1973; Porter M. Kier, 1973-1979; and Richard S. Fiske, 1980-1982. The ASC was established on July 7, 1972 to foster the care, management, preservatio...

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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Creators:
Reingold, Nathan,1927-
Dates:
1952-2005
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a variety of material which documents the research and professional activities of Nathan Reingold. Included are general correspondence and correspondence in regards to his research into the history of the United States scientific community since 1939; as well as documents from Reingold's work with the American A...

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Creators:
Hindle, Brooke
Dates:
circa 1944-1985
Size:
43 cu. ft. (43 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7363
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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