Query: American Geographical Society
MS 7103 Copies of letters regarding Fred K. Schaefer's "Exceptionalism in Geography" and the disappearance of Schaefer's papers from the archives of the American Geographical Society
Creators:
Hartshorne, Richard, 1899-1992
Kendall, Henry M.
Hook, John C.
Dates:
1953, 1961, 1977
Size:
12 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7103
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letters are by Henry M. Kendall, John C. Hook, and Richard Hartshorne.

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Major Otto Holstein photographs from Chan Chan, Peru
Creators:
Holstein, Otto, 1883-1934
Dates:
1925-1926
Size:
425 Photographic prints
68 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.114
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic prints and copy negatives made by Major Otto Holstein in and around the ruins of Chan Chan, Peru between 1925 and 1926. Some of these photographs were later used by Holstein to illustrate his article publication "Chan-Chan: Capital of the Great Chimu" in the American Geographical Society's publication Geographical Review.

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Inuit Vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages
Creators:
Schwatka, Frederick, 1849-1892
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1878 August 4-1880 August 5
Size:
0.17 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Filled in by Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka among the Inuit in the Northwest Hudson Bay region during an American Geographical Society sponsored trip to the area from 1878-1880. Contains 500-600 Inuit words and terms in addition to some textual pages.

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MS 4207 Excerpt from "The Discovery of New Spain in 1518 by Juan de Grijalva"
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4207
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns map of Yucatan "attached to some documents of the Garay expedition of 1519."

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William Hance collection
Creators:
Hance, William Adams, 1916-
Dates:
1949-1970
Size:
2513 Slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
17 Maps
117 Postcards
10 Items ((guidebooks))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-008
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection, which dates from 1949-1970, contains approximately 2513 color 35mm slides depicting the people, environment and cultures of more than 30 African countries. Images include landscapes, agriculture and marketplace scenes. Countries represented include Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burundi, Rwanda, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Cote d'Ivoire and Zambia. Also included in this collection are 117 postcards from West and Central Africa and approximately 17 maps of and 10 guide books for East and West Africa. A small amount of miscellaneous ephemera rounds out the collection.

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Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers
Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stirling, Marion
Dates:
1876-2004, undated
bulk 1921-1975
Size:
37.94 Linear feet (84 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, 1876-2004 (bulk 1921-1975), document the professional and personal lives of Matthew Stirling, Smithsonian archaeologist and Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology (1928-1957), and his wife and constant collaborator, Marion Stirling Pugh. The bulk of the material is professional in nature and includes material from Matthew's early career in the 1920s, the careers of Matthew and Marion together from when they married in 1933 to Matthew's death in 1975, and Marion's life and work from 1975 until her death in 2001. The majority of the documentation relates to the investigation of the Olmec culture in Mexico by the Stirlings, including the discoveries of eight colossal Olmec heads. In addition, the collection documents their work in Panama, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, looking for connections between Mesoamerica and South America. Materials include field notes, journals, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, ephemera, articles, and scrapbooks.

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Bruce C. Heezen Papers
Creators:
Heezen, Bruce C.
Dates:
circa 1947-1977
Size:
98.7 cu. ft. (96 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (5 oversize tube boxes) (6 globes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7464
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Matthew Stirling collection
Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stewart, Richard H. (Richard Hewett), 1901-2004
Dates:
1926-1950
Size:
Film reels (9 hours 3 minutes, black-and-white silent sound; 18,296 feet, 16mm)
2 Videocassettes (1 hour 2 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of film and video created and collected by Matthew Stirling in Papua New Guinea, Mexico, and Panama. Collection also contains annotations (recorded narratives). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation …

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United States Department of Agriculture photographs relating to sugar expedition to Papua New Guinea
Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Dates:
1928-1929
Size:
2 Acetate negatives
3 Nitrate negatives
100 Prints (ca. 100 prints: silver gelatin)
120 Prints (ca. 120 glass negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of settlements, people (including Negritos), artifacts, agriculture (especially sugarcane), headdresses, tattooing and body marking, members of the expedition, and the expedition's plane. This collection contains photographs by every member of the expedition. Other images are from Frank Hurley's documentary, "Pearls and Savages", or were made by the Department of …

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Allison Witter photographs of Dennis Stanford and George Metcalf at the Jones-Miller site
Creators:
Witter, Allison
Dates:
1973
Size:
2 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-46
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting two Smithsonian archeologists, George Metcalf and Dennis Stanford, with Jack Maddox at the Jones-Miller site in northeast Colorado. The photographs were made for the National Geographic Society in July 1973.

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