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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
1862-2004, undated
Size:
120 Cubic feet (295 boxes )
2,000 Photographs
450 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff (1920-2013) relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It documents the assimilation of Arabic speaking immigrants in the United States.

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
circa 1957-1972
Size:
28 Color prints
13 Sound tapes (open reel)
1,500 Slides (circa 1500 black & white and color slides)
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
1 Boxe (35 mm acetate negatives)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs taken by Alixa Naff between 1957 and the early 1970s on trips to England, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, and open reel audio tapes of interviews regarding Syrian-Lebanese folklore that Naff conducted in 1965 in the Lebanese Village of Rashaya al-Wadi. Comprising this collection are images of cities, structures, art, pe...

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Dates:
1978-2008
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-235
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of primarily of grant files pertaining to grants applied for and received by The American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS). There are also grant files from the other research center partners of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, grant ...

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Dates:
1981-2013
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that document fellowships awarded to individuals doing research in Yemen and through the American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS). Materials include awarded applications, lists of award recipients, reports, waivers, project records, and other related materials. Some materials are in Arabic.

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Creators:
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Dates:
ca. 1936-41
Size:
141 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4540C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Transparencies of water-color drawings by an Isleta Indian, made ca. 1936-41 for Elsie Clews Parsons. (See Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Catalog Number 4540-a, -b.) 141 2" x 2" slides, made in Smithsonian photographic laboratory, May, 1960.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1981-2004
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Susan Ostroff, Museum Specialist, documenting her exhibition activities in the Division of Cultural History and, prior to joining that Division, as museum specialist in the Collections Support Office at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Ostroff participated in exhibition planning tea...

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Dates:
circa 1932
Size:
3 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 1,100 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage seems to be amateur travel film of George Livingston Robinson's family travels to the Holy Land. Family is shown debarking in Beirut and scenes around the Sea of Galilee including Arabs and an early Kibbutz. In Jerusalem they visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre before major earthquake damage, the construction of the YMCA tower, views of ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1970-1998
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications produced by the Office of Public Affairs, such as Brochures, booklets, flyers, calendar of events, advertisements, and guides. Publications include "Calendar of Events" (1986-1991), advertisements in the Washington Post newspaper (1992-1998), visitor guides, and information on research opportunities ...

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Creators:
Hoogstraal, Harry, 1917-1986
Dates:
circa 1940-1986
Size:
113.74 cu. ft. (98 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (22 16x20 boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7454
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the professional career, and to a lesser extent, the personal affairs of Harry Hoogstraal. Most of the papers concern his work after he joined NAMRU-3 in 1949. There appears to be little documentation of his participation on scientific expeditions during the 1930s and 1940s. The papers primarily consist of a voluminous ...

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Creators:
Coon, Carleton S. (Carleton Stevens), 1904-1981
Dates:
1906-1982
Size:
101.69 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1985-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These records concern the professional activities of Carleton S. Coon (1904-1981). Coon is well-known as an anthropologist, archaeologist, and writer. In the 1920's, when he began his career, the field of anthropology was not as specialized as it later became. As with many of the professionals in anthropology, Coon became proficient at physical ant...

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