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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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Creators:
Lott, Juanita Tamayo
Dates:
1942-2005
bulk 1950-1970
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0925
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists mostly of photographs of a Filipino American family in San Francisco, primarily in the 1950s and 1960s documenting family gatherings, vacations, and church and school events. Also includes photographs of residents of the International Hotel in San Francisco where many older low income Filipino immigrants lived.

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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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Creators:
Zembo Shrine (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
Dates:
1949, 1959
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1399
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs documenting the activities of the members of the Zembo Shrine of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The album Includes images of members involved in charitable activities for children from Shriners' Hospitals; of members engaged in ritual activities or participating in public events such as parades; and of members in regalia.

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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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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:
Stern, Louis E., 1886-1962
Dates:
1897-1978
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sterloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, art work, photographs and printed material relating to Stern's art collection and his relationships with Marc Chagall and family, and with Reuvin and Esther Rubin.

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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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