Query: Archeology -- British Guiana
MS 3184 A Preliminary Survey of Certain Prehistoric Potteryware from the North-Western District of British Guiana
Creators:
Roth, Walter E. (Walter Edmund), 1861-1933
Dates:
September 15, 1930
Size:
89 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3184
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes many photographs and sketches. The paper generally describes the distribution of certain ceramic industries, and discusses thoroughly ceramic types and vessel styles, also figurines. Includes one hand drawn map of British Guiana, 12" x 25", showing shell mounds and middens, as well as physical features.

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Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers
Creators:
Meggers, Betty Jane
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
1893-2012
Size:
129 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-01
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers document their research and professional activities from 1946-2012 and primarily deal with their archaeological and anthropological research in South America. Their work at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and their frequent collaboration with other researchers and professional organizations is also represented. In addition, this collection contains detailed records on South American research conducted by the Smithsonian Institution from the 1950s through the 2010s. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, correspondence, maps and charts, and administrative files.

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Photographs copied by George Peter Murdock's Strategic Index of Latin America
Creators:
Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985
Dates:
circa 1942-1948
Size:
700 Copy prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4632
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs assembled circa 1942-1948, probably as part of the Strategic Index of Latin America, and relating to people and scenery in Latin America. They depict transportation, irrigation, agriculture and industry (including rubber production), cities and villages, and archeological finds. The prints are arranged geographically into the following locations: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil …

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J. S. Robinson travel films
Creators:
Robinson, Jesse S. (Jesse Squibb), 1889-
Dates:
circa 1930-1965
Size:
86 Film reels (color silent; black-and-white silent; 36,900 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur travel film shot by Jesse S. Robinson, professor of economics at Carleton College, of his numerous travels throughout the world. Travels include (1930) Norway (fjords), Sweden (Gota Canal), Russia (Leningrad, Moscow, Kiev); (1931) Florida (Clearwater) to Virginia, eastern U.S., Virginia to Halifax, Nova Scotia; (1932) Texas and Mexico; (1934) Italy, France, England (London …

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William O. Field films
Creators:
Field, William O. (William Osgood), 1904-
Dates:
1928-1963
Size:
6 Film reels (2 hours 46 minutes, black-and-white color silent; 5200 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of films by geologist William O. Field of the Nile River, Kashmir, the U.S.S.R., Moscow, and Samoa. The collection also includes 8 albums of still photographs and 8 albums of negatives of Africa, photographs of British Guiana, folders with paper materials relating to the Africa expedition/film, miscellaneous photographs and …

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Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
Dates:
1890-1998
Size:
400 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.

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Department of Anthropology records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1840s-circa 2015
Size:
330.25 Linear feet (519 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Department of Anthropology records contain administrative and research materials produced by the department and its members from the time of the Smithsonian Institution's foundation until today.

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Herbert William Krieger papers
Creators:
James, George Wharton
Jacobs, Melville
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949
Cook, W. A.
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Dates:
1925-1957
Size:
19 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0171
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of this collection are those of Herbert William Krieger (b. 1889), archaeologist and curator of the Division of Ethnology for the former United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are correspondence, field notebooks, notes, administrative material, manuscripts of writings, printed matter, sketches, maps, photographs and other documents.

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Records
Dates:
1894-1956 and undated
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7327
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soils, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when …

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Ralph Leon Beals papers
Creators:
Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon), 1901-1985
Dates:
1919 - 1970
Size:
48 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1980-54A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Beals papers in the National Anthropological Archives include field notes, correspondence, printed materials, copies of historical documents, drafts and final manuscripts of writings, photographs, and cartographic materials. Most relate to research projects and sometimes include materials of colleagues and assistants. Especially notable is the abundant material regarding Oaxaca markets. There are some materials relating to aspects of Beals's career other than his research but they are generally widely distributed throughout the collection. Materials relating to events that happened to occur at the time of certain field work are often interfiled with the material relating to that certain field work. There are also some personal materials included. Conspicuously missing from the papers are notes on Beals's archeological work, which he has retained. There are relatively few materials relating to his teaching career, although some of the letters exchanged with Alfred Louis Kroeber concern the establishment of anthropology at the University of California at Los Angeles; and correspondence with students in the field concerns teaching as well as research activities. A typesript of notes on the Nisenan are at the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley. Some of the letters concern Elsie Clews Parsons and Carlos Castenada.

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