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Creators:
Arctic Studies Center (National Museum of Natural History)
Dates:
2012-2016
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of Arctic Studies Center Newsletter which is published periodically by the Arctic Studies Center at the National Museum of Natural History. The Arctic Studies Center is dedicated to the study of arctic and subarctic peoples, cultures, and environments and conducts research in arctic anthropology ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Dates:
1987-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains files about the American Association of Museums (AAM), International Council of Museums (ICOM), National Academy of Public Affairs (NAPA), and Polar Research Board, all of which document Robert S. Hoffmann's roll of Assistant Secretary for Science. The goal of the AAM is to strengthen and expand the educational role of...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog, "Magnetic North: Arctic Studies at the Smithsonian," as it existed on August 21, 2015. The blog is maintained by the Arctic Studies Center. Its purpose is to inform the public about research in the Arctic and Subarctic, with a focus on issues affecting circumpolar communities, both past and present, and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog, "Magnetic North: Arctic Studies at the Smithsonian," as it existed on June 18, 2012. The blog is maintained by the Arctic Studies Center. Its purpose is to inform the public about research in the Arctic and Subarctic, with a focus on issues affecting circumpolar communities, both past and present, and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-338
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog, "Magnetic North: Arctic Studies at the Smithsonian," as it existed on February 24, 2017. The blog is maintained by the Arctic Studies Center. Its purpose is to inform the public about research in the Arctic and Subarctic, with a focus on issues affecting circumpolar communities, both past and present, and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog, "Magnetic North: Arctic Studies at the Smithsonian," as it existed on September 25, 2013. The blog is maintained by the Arctic Studies Center. Its purpose is to inform the public about research in the Arctic and Subarctic, with a focus on issues affecting circumpolar communities, both past and present, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1932-1933, 1937-1939, 1942-1943
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Captain Robert (Bob) A. Bartlett (1875-1946), an Arctic explorer who collected specimens for various museums, including the Smithsonian Institution. These field notes document expeditions to Greenland, Canada, and the Arctic.

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Creators:
Irwin, David, 1910-1970
Dates:
circa 1935-1960
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white color silent sound; 5543 feet)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Arctic exploration and dog sledding footage from David Irwin. Contains dog sled rescue training and footage from the 1964 Worlds Fair's Eskimo exhibit organized by D. Irwin. Collection includes scrapbooks, biographical materials, and maps. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context a...

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Creators:
Van Valin, William B., 1878-
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
10 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 6,950 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot by William Van Valin as leader of the John Wanamaker Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska for the University of Pennsylvania Museum. The film, that later toured in a film-lecture series by Van Valin, is known under the main title TIP TOP OF THE EARTH: Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series. Series includes the titles: SCENES AT NOME, ALAS...

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Creators:
The Arctic Circle (Gallery: Los Angeles, Calif.)
Witt, Ellen, 1917-2007
Witt, Bert
Dates:
1967-1987
bulk 1971-1986
Size:
634 Slides (photographs)
152 Photographs
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.004
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Arctic Circle records include materials gathered by Bert and Ellen Witt for their private gallery of Inuit art The Arctic Circle. These materials include native artists information which is organized by community, reference material organized topically, slides from the gallery's annual print collections as well as photographs of scupltures and textiles displayed in the gallery. Much of the reference material used by the gallery pertains to native communities in the Nunavet Territory of Canada such as Cape Dorset and Baker Lake as well as other small communities throughout the Northwest Territiories. Additionally photographs taken by Bert and Ellen Witt's son Tony during a trip to Canada in 1973 are included in this collection.

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