Jasper Ingersoll papers
This collection documents the professional activities of anthropologist Jasper (Jay) Ingersoll from approximately 1959-1991. The collection contains his fieldnotes and interview tapes, reports to the Agency for International Development, the World Bank and the Asia Society's South East Asia Development Advisory Group, correspondence, research proposals and notes, conference papers, teaching materials …
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Papers of art collectors Pauline Baerwald Falk (1910-2000) and Myron (Johnny) Falk Jr. (1906-1992), 1904-1998. Created and collected by the Falks, this collection includes: biographical data; black-and-white and color prints of art objects and people; photo albums of art objects in the Falk's art collection; symposium papers, scholarly reviews, and newspaper articles on …
Porter A. McCray papers
The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.
Edward F. Strange Collection of Japanese Prints
Over 600 illustrations of Japanese prints, with the artists' names, subjects, date of sale, name of collection, etc., noted on the reverse of each illustration. Arranged and mounted in four boxes.
Alexander Coburn Soper Typescript
Offprints of articles by Sherwood F. Moran compiled by Alexander Coburn Soper, accompanied by photographs, a reproduction, and Soper's introduction typescript, assembled in preparation for an unpublished book of Moran' writing entitled "Studies in Japanese Art Treasures."
Imperial Russian Geographical Society photographs of Central Tibet
Photographs documenting Tibetan monasteries, Potala Palace, Tibetan women, cities, and scenery in Central Tibet, including the region's capital, Lhasa. Prints are in a boxed set issued by the Imperial Russian Geographical Society (Russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo).
Yegi-Honten photographs relating to the Japanese Red Cross Society of Tokyo
Photographs relating to the Japanese Red Cross Society (Nihon Sekijūjisha) of Tokyo, Japan, used in an exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1904. It includes images of the Hakuai Maru, a Red Cross Hospital ship; Japanese Red Cross Society relief staff aboard the ship; the Tokyo …
MS 7260 Difficulties in communication and social perception in Oksapmin society
Volkmar Wentzel Papers
Papers, 1947-1994, of photographer and author Volkmar Kurt Wentzel, regarding a two year survey conducted for the National Geographic Society during 1946-1947, to visually document caves, temples, and sculpture of India, including: his typescript draft (photocopy), [after 1946], written for the National Geographic Magazine on the Ajanta and Ellora temples; a proof, 1953, of …
Frank C. Whitmore Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …