This collection consists of 355 biographies written by Harold E. Morehouse and intended for publication. These biographies discuss Morehouse's fellow early aviation pioneers, many of whom belong to the Early Birds, an organization open to those who soloed before December 17, 1916. Each biography discusses the subject's life and the majority of biographies include a photograph of the individual.
The Biographical Information File contains biographies of individuals associated with the Smithsonian as either administrative officers, curators, collectors, donors, regents, or research associates. Occasionally biographies of individuals less closely associated with the Institution are included.
The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.
Also three carbon copies. Number 3504- Text in Mohawk by Seth Newhouse. 12 pages. First sheet marked Chapter IV- "Seh-ha-wih Ska-naa-wah-tih, pages 58-ff. These were translated, revised and typed in 1936-7. Number 3491- "Newhouse translation of Mohawk Biography of Deganawida" (Original Number 1328), 1898- 3 pages (3 typed copies of revision in Numb...
This collection consists mostly of biographical sketches, memorials, newspaper obituaries, and articles on domestic and foreign entomologists. Also included are a few articles on the history of entomology. For additional biographical information on entomologists see Record Unit 7323.
Includes biographical sketches, 8 pages; medical notes (conjuror's treatment), 2 pages; note on tanning of buckskin, 1 page; note on curing of meat, 2 pages. (Lives of the female ancestors of Sweet Linn or Wikapi, 7 pages.)
The collection relates to Tommy Tucker, a squirrel kept as a pet by a Washington, D.C. woman, and includes photographs, letters, articles, tour information and a typed biography of Tommy Tucker.
The papers of Burt Chernow measure 21.8 linear feet and consist mainly of research materials gathered and produced in the course of writing Christo and Jeanne-Claude: A Biography over an extensive period of close contact with the subjects, from the early 1980s until Chernow's death in 1997. Research materials for the biography include photocopies of personal documents of the Christos, hundreds of recorded interviews with Christo, Jeanne-Claude, their family members, and their associates, transcripts of interviews and research on interview subjects, other collected research material compiled chronologically, drafts of the biography written by Chernow, drafts of the biography and its epilogue produced after Chernow's death, and business records related to the book's production, which include significant correspondence with the Christos. Also found are the published German and U.S. editions of the biography, printed materials and photographs related to the book's subject matter, and fabric samples from five of the Christos' projects undertaken during Chernow's association with them. Chernow's career as an art critic, writer, educator, and arts advocate, primarily in Southern Connecticut, is documented in Chernow's other writings, organizational records, printed materials, and photographs.
Regarding work on a biography of Tarhee.