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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1879-1956
Size:
1.21 Cubic feet (consisting of 2.5 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Boats
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Boats and Boating Equipment forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
circa 1800-1980
Size:
32 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 1: Transportation contains circa 3,900 pieces of sheet music documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards transportation technology in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Faber, Eduoard Otto
Dates:
circa 1918-1943
Size:
168 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.97-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Congolese people, villages, boats, events, and scenery as well as possibly Faber and his friends and colleagues.

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Dates:
undated
Size:
13.38 cu. ft. (82 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T89015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of lantern slides, primarily of birds, bird eggs, and nests; ferns and wild flowers; miscellaneous subjects such as people, boats and places; negatives and transparencies; and postcards.

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Creators:
Schueler, Fred Warren
Dates:
1958
Size:
17 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Fred Warren Schueler in Tres Esquinas, Colombia, in summer 1958. They include images of Coreguaje people, a village on the Rio Negro, preparation of cassava bread, members of the expedition, and jungle and river scenery. The collection is made up of reprints from original negatives (and one original print), which have been mou...

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Creators:
Banner, Summer
Dates:
circa 1982-1986
Size:
Film reels (S8mm)
2 Videocassettes (43 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of video and motion picture film shot by Summer Banner in the 1970s and 1980s in the South Pacific and of the Festival of Pacific Arts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Williams, Scott
Dates:
circa 1988
Size:
1 Videocassette (10 minutes, color sound, 3/4 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.19
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited video created by the Smithsonian Institution Office of Telecommunications from film footage shot by Scott Williams in collaboration with the Smithsonian's National Human Studies Film Center for a National Museum of Natural History exhibit on Micronesia, ca. 1988. Video shows the relationship of Micronesians to the sea (boys playing with toy...

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Creators:
Hosmer, George L. (George Leonard), 1874-1935
Dates:
circa 1901, 1915, 1930
Size:
134 Negatives (circa, glass)
1 Print (silver gelatin)
1 Print (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-48
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during the 1901 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Eclipse Expedition to Sumatra; some were possibly made in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). They include images of people, houses and other buildings, animals, boats, roads, villages, agriculture (including terracing), rickshaws, and plants. Also included are an image of animal hides drying...

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Creators:
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
Dates:
circa 1900-1919
Size:
12 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.66E
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images included in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 78 ("Handbook of the Indians of California") and photographs of spoons and acorn gruel stirrers, some of which were also published in the volume. Among the photographs included as plates are the interior of a Yurok sweat house (plate 10), a Chilula sweat house (plate 13), a Yurok boat (plate ...

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Creators:
Bletzer, Keith V.
Dates:
circa 1983
Size:
49 Prints (silver gelatin)
13 Color prints
1 Copy negative
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Keith V. Bletzer on the Valiente Peninsula in Panama documenting Guaymi peoples and their culture. They include images of Guaymi people, coconut harvesting, preparation of medicines, houses and house construction, boat building, and a fishing trip.

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