A.R. Van Tassell Photograph Albums
Photograph album documenting the work and life of A.R. Van Tassell, an engineer who worked on structures in Hawaii as well as the Panama Canal.
Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Bridges Reference Collection
Shayt, David H.
The collection consists of a wide range of materials--ephemera, trade literature, correpsondence, photographs, maps, plans, schematics, pamplets, brochures, postcards, calendars--documenting the subject of bridges.
P. D. Klusmeier travel films
Photographic slides (color transparencies, 35mm)
Klusmeier was a major in the military and this footage and at least some of the slides were shot in Vietnam, New Zealand, Hawaii, Hong Kong and Thailand. Film also includes some American locales. Supplementary materials include 35mm color transparencies and notebooks including a log of slides. Please note that the …
Laura Thompson papers
The papers of Laura Thompson reflect the professional and personal life of an active and pioneering anthropologist. In the 1930s, Thompson began her work in applied anthropology, producing studies of Fiji, Guam and Hawaii intended to aid administrators of economic, educational and political development and pioneering approaches now known as "administrative" and "educational" anthropology. In the 1940s, Thompson applied her skills to the Indian Personality, Education and Administration Research Project, a study of eleven communities of five Native American tribes. From the 1950s until the end of her career, Thompson sought to formulate and demonstrate a theoretical anthropological synthesis of man and culture, while pursuing fieldwork in Iceland and Germany, teaching, and consulting for numerous institutions.
This accession consists of records that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning documents, exhibit proposals, research notes and materials, letters of agreement, exhibition booking contracts, object loan agreements, packing instructions, budgets, object lists, label copy, press releases, catalogues and other published materials, education …
Roy Galloway travel films and home movies
Film footage shot primarily by Roy Galloway of family activities and world travels. Galloway was an employee of National Carbon Co. in Calcutta, India, where he, his wife and, eventually, four children lived an American expatriate life. On home leaves they often travelled to other locales on their way to …
Rudolph Hering Collection
Collection documents, primarily through printed publications, Rudolph Hering's work on waste disposal, drainage, water flow of rivers, sanitary and hydraulic engineering, and municipal sewage systems in the United States and in other countries.
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Collection consists of miscellaneous late nineteenth/early twentieth century scrapbooks containing postcards, trade cards, greeting cards, decals, and other ephemera.
These records pertain to the exhibitions of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, beginning with the first held under the auspices of the Smithsonian, Immovable Objects/Lower Manhattan from Battery Park to the Brooklyn Bridge, which opened in June 1975, and ending with Louis Sullivan: The Function of Ornament, which closed in September 1987. In …
Archaeology reports and related material collection
With the passage of federal environmental and cultural heritage legislation during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, archaeological investigations were required before federal land could be disturbed for construction projects. Reports of these investigations, often conducted by archaeological contactors, were generally published in processed rather than printed form. The multiliths, electrostats, dittographs, and so …