Query: British Museum (Natural History)
Arnold Foerster Notebooks
Dates:
1843, 1864 and undated
Size:
0.02 cu. ft. (1 microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers
Dates:
1904-1954 and undated
Size:
14.05 cu. ft. (20 document boxes) (20 3x5 boxes) (1 5x8 box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7263
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the multi-faceted career of Arthur deC. Sowerby, especially his work as a naturalist and expedition member. They include correspondence, including a large amount with Robert Sterling Clark; fiscal records; material relating to his genealogical research and "The Sowerby Saga;" manuscripts, newspaper articles, and research notes, written by …

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J. F. Gates Clarke Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990, interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
16 audiotapes (Reference copies). 25 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9555
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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Nlaka'pamux Dances and Songs video
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
1981
Size:
1 Video recording (1 hour, black-and-white sound, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record recorded for the Smithsonian's Urgent Anthropology program of Hilda Austin and Annie York demonstrating various Nlaka'pamux (Thompson River Salish) dances performed to traditional or personally composed songs. This video forms part of the Urgent Anthropology's Program Records in the National Anthropolgical Archives. Recorded by Wendy Wickwire and …

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Whitney Halstead collection of photographs of indigenous art
Creators:
Halstead, Whitney (collector and photographer)
Dates:
undated
Size:
27 Negatives (acetate)
140 Prints (silver gelatin (including proof sheets of contact prints))
1 Print (albumen)
11 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-43
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting pottery and pottery designs from historic Pueblo groups and archeological sites, including pottery by Hopi potter Nampeyo and an image of Maria Martinez of San Ildefonso and examples of her pottery. There are also some photographs that depict a pueblo, Southwest landscapes, cliff dwellings, rock art, craftspeople, and …

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Subject Files
Dates:
1998-2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Institut für Deutsche Ostarbeit (IDO) opened in German-occupied Krakow, Poland, in 1940. The Sektion für Rasse- und Volkstumforschung (IDO-SRV) (Section for Racial and National Traditions Research) was an anthropological unit of the IDO that classified people by studying their anthropometric and genealogical information. The collection was seized by the United …

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Records
Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
1987-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) was created in 1985. It is a multi-disciplinary organization, including persons within the fields of anthropology, zoology, botany, geology, paleontology, and others interested in the development and preservation of natural history collections. These records consist mostly of Paisley S. Cato's files …

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Rowland Robbins McElvare Papers
Creators:
McElvare, Rowland Robbins, 1893-1976
Dates:
1936-1967
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents McElvare's activities in the field of lepidopterology. Of principal interest is the correspondence between McElvare and numerous amateur and professional lepidopterists, both in this country and abroad. These letters deal predominantly with insect collection and exchange, as well as the sharing of information on Heliothiinae and lepidopterology …

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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
Creators:
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956
Dates:
1908-1940
Size:
2.85 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr.'s papers include personal material concerning awards and his investigation of Christian Science; material on mammalogical research including extensive correspondence with Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas of the British Museum; and material on Miller's research with primates, especially the Piltdown Man and primate behavioral patterns.

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Tropical Rainforest Exhibit Oral History Interviews
Dates:
1992, 1994
Size:
20 audiotapes and 1 videotape.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9565
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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