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Dates:
1998
Size:
3 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9613
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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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Historic Archeology
Dates:
circa 1952-1978
Size:
9.58 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 381
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include correspondence and memoranda between Peterson and George R. Wallace, President and Treasurer of the Explorers Research Corporation; Bertrand Committee; Caribbean Research Institute; professional contacts participating in the Underwater Exploration Project; individuals interested in the History Under the Sea: A Handbook for...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1970-1984, 1990-1991
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence with the United States Department of State. Major topics include agreements with Panama and Cuba. Materials also include reports, agreements, and copies of correspondence between the Department of State and Panamanian and Cuban governmental bodies.

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1887, 1911, 1914, 1925-1927, 1934-1939, 1950, 1962-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by invertebrate zoologist, Waldo L. Schmitt, documenting his research and collecting trips. Schmitt's chief research interest was crustacea. Collecting trips documented in this accession include the Presidential Cruise of 1938 to the Galapagos Islands as well as trips to Antarctica, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1984-1985, 1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of "The Sea: A Quest for Our Future" and other films associated with the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Life in the Sea Hall. "The Sea: A Quest for Our Future" is a 60 minute film produced in 1984 and broadcast by PBS. It is a documentary on the complex ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
1999-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 18-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the online exhibition "Living Fossils of the Deep: An Expedition to the Bahamian Sea Floor" on the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) website as it existed on April 15, 2016. The exhibition documents a 1999 expedition by NMNH and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute scientists to the Bahamas to study inverteb...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1956-1960
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes from the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions. These expeditions were done in conjunction with J. Bruce Bredin and document station data and specimens collected. Materials also include scientific illustrations.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1793-1932
undated
Size:
0.29 Cubic feet (consisting of.5 box, 3 folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Caribbean
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: Caribbean forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Smith, Hale G.
Dates:
circa 1937-1953
Size:
103 Prints (silver gelatin)
128 Negatives (acetate)
133 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
34 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Hale G. Smith documenting archeological excavations in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, the Canal Zone, and Panama. Included are images of archeological excavations, filming equipment, Smith's friends and fellow archeologists, maps, skeletal remains and burials, carved pictoglyphs, pottery, projectile points, tools, shells, fiel...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1840-1964
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 2 folders. 1 oversize folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Cuba
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: Cuba forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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