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Creators:
Bowker, Howard Franklin
Dates:
1930-1970
Size:
10 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1462
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Howard F. Bowker, a coin collector and expert in the coinage of East Asia.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. National Numismatic Collection
Dates:
circa 1921-1989
Size:
26.91 cu. ft. (26 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 359
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to publications, exhibitions, acquisitions, numismatic conferences in foreign countries, and materials on loan; annual reports of the Division of Numismatics; budgetary files; American Numismatic Association convention information; exhibition scripts for the Hall of Monetary ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. National Numismatic Collection
Dates:
circa 1983-1996
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of research material created and compiled by Richard G. Doty in preparation for his book, "The Soho Mint & The Industrialization of Money." Published in 1998 by the National Museum of American History in association with Spink & Son and the British Numismatic Society, the book documents the lives and work of Matthe...

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United States National Museum, Department of Anthropology, Division of Old World Archeology
Dates:
undated
Size:
6 Prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
2 Cyanotypes
1 Print (halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting classical art and architecture from Rome, Egypt and elsewhere. They include images of classical sculpture in Rome, an Egyptian papyrus, as well as additional sculpture, coins, and other items. There is also a postcard from A. C. Haddon that shows Smart & Copley's photograph of the Matopos in Zimbabwe. Some of the photographs a...

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Creators:
Robbins, Kenneth X.
Dates:
undated
Size:
150 Maps (approximate count)
1,300 Color postcards (approximate count)
6 Books
60 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1990.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Items pertaining to the spiritual, economic, and artistic history of modern India and its princely states. Parts include: fiscal philately from the princely states of India, documents pertaining to Indian medicine (6 linear ft.), paintings, medals and coins, map of Baroda and other princely states, postcards, the collector's research files, genealo...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. National Numismatic Collection
Dates:
1906-1999
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the curatorial and professional activities of Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli and his wife, Elvira E. Clain-Stefanelli, and to a lesser extent the activities of curators Stuart M. Mosher, Richard G. Doty, and Cora Lee C. Gillilland. The records date back to when the National Numismatic Collection was known as the ...

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Creators:
Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908
Dates:
December 31, 1895
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7204
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns examples of armor made of different materials--walrus ivory, reindeer horn, plates of wood, hide, and hide covered with Chinese coins. Includes a note from Mason asking that photographs of all be obtained.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2009-2010
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publicity materials for traveling exhibitions. Exhibitions represented are American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music, Suited for Space, Zoonoses: Animals, Humans and Health, Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, and Mint Condition: The Story of American Coins and Medals. Also included is the catalog Update which ...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Items (pieces , 20x8.2 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7597
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Chinese term jingyi (literally, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture) refers also to the paper money made for the dead. It is a rectangular piece of paper with the design of incised strings of coins in the center. It is burned so that the dead will receive holdy blessings and have money for use in the netherworld.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-2010
Size:
2 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 16-329
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of proclamations and honors bestowed upon the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center, as well as a poster advertising an event at museum in honor of the release of a Native American $1 coin by the United States Mint. Materials include proclamations and a poster.

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