William Henry Crocker papers
This collection documents the research and professional activities of William Henry Crocker, an anthropologist and Latin American specialist who worked at the National Museum of Natural History. The materials largely relate to his ethnological research among the Canela Indians of Brazil and includes correspondence, field notes, diaries of informants, research notes, weather records, pamphlets, journals, bibliographies, receipts, photographs and sound recordings.
William Crocker films
Film footage of the Canela Indians of Brazil filmed as part of Dr. William Crocker's research work among the Canela. Films range in dates from 1957 - 1979. The films are from Ethno Sries 1-30 and Show Series 1-30. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the …
MS 1998-33 Chief Antonio Zarco visit collection
2 Photographs (color, 7.5 x 9 inches.)
23 Pages (photocopies, 11 x 8.5 inches.)
This collection contains 9 black and white photographs and photocopies of correspondence relating to a visit by Chief Antonio Zarco, a Choco Indian, to the Smithsonian Institution in early 1980s to identify objects in its ethnology collections. Also includes two color prints of Zarco, neighbors and children in Panama, 1963, during the filming …
National Anthropological Film Center films of the Canela
Crocker, William H. (William Henry), 1924-
Sorenson, E. Richard
Collection consists of a full film record and edited film created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution and filmed among the Canela Indians, a Ge speaking tribe in northeastern Brazil. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and field notes. Please …
American Art Association Records
The American Art Association records measure 27.8 linear feet and date from circa 1853-1929, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1885-1922. The records include auction and sales files, general financial and legal files, inventory and stock records, client files, printed materials, photographic materials, artwork, and the personal papers of founder Thomas Ellis Kirby.
Trio Photograph and Supply Company photographs from British Columbia
1 Photographic postcard
11 Copy negatives
Photographic prints made by the Trio Photograph and Supply Company in an around Vancouver Island, Canada among the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) community between 1919 and 1924.
MS 1998-31 Mayan codex
This collection is comprised of an undated Mayan codex, consisting of 12 accordion-folded panels measuring approximately 5 x 4.5 inches each, with color illustrations and Maya script on both sides. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of …
This accession consists of three websites maintained by the Department of Anthropology as they existed in July 2011. The Department of Anthropology website, crawled July 11, 2011, includes information about collections, staff, departmental publications, and professional development programs and hosts the official websites of several departmental research programs such as the Program in …
Gardner Cox papers
Massachusetts Art Commission
Portraits (Firm: New York, N.Y.)
Putnam & Cox (Boston, Mass.)
12 Linear feet (Addition)
Biographical material, correspondence, business records, extensive portrait files, sketches and drawings, notes and writings, art works, subject files, printed materials, photographs, audio-visual material and palette samples relate chiefly to Cox's career as a portrait painter.
William Mason Papers
Papers of William Mason of Taunton, Massachusetts--engine builder, machinist, and manufacturer of locomotives and cotton machinery. The papers consist of bills, receipts, and correspondence concerning the operation of his household, the construction of his residence, and several incidental papers dealing with his business affairs.