Query: Dissertations, Academic
Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1996-1999, 2001
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a dissertation written by museum specialist Ellen Roney Hughes, titled "Machines for Better Bodies: A Cultural History of Exercise Machines in America, 1830-1950," which was submitted to the graduate faculty at the University of Maryland in fulfillment of the requirement for a doctorate degree in American Studies …

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Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H.
Dates:
1930-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, field notes, photographs, negatives, clippings, and slides relating to Lawrence H. Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially on cranes. Also included are copies of his dissertation, as well as his books Kirkland's Warbler: The Natural History of an Endangered Species, 1983 and Cranes of the World, 1973.

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S. Ann Dunham papers
Creators:
Dunham, S. Ann (Stanley Ann)
Dates:
1965-2013
Size:
18 Linear feet ((44 boxes))
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The S. Ann Dunham papers, 1965-2013, primarily document her work as an economic anthropologist in Indonesia. The papers include her dissertation research on blacksmithing and materials relating to her professional work as a consultant for organizations like the Ford Foundation and Bank Raykat Indonesia (BRI). Her work included projects on microcredit, women in development, and rural industries. Materials consist of field notebooks, correspondence, reports, research proposals, case studies, surveys, lectures, photographs, research files, and floppy disks.

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Jon Breslar papers
Creators:
Cidey, Guy
Breslar, Jon, 1949-2005
Dates:
1870-1984
bulk 1971-1982
Size:
7.2 Linear feet (16 boxes, 21 cassette tapes, 12 audio reels, 1 map drawer )
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These papers document Jon Breslar's fieldwork on Mayotte, Comoro Islands for his dissertation as well as his work developing a new housing policy for Mayotte. The collection contains his professional correspondence, field notes, research notes, his writings, writings by others, newspaper clippings, teaching materials for his Shimaore language course, photographs, maps, plant specimens, and sound recordings.

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Laurence E. Schmeckebier papers
Creators:
Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli, 1906-1984
Dates:
1909-1988
Size:
13.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.schmlaur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, files, notes, writings, art works, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials relating chiefly to Laurence E. Schmeckebier's academic career and to his publications.

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Elaine Galen papers
Creators:
Galen, Elaine
Dates:
circa 1950-2020
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.galeelai
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of multimedia artist and educator, Elaine Galen, measure 2.6 linear feet and date from circa 1950-2020. Included is biographical information, correspondence, education files, writings, subject files, photographs of works of art, drawings, and printed material. Biographical information includes an artist's statement and a resume; lists of works of art and …

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Francis P. Conant Papers
Creators:
Conant, Francis
Dates:
1946-2011
bulk 1953-2008
Size:
20 Linear feet ((43 boxes) plus 25 digital storage media and 5 map folders )
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Francis P. Conant document his anthropological work and, to a lesser extent, his previous career as a journalist and photographer. Francis Paine Conant was a cultural anthropologist who pioneered the use of satellite data in anthropology. He conducted fieldwork in Nigeria and Kenya, and his research interests spanned cultural ecology, AIDS, malaria, and sex and gender studies. He was also Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Hunter College, where he taught from 1962 to 1995.

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Jeff Donaldson papers
Creators:
Donaldson, Jeff, 1932-2004
Dates:
1918-2005
bulk 1960s-2005
Size:
12.5 Linear feet
0.003 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.donajeff
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American artist and educator Jeff Donaldson measure 12.5 linear feet and 0.003 GB and date from 1918 to 2005, with the bulk of the records dating from the 1960s to 2005. The collection documents Donaldson's work as a professional artist, his academic career at Howard University, and his leadership role in the Black Arts Movement through biographical material, a small amount of professional and personal correspondence, personal business records, writings by Donaldson and others, research files, artist files, sound recordings of interviews Donaldson conducted with over 40 artists, teaching files, exhibition files, printed and digital material, and photographs. Also found are detailed records of his professional activities and leadership roles in AfriCOBRA, CONFABA, FESTAC, and the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), including documentation on the Wall of Respect mural.

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Elayne Zorn Collection
Creators:
Zorn, Elayne
Dates:
1971-2010
Size:
1,474 Photographic prints
11526 Negatives (photographic)
10 Videocassettes
11 Linear feet
57 Sound recordings (57 cassette tapes.)
11412 Slides (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.022
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Elayne Zorn Collection measures 11 linear feet and contains thousands of photographic objects including negatives, slides and prints. The collection material spans the years of Zorn's professional and student activity in the fields of anthropology and Latin American studies from around 1975 until 2010. The material in this collection reflects Zorn's long association with the community in Taquile, Peru which led up to the publication of her book, Weaving a Future, in 2004. Zorn also spent a significant amount of time conducting field research in Andean communities in Bolivia examining the relationships between tourism and textiles. Zorn's additional professional activities included serving as a textile collector and expert advisor for museum collections and exhibitions as well as performing academic duties at the University of Central Florida.

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James B. Watson papers
Creators:
Watson, Virginia
Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-2009
Dates:
1904-1998
bulk 1933-1987
Size:
52.5 Linear feet (123 boxes)
47 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2003-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains the professional papers of cultural anthropologist James B. Watson, and documents his fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, and Del Norte, Co., as well as his teaching career at the University of Washington. Included are field notes, lecture notes, correspondence, maps, photographs, books, articles, journals, grant proposals, surveys, data punch cards, conference materials, and sound recordings.

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