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Dates:
1742-1794.
Size:
1 Volume (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0082
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of an unidentified merchant living in an unknown location; includes entries for dry goods and other items purchased and sold.

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Dates:
1813-1859
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0039
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of one volume from a New England merchant.

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Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1977 and 1988
Size:
5 Film reels (90 minutes, color sound; 1,600 feet; Super8, 8mm)
4 Video recordings (7 hours, color sound; VHS)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Films shot by anthropologist Thomas Seligman in Papua New Guinea, Algeria, and Nigeria in 1977 and 1988. Collection contains supplementary materials. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at o...

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Creators:
Bentzen, Conrad
Dates:
1950
Size:
4 Film reels (60 minutes, color sound; 2,163 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2016.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film of daily life and celebrations on the Mokil atoll in the Caroline Islands, shot in 1947 through the Coordinated Investigation of Micronesian Anthropology. English narration, as if from the point of view of a Mokil islander, emphasizes familial and social relationships and in particular the influence of economic standing upon these inter...

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Creators:
Duc, Luong
Dates:
1988
Size:
3 Film reels (70 minutes, color silent; 2440 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record shot by a Vietamese film crew for a documentary production about the culture of the Montagnard-Dega people of the central highlands in South Vietnam including the Bahnar, Jarai, Ede, Rhade, Lak, and Koho ethnic groups. Documentation in Gai-lai-Kontum Province includes celebrations and dances of the Bahnar and Jarai peoples includin...

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Creators:
Galloway, Roy
Dates:
circa 1947-1968
Size:
53 Film reels (color silent; black-and-white silent; 14,100 feet, 16mm; 8mm)
Sound recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film footage shot primarily by Roy Galloway of family activities and world travels. Galloway was an employee of National Carbon Co. in Calcutta, India, where he, his wife and, eventually, four children lived an American expatriate life. On home leaves they often travelled to other locales on their way to or on their return the United States. In the...

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Creators:
Kent, Mary P. (farmer)
Kent, H. M. (farmer)
Watkins, Malcolm, Mrs.
Dates:
1879-1933.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume and 34 receipts.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0036
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of Mrs. Mary P. Kent, Burke Co., North Carolina, and H.M. Kent, Coldwell and Burke Counties, North Carolina, consist of an account book with survey data, general financial transactions, farming notes, 1879-91, and tax receipts, 1884-1933.

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Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art ...

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Creators:
Ramsay, William, 1716-1785 (minister)
Dates:
1749-1924; 1957
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0088
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An extensive range of papers relating to the Ramsay family of Alexandria, Virginia.

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Creators:
Anderson, Poul
Kallesoe, Line
Dates:
1866
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder; 2 letters, 27.5 cm. x 22 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0042
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two letters from Line Kallesoe, a Danish immigrant in Philadelphia, to her sister Emma in Denmark, discuss Line and her children's poverty after the death of her husband.

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