MS 7311 Audio recording of memorial ceremony for Clifford Evans
Rose, Carolyn L.
Duckworth, W. Donald
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
The ceremony included tributes to Evans as a man and recounted his contributions to the Smithsonian, to archeology, and to Latin American archeology. Speakers included Carolyn Rose, Gus Van Beek, Donald Duckworth, Stephen Potter, David Challinor, Don D. Fowler, and others.
Senate of Scientists Oral History Interviews
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 …
Kjell Bloch Sandved Photographic Files
Kjell Sandved of the Office of Exhibits, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), at the commission of Porter Kier, then Director, NMNH, prepared these photographic materials to document personnel and activities of the NMNH in 1975. They also document the visit in October 1975 of Emperor Hirohito of Japan. Some of the …
These records document the establishment and activities of the Senate of Scientists. They were primarily created by the chairmen of the senate and include constitutions and amendments; committee files; minutes of council and annual meetings; records concerning dinner forums, seminars, and other senate events; membership records; treasurers files and financial …
Museum Support Center Records
This accession consists primarily of the files of W. Donald Duckworth and Catherine J. Kerby as Special Assistants to the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs to coordinate the development and construction of the Museum Support Center (MSC). The records include correspondence, memoranda, plans, blueprints, bids, fiscal records, shop drawings, meeting …
Donald J. Ortner Papers
The Donald J. Ortner Papers, dated 1963 to 2013, document his research and professional activities while working in the Division of Physical Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History. They primarily deal with his contributions to the field of paleopathology and his work with specimens from Bab edh-Dhra, Jordan and Chichester, England. The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, files related to Ortner's publications, specimen observations and analysis, and photographs.
This accession consists of correspondence created or maintained by Donald R. Davis, Curator, 1961- , and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1976-1981. Topics covered include Lepidoptera (moths, butterflies) research, specimen identification and loans, and professional activities. Some materials predate 1963, when the department was the Division of Insects. Materials include correspondence, transparencies, proposals, photographs, notes …
George W. Byers Photograph Collection
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Dorothy Weiss Gallery records
The records of the Dorothy Weiss Gallery measure 18.7 linear feet and date from circa 1964 to 2001 (bulk 1984-2000). The collection documents the gallery's relationships with approximately three hundred artists, through artist files, exhibition files, and subject files, and is an excellent source of information on the work of contemporary ceramic and glass sculptors.
The record unit contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, manuscripts, and other materials documenting the activities of the Department of Entomology and its staff, especially during the tenures of John Frederick Gates Clarke, Karl V. Krombein, and Paul D. Hurd, Jr., as chairman. Some material concerning the professional activities of these …