Russian Easter Egg Patterns
Collection consists of 172 Russian egg patterns, a popular craft among immigrants from Russia and the Ukraine. The egg patterns are drawn in ink on 3 2" x 5" paper with color combinations of red, green, yellow, black, purple, brown, blue, and burnt orange. The collection is arranged into one series by pattern numbers …
China Eggs by Kay Sage
The memoir China Eggs by Surrealist painter Kay Sage measure 0.01 linear feet and dates from 1955. The memoir is a photocopy of a typescript draft and it covers the period of roughly 1910-1935. Sage writes of her family; childhood years in the United States and Europe; travels; her painting; living in Italy; her marriage to Prince Ranieri di San Faustino; and her friendship with Ezra Pound. The typescript draft is edited throughout, presumably by Sage.
Collection Management Records
This accession consists of records documenting individual eggs laid by birds at the National Zoological Park. Materials include logbooks, summary data, and occasional notes.
John L. Ridgway Drawings
This collection consists of about 200 drawings of birds' eggs done by John L. Ridgway for Spencer F. Baird in 1881 and a list of those drawings.
Paul Bartsch Papers [Glass Plate Negatives, Photographs, and Negatives]
This accession consists of lantern slides, primarily of birds, bird eggs, and nests; ferns and wild flowers; miscellaneous subjects such as people, boats and places; negatives and transparencies; and postcards.
MS 4175 Material used in preparing paper "The Wineland Voyages"
Lewis, Harrison F.
84 Items (cards )
2 small prints enclosed, one showing eggs of the Atlantic Murries, on Egg Rock, Saguenay County, Quebec, July 13, 1924, and Atlantic Murries incubating on Frenchman's Bay, Saguenay County, Quebec, July 19, 1931- photos by Harrison F. Lewis, National Parks of Canada. Also correspondence from Mr Lewis, November 22, and December 9, 1943.
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Enormous Egg;" "National Zoo: Think Tank;" "As They Really Are;" "Big Cats and How They Came to Be;" "Bengal Tiger;" "Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation;" and "First Look at Kumari." "Enormous Egg" is a story for children …
Oral history interview with Edith Wyle
Emanuelli, Sharon K.
An interview of Edith Wyle conducted 1993 March 9-September 7, by Sharon K. Emanuelli, for the Archives of American Art, Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project.
National Zoological Park, Easter Monday 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 …
Joshua F. B. Camblos Field Books
This collection consists of four field books and several individual pages by Joshua F. B. Camblos (1916-2012). Camblos was a medical doctor with an avid interest in ornithology. He spent much time exploring the woods of Virginia creating detailed notes on his sightings and collecting eggs of Virginia's wild birds. These …