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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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Creators:
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005
Club (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1948-1965
Size:
64 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.paviphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Several notebooks kept by Pavia, recording charter and voting members, dues collected, expenses, payments, and prospective and scheduled speakers for lectures and panel discussions. Scattered throughout are addresses and telephone numbers, notes and a few sketches. Also included are ca. 30 postcard announcements for Wednesday and Friday night panel...

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Creators:
Wheeler, Perry H., 1914-1989
Stengle, James M., Dr.
University of Georgia
Garden Club of America
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Dates:
1880-1984
bulk 1950-1965
Size:
25.75 Cubic feet
3,958 Photographic items
Collection ID:
AAG.WHE
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Perry H. Wheeler Collection includes the design, client and business records of Perry H. Wheeler, a landscape architect best known for his work on numerous townhouse gardens in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., during the 1960s as well as the redesign of the White House Rose Garden in collaboration with Rachel Lambert ('Bunny') Mellon during the Kennedy administration.

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Creators:
Kemp, Emory L. (Professor)
Dates:
1930's.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Glass plates, 3-1/4" x 4", silver gelatin.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0138
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Seventeen photographic lantern slides on glass and pottery manufacture. Includes diagrams of a gas-fired glass tank, the Fourcault process for making plate glass, the Colburn process for making sheet glass, a recuperative glass tank, silica minerals, a graph of the time-temperature curve for annealing flat glass, and pictures of the Kastner Neill P...

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Creators:
Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-
Dates:
1940-1967
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.biggjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of sketches, drawings, and five prints by African American artist John Thomas Biggers and date from 1940 to 1967. It includes studies for Dying Soldier, Preacher Mural, Web of Life, and other murals, as well as a family portrait dated 1948.

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Creators:
Abrams, Ann Uhry
Dates:
1974 May 11
Size:
1 Item (sound cassette (45 min.), analog)
Collection ID:
AAA.gropwill3
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with William Gropper conducted by Ann Uhry Abrams as a part of research for her Ph.D. dissertation, "Catalyst for Change: American Art and Revolution, 1906-1915," Emory University, 1975.

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Creators:
Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006
Dates:
1945-1968
Size:
5 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.andrbenn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of Benny Andrews papers includes autobiographical notes; family, general, and business correspondence; clippings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; notebooks with drawings; sketchbooks; and photographs.

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Thrash, Dox, 1892-1965
Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (2 pages on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.thradox
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection contains 2 photocopy typescript pages of African American printer Dox Thrash's autobiography discussing his travels, education, and exhibition history.

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Creators:
Leach, Jerry W. (Jerry Wayne)
Dates:
1969-1978
Size:
1.9 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
42 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Jerry Leach was one of the founding faculty members of the University of Papua New Guinea, serving as lecturer at the university from 1969 to 1973. During this period he studied folklore and culture change in the Trobriand Islands, which he described in his thesis "The Kabisawali Movement in the Trobriand Islands" (1978) and in his documentary film, "Trobriand Cricket: An Ingenious Response to Colonialism." This collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of Trobriand Folklore recorded by Jerry Leach between 1969 and 1974 as well as audio recordings of the Kula Conference held at King's College, Cambridge, England, in July 1978.

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Dates:
2003-2004
Size:
37 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9616
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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. Progra...

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