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Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
Dates:
1890-1998
Size:
400 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These records document the governance and programmatic activities of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation (MAI) from its inception in 1904 until its sublimation by the Smithsonian Institution in 1990. The types of materials present in this collection include personal and institutional correspondence, individual subject files, minutes and annual reports, financial ledgers, legal records, expedition field notes, research notes, catalog and object lists, publications, clippings, flyers, maps, photographs, negatives and audio-visual materials. These materials span a varied range of subjects relating to the activities of the museum which are more fully described on the series level.

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Creators:
United States. Work Projects Administration
Dates:
1934-42
Size:
31 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4844
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reports on archaelogical excavations by the W.P.A. in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

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Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Department of Anthropology Division of Archeology
Jochelson, Waldemar I.
Bernheimer, Charles L.
Colburn, Burnham S.
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Dates:
1870s-1930s
Size:
1,600 Items
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.40
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The material consists mostly of photographic prints. A few negatives, photomechanical prints, tintypes, drawings, newspaper clippings, notes, and letters are also included. Much of the material is annotated. In part, the file was assembled for or relates to many accessions and cataloging units of the division. The material was received from profes...

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Creators:
Livingstone, Frank B., 1928-2005
Dates:
circa 1948-1990s
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Frank B. Livingstone (1928-2005) was an anthropologist who conducted fieldwork in Liberia, studying the correlation between malaria and sickle cell anemia. This collection contains files relating to his research in Liberia on malaria and sickle cell anemia; correspondence; a photo of Livingstone; his 1950 application for temporary field work on the Missouri River Basin Survey; reprints and articles by others; a miscellany of materials pertaining to University of Michigan's Anthropology Department; and some conference materials.

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Creators:
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962
Dates:
1902-1965
bulk 1927-1955
Size:
64.88 Linear feet (87 boxes; 16 map folders; and 14 boxes of nitrate negatives, which are not included in the linear feet extent measurement)
Collection ID:
NAA.1974-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

William Duncan Strong's early interest was in zoology, but, while an undergraduate at the University of California, he was brought into anthropology under the influence of Alfred Louis Kroeber. He conducted archaeological and ethnological field research in several areas of the New World and was the first professionally trained archaeologist to focus on the Great Plains, where he applied the so-called direct historical method, working from known history in interpreting archaeological sites. Strong's papers include correspondence, field notes, diaries, newspaper clippings, teaching notes and student papers, manuscripts of his writings, writings by other authors, papers from the various organizations in which he served, maps, and a considerable number of photographs from his field work. The materials date from 1902 to 1965, with most of the materials being from 1927 to 1955.

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Creators:
Wormington, Hannah Marie
Dates:
1930-1993
Size:
25.8 Linear feet (58 boxes, 1 oversized, 1 lantern slide tray)
Collection ID:
NAA.1995-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Hannah Marie Wormington papers, 1930-1993, document her professional career as an archeologist through correspondence, film, grant proposals, lantern slides, lecture notes, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, presentations, publications, reports, slides, and sound recordings, including her field work at the Folsom Site.

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Creators:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966
River Basin Surveys
Dates:
circa 1931-1941
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.13A
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage duplicates [Frank Roberts' Footage of Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico, c. 1932] refer to 86.12.4 RF, [Frank Roberts' Footage of Allantown, Arizona, 1930-1933] refer to 86.12.3 1-2 RF, [Frank Roberts' Footage of Shiloh National Military Park, Tennesee, c. 1933-1934] refer to 86.12.2 RF, and [Frank Roberts' Footage of Zuni, New Mexico, c. 1931]...

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Creators:
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
3 mounted composite prints (probably platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Aztec atlatls in the Museo Nazionale di Antropologia e Etnologia of the Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Universita degli Studi of Florence, Italy, and the Museo Kircheriano in Rome. Complete images of each atlatl were made by combining multiple prints. There are also extracts from Bushnell's article about the objects, "Two Ancie...

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Creators:
Hewett, Edgar L. (Edgar Lee), 1865-1946
Dates:
circa 1910
Size:
16 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.172
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and copies of drawings documenting the structures at Mitla archeological site, including the Columns Group and palace building and associated sculptures. There is also a photograph of the Beau Relief at Palenque, published in the Field Columbian Museum's journal "Anthropology." Some of the copy photographs were probably made by De Lance...

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Creators:
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941
Dates:
1904-1907
Size:
25 Mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.141B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by David I. Bushnell during visits to the Etruscan sites of Sovana and Castellina del Chianti in Italy. The photographs document artifacts, a columbarium, the excavation of a temple, and nearby towns and scenery.

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