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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (5 file cabinet drawers)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Biographical Information File contains biographies of individuals associated with the Smithsonian as either administrative officers, curators, collectors, donors, regents, or research associates. Occasionally biographies of individuals less closely associated with the Institution are included.

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Creators:
Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895
Dates:
July 1, 1885
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7511
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Letter in response to Dwight's request for a copy of the Proof-sheets of a bibliography of the languages of the North American Indians. Pilling states that only 100 copies were printed and they were intended for students of the languages who might help him correct and expand it. The letter bears a stamp of the Library of the Department of State.

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Creators:
Roeder, Lorry
Dates:
undated
[ca. 1962]
Size:
16 Drawings (2 p. accompanying notes, pen and ink, 11 x 8 in. +)
Collection ID:
AAA.roedlorr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sixteen original drawings, many with text, that comprised the "Marcel Breuer Coloring Book" (ca. 1962). Included are notes by donor Lorry Roeder explaining the "in" humor and office personalities of the Breuer New York office of the early 1960s. The drawings and cryptic text make humorous reference to various Breuer projects, colors, materials, and...

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Creators:
Sousberghe, Léon de
Dates:
1955-1957
Size:
212 slides (photographs) (color)
1 map (black & white, 50 x 70 cm.)
1 map (color, 40 x 53 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1999-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken among the Pende peoples in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the years 1955-1957. Publications used for identifying and describing the collection photographs include L'Art Pende (Bruxelles: Académie royale de Belgique, 1958) and Les danses rituelles Mungonge et Kelas des Bapende (Academie royale des sciences coloniales, 1956), both by Léon de Sousberghe; Inventing Masks: Agency and History in the Art of the Central Pende by Z.S. Strother (The University of Chicago Press, 1998); and, from Secrecy: African Art that Conceals and Reveals Mary H. Nooter, ed. (New York: Museum for African Art, 1993), Z.S. Strother's article, The Physical and Social Boundaries of Secrecy: Eastern Pende Constuctions of Secrecy, pp. 157-178.

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Creators:
Croft, Thomas
Dates:
1888-1894
Size:
19 cabinet photographs
0.04 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.350
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of nineteen cabinet card images depicting individuals from a number of Southern Plains Indian communities in the Oklahoma and Indian Territories between approximately 1888 and 1894.

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Dates:
circa 1860-1900
Size:
3 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of studio portraits of Jamaican musicians. It includes two photographs by A. Duperly & Sons studio depicting members of the West Indian Regiment band in the Zouave uniform, as well as one photograph of a Jamaican man wearing a suit and holding a violin.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1982-06 - 1982-09
Size:
3.42 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-030
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on Mary McLeod Bethune and her role in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. The show was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and it was exhibited there from June 1982 to September 1982. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, education packets, loan agreements, and floor plans.

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Creators:
Eagan, Alice Kennedy
Addison, George A.
Dates:
circa 1894-1896
Size:
23 cabinet photographs
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.097
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection of twenty-three cabinet card photographs was collected by Alice Kennedy Eagan, and depicts Native American and non-native life in the Fort Still, Oklahoma Territory, circa 1894-1896.

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Creators:
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902
Dates:
circa 1879-1902
Size:
30 mounted prints (albumen (includes boudoir cards, cabinet cards, and cartes de visite))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting students in the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, many with handwritten notation identifying pictured individuals. Included are individual and group portraits showing Crow, Gros Ventre, Iowa, Omaha, Pawnee, Ponca, and San Felipe students. There are also some images of Carlisle School buildings, and one of a pa...

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Creators:
Kern, George Robert, 1894-1962 (cabinet maker, machinist)
Kern, George Robert, Jr., 1919-1987
Medical History, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1936-1970
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0479
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Blueprints, drawings, patent applications, patents, product photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, advertising, and published articles related to the Kerns' products. The bulk of the material, 1949-1958, is from George Kern's files. It primarily relates to the development and marketing of the Dentagraph and high speed dental drills before the formation of the Fairfax Manufacturing Company in 1957.

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