Query: Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Directorate of International Activities
Dates:
circa 1985-1987
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document agendas associated with special programs, exhibitions, and related budgetary matters of the International Center and individuals or outside organizations that participate in the activities of the Center. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; Smithsonian Year 1985 Supplement: Chronology and Appendixes; "Madagascar Workshop" information; exhibit data for the Festival of …

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in Accession 91-017 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Directorate of International Activities
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. International Center
Dates:
circa 1985-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For the most part, these records relate to the organization of the Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming exhibition and the International Center's involvement with associated public programs. They include planning and chron files of Cheryl LaBerge, Director, Office of Conference Services. Consists of special events request forms …

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in Accession 91-136 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1968-2010
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, photographs, slides, transparencies, scripts, itineraries, floor plans, checklists, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes, and other related records. Records are arranged by exhibition title (exhibition ID number …

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in Accession 11-021 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2008 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 25-July 6, 2008
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2008
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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in CFCH.SFF.2008 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983-1989
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. The bulk of the collection covers the year 1985. The records were created and maintained by Peggy A. Loar, Director (1981-circa 1991). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, catalog text, itineraries, fact sheets, checklists …

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in Accession 01-133 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Henry John Drewal and Margaret Thompson Drewal Collection
Creators:
Drewal, Henry John
Drewal, Margaret Thompson
Dates:
1970-1989
Size:
10,000 Slides (color)
10,617 Copy slides
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-028
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Both Henry John Drewal and Margaret Drewal traveled to Nigeria, Ghana and Togo (West Africa) for extended periods from 1967-1986. During their trips to Nigeria they conducted research into the ritual performance, masking traditions, and traditional sacred rites of the Yoruba people as well as Mami Wata devotes of Togo, Ghana, and Nigeria. They are the co-authors of Gelede: Art and Female Power among the Yoruba (1993).Both Henry John Drewal and Margaret Drewal traveled to Nigeria, Ghana and Togo (West Africa) for extended periods from 1967-1986. During their trips to Nigeria they conducted research into the ritual performance, masking traditions, and traditional sacred rites of the Yoruba people as well as Mami Wata devotes of Togo, Ghana, and Nigeria. They are the co-authors of Gelede: Art and Female Power among the Yoruba (1993). Photographs taken by Henry John and Margaret Thompson Drewal during the 1970s and 1980s of Yoruba and Ewe art and culture.

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in EEPA.1992-028 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
circa 1977-2002
Size:
22 cu. ft. (22 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, catalog text, itineraries, fact sheets, checklists, meeting agendas, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes, videotapes, photographs, slides, and related records. Some materials are in electronic format.

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in Accession 03-129 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Beatrice Medicine papers
Creators:
Medicine, Beatrice
Dates:
1914-2003
bulk 1945-2003
Size:
28 Linear feet (65 document boxes, 1 box of oversize materials, 1 box of ephemera, 1 shoebox of index cards, 1 map drawer)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-05
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Beatrice Medicine papers, 1913-2003 (bulk 1945-2003), document the professional life of Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Medicine (1923-2005), a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, anthropologist, scholar, educator, and Native rights activist. The collection also contains material collected by or given to Medicine to further her research and activism interests. Medicine, whose Lakota name was Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman," focused her research on a variety of topics affecting the Native American community: 1) mental health, 2) women's issues, 3) bilingual education, 4) alcohol and drug use, 5) ethno-methodologies and research needs of Native Americans, and 6) Children and identity issues. The collection represents Medicine's work as an educator for universities and colleges in the United States and in Canada, for which she taught Native American Studies courses. Additionally, because of the large amount of research material and Medicine's correspondence with elected U.S. officials and Native American leaders, and records from Medicine's involvement in Native American organizations, the collection serves to represent issues affecting Native Americans during the second half of the 20th century, and reflects what Native American leaders and organizations did to navigate and mitigate those issues. Collection materials include correspondence; committee, conference, and teaching material; ephemera; manuscripts and poetry; maps; notes; periodicals; photographs; training material; and transcripts.

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in NAA.1997-05 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2004 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 2004
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2004
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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in CFCH.SFF.2004 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
circa 1963-2005
Size:
17.69 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-059
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, photographs, catalog text, itineraries, fact sheets, checklists, meeting agendas, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes and related records. Records are arranged by exhibition title (exhibition ID number …

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in Accession 06-059 for Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)
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