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Creators:
Resser, Charles Elmer, 1889-1943
Dates:
1912-1942 and undated
Size:
1.7 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
George Washington Memorial Association
Dates:
1890-1922
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7471
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history and organization of the GWMA and the planning for the George Washington Memorial Building - first in conjunction with the establishment of a National University in Washington, the construction of an administrative building and cultural center for Columbian College in the District of Columbia, and finally, ...

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Creators:
McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.
Dates:
1965-2006
bulk 1975-1998
Size:
5.67 Linear feet ((1 box, 6 binders))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-059
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1965 to 2006 and measures 5.67 linear feet, documents the built and natural environment of the Anacostia neighborhood, as well as the activities of the Anacostia Coordinating Council, which sponsored the Historic Anacostia Revitalization Project, a survey of all buildings in the Anacostia Historic District. The collection consists of slides, photographs, negatives, correspondence, newsletters, reports, printed material and ephemera.

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977.
Dates:
1907-1978
Size:
79.56 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (121 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (60 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes) (2 film boxes) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career, 1907-1977. They also illustrate, to a lesser degree, his personal life. Particularly well represented in the papers is material concerning Schmitt's carcinological research, his curatorial and administrative careers at the United States Nat...

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Creators:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-
Dates:
circa 1970-2016
Size:
8.12 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Edward C. Green, circa 1970-2016, document his work as an applied medical anthropologist and research consultant focusing principally on the distribution and prevention of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa and South America. Much of Green's research and policy focus lay in understanding indigenous health belief systems and instituting locally-designed approaches to major health concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, field diaries and typed research, sound recordings, photographs, and published reports and articles, including material from his dissertation research among the Matawai Maroons of Suriname.

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ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Items (14.5.14cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7594
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These are known as jingyi, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture and burned in hopes that the dead will receive holy blessings as well as clothing to be worn in the netherworld.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
13 Items (pieces , 6x6.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7598
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Yinzhi (literally silver money--the paper money with silver stamp) is used for mortuary ritual as well as ancestor worship ceremonies. It is burned to make it available to the deceased in the netherworld.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
n.d
Size:
1 Painting (Gift of Cornelius Osgood, 1977. Transferred to the archives by Chang-su Houchins, November 3 1994.520:: "On a thin paper drawn in black brush lines, a stream scene with person on a dock, a bridge and house on the far side" (from accession paper 327,219., 29.5x37 cm561)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7602
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Postcard (13.8x8.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcard has figure of a Chinese man standing with a votive vessel filled with artificial fruits, probably Shoutao (lit. old-age peaches; cakes made in the shape of a peach [symbol of longevity] and presented on birthdays. The inscription presumably in the hand of collector read: This was made from Chinese postage stamps. Background is in watercolo...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7604
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The manuscript appear to list divisions of the world with examples given: astronomy with 9 types of pehnomena and stars; geography with 6 types of man-made structures, etc. to include residences, occupations and isabled persons, sections of the body. . .

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