Query: Gibson Co.
Musical History Documents and Graphics
Creators:
Vip (Virgil Franklin Partch), 1916-
Partch, Virgil Franklin, 1916-
Goodman, Benjie
Addams, Charles, 1912-1988
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Dates:
1872-1984
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0485
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous documents and pictorial items related to music, and a set of documents associated with Gibson banjoes.

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MS 4406 Copies of letters and papers concerning the Osage
Creators:
Duncan, Matthew, -1844
Brown, Orlando, 1801-1867
Harvey, Henry
Morrow, W. I. I. (1802-1876)
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Dates:
1836-1879
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4406
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains photocopies of the following documents: 1. Duncan, Captain M., Commanding Officer. Fort Leavenworth. May 21, 1836. Testimonal recognizing Ne-shu-mo-ne, or Walk in the Rain, as chief. Manuscript document signed. 1 page. 2. Brown, Orlando, Com. of Indian Affairs. Washington, D. C. November 23, 1849. Testimonial and presentation of medal to War-sha-wa-ta-ga. Manuscript Document Signed. 1 page. envelope …

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Gordon Davis Gibson papers
Creators:
Gibson, Gordon D. (Gordon Davis), 1915-2007
Dates:
1936-2007
Size:
95 Linear feet (154 document boxes, 1 manuscript folder, 63 card file boxes, 1 oversize box, plus 64 microfilm reels, 137 sound recordings, 3 map folders, and 3 sets of rolled maps )
Collection ID:
NAA.1984-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Gordon D. Gibson. The collection contains his correspondence, field notes, research files, museum records, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and maps.The bulk of the collection consists of Gibson's southwestern Africa research. This includes his field notes, film scripts, photographs, sound recordings, and grant proposals he wrote in support of his fieldwork in Botswana, Namibia, and Angola. In addition, the collection contains his research notes, maps, drafts, publications, and papers presented at conferences. While most of his research focused on the Herero and Himba, the collection also contains his research on the Ovambo and Okavango and other southwestern African groups. In the collection is a great deal of photocopies and microfilms of literature on southwestern African ethnic groups, many of which are in Portuguese and German and which he had translated for his files. He was also interested in African material culture, especially Central African headgear. His research on African caps is well-represented in the collection, and includes photos of caps at various museums, source materials, research notes, and textile samples of knots and loop work. Gibson's files as the curator of African ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History also make up a significant portion of the collection. Among these records are his files for the museum's Hall of African Cultures and other African exhibits; his files on the museum's African collections, early donors and collectors of the collections; his personnel files; documents relating to his committee work; department and museum memos; meeting minutes; and his records as head of the Old World Division and acting chair of the department. The collection also documents the efforts to establish the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Film Center, now the Human Studies Film Archives, as well as his work on the planning committee to establish the Museum of Man at the Smithsonian. Memos and minutes relating to the Smithsonian's Center for the Study of Man are also present in the collection. In addition to Gibson's field photos, the collection also contains African photos taken by others. Among these are Herbert Friedmann's photos of Kenya; Hausmann's Libya photos; photos by Ralph Kepler Lewis during the Morden Africa Expedition in Kenya; and photos by Lawrence Marshall, Volkmar Wentzel, Alfred Martin Duggan Cronin, and Father Carlos Estermann. There are also photos of the exhibit cases from the Hall of African Cultures; photos of Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian African artifacts; and copies of photographs he obtained from different archives, including the National Anthropological Archives. Other materials in the collection include his files as film reviews editor for the American Anthropologist during the 1960s and 70s and his activities in different organizations.

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Castano Galleries records
Creators:
Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1907-1983
Size:
30 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.castgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

20 feet, chiefly gallery records and some personal papers of gallery owner, Giovanni (John) Castano, including correspondence, legal material, subject files, notes, writings, financial material, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.

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J.N.B. Hewitt photographs of Iroquois people on the Six Nations Reservation, circa 1897-circa 1937
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
circa 1897-circa 1937
Size:
307 Photographs (2 document boxes, silver gelatin)
305 Negatives (3 negative boxes, nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.155
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Iroquois people made circa 1897-circa 1937 on and near the Six Nations Reserve by J.N.B. Hewitt, linguist with the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Lumber Industry and Trade
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1790-1965
bulk 1840-1945
Size:
4.58 Cubic feet (consisting of 10 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Lumber
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Oral history interview with Charles Burchfield
Creators:
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967
Morse, John D., 1906-
Dates:
1959 August 19
Size:
54 Pages (Transcript)
1 Item (sound file (4 min. 24 sec.) Audio excerpt, digital)
Collection ID:
AAA.burchf59
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Burchfield conducted 1959 August 19, by John D. Morse, for the Archives of American Art.

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Henry T. Cariss papers
Creators:
Cariss, Henry T., 1850-1903
Dates:
[ca. 1876-1900]
Size:
20 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.carihenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Cariss family genealogy; three letters to Cariss, 1880-1900, from the Gibson Stained Glass Co, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the World's Columbian Exposition; a journal of his passage by sea to Europe with members of the Philadelphia Sketch Club; a photograph of Cariss; a watercolor, "Potatoe [sic] Gatherers" and an …

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John R. Anderson Piano Trade Literature and Ephemera Collection
Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
circa 1700-2011, undated
Size:
6 Cubic feet (14 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1257
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The addendum consists of trade literaure and ephemera on the subject of pianos.

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Smithsonian Memories Project, Festival of American Folklife Oral History Interviews
Dates:
1996
Size:
160 audiotapes (Originals). audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9594
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives 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. Program …

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