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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Graham, David Crockett
Dates:
undated
Size:
20 Items (pieces , 15.8x9.7 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7596
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Chinese term jingyi (literally, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture) refers also to the paper money made for the dead. It is a rectangular piece of paper with the design of incised strings of coins in the center. It is burned so that the dead will receive holdy blessings and have money for use in the netherworld.

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Creators:
Graham, David Crockett
Dates:
circa 1936
Size:
1 Film reel (14 minutes, black-and-white silent; 450 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.13B
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in southwestern China while Graham was curator of the West China Union Museum of Archeology, Art, and Ethnology at Chengtu. Film documents various customs of the Ch'uan Miao hill people (more commonly known as the Ch'uang Meo) in the villages of Chou Chia Keo and Wang Wu Chai near the borders of Szechwan, Kweichow, and Yunnan provinces...

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Creators:
Graham, David Crockett
Dates:
1923-1936
Size:
3.64 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (2 3x5 boxes) (5 5x8 boxes) (2 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7148
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee. The materials in the David Crockett Graham Papers (Record Unit 7148) were sent to Alexander Wetmore, Director of the United States National Museum (USNM), between 1925 and 1935 by Graham. Wetmore deposited them in the Division of E...

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Creators:
Graham, Margaret
Dates:
1983
Size:
1 Reel
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7366
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes music on the lu sen, drums, and bull horns. Also includes singing.

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Creators:
Edson, Dorothy Graham, interviewee
Dates:
1993
Size:
22 audiotapes (Originals). 8 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9571
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1993, William W. Moss, director, and Pamela M. Henson, historian, at Smithsonian Institution Archives conducted four interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson, who was writing a biography of her father using resources in Smithsonian Institution Archives. These interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson and reminiscences of family members and friends ...

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Creators:
Riley, Joseph Harvey, 1873-1941
Dates:
1903, 1906, 1930s and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of unpublished studies of birds in some of the collections mentioned above, and notes and lists compiled during Riley's research on the avifauna of the West Indies.

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Dates:
1903-1911
Size:
24.02 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box) (5 tall document boxes) (11 folders oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 81
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The National Museum Building Construction Records, 1894 - 1919 (bulk 1903 - 1911), document the process and methods used to construct the National Museum Building that is now known as the National Museum of Natural History. These records primarily refer to the management of the construction aspects of the project, documenting specifications ...

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Creators:
Abbott, William Louis, 1860-1936
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944
Kloss, Charles Boden
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Dates:
1888-1919
Size:
13 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0228
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers in the Abbott collection appear to have been brought together in the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology in order to process ethnological specimens from Malaya and Indonesia and to prepare an exhibit and publications. Included are some of Abbott's original letters, notes, maps, and a considerable number of photographs. Most of these materials concern the Enggano, Jakun, and Dyak. Many other documents in the collection consist of copies of or extracts from Abbott's letters, the originals of which are now in the Smithsonian Institution Archives. There are also letters and other materials of Otis Tufton Mason and Walter Hough accumulated as they worked on the collection, many simple lists of accessions compiled in the Department of Anthropology, and a few manuscripts. In addition, there are printed materials that were apparently used by the department's staff for reference purposes. Some of the photographs made in Borneo in 1914 are by Henry Cushier Raven, a field assistant of Abbott and, later, a collector financed by Abbott. Additional materials of Abbott and Raven are in the Smithsonian Institution Archives, and their material (often duplicate photographs) are included in several collections in the National Anthropological Archives.

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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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Dates:
circa 1982-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, scripts, drawings, plans, and related materials documenting the planning and preparation of temporary and permanent exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History, including the "Ocean Planet" exhibition. Most of the records were created by Carl A. Alexander, Exhibits Programmer.

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