Theodoor de Booy negatives and photographs collection
793 Negatives (photographic)
The Theodoor de Booy collection consists of photographic negatives and prints made by de Booy from 1912 to 1918. The materials largely relate to various archaeological expeditions undertaken by de Booy on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation to such places as the Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic's Island …
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Montserrat" (8:15) and "Crow Fair" (6:56). Both films were shown in the National Museum of Natural History exhibition, "Seeds of Change." The exhibition, planned to observe the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World, chronicles the revolutionary effects of …
This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of videos marking the Quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World. "Montserrat" (8:15), "Crow Fair" (6:56), and "Corn and Potato" (2:16) all accompanied the National Museum of Natural History exhibition "Seeds of Change" which opened in 1991. "Montserrat" documents the history and …
Photographs of Smithsonian Institution anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition
Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian, Mexican …
MS 3959 The Relation of the Caribs to the Florida Indians
Extract from R. P. Labat's "Memoirs of Voyages to the American Isles."
MS 7173 George J. Gibbs Letterbook
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Copies of correspondence between George J. Gibbs and others on a variety of topics, especially anthropological, ornithological, and geneological. Included is corresponsence with Spencer Baird and Joseph Henry of the Smithsonian Institution; John Evans; Joseph Hutchings; W.R. Inglis, "late" president of the Turks and Caicos Islands; J.H. Lefroy, "fomer" governor …
Virginia Heyer Young papers
Virginia Heyer Young's papers document her research among African-American and Chinese-American communities in the United States as well as her field work in St. Vincent in the Caribbean.
Regis M. Quirin and Leon Poplawski photographs of Carib peoples in Dominica
15 Pages (Report :)
29 Negatives (acetate)
55 Color slides
Photographs made by Regis M. Quirin and Leon Poplawski in Dominica that depict the island's natural and urban scenery as well as Carib peoples. There are images of Carib Indians and their activities and villages as well as cities and scenery in Dominica, including Roseau and Portsmouth. Among the photographs …
This accession consists of images of cacti maintained by curator Joseph Nelson Rose. Most images were taken in Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, the Dominican Republic, the British West Indies, and the Danish West Indies. Some images of people, buildings, and landscapes are also present. Materials are mostly glass plate negatives and …
Joseph Harvey Riley Papers
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.