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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
1969-1983
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-194
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings of symposia and seminars sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. Symposia and seminars documented in this accession include "Kin and Communities: The Peopling of America;" "Copernicus Symposium;" "The United States in the World;" "Volunteerism and the Public Interest in American Society;" "D. C. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
1973-1979
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 500
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records, kept by Wilton S. Dillon, consist of correspondence, memoranda, background research material, invitations, brochures, resumes, photographs, grant information, publication contracts, symposia schedules, and other administrative records for the following events: the Nature of Scientific Discovery symposium celebrating the 500th anni...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dates:
1974-1992
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 498
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document program activities of the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, such as fundraising, symposiums, and workshops. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Wilton S. Dillon and Carla M. Borden; fundraising information; and schedules, reports, planning information, invitations, brochures, and audio casset...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
1969-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-191
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications associated with symposia and seminars sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. Symposia and seminars documented in this accession include "Constitutional Roots, Rights, and Responsibilities;" "Outlook for Space;" "How Humans Adapt: A Biocultural Odyssey;" "The Muses Flee Hitler;" "Kin and Communities: ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
1969-1980
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-192
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Wilton Dillon, Director, documenting the planning and execution of symposia and seminars sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. Symposia and seminars documented in this accession include "D. C. Research Seminar on Popular Culture," "Kin and Communities: The Peopling of America," ...

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Creators:
Medicine, Beatrice
Dates:
1914, 1932-1949, 1952-2003 (bulk dates, 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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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dates:
circa 1978-1991
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 495
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records include correspondence, memoranda, announcements, publication contracts, photographs, grant information, lecture agreements, reports, brochures, research materials, resumes, and publication information for the following symposia: Kin and Communities: The Peopling of America; Constitutional Roots, Rights, and Responsibilities; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
circa 1971-1984
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 496
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection includes correspondence, memoranda, brochures, announcements, background materials, audiotapes, videotapes, grant contracts, program reports, reading files, schedules, photographs, and expense reports concerning the following symposia: Kin and Communities: The Peopling of America; Family Policy Forum; Festival of India; Ma...

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Creators:
Leeds, Anthony, 1925-
Dates:
1946-1989
Size:
18.37 Linear feet (32 document boxes, 2 card file boxes, one photo album, one oversize box, 2 map folders, and one document box of restricted materials.)
Collection ID:
NAA.1994-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Anthony Leeds, anthropologist and university professor. Leeds' reasearch was primarily concerned with urban development, though the fieldwork included in this collection is from rural areas. Included are correspondence, field notes, published and unpublished papers, photographs, newspaper and periodical clippings, conference papers, lecture notes, syllabi, critiques of colleague and student work, and several personal documents.

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Creators:
Reining, Priscilla
Dates:
1916-2007
bulk 1934-2007
Size:
2 Flat boxes
60.25 Linear feet (145 boxes)
23 Computer storage devices (floppy discs, zip discs, data tapes, and magnetic tape)
6 Sound recordings
2 Map drawers
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Priscilla Reining papers, 1916-2007, primarily document the professional life of Reining, a social anthropologist and Africanist who worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 1974 to 1989. Her area of specialty was sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in desertification, land tenure, land use, kinship, population, fertility, and HIV/AIDS. During the 1970s, she pioneered the use of satellite imagery in conjunction with ethnographic data. She is also known for her ground-breaking research in the late 1980s that showed that uncircumcised men were more susceptible to contracting HIV/AIDS than circumcised men. The collection contains correspondence, field research, research files, writings, day planners, teaching files, student files, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and electronic records. Reining's research files, particularly on the Red Lake Ojibwa, the Haya, HIV/AIDS, and satellite imagery, form a significant portion of the collection.

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