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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1983-1985
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of cultural agreements between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign governments (Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Iraq). Each agreement includes an English version and translation to the native language.

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Creators:
Laderman, Carol
Dates:
1970-2009
Size:
6 Linear feet ((15 boxes and 1 manuscript envelope) and 154 cassette tapes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Carol Laderman was a medical anthropologist best known for her research on Malay traditional medicine. Her work focused on beliefs and practices regarding childbirth and nutrition as well as shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. This collection consists of the professional papers of Carol Laderman, medical anthropologist and university professor. The bulk of the collection pertains to her research on childbirth, nutrition, and shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. These materials include field notes, surveys, transcripts of Main Peteri ceremonies, grant applications, photographs, and sound recordings. Of special interest are her photographs of midwives and shamans treating patients, including Main Peteri ceremonies, as well as traditional Malay weddings and festivals. Also noteworthy are her recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies and her interviews with midwives and shamans. The collection also contains her unpublished and published writings; her dissertation; a report on her undergraduate fieldwork with pregnant Puerto Rican teenagers; her lecture notes and files as a university professor; files documenting her involvement in professional associations; and correspondence with colleagues.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1958-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Office of the Chairman, Department of Entomology, 1958-1993. Chairmen who served during this time period include: J.F. Gates Clarke (Curator, Division of Insects, Department of Zoology, 1958-1964; and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1964-1966); Karl V. Krombein (1966-1970); Paul David Hurd (19...

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Creators:
McCloskey, William B., 1928-
Dates:
1952-2005
Size:
5.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1192
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of photographic slides taken by McCloskey while aboard commerical fishing vessels. The photographs were taken in bodies of water spanning the globe, including those off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand, Alaska, New England, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Burma, Chile, Peru, ...

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Longcope, Janet, ca. 1886-1974
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
600 Mounted prints (circa 600 mounted prints, silver gelatin)
4,000 Color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Janet Longcope during trips to countries around the world. They depict landscapes, buildings, markets, dances, agriculture, arts and crafts, ceremonies, children, cooking, musicians, and transportation. Locations depicted include Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Egypt, Et...

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National Zoological Park, Dept. of Mammalogy
Dates:
circa 1967-1989
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Edwin Gould served as Curator, Department of Mammalogy, National Zoological Park (NZP), from 1980 to 1996. This accession provides partial documentation of Gould's tenure as Curator of Mammals, NZP, and consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, research notes, and related materials concerning the exhibition of the zoo's collection o...

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Creators:
Hann, Catherine (Huynh bach Thuy)
Dates:
1953-2006
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0921
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Catherine Hann's life in Vietnam (1953-1981), her flight by boat to Malaysia and stay at Pulau Bidong refugee camp (February --September 1981), her immigration to the United States (September 1981), and her work in Maryland as a circuit board assembler, manicurist and esthetician.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Channel
Dates:
2014
Size:
0.36 cu. ft. (1 5x8 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ...

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Gardener, Helen H. (Helen Hamilton), 1853-1925 (collector and possible photographer)
Dates:
circa 1900-1910
Size:
300 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
1,160 Lantern slides (circa)
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
15 Copy negatives (glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected and made by Helen Hamilton Gardener, probably during a world cruise following her husband's retirement from active duty in Puerto Rico in July 1902. The photographs document people, activities, cities, and tourist sites in Japan, China, Egypt, France, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere. Gardener's lecture notes and a clipping from t...

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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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