This collection documents the career of Lester Beall, graphic designer and commercial artist from approximately 1933-1967.
This collection consists of 42 photographs of training and service life at Majors Field, Texas, and later in the Philippines. Included are images of Vultee BT-13As, Bell P-39Ns, and Martin B-26Cs, as well as shots of personnel and base life. There are also a few images of Red Skelton doing a comic routine at Majors Field.
Concentrates on problems and provides recommendations.Includes a cover letter from L.E. Bach to the Chief Administrator, Field Headquarters, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Photographic negatives made by George Pepper, Marshall Saville and Foster Saville during the second and third Ecuador expeditions in 1907 and 1908. The expeditions were sponsored by George Gustav Heye and included archaeological work in the Manabi and Esmereldas provinces in Ecuador.
This accession consists of two notebooks written by geophysicist Gordon G. Lill (1918-1996) during his time with the United States Office of Naval Research. These notebooks concern the core materials from the Funafuti and Bikini Atolls. Materials also include scientific illustrations.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
This accession consists of field notes of Frederick M. Bayer (1921-2007), zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, 1947-1961, 1975-1996. Bayer specialized in the study and classification of soft corals (Octocorallia). These materials consist of his catalogs and journals for his expeditions to the...
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 ...
Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.
This collection consists of thirty-eight black and white photographs, mostly snapshots, relating to Sergeant Bernard Mechanic's service with the 376th Bomb Group, 9th Air Force. The images include the following: Consolidated B-24 Liberators in-flight; images from his R&R leave to Tel Aviv; noseart; and images of Winston Churchill, Field Marshall Er...