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Dates:
1986
Size:
77 Videocassettes (Betacam) (27 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Videotape field project shot by Ken Forsyth in Africa for the University Research Expeditions Program, University of California, Berkeley, focusses on three groups in Kenya and Tanzania. Videotapes of the Rendille, pastoralists from northern Kenya are concerned primarily with water resources and capture daily life includng scenes of young men diggi...

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Creators:
Coville, Frederick V. (Frederick Vernon), 1867-1937
Dates:
1888-1936 and undated
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers of Frederick Vernon Coville were part of a group of Smithsonian Department of Botany records which were originally deposited in 1971 at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. In December 1977, the records were returned to the Smithsonian for maintenance in the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Creators:
Taylor, Lyda Averill
Dates:
1936-1940 (part)
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4658
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Shelf list: Box 1. Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati field notes. Box 2. Ethnographic material on Alabama and Koasati, plus incomplete manuscript on ethnography of southeastern U.S. Box 3. Miscellaneous notes on Alabama and Koasati. Detailed list of contents accompanies main catalog card.

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Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840
Dates:
1815-1834 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7250
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of notebooks kept by Rafinesque on his many trips, containing natural history notes and observations; ichthyological and botanical drawings; sketches of landscapes and places visited; itineraries; and trip journals. Some of the notebooks are in French

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Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1849
Size:
143 Items (cards )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3468
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Part 1: Disease names, 51 cards. Part 2: Plant names, 91 cards.

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Turner, Nancy J., 1947-
Bouchard, Randy
Kennedy, Dorothy I. D.
British Columbia Indian Language Project
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Dates:
1977
Size:
280 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7247
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes plant names and notes on the way the plants were used in food, technology, medicine, and religion.

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Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1888
Size:
15 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS435
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
1899
Size:
2 Sheets (8 x 12 1/2 inches)
1 Item (notebook (49 pages , 4 x 8 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3462
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two sheets with pencil drawings of 35 plants, each accompanied by a legend in the Cherokee syllabary. Also small black notebook containing miscellaneous notes on Cherokee, etc, and a list of Choctaw clans. Pages 1-4 are headed, "HawanitaŹ¹s Plant Pictures" with 35 plant names, probably corresponding to the drawings. The remainder of the notebook cov...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medicine and Science
Dates:
1975-1977, 1988-2016
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Jeffrey K. Stine, Curator of technology and environmental history, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Medicine and Science, and during the years he was in the Division of the History of Technology and the Division of Engineering and Industry, respectively. Al...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin Willits,...

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