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Carpenter, C. Ray (Clarence Ray), 1905-1975
Dates:
1930s
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Clarence Raymond Carpenter (1905-1975) was a psychologist and primatologist. This accession consists of typed copies of Carpenter's field notes and observations on howler monkeys on Barro Colorado Island, Panama, circa 1930s. Carpenter conducted the first study of howler monkey behavior on the Island.

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Creators:
Kasmire, David
Dates:
1949-1968
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kasmdavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to David Kasmire from Hubert Crehan, Sonia Gechtoff, George McNeil, Wilfred Zogbaum describing the art scenes and the people involved in New York City and San Francisco between 1949 and 1968, including John Bolles, Herman Cherry, Ethel Gechtoff (Etya), Louise Nevelson Clay Edgar Spohn and others; a letter from Bernard Berenson to "Preston,"...

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Walker, Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-1969
Dates:
circa 1955-1967
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings of Douroucouli (Aotes trivirgatus), or night monkeys, and other animals created by Ernest P. Walker during a study of animal behavior and communication. Walker's study was an analysis to determine whether animals talk. Walker used these recordings to assemble two editions of an audio "Douroucouli ...

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National Zoological Park. Directorate for Conservation and Research
Dates:
1975-2007
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting conservation and wildlife management training programs led by the Directorate of Conservation and Science and its predecessor offices, Species Conservation Center and Department of Zoological Research, in countries around the world. The records were maintained by Rasanayagam Rudran, a conservation...

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Creators:
Garner, Richard Lynch, 1848-1920
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1891-1941
Size:
2 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0243
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Many facets of Richard Lynch Garner's life and work as an early animal behaviorist observing primates in Africa are represented in these papers. Other than a few notebooks of poems and manuscripts of books Garner had published before he began his study of apes and monkeys, there is little material that reflects his personal life or his work before about 1890. These papers, covering the period of 1891 to 1941, contain a diary, correspondence, articles written for magazines, manuscripts, poetry, notes, data collected on chimpanzees, financial records, legal records, maps, biographical material, artwork, and photographs.

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Creators:
Garner, R. L. (Richard Lynch), 1848-1920
Dates:
circa 1892-1910
Size:
49 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-58A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of primates, apparently those used by Garner in his experiments, as well as African people, villages, and plantlife. The collection also includes a few charts comparing the mental capabilities of apes and man, as well as maps of Africa; this suggests that the slides were used for lectures. The slides may have been used by Garner in his...

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Creators:
Carey, Paul, 1904-2001
Dates:
1975-1993
Size:
8 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.carepaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, photographs of Carey, and an annotated exhibition catalog of watercolors by Maurice Logan, Bohemian Art Club, 1975. Writings include two annotated artist's statement written by Carey in preparation for an interview with AAA, and "Monkey Block, A Camp History" written by Carey.

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Creators:
Bocanegra, Fausto, 1926- , interviewee
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9561
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct and collect interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record ...

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Creators:
Moynihan, M.
Dates:
1952-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of field notes, and include correspondence, photographs, sonograms and spectograms, and a small number of audio tapes. Many of the materials in this collection are available online. View Digitized Materials.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Dates:
2009-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-198
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two blogs and one section of a website maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center. The "BookDragon" blog, crawled on October 23, 2015, reviews books which predominantly highlight the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans to the American experience and world cultures. The blog was opened in March...

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