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Dates:
1992, 1994
Size:
20 audiotapes and 1 videotape.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9565
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 ...

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Creators:
Saquet, Janette (exhibit creator and possible photographer)
Dates:
1981
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-53
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of exhibit summarizing the anthropological work of John Wesley Powell. The exhibit was installed in a single case in the north entry hall of the National Museum of Natural History. The photograph was taken in spring 1981, probably by Saquet.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1890-1910
Size:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of images of exhibits of anthropological material. These include Oceanic and African implements and artifacts exhibited at the Field Columbian Museum; a William Henry Holmes-designed diorama in Piney Branch (1895); costumed mannequins and busts at the United States National Museum; the Smithsonian Exhibit at the World Columb...

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Creators:
Kavanagh, Thomas W., 1949-
Dates:
June 16, 1990
Size:
83 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7502
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The text is in the form of brief notes and footnotes. Most of the manuscript is made up of photographs of the figures, some groups showing the changes made in exhibiting them. The coverage is to 1955.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Assistant Director for Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1984-1993
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Lawrence O'Reilly was appointed Associate Director for Exhibits in 1984 and was placed in charge of the planning and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The position of Associate Director for Exhibits was abolished in 1994. This accession consists of records documenting the planning for and production ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1984-1985, 1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of "The Sea: A Quest for Our Future" and other films associated with the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Life in the Sea Hall. "The Sea: A Quest for Our Future" is a 60 minute film produced in 1984 and broadcast by PBS. It is a documentary on the complex ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1978-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special programs and other educational activities and products created by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, usually in conjunction with special exhibitions. Special exhibitions documented in this accession include African Voices; Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bron...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1982
Size:
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
5 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Group portraits of Henry Bascom Collins and a St. Lawrence Island dance group, made by a Smithsonian photographer on June 22, 1982. The photographs were taken at the opening of the "Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo" exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1962-1993
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains records documenting the planning, construction, and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include scripts, plans, drawings, memoranda, reports, photographs, and related materials documenting Hall 7, "Peoples of Asia and Africa," and Hall 8, "People...

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Creators:
DeArmas, Adrienne
Dates:
1993
Size:
111 Color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of streets, houses, and other buildings in Klukwan, a Tlingit village in Alaska, made on August 6, 1993. According to a description by photographer Adrienne DeArmas, the images form "a panoramic view of the Tlingit Village in Klukwan, Alaska, U.S.A. . . .The slides begin on the left-hand side of the road which divides the community into the ...

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