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Creators:
Parsons, S. H. (Simeon Henry), 1844-1908
Dates:
circa 1871-1884
Size:
10 mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-3
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by S. H. Parsons in St. Johns, Newfoundland, which were possibly exhibited at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans, 1884-1885. They include views of boats passing through the Narrows (the entrance to St. Johns's harbor), Carbonear Island, Water Street after its first snow, the "Sisters" natural roc...

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Creators:
Meyer, John A.
Dates:
1942-1943
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet ((3 films) (1 tape))
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland, 1942-1943.

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Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899
Dates:
circa 1887
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7371
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of four watercolor paintings of Funk Island by Shindler. The paintings were based on sketches by Captain Joseph William Collins, who led an 1887 voyage of the schooner Grampus to Funk Island, off the coast of Newfoundland, to collect skeletal remains of the Great Auk for the USNM.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page (4 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1318A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos recorded by Truman Michelson in Labrador and Nain in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Creators:
Horsford, Cornelia, 1861-
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4380
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs: I-a - House site by Stony Brook. Fireplace like a fallen oven, ashes under stones, pavement extends towards dam, possibly used for drying fish. 21.5 cm. I-b - Same house site. II - Grave at Beaver Brook Cemetery. III-a - Rune stone; only 4 letters legible. III-b - Rune stone compared with a Greenland rune stone. III-c - Tracing from ru...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1923
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1320
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

According to Explorations and Field Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1923 (Pub. 2752), Truman Michelson travelled to St. John's in Newfoundland and Labrador in June 1923 where he made cranial measurements of four Beothuk skulls. These undated notes, most likely from that work, consist of Michelson's measurements of the skulls of a Beothuk chi...

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Creators:
Peacock, F. W. (Frederick William), 1907-1985
Dates:
August 1980
Size:
1 Item (ca 1 inch)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7303
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes grammar material and vocabularies.

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Anglo-American Telegraph Company, Ltd.
Dates:
1862-1947
Size:
14 Cubic feet (51 volumes in 44 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0073
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records relating to the organization of the company, corporate and financial records. Corporate records include two volumes of the company's acts, charters, contracts and agreements, 1862-1883; minutes of board meetings relating to varied subjects, such as agreements between the company and other telegraph companies such as Western Union Telegraph concerning sales of property, details of trnsactions or purchases undertaken by the company. Financial records consist of nine volumes of "journals" showing monthly records of receipts, 1866-1912; nineteen volumes of ledgers reveal a detailed financial status of the company, 1866-1912; and nine volumes of cash books consist of the financial transactions of the company, 1904-early 1941. See also 1 folder of the Anglo-American Telegraph Company telegrams in the Warshaw Collection under the heading "Telegraphs".

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Creators:
Johnson, Frederick, 1904-1994
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1924-1931
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
450 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.038
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Frederick Johnson collection consists of original negatives made from 1924 to 1931 by Johnson primary among the Mi'kmaq, Innu, Algonquin, Potawatomi, Montagnais, Abenaki, Anishinaabe, and Mistassini Cree peoples of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Quebec, Canada. Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Eastern Canada. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada, some of which were sponsored by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.

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Dates:
1835 - 1897
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 15 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1386
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Cyrus W. Field's efforts to lay the transatlantic cable from Ireland to Newfoundland in 1866. The materials include photographs, correspondence, resolutions, maps, charts, and printed publications about Field and the transatlantic Cable.

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