Query: Palau
MS 2012-04 Shigeru Kaneshiro field notes and photographs
Creators:
Kaneshiro, Shigeru, 1926-2008
Dates:
1950 and 1957
Size:
3 Inches (1 document box)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2012-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains Shigeru Kaneshiro's ethnographic field research in the Caroline Islands, particularly the Woleai islands and Lamotrek. His field notebook contains notes on Palau, Satawal, Elato, Fajalap [Faraulep?], Woleai islands, and Ifalik.

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in NAA.MS2012-04 for Palau
Silas William Thompson photograph collection relating to Peleliu during World War II
Creators:
Thompson, Silas William (collector and probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1944-1945
Size:
2 Prints (halftone)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Unbound pages from an album documenting Silas William Thompson's participation in the United States Navy during World War II, with particular focus on the Battles of Peleliu and Angaur and his time at Base 20 Hospital. The collection includes a group portrait of Company B-8 of the Naval Hospital Corps School …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.98-32 for Palau
William Vitarelli films of the Western Caroline Islands
Creators:
Vitarelli, William V.
Dates:
1951-1974
Size:
Film reels (3 hours 58 minutes, color silent; 8300 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Silent footage taken by Vitarelli in Micronesia from 1951-1974. Cut and uncut footage. 3,300' is footage of the Modekngei people building their own school (Belau Modekngei School) on Babelthaup Island, Palau Group, Western Caroline Islands in 1974. Other footage includes the Vitarelli family in Micronesia, Saipan, Ponape, Palau, Grotto Marpi, old Abai, new …

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in HSFA.1980.02 for Palau
F. Raymond Fosberg Papers
Creators:
Fosberg, F. Raymond (Francis Raymond), 1908-1993
Dates:
circa 1951-1985
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of papers created by F. Raymond Fosberg while with the International Biological Programs (1960s), the National Research Council (1960s), the Smithsonian Institution as Special Advisor for Tropical Biology (1970s), and the U.S. Geological Survey (1950s). Papers also include personal files, with dates circa 1960-1985, including curricula vitae, travel reports, and some correspondence …

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in Accession 98-026 for Palau
Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1947, 1953, 1955
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-117
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 Bikini Atoll, the Ifaluk …

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in Accession 17-117 for Palau
The Navigators: Pathfinders of the Pacific
Creators:
Low, Sam
Dates:
1983
2013
Size:
57 Film reels (color sound; 57,388 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.17
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film and outtakes of film shot on the atoll of Satawal in the Caroline Islands under the supervision of anthropologist Sam Low. The film explores the continuity of Polynesian navigational methods. Supplementary materials: camera and shot logs Legacy keywords: Language and culture ; Navigation ; Outrigger canoe ; Ethnology ; Fishing ; Sailing ; Boatbuilding …

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in HSFA.2015.17 for Palau
Mary Vance Trent photographs of Micronesia
Creators:
Trent, Mary Vance, 1914-1998
Dates:
circa 1972-1976
bulk 1972-1974
Size:
578 Color prints (circa 578 color prints)
521 Color negatives (circa)
9 Postcards (color halftone)
47 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.97-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during Mary Vance Trent's time in Micronesia, including in Guam, Saipan, Palau, Yap, Pohnpei, and the Marshall Islands and Taipei. The images depict towns, buildings and other remains of the Japanese and Spanish occupations, boats, airplanes, houses and hotels, US military events, aerial views, and people (including residents …

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Homer Garner Barnett Papers
Creators:
Barnett, H. G. (Homer Garner), 1906-1985
Dates:
1934-1973
Size:
7.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1975-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Homer Garner Barnett papers, 1934-1973, consist of papers, photographs, slides, maps, and periodicals primarily documenting his ethnological work among American Indians, Palauans, and the people of Netherlands New Guinea (Irian Jaya).

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in NAA.1975-17 for Palau
Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1937-2005
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-194
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files created and maintained by Frederick M. Bayer, Zoologist Emeritus. Bayer came to the Smithsonian Institution in 1947 as a research zoologist specializing in taxonomy, zoogeography, and mineralogy of Octocorallia (soft corals). These materials consist of correspondence, subject files, field notes, photographs, negatives, and glass slides.

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in Accession 07-194 for Palau
Curatorial Records
Dates:
2001
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-293
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Anja Schulze during her time as a postdoctoral fellow with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes focus on marine invertebrates, specifically worms, near islands off of Belize and Panama as well as Guam and other area islands …

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