Query: Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Color transparencies
Creators:
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Dates:
ca. 1936-41
Size:
141 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4540C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Transparencies of water-color drawings by an Isleta Indian, made ca. 1936-41 for Elsie Clews Parsons. (See Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Catalog Number 4540-a, -b.) 141 2" x 2" slides, made in Smithsonian photographic laboratory, May, 1960.

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in NAA.MS4540C for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
MS 4540 Materials relating to manuscript by Elsie Clews Parsons
Creators:
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Trager, George L.
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4540AB
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Related Manuscript entitled, "Native Isleta Paintings, which, with paintings by an anonymous Isleta artist, is in the Smithsonian Editor's office, December 1958, and scheduled for eventual publication. Materials in Bureau of American Ethnology Archives are as follows: 4540-a Glossary of Isleta terms. 74 cards, typed with identifications and translations by George L …

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in NAA.MS4540AB for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Photographs of Isleta paintings and letter by Joe B. Lente
Creators:
Lente, Joe B. (Joe Bartolo)
Dates:
1938-1939
Size:
5 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.12A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs of Joe B. Lente's ink and watercolor paintings of Isleta Pueblo ceremonies and a small sketch of the artist on Lente's letter to Elsie Clews Parsons from September 16, 1938.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.12A for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
American Ethnological Society records
Creators:
Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991
Ewbank, Thomas, 1792-1870
Fischell, A.
French, Kathrine S. (Kathrine Story), 1922-2006
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Dates:
1834-1964
Size:
73 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2007-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records of the American Ethnological Society (AES) document its activities from its founding in 1842 through the mid-1960s. The American Ethnological Society is the oldest anthropological association in America. It has been interested in publishing and promoting study of different cultures in the Americas from its founding in 1842 to the present. Materials include correspondence, reports, and financial records relating to the administrative functions of the organization.

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in NAA.2007-11 for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
MS 4846 Correspondence between BAE authors and the BAE Editorʹs office
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Editor
Adams, William Yewdale
Alphonse, Rev. E.S.
Bass, William Marvin, III
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Dates:
1927-1967
Size:
3 Volumes
4 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4846
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also records of galley and page proofs.

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in NAA.MS4846 for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Ralph Leon Beals papers
Creators:
Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon), 1901-1985
Dates:
1919 - 1970
Size:
48 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1980-54A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Beals papers in the National Anthropological Archives include field notes, correspondence, printed materials, copies of historical documents, drafts and final manuscripts of writings, photographs, and cartographic materials. Most relate to research projects and sometimes include materials of colleagues and assistants. Especially notable is the abundant material regarding Oaxaca markets. There are some materials relating to aspects of Beals's career other than his research but they are generally widely distributed throughout the collection. Materials relating to events that happened to occur at the time of certain field work are often interfiled with the material relating to that certain field work. There are also some personal materials included. Conspicuously missing from the papers are notes on Beals's archeological work, which he has retained. There are relatively few materials relating to his teaching career, although some of the letters exchanged with Alfred Louis Kroeber concern the establishment of anthropology at the University of California at Los Angeles; and correspondence with students in the field concerns teaching as well as research activities. A typesript of notes on the Nisenan are at the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley. Some of the letters concern Elsie Clews Parsons and Carlos Castenada.

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in NAA.1980-54A for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Creators:
Marchand, Richard
Dates:
circa 1900-1970
bulk 1910-1940
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1,200 slides, 35mm)
Collection ID:
AAG.MAR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Richard Marchand Historical Postcard Collection contains approximately 1,200 35mm slide reproductions of postcard images depicting early twentieth century architectural and garden views of over 600 private estates throughout the United States. The collection includes views of estates owned by popular movie stars of the 1920s and 1930s, including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Claudette Colbert and Buster Keaton.

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in AAG.MAR for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
Records of the Bureau of American Ethnology
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
1878-1965
Size:
245 Linear feet ((375 boxes and 10 map drawers))
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0155
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The records in this collection embody the administrative functions of the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1879 to 1965. The collection consists of correspondence, card files, registers, official notices, annual and monthly work reports, research statements, research proposals, grant applications, personnel action requests, notices of personnel action, meeting minutes, purchase orders and requisitions, property records, biographical sketches, resolutions, newspaper clippings, reviews of publications, drafts of publications, circulars, programs, pamphlets, announcements, illustrations, cartographic materials, photographic prints, photographic negatives, bibliographies, and reprinted publications.

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in NAA.XXXX.0155 for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
The Garden Club of America collection
Creators:
Garden Club of America
Dates:
circa 1920-present
Size:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 Lantern slides
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland. A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.

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in AAG.GCA for Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941