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Creators:
Smith, Loretta Thomsen (collector)
Dates:
1900-1970.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0147
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two scrapbooks containing postcards, stamps, and hand-written information about various states of the United States. The initial pages in volume 1 contain information about the early history of postcards in Europe and the United States.

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Creators:
Bertness, Darrell
Dates:
mid-20th century
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 371 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1190
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This is a small group of picture postcards.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Education and Museum Programs, Publications Office
Dates:
2006
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two gift books for the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1055
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Postcards depicting lighthouses in the United States and Canada.

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Creators:
Bird, William L.
Dates:
1900-1990
Size:
6 Cubic feet (19 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1465
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of postcards on numerous subjects.

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Dates:
between 1905-1938
Size:
15 postcards (black & white, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2003-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcards collected by Leo Frobenius (1873-1938), who was an eminent German ethnographer, scholar and writer. He founded the Frobenius-Institut in Frankfurt, which exists to this day. It is likely that he collected them during his 1926 expedition to explore rock painting in the Nubian desert, which took him to Upper Egypt and to the Sudan. Another possibility is that he collected the cards on one of his later expeditions to North Africa or even purchased them in Europe. Eleven postcards belong to a series published by G.N. Morhig, the English Pharmacy in Khartoum, a town Frobenius must have visited during his 1926 expedition. They depict peoples in the Sudan (Nubians, Arab, Shilluk, Tonga, Bari and Jur) and their various dress and adornment. Two photographic postcards by M. Venieris depict a dance, and, Ab del gadir-Wad Halomia, "the rebel of April 1908," clearly is republished from an earlier image. The remaining postcards are part of the typical Orientalist depictions of women and children. J. Geiser of Aligiers is one of the publishers.

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Creators:
Ravnitzky, Michael
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0483A
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Postcards, arranged by geographical area or by the subjects. Collection includes two boxes of "GoCards" (freely distributed commercial postcards) as well.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives, National Collections Program
Dates:
1977-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of Registrar's Council (RC) meeting minutes and information. The records also include publications from the American Association of Museums (AAM), such as "Registrars' Report," "Registrar," RC-AAM "Newsletter," and annual reports. These records were maintained by the National Collections Program and the former ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Community and Constituent Services Department, Constituent Outreach
Dates:
2004-2007
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of outreach records produced by the Constituent Outreach subgroup of the Community and Constituent Services Department. Constituent Outreach is responsible for the programs and services developed specifically to address the needs and concerns of the National Museum of the American Indian's (NMAI) Native constituencies. ...

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Creators:
Barnard, J. Laurens (Jerry Laurens), 1928-1991
Dates:
circa 1952-1991
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of professional correspondence of J. Laurens Barnard, a Curator in the Division of Crustacea, National Museum of Natural History, and an authority on amphipods. Also included are research proposals, picture postcards, black-and-white photographs, and illustrations.

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