MS 4955 The East China Seas Program and the Ryukyu Islands
This is Kerr's reaction to a proposal entitled, " The East China Seas Program," which was worked up by Eugene I. Knez, but never funded (information from Eugene I. Knez). Includes data on field work conditions in the Islands.
Egbert Hamilton Walker Papers
The papers of Egbert Hamilton Walker were transferred to the Smithsonian Archives from the Hunt Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1977. Subsequently, two additional transfers of papers were gifted by Egbert Walker in 1978 and 1979. In 1995, Walker's autobiographical notes were transferred from the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History. In …
MS 4956 Memorandum: Cultural Assets Conservation Work in the Ryukyus
Includes a "supplement" which lists sites in the islands that are of historical and archeological interest.
These records include correspondence, memoranda, and other information about the activities of the Office of International Activities, which establishes cooperative research programs with institutions of higher learning in other countries and fosters programs for the international exchange of persons in those fields of science and humanities related to the Smithsonian …
Frank C. Whitmore Papers
This accession consists of papers documenting the career of Frank C. Whitmore, Geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Smithsonian Research Associate. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, examinations and reports, photographs, and other papers associated with Whitmore's paleontological research.
F. Raymond Fosberg Papers
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 …
Herbert William Krieger papers
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949
Cook, W. A.
The papers of this collection are those of Herbert William Krieger (b. 1889), archaeologist and curator of the Division of Ethnology for the former United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are correspondence, field notebooks, notes, administrative material, manuscripts of writings, printed matter, sketches, maps, photographs and other documents.
This accession consists of records documenting the planning of exhibitions in the Museum of History and Technology, Hall of Philately and Postal History and, beginning in 1969, the National Museum of History and Technology, Hall of Philately and Postal History. Records also document collections management by National Museum of American History …
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, "Peoples of the Pacific;" files maintained by …
Howard F. Bowker Papers
The collection documents Howard F. Bowker, a coin collector and expert in the coinage of East Asia.