This accession consists of records created by the Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force (DAPTF). Materials include correspondence, funding records, grant reports, membership information, and the newsletter Froglog.
The collection was assembled by Museum curators and documents the efforts of persons in eight states to have the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC), a particle accelerator, built in their state. Also documents efforts in each state to oppose locating the SSC in their state. The collection contains correspondence, press kits, posters, signs, bumper stickers, leaflets, handbills, clippings, photographs, and a videotape.
This accession consists of correspondence, project files, meeting minutes, grant files, symposia records, daily logs, Board meeting materials and records documenting Board activities, and printouts of the DAPTF email list server. Most of the materials were created and maintained by W. Ronald Heyer, Board Chair, 1994-2000.
This accession consists primarily of the grant materials of the DAPTF. Grants include Seed Grants, DAPTF/CEPF (Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund) grants, and Rapid Response Fund grants. Materials include correspondence, proposals, reports, articles, and newspaper clippings. Also included are copies of the DAPTF newsletter Froglog, mate...
The records include correspondence, project files, meeting minutes, grant files, symposia records, Board meeting materials and records documenting Board activities, and new articles. Materials document the tenures of Chairs James Hanken and W. Ronald Heyer.
Collection documents Barton Cummings's career as an advertising industry spokesman, particularly in the areas of advertising education and advertising in the public interest.
The Cover Girl Make-Up Advertising Oral History and Documentation Project, 1923-1991, is the result of a year-long study in 1990, which examined the advertising created for Noxell Corporation's Cover Girl make-up products from 1959 to 1990. The objective of the project was to document, in print and electronic media, the history of Cover Girl make-up advertising since its inception in 1959.
This accession consists of papers documenting the career of W. Ronald Heyer, curator in the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles at the National Museum of Natural History. Heyer's research focuses on the systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Neotropical amphibians. There is also a small amount of materials created by James Arthur Peters, ...
The bulk of this collection documents the professional life of Ruth Leah Bunzel from the 1940s to 1970s. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research files, teaching materials, card files, artwork, and sound recordings.
This accession consists of the professional papers of Riccardo Giacconi (1931-2018), an astrophysicist specializing in x-ray astronomy and who was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of cosmic x-ray sources. Giacconi's papers document his research, participation in the larger astrophysics community, and influence on ...