Lester Frank Ward Papers
This collection consists primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Lester Frank Ward's paleobotanical research and his work as Honorary Curator in charge of the United States National Museum (USNM) collection of fossil plants. Also included are letters concerning his official duties with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The …
This accession consists of records that constitute the morgue files for the Science Service, and as such contain past articles, press releases and other materials pertaining to medical, psychological, and sociological issues. In addition are supplemental correspondence, photographs, news clippings, scientific papers and articles, obituaries and related topical information. Files …
Nathan Reingold Papers
These records consist of motion picture stills and a black-and-white photograph from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie, The Beginning or the End (1947), directed by Norman Taurog, with original story by Robert Considine and screenplay by Frank W. Wead, and starring Brian Donlevy and Robert Walker. These materials were used by Nathan Reingold …
MS 2333 Muskhogean sociological material
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Includes typed manuscripts and original notes, on sheets of various sizes. Manuscript annotated by J.R. Swanton and some sheets typed by Swanton (copies of original ?) included. Apparently somewhat disarranged, 5/58.
S. Colum Gilfillan Papers
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Gilfillan, Seabury Colum (college instructor)
The collection documents S. Colum Gilfillan, a charter member of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) in 1958 and his SHOT correspondence, particularly with Melvin Kranzberg.
MS 7093 Annotations made in copy of Herbert Spencerʹs Descriptive Sociology: A Cyclopaedia of Social Facts (Volume 3-6; New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874-78)
The annotations, which appear as interlineations and marginalia and on blank pages such as flyleaves and the backs of printed pages, are largely additions to, elaboration of and further classification of Spencerʹs catalog of the peoples of the South Pacific, Africa, Asia, and America. Linguistic and physical characteristics, especially as …
Lora Hadley photographs of the Southwest
Photographs made by Lora Hadley during her healthcare work in the Southwest, which document pueblos, churches, and the pueblo remains at Puye, New Mexico, and include an image of a cross left during a funeral procession in the northern mountains of Mexico. Extensive descriptive notes are written on the versos …
MS 2987 Shawno grammatic elements
Includes also vocabularies, sociology, place names, list of tribes known to Shawnee, etc.
Aidan Southall and Marshall Clinard material relating to nutrition and crime in Kampala, Uganda, 1950s-1960s
Clinard, Marshall B., 1911-2010
13 Sound recordings
Aidan Southall (1920-2009) was a social anthropologist whose research focused on rural and urban settings in East Africa. Marshall Barron Clinard (1911-2010) was a sociological criminologist who conducted research in a number of countries, including Sweden, India, Switzerland, and Uganda. This collection, consisting mostly of questionnaires, represents Southall and Clinard's research on nutrition and crime in Kampala, Uganda.
Phillip S. Hughes Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …