MS 3765 Letter to Henry Wetherbee Henshaw
Letter transmits "a short story relating to the origin of maple sugar" and "some words relating to the maple trees, etc.," giving an account of the Mid'e ceremonies among the Menominee Indians. Also "Notes [vocabulary] relating to Maple Sugar." 1890. Manuscript document. 2 pages.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sugar
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Sugar forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
MS 2331 Spring at that time
Maple sugar festival- Seneca text with interlinear translation describing spring and maple sugar.
United States Department of Agriculture photographs relating to sugar expedition to Papua New Guinea
3 Nitrate negatives
100 Prints (ca. 100 prints: silver gelatin)
120 Prints (ca. 120 glass negatives)
Images of settlements, people (including Negritos), artifacts, agriculture (especially sugarcane), headdresses, tattooing and body marking, members of the expedition, and the expedition's plane. This collection contains photographs by every member of the expedition. Other images are from Frank Hurley's documentary, "Pearls and Savages", or were made by the Department of …
Sugar Plant Hunting by Airplane in New Guinea
Brandes, E. W. (Elmer Walker)), b. 1891
Peck, Richard K.
116 Photographs (Lantern slides)
Edited film made by the United States Department of Agriculture during an expedition to locate disease resistant varieties of sugar cane in the Territory of Papua and Mandated Territory of New Guinea. Footage was shot during 57 flights in what was ostensibly the first European exploration of sites in the interior …
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Montserrat" (8:15) and "Crow Fair" (6:56). Both films were shown in the National Museum of Natural History exhibition, "Seeds of Change." The exhibition, planned to observe the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World, chronicles the revolutionary effects of …
A.R. Van Tassell Photograph Albums
Photograph album documenting the work and life of A.R. Van Tassell, an engineer who worked on structures in Hawaii as well as the Panama Canal.
Josephine Hopper letters to Lila Harnett
Hopper, Jo N. (Josephine Nivison), 1883-1968
Two letters (1964 and 1967) from Josephine Hopper to Lila Harnett. Hopper refers to two works of art, Manhattan Bridge and Lily Apartments, and Sugar Maple by her husband Edward Hopper. Also included is a photograph of Sugar Maple, two newspaper clippings regarding Edward Hopper and a note from Jack Bauer to …
MS 7251 Teaspoon package of sugar with image of Margaret Mead
The package is illustrated with a picture of Margaret Mead and includes a note on her as part of a series on "Outstanding American Women."
This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of videos marking the Quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World. "Montserrat" (8:15), "Crow Fair" (6:56), and "Corn and Potato" (2:16) all accompanied the National Museum of Natural History exhibition "Seeds of Change" which opened in 1991. "Montserrat" documents the history and …