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Creators:
Gross, Gerald Connop (radio engineer)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1900-1946.
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0095
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the history of the development of international communications. Includes official correspondence, 1926-1945, while Gross was at the F.C.C.; clippings; photographs; publications; legal documents; radio licenses; reports from international conferences; and F.C.C. reports and circulars.

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Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel
Switzerland. Basel Mission Archives
Dates:
1915
Size:
152 Photographic prints (dupe prints, black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
152 Photographic prints (+2 postcards , black & white, 15 x 20 cm or smaller.)
152 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black and white, 4 x 5 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by members of the Basel Mission and by professional photographers. The majority of photographs were taken in the Basel Mission Faktorei (B.M.F.) in Accra and in other Basel Mission stores in Dodowa, Akure, Nsawam and Kumasi. Photographs taken by the members of the Basel Mission are of missionary life, flora and fauna, daily activities and named missionaries and their spouses. The professional images were of better quality and larger in size than the personal photographs. Among them are several images of a railroad station in Accra and a fleet of trucks belonging to the Basel Mission. Most significant among these photographs are 30 images of Asante people and of carved Asante stools. Two images were taken by F.R.C. Lutterodt, a well-known Ghanaian photographer, who had maintained studios in German Cameroon and in Ghana.

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Creators:
Rilliet, Louis Constant Victor
Dates:
circa 1880-1900
Size:
2 diaries
500 stereographs (circa, glass)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and diaries made by Louis Constant Victor Rilliet during his business trips throughout Europe and the Middle East. The photographs largely document scenery, buildings, people, and transportation. The diaries, dated 1880 and 1891-1892, discuss visits to Greece, Cyprus, Romania, Egypt, Tunisia, Palestine, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Austri...

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Creators:
Shanks, Lester
Dates:
1876-2010
bulk 1973-2008
Size:
3 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1244
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is comprised of the results of Shanks's research on covered bridges, mostly in America but also covered bridges in Canada and Switzerland. Included are albums containing color photographs of covered bridges, slides of covered bridges, postcards depicting covered bridges; maps, and guidebooks; newsletters, magazines, and newspaper clippings on the subject of covered bridges.

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Creators:
Challinor, Joan R.
Challinor, David, 1920-2008
Dates:
1956-1965
Size:
1 Cubic foot (7 films, Reels AC1233-OF0001 and AC1233-OF0002 are composite reels created by the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, the former comprising "Children Summer, Fall, and Winter, 1956-1957" and "Challinor Family Home Movie, 1957" and the latter comprising "Guilford, 57-58" and "Challinor Family Home Movie, 1959", 16mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1233
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

David Challinor served the Smithsonian Institution in an official capacity for 30 years, eventually becoming the assistant secretary to Sidney Dillon Ripley. Joan R. Challinor became an historian and advocate of library sciences and education. In 1956, however, they were busy with their young family. David only returned to university for graduate school in 1957, in his late 30s. They both went on to have successful careers and active family lives. This collection includes 7 home movie films that document thte Challinor family.

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Creators:
Kurz, Rudolf Friedrich, 1818-1871
Dates:
undated
Size:
124 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2522-c
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of drawings made by Rudolph Friederich Kurz in his diary while traveling to the western fur trading posts on the Mississippi and upper Missouri Rivers (1846-1852). Most of the drawings depict American Indians, horses, artifacts, forts, and landscapes. The photographs were made or collected by David I. Bushnell in Berne, Switzerland, a...

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Creators:
Wirz, Dadi
Dates:
circa 1952-1955
Size:
133 prints (silver gelatin and color)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.109
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a trip that Dadi Wirz made with his father to New Guinea, 1952-1955. The photographs depict artifacts, including sculptures, masks, and paintings, as well as people and architecture. Additionally, there are some photographs of activities, including canoeing, construction, and painting.

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Creators:
Lüthy , Werner, 1899-1967
Dates:
circa 1931
Size:
0.02 Linear feet
14 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.189
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 14 photographs depicting the Barí (Motilone) and Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro) peoples of Venezuela circa 1930-1931.

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Creators:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998
Dates:
1938-1996
Size:
53 slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 color slides (circa)
1,500 prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, Fran...

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Creators:
Tylander, Charles
Dates:
bulk 1970s-2000s
Size:
2.21 Cubic Feet ((8 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 6,479 postcards collected by Charles C. Tylander. The postcards represent many national and international airlines including Adria Airways (Germany/Slovenia); Aer Lingus (Ireland); Aeroflot (Russia); Aeromexico (Mexico); AeroPeru (Peru); Aero Trasporti Italiani (ATI) (Italy); Air Afrique (France); Air Alger...

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