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Creators:
Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873
Dates:
1848-1884
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1985-1998
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Speak to My Heart," "Source of the Mekong" and "Lords of the Garden" [Smithsonian Expedition Specials], "Smithsonian Quest," "Making of Gone with the Wind," "Celebrat...

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Creators:
Williams, Moses, 1776-1833
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
February 1806
Size:
13 Items
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7129
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In December 1805, Thomas Jefferson hosted a delegation to Washington DC of representatives of Indian tribes from Louisiana Territory. Early in the new year (1806), several members of the delegation traveled to Philadelphia. There they visited Charles Willson Peale's Museum and some had their silhouettes taken by Peale's physiognotrace. Included a...

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1964-1972
Size:
5.85 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.

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Creators:
Yazz, Beatien
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (etching )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7244
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The etching is accompanied by a Xerox copy of a portion of Alberta Hannum, Paint the Wind, that describes the work.

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Creators:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900
Old Toke
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
July 20, August 20, and September 4, 1855
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS970
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents relate to medicine men; story of the Thunder Bird; notes on religion, customs, tribal names, etc.

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
ca. November 1880
Size:
205 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS794B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Partly in Powell's handwriting, most in hand of a clerk. Also 21 pages vocabularies and notes in Powell's hand, apparently Wintun, found with Curtin's Karok myths (Number 269) and added to this file (4/60).

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Dates:
1978
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (One 11 by 14 inch folder.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Conquest of the Skies Wright Brothers Portfolio is the commemorative portfolio compiled by the Franklin Institute in 1978 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first flight by the Wright Brothers.

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Clark, William, 1770-1838
Edwards, Ninian, 1775-1833
Chouteau, Auguste, 1750-1829
Kemanha
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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4405
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Signers include: William Clark, Ninian Edwards, and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners Plenipotentiary of the U. S.; Ke-man-ha (the Wind facer), for the Arkansas or Santsukhdhi band; Ca-y-ga-tang-ge (the Great Chief), first signer for the Little Osage or Utsehta band, followed by 11 others; Te-shu-hing-ga (White Hair), first signer for the Great Osage...

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Creators:
Eng, Miu, 1955-
Dates:
1973-1983
Size:
2.1 Linear feet (consisting of 1 oversized box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-102
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Miu Eng Eastern Wind Collection, which dates from 1973-1983 and measures 2.1 linear feet, speaks to Ms. Eng's role as an activist and artist in Washington D.C.'s early Asian American movement. The collection includes newsletters, photographs, and booklets documenting Ms. Eng's activities with Eastern Wind, a pan-Asian American youth organization formed in 1973 that sought to document and address Asian American issues in the D.C. area. The collection also includes posters designed by Ms. Eng for several D.C. Asian American community programs of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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