Raymond B. Manning Papers
This accession consists of field notes of Raymond B. Manning (1934-2000), curator in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Manning's specialty was the study of Decapoda. Many of these materials document research in Tunisia. Materials include field data sheets, notes, correspondence, postcards, maps, microfilm, and punch cards …
Smithsonian Foreign Country Agreements
This accession consists of cultural agreements between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign governments (Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Iraq). Each agreement includes an English version and translation to the native language.
Louis Constant Victor Rilliet photographs and diaries
500 Stereographs (circa, glass)
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, Austria, Germany, Turkey, Syria, Malta, Lebanon …
Undergraduate Program Files
This accession consists of materials which document two summer undergraduate programs. This first program was a summer workshop on Indian culture organized with the American Institute of Indian Studies. Its purpose was to provide an opportunity for 12 undergraduate students from American academic institutions to go to India to gain a …
This accession consists of one audiocassette and two videotape recordings of the signing of a cooperative agreement between the Tunisian Minister of Culture and S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, on February 24, 1984. An original copy of the cooperative agreement, along with additional information pertaining to the meeting, can be found …
African Postcard Collection
This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.
This collection consists of grant audits, progress reports, correspondence and travel files. See Record Unit 180 for similar materials.
Raymond B. Manning Papers
This accession consists primarily of correspondence documenting a portion of the professional career of Raymond B. Manning, an authority on the study of Decapod Crustacea. Included is correspondence concerning his research as a student and staff member of the University of Miami Institute of Marine Sciences, 1957-1964; and correspondence and related …
William Hance collection
10 Items ((guidebooks))
This collection, which dates from 1949-1970, contains approximately 2513 color 35mm slides depicting the people, environment and cultures of more than 30 African countries. Images include landscapes, agriculture and marketplace scenes. Countries represented include Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burundi, Rwanda, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Cote d'Ivoire and Zambia. Also included in this collection are 117 postcards from West and Central Africa and approximately 17 maps of and 10 guide books for East and West Africa. A small amount of miscellaneous ephemera rounds out the collection.