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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dates:
1983-circa 1988
Size:
0.15 cu. ft. (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of interviews with German refugees, including students and scholars, who taught at African-American colleges between 1933 and 1955. This project was led by Gabrielle Simon Edgcomb of the German Historical Institute in association with the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies. Materials include audiotape interviews (eight...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Bunch, Lonnie G.
United States. Department of Agriculture
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Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
1 Cubic foot
18 videocassettes (vhs)
15 cassette tapes
38 videocassettes (video 8)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0614
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An oral history project that grew out of the exhibit "Go Forth and Serve" which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students.

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Creators:
George Washington Memorial Association
Dates:
1890-1922
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7471
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history and organization of the GWMA and the planning for the George Washington Memorial Building - first in conjunction with the establishment of a National University in Washington, the construction of an administrative building and cultural center for Columbian College in the District of Columbia, and finally, ...

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Creators:
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988
Dates:
1882 - 1988
Size:
18.66 Linear feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-010
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

President of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (later Tukegee Institute; now Tuskegee University) from 1935 - 1953 and founder of the United Negro College Fund (1944). Patterson was born on October 10, 1901. Orphaned at age two, he was raised by his eldest sister, Wilhelmina (Bess), a school teacher in Texas. He studied at Iowa State College, where he received a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1923 and a master of science degree in 1927. Five years later, he was awarded a second doctorate degree from Cornell University. Patterson taught veterinary science for four years at Virginia State College, where he was also Director of Agriculture. His tenure at Tuskegee University started in 1928 and spanned almost 25 years, first as head of the veterinary division, then as the director of the School of Agriculture and finally as Tuskegee's third president. He married Catherine Elizabeth Moton, daughter of Tuskegee University's second president, Dr. Robert R. Moton. Patterson also founded the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee in 1944, the same year he founded the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The UNCF continues today as a critical source of annual income for a consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tuskegee University among them.

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Creators:
Steltenkamp, Michael F.
Dates:
1975
Size:
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.95-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Lucy (Black Elk) Looks Twice (1907-1978), Black Elk's only daughter and wife of Leo Looks Twice, and her daughter, Norma Regina (ca. 1940-1978). They were probably photographed while serving as consultants in the research for Michael F. Steltenkamp's book, Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala.

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Creators:
Chandler, Dana, 1941-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1993 March 11-May 5
Size:
89 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.chandl93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dana Chandler conducted 1993 March 11-May 5, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Radio Meteor Project (Harvard College Observatory)
Dates:
circa 1959-1971
Size:
109.20 cu. ft. (86 record storage boxes) (40 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 304
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of films of meteors detected by the radar system at Havana, Illinois, circa 1960-1970; computer printouts containing data on meteors observed, circa 1966-1971; and computer tapes, circa 1965-1970.

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Creators:
Resser, Charles Elmer, 1889-1943
Dates:
1912-1942 and undated
Size:
4.58 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Resser's professional correspondence, 1912-1940 and undated; notebooks from field trips in the United States and museum collection study trips in Europe; a manuscript on Wisconsin localities at the Milwaukee Public Museum; and photographs from his field trips.

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Creators:
Buechner, Helmut K. (Helmut Karl)
Dates:
1939-1975
Size:
32.72 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For the most part, these papers document Buechner's primary research interest, the ecology of terrestrial vertebrates, with emphasis on relationships to vegetation and social behavior. Included are Buechner's research on the pronghorn antelope, which contains field notes, journals, photographs, and reports to the Texas Cooperative Wildlife ...

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Creators:
Turner, Robert Chapman, 1913-2005
Dates:
circa 1917-2005
Size:
13.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.turnrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist Robert Chapman Turner measure 13.3 linear feet and date from circa 1917 to 2005. The papers document Turner's career as an educator and studio potter through biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, professional files including lectures, subject files, printed material, and photographs.

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