Gordon Gordh Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
This accession consists of records that document "Science as a Way of Knowing," a project of the Committee on Education of the American Society of Zoologists begun in 1983. John Alexander Moore, Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of California, Riverside, served as Director of the project. The records include project requests …
Keystone View Company photograph of Turumu village and people in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Stereoview of a Turumu village and people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Adam Clark Vroman photographic postcards of California missions and Camulos Ranch
Photographic postcards made by Adam Clark Vroman of California Missions and Camulos Ranch, part of "Vroman's Series of Postcards." The depicted mission include San Juan Bautista, Santa Clara, San Luis Rey de Francia, San Juan Capistrano, San Gabriel Arcangel, San Antonio de Pala, San Diego de Alcala, San Buenaventura, Santa …
Gilberto Ocana Oral History Interview
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
A collection of approximately 28,000 glass plate negatives showing views of a variety of subjects.
Conservation of Endangered Species Videohistory Collection
The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …
Edmund Heller Papers
These papers primarily contain photographs, journals, maps, manuscripts, postcards, and related materials concerning Heller's collecting activities from 1908 to 1917. There are also some personal photographs and material as well as photographs taken by Heller at the National Zoological Park of personnel and animals.
Dane Coolidge photographs from Mexico
This collection contains 3 photographic prints (and 3 copy negatives) depicting a Seri man in Mexico, photographed by Dane Coolidge in 1932.
Roy Leeper and Gaylord Hall collection of Miné Okubo papers
The Roy Leeper and Gaylord Hall collection of Miné Okubo papers measure 1.4 linear feet and date from circa 1940 to 2001. Roy Leeper and Gaylord Hall were long-time friends with and patrons of Okubo from the late 1950s until her death. The collection contains letters, writings, and sketches by Okubo. Among the printed materials is a copy of the 1944 special edition of Fortune magazine which was sympathetic to Japanese Americans interned during World War II and for which Okubo was hired to illustrate. Also found are scattered documents relating to Hall and Leeper.