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Creators:
Worsley, Beatrice H., Dr. (associate professor)
Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1946-1959.
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0237
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Worsley's papers include handwritten notebooks, loose notes, memoranda, reprints from her articles in professional journals, and copies of her theses written in fulfillment of the master's and doctor's degree, from MIT and the University of Cambridge, respectively. All of these papers deal with technical and theoretical problems of computer des...

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965
Coffin, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), b. 1883
Dates:
1923
Size:
152 Photographic prints
4 negatives (photographic)
140 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.044
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Field photography from the 1923 Louis C. G. Clarke Kechipauan Expedition at the Kechipauan ruins on the A:shiwi (Zuni) Reservation in New Mexico.

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Creators:
Riesenberg, Saul H.
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4887
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Portion of Manuscript #50 in Accession OA2/4/1, Cambridge Museum of Archeology and Anthropology. Also includes Larsson, Karl Erik, Curator at the Ethnografiska Museet, Goteborg, Sweden. Letter to Saul H. Riesenberg, transmitting "an excerpt of the Cambridge Manuscript re cannibalism." Goteborg, Sweden. April 26, 1962. Typescript letter signed. 1 p...

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Creators:
Leach, Jerry W. (Jerry Wayne)
Dates:
1969-1978
Size:
1.9 Linear Feet (5 document boxes)
42 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Jerry Leach was one of the founding faculty members of the University of Papua New Guinea, serving as lecturer at the university from 1969 to 1973. During this period he studied folklore and culture change in the Trobriand Islands, which he described in his thesis "The Kabisawali Movement in the Trobriand Islands" (1978) and in his documentary film, "Trobriand Cricket: An Ingenious Response to Colonialism." This collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of Trobriand Folklore recorded by Jerry Leach between 1969 and 1974 as well as audio recordings of the Kula Conference held at King's College, Cambridge, England, in July 1978.

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Creators:
Schildkrout, Enid
Van Couvering, John A.
Dates:
1964-2010
Size:
5320 slides (photographs) (35 mm)
120 slides (photographs) (120 mm)
1407 negatives (photographic) (35 mm)
91 negatives (photographic) (120 mm)
3 negatives (photographic) (5 x 7 inches)
10 negatives (photographic) (4 x 5 inches)
2 negatives (photographic) (8 x 10 inches)
136 Photographic prints (8 x 10 inches or smaller)
4 contact sheets
1 usb flash drive (64 GB)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2018-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection documents the Asante, Baka, Baule, Berber, Dogomba, Dogon, Fulani, Gurunsi, Gonja, Hausa, Lobi, Mamprusi, Mossi, Senufo, Serer, Tsonga, Tuareg, Wolof, and Yoruba peoples; architecture, animals, artwork, celebrations, ceremonies, landscapes, masquerades, markets, mosques, portraits, shrines, and street scenes in Ghana, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Morocco, Republic of Benin, Central African Republic, Namibia, and Senegal.

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Creators:
Faris, James C.
Dates:
1960-2014, undated
Size:
7.67 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-36
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

James Faris (1936 – present) is an American cultural anthropologist and epistemologist who received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1966. He conducted fieldwork in the fishing settlement of Cat Harbour, Newfoundland, among the Nuba of Southeastern Kordofan in the Sudan, and among the Navajo in the American Southwest. His research specializations include cognitive anthropology, art and aesthetics, ritual, social organization and reproduction, anthropological linguistics, and visual anthropology and critical theory and representation. The James Faris Papers, 1960-2014, primarily document his fieldwork with the Nuba peoples of Southeastern Sudan. His papers also include materials related to representation of the Nuba peoples and various controversies in visual anthropology and documentary film that related to Leni Riefenstahl and her filmmaking among the Nuba. During the 1960s Faris was drawn into activism against the Vietnam War while at the University of Connecticut and his papers contain ephemeral materials on radical anthropology and racism from that period. The collection consists of field notes, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, films (including scripts and transcriptions), videos, book and papers drafts, and news and magazine clippings.

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Dates:
1991
Size:
2 videotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9564
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 r...

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Creators:
Silberglied, Robert E., 1946-1982
Dates:
1960-1982, with related materials to 1984
Size:
b 20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7316
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Robert E. Silberglied provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career. They include materials relating to his initial interest in entomology; his academic training; his teaching career at Harvard University; his duties as a staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI); his efforts as a conserv...

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Dates:
1905-2001
Size:
0.79 Cubic Feet (2 containers)
Collection ID:
NASM,2018.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the observatory postcards gathered by Dr. David DeVorkin as part of the Explore the Universe exhibit.

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Creators:
Geller, Margaret J. interviewee
Dates:
1989-1990
Size:
4 videotapes. 7 digital .wmv files and .rm files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9546
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 r...

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