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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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Creators:
Favretti, Rudy J.
Dates:
circa 1950-2010
Size:
31.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.FAV
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The collection contains the project design records of Rudy J. Favretti. , a landscape architect and professor noted for his extensive work in historical restoration of gardens, parks, and landscapes. He donated his collection of garden design files, plans, and images to the Smithsonian's Archives of American Gardens in March 2011.

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Creators:
Crossgrove, Roger, 1921-
Dates:
1888-2012
bulk 1950-2006
Size:
21.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.crosroge
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Connecticut painter, educator, photographer, and watercolorist Roger Crossgrove measure 21.1 linear feet and date from 1888 to 2012 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1950 to 2006. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, professional files, teaching files, subject files, exhibition files, printed materials, personal business records, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographic materials.

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Creators:
Curtis, Dolly Powers, 1942-
Dates:
c1985
Size:
1 Item (videocassette (30 min.), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.curtdoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three programs on Curtis shown on Fairfield, Conn. cable television, 1983 and 1984, including an interview of Curtis in her Easton, Conn. studio by Channel 12 News; a tour with Curtis of her installation at the Connecticut College Art Gallery, New London, including a discussion with David Smalley, chair of the Art Dept.; and visits to Richard Bergm...

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Creators:
Tyl, Cecile
Dates:
[ca. 1913-1990]
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tylceci
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material, photographs and Cuming's scrapbook, used in preparation for an exhibit at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Conn. "Beatrice Cuming (1903-1974), co-curated by Cecile Tyl.

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Creators:
Berkson, Bill
Dates:
1931-1991
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.berkbill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material gathered by Berkson in preparation for exhibitions on sculptors Ronald Bladen and Les Levine.

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Creators:
Berleant-Schiller, Riva
Dates:
circa 1970 - circa 1980
Size:
4.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2005-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of Riva Berleant-Schiller's field notes from her research on the islands of Barbuda (1971, 1973, 1977, 1987), Dominica (1977), Montserrat (1979), and Nevis; maps; issues of Barbuda Voice; teaching materials; and correspondence. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflec...

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Dates:
1971-1974, 1989-2016
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-359
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of marine ecologist Richard W. Osman. These materials consists of field notes compiled by Dr. Osman during his extensive research on benthos and benthic zones. A significant portion of the material was created while working on the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal ...

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Creators:
Spiro, Melford E., 1920-2014
Dates:
1943-2003, undated
Size:
9.6 Linear feet ((24 boxes))
12 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2015-04
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Melford E. Spiro was a psychological anthropologist whose career included fieldwork on the Pacific Atoll of Ifaluk, on kibbutzim in Israel, and in Burma. His research topics included child rearing, cooperation, aggression, and supernatural beliefs. His papers, dated 1943-2003, primarily document these periods of fieldwork in relation to these topics. The collection consists of field notes, personality data and analysis, photographs, interview tapes and transcriptions, ephemera, subject card files, and research files. It also includes limited material related to his teaching and writings in the form of course outlines and research, lecture notes, annotated articles, drafts, and book reviews.

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Creators:
Cipriano, Michael, 1960-1993
Dates:
1983 - 1993
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1274
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

It consists of business records and correspondence, colored pencil sketches for Barney's Christmas windows done in 1988-1989, and approximately 500 color 35 mm slides illustrating window displays for Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Bergdorf Goodman, and Barney's.,This collection covers the full range of Cipriano's design career from 1983 to 1993.

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