Query: Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Gus Van Beek papers related to the Tel Jemmeh Expedition
Creators:
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Dates:
1886-2007
bulk 1969-2006
Size:
38.4 Linear feet (32 records storage boxes)
11 Folders (Map Folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-28b
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is mainly comprised of the professional papers of Dr. Gus Van Beek, archaeologist, and relate to the Tell Jemmeh site in Isreal. Included are published and unpublished manuscripts of writings, research materials including field notebooks, volunteer information, accounting, photographs, drawings, and printed materials, including scholarly papers and publications …

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in NAA.2008-28b for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Gus Van Beek films of Smithsonian Institution excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel
Creators:
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Dates:
1970-1973
Size:
Film reels (2 hours, color silent; 3000 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot of excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel. Excavation site is located on the ancient border between Israel and Egypt and was occupied chiefly from 1700 B.C. to 200 B.C. by Canaanites, Philistines, Assyrians, Persians, and Ptolemies of Egypt. Series of large mud brick storage chambers, built by the Ptolemaic government as …

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in HSFA.1990.14 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Drawings and photographs of Paleolithic sites in France
Creators:
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Mounted prints
7 Drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.157
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and diagrams depicting Paleolithic sites in France, including Spy Cave and Terrace, La Chapelle-aux-Saints Cave, La Quina, the Krapina Hollow, Neanderthal Cave, and Le Moustier Cave.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.157 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
MS 7311 Audio recording of memorial ceremony for Clifford Evans
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Rose, Carolyn L.
Duckworth, W. Donald
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
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Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Cassettes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7311
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The ceremony included tributes to Evans as a man and recounted his contributions to the Smithsonian, to archeology, and to Latin American archeology. Speakers included Carolyn Rose, Gus Van Beek, Donald Duckworth, Stephen Potter, David Challinor, Don D. Fowler, and others.

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in NAA.MS7311 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Photographs of Saul Riesenberg's retirement party
Dates:
1979
Size:
20 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting people and gifts at Saul Riesenberg's retirement party in the Department of Anthropology chairman's office in 1979. Pictured attendees, mostly Department of Anthropology staff, include William Fitzhugh, David Challinor, Steve Porter, Gus Van Beek, Betty Meggers, Clifford Evans, Judith Luskey, Riesenberg and his wife.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.80-17 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Division of Old World Archeology collection of photographs of ancient sculpture, architecture, and art
Creators:
United States National Museum, Department of Anthropology, Division of Old World Archeology
Dates:
undated
Size:
6 Prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
2 Cyanotypes
1 Print (halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting classical art and architecture from Rome, Egypt and elsewhere. They include images of classical sculpture in Rome, an Egyptian papyrus, as well as additional sculpture, coins, and other items. There is also a postcard from A. C. Haddon that shows Smart & Copley's photograph of the Matopos in Zimbabwe …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.79-38 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Adolphe Braun photographs of art in European museums
Creators:
Braun, Adolphe, 1811-1877
Dates:
circa 1866-1877
Size:
68 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-34
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Roman, Greek, Assyrian, and Egyptian sculpture in European museums. Most of the images were made in the British Museum, but others were made at the Vatican, the Louvre, and in Florence.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.79-34 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
National Museum of Natural History Department of Anthropology photographs of Processing Lab and staff
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1965
Size:
11 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-15
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting the Department of Anthropology Processing Lab layout and collections, as well as images of staff cleaning collections and performing other laboratory activities. Depicted individuals include Edgar Dodd, Clifford Evans, Bethune Gibson, Gordon Davis Gibson, Betty Jane Meggers, George Metcalf, Gus Willard Van Beek, Richard Benjamin Woodbury, Pedro Porras …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.83-15 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Gus Van Beek papers
Creators:
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Dates:
circa 1959-2008
Size:
53.5 Linear feet (106 document boxes 6 record storage boxes and 4 small boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-28
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection consists of the professional papers of Dr. Gus Van Beek, Curator of Old World Archaeology, Division of Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution. Included is the overall body of field logs and notebooks, correspondence, administrative work, research for and about exhibits, photographs, drawings, work on a variety of Departmental committees, and work leading toward the publication of a number of manuscripts and papers. These materials cover roughly the period from 1959 when Dr. Van Beek was hired as an Associate Curator in the Department until 2008 when he actively ceased work in his office at NMNH.

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in NAA.2008-28 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
Copies of portraits of Smithsonian anthropologists
Dates:
1898-1962
Size:
1 Copy negative
9 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of copy prints depicting Smithsonian anthropologists, including group portraits of the staff of the United States National Museum Department of Anthropology and mounted individual portraits of department heads in 1904, 1931, 1952, 1959, and 1962. The photographs were possibly made as part of a 1969 event, "The Anthropology of Anthropology, or Everything You …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.39 for Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
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