Gus Van Beek papers related to the Tel Jemmeh Expedition
11 Folders (Map Folders)
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 Included are published and unpublished manuscripts of writings, research materials including field notebooks, volunteer information, accounting, photographs, drawings, and printed materials,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 …
Gus Van Beek films of Smithsonian Institution excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel
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 …
Drawings and photographs of Paleolithic sites in France
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.
MS 7311 Audio recording of memorial ceremony for Clifford Evans
Rose, Carolyn L.
Duckworth, W. Donald
Van Beek, Gus W. (Gus Willard), 1922-
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.
Photographs of Saul Riesenberg's retirement party
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.
Adolphe Braun photographs of art in European museums
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.
Division of Old World Archeology collection of photographs of ancient sculpture, architecture, and art
1 Print (halftone)
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 …
National Museum of Natural History Department of Anthropology photographs of Processing Lab and staff
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 …
Gus Van Beek papers
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.
Copies of portraits of Smithsonian anthropologists
9 Copy prints
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 …