A. Harvey Schreter papers
3,943 Slides (35mm color)
19 Sound cassettes
9 Videocassettes (VHS)
A. Harvey Schreter (1916-2008) was a world traveler and collector of pre-Columbian, African, and Pacific art. The collection contains materials related to trips taken by Harvey and his wife Phyllis between 1960 and 2000, slide lectures based on these trips,and personal and professional papers.
Oral history interview with Ruth Adler Schnee
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
An interview of Ruth Adler Schnee conducted 2002 November 24-30, by Anita Schnee, at the artist's home in Southfield, Michigan, for the Archives of American Art as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Sea Voyage Journal
A 19-page handwritten journal of a sea voyage in 1884, written on the return trip, presumably back to London.
This accession consists of materials that document the permanent outdoor exhibition, Voyage: A Journey Through Our Solar System, which opened on October 17, 2001. This exhibition was created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the Challenger Center for Space Science Education and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration …
John Milton Ramm papers
The papers of painter and muralist John Milton Ramm measure 11 linear feet and date from 1900 to 1992. Found within are biographical materials, family correspondence, personal business records, notes and notebooks, travel journals and other writings by Ramm and his father, John Henry Ramm. Art work consists of sketches, sketchbooks, watercolor sketches, mural designs, and other drawings by John Milton Ramm and John Henry Ramm. Also found are numerous photographs of family, friends, travels and voyages, and San Francisco cityscapes, as well as photographs of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires taken by John Henry Ramm.
This accession consists of materials documenting 13 productions created by Smithsonian Productions. 1) "The Sawyer and His Mill" was a 1969 exhibition film shown in the National Museum of American History's Agriculture Hall. The 4:50 minute film compared ancient and modern sawmills. It won the Bronze Medal at the International Film and TV Festival …
Frederick Catherwood drawing of the great Teocallis at Uxmal
A gouache drawing depicting the Teocallis, also called House of the Diviner or Dwarf's House, sitting on a pyramidal mound. It is a grand stone structure with intricate stone carvings at the gateway. Several people and a dog gather outside the entrance. Please note that the contents of the collection …
Special Exhibition Records
This accession consists of records documenting the planning, production, and execution of traveling and other special exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga;" "Meteorites on a Mission;" "Linnaean Taxonomy in the 21rst Century;" "Voyages of Discovery;" "Anteaters: Fast Food Specialists;" "Ocean Planet;" "Amber: Window to the …
This accession consists of materials that document the Smithsonian Institution observance of the 500th anniversary of the voyages of Christopher Columbus and the subsequent encounter among Europeans, Africans and the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Through programs of exhibitions, scholarly and public symposia, publications, educational programs, traveling exhibitions, radio and television …
Science Fiction Club Newsletters
This collection consists of various newsletters and publications prepared by science fiction enthusiasts in the United States and Canada, as well as catalogs relating to science fiction publications. The material includes multiple titles, with only selected issues of each, i.e., no complete runs of any publication. Publications are largely amateur …