Patsy A. McLaughlin Papers
This accession consists of the professional correspondence of carcinologist Patsy A. McLaughlin (1932-2011). Over her career, she worked as a Fishery Biologist at the Seattle Biological Laboratory, Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, 1957-1960; Assistant Zoologist at the Department of Oceanography, University of Washington, 1960-1963; Supervisor of Invertebrates at the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center (SOSC …
David Ireland Papers
The papers of California conceptual artist and sculptor David Ireland measure 24.8 linear feet and 8.39 GB and date from circa 1910s to circa 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2005. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, notes and notebooks, installation projects and exhibition files, teaching files, travel files, personal business records, printed and digital material and commercial recordings, photographic materials, artwork, and video and sound recordings.
Charles P. Alexander Papers
The papers of Charles P. Alexander (Record Unit 7298) were received by the Smithsonian Archives in 1981, 1982, and 1984. The papers are open to researchers and may be consulted in the Archives. The Archives would like to thank Dr. Wayne N. Mathis, Chairman, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History; Dr. F …
Leonard P. Schultz Oral History Interview
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …
John Paul Visscher Papers
These papers document Visscher's investigations on marine fouling of ship bottoms and include general correspondence, 1922-1945; photographs of ship fouling; manuscripts; and research notes and reports on ship fouling.
Jermayne MacAgy papers
Six director's statements and a report to the board of the Contemporary Arts Association by MacAgy, 1952-1959 and a preface, table of contents, and a list of illustrations for MacAgy's dissertation, THE FOLK ART OF THE WESTERN RESERVE, Western Reserve University, 1939.
June and Farrar Burn photographs from Alaska
Burn, June, 1893-1969
13 Copy negatives
This collection includes negatives from June and Farrar Burn's time in Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska between 1920 and 1921. The Burns were granted teaching appointments from the Bureau of Education in the Alaska School Service and assigned to Gambell where they lived for a year, working closely with the Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) community there.
May Mandelbaum Edel papers
Edel, Abraham, 1908-2007
May Mandelbaum Edel (1909-1964) taught anthropology at Brooklyn College and the New School for Social Research, and founded the Anthropology Department at Rutgers University in 1960. She conducted fieldwork in Washington; Oregon; Uganda; and Brownsville, New York. The collection consists of field notes, lecture notes, language notes, manuscripts, books, correspondence, teaching materials, conference files, and personal papers. Included are lecture notes taken from courses with Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict, and extensive field notes for her work with the Okanagan Indians in Washington, the Bachiga (Bakiga) in Uganda, and Jewish families in Brownsville, New York.
Anthony R. Paterson papers
A vitae and passport; correspondence, 1969-1988, written as Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, regarding grant applications and with other artists including Harold Tovish, Sigmund Abeles, William King; files on the Artist's Committee of Western New York of which Paterson was president, 1974-1977, containing correspondence, printed material …
George A. Dondero correspondence with Cecil F. Chamberlain
Correspondence between Cecil Chamberlain, a board member for the Society of Western Artists, and Congressman George A. Dondero pertaining to Dondero's March 25, 1949 speech to Congress, Communists Maneuver to Control Art in the United States. Chamberlain asks Dondero to send copies of his speech in the Congressional Record exposing the Artist …