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Dates:
1841-1888
Size:
1.29 cu. ft. (3 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90043
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of New England Whaling Schooner logbooks. All ships seem to have had New Bedford, Massachusetts, as home port. Ships documented include the Active, the Adelia Chase, the Adeline Gibbs, the Ohio, and the Thomas Pope.

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Creators:
Tripp, William Henry, 1880-1959
Dates:
circa 1900-1925
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T91019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains a whaling log from the schooner John R. Manta, a log from the schooner Joseph Manta, and related documents.

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United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856)
Dates:
1852-1861 and undated
Size:
1.25 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7253
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the natural history work of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition and consists of correspondence and notes, manuscripts, and drawings by William Stimpson on the crustacea collections made on the expedition. Also included is Stimpson's journal of the expedition.

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Dates:
1904-1924
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-288
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes two journals by Eric Schlemmer (and possibly others) while on Laysan Island, 1904-1908; a letter from Alexander Wetmore to Eric Schlemmer, 1924; and the log of the yacht, Helene by Max Schlemmer, 1915. For more information, see Max Schlemmer, Hawaii's King of Laysan Island by Tom E. Unger (iUniverse, Inc.: New York...

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Creators:
International Whaling Commission
Dates:
1930-1968
Size:
14 cu. ft. (28 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Van Valin, William B., 1878-
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
10 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 6,950 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot by William Van Valin as leader of the John Wanamaker Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska for the University of Pennsylvania Museum. The film, that later toured in a film-lecture series by Van Valin, is known under the main title TIP TOP OF THE EARTH: Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series. Series includes the titles: SCENES AT NOME, ALAS...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Channel
Dates:
2015-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ...

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Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947
Sanborn Studio
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947
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Dates:
1903-1964
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.ashlclif
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence (ca. 900 letters), sketches, photographs, two exhibition catalogs, the manuscript of The Ashley Book of Knots, and miscellany. Much of the correspondence deals with Ashley's research for and the publication of his Yankee Clipper (1926). Among the correspondents are Henriette Wyeth, N.C. Wyeth (a 7 p. letter), Irving R. Wiles, Oliver ...

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Dates:
bulk 1925
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box (23 glass lantern slides))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0491
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of 23 hand-colored glass lantern slides of images taken during the 1925 Arctic expedition attempt by Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to fly to the North Pole using a pair of Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) flying boats.

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Creators:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Ford, James Alfred, 1911-1968
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 2000 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken by Smithsonian anthropologist Henry Collins and his assistant James Ford in the summer of 1930, Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Shots include Eskimos in boats; three men positioning themselves in boulders along seacliffs to catch birds with pole net; dancing and drumming; fishing with both lines and nets; dog teams; the preparat...

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