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Bull Head, (Blackfeet chief)
Ghent, William J. (William James), 1866-1942
Dates:
undated
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4079
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns a letter by W.J. Ghent on the battle of the Little Big Horn which appeared in the Star, June 30, 1934, criticizing the account of the battle given by Sanderville to Thomas R. Henry. Washington, D.C. July 7, 1934.

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Creators:
Williams, James Steele, 1896-1957
Dates:
circa 1918-1960 and undated
Size:
5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (8 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7328
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares, "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soil, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when no longer need...

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Creators:
Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907-
Dates:
1931, 1953, 1961, 1996, and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs of Harald Alfred Rehder (1907-1996), Curator in the Division of Mollusks, National Museum of Natural History. Additional people of note in the images include William James Clench, Paul Bartsch, Joseph Rosewater, and Waldo L. Schmitt. Also included is a memorial service program. Materials include black ...

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Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-
Chambers, Moreau Browne Congleton
De Laguna, Frederica, 1906-2004
Griffin, James B. (James Bennett), 1905-1997
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Dates:
1980;1987
Size:
2 Items (ca. inch ca. 2 inch)
90 Photographs
2 Volumes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7525
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The material relates to two events: a dinner in honor of Collins, December 5, 1980, and a memorial service, November 5, 1987. Included are announcements, a guest book for the memorial, xerox copies of photographs of and writings by Collins, messages from many prominent anthropologists and archeologists, and an album of photographs and other memorab...

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Gerard, William R. (William Ruggles), 1841-
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
November 15 and November 29, 1908
Size:
6 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS108
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Denies the Algonquian affinity of Blackfoot and Cheyenne. Marginal notes in red by "JM" [James Mooney].

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Benjamin, Marcus, 1857-1932.
Dates:
1886-1929
Size:
2.93 cu. ft. (5 document boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7085
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:
Hartshorne, William, fl. 1780s
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1786.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0087
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A bill, June 21, 1786, from William Hartshorne and Company to James Rumsey for Potomac Company, regarding rum, gunpowder, blanketing, and hats. A bill or a receipt? It's signed by Rumsey.

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Griffin, James Bennett
Webb, William S. (William Snyder), 1882-1964
Dates:
1936
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3435B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
3.59 Cubic Feet (19 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of the transcripts for the Space Astronomy Oral History Project (SAOHP), which examined the early use of rockets and satellites to study the upper atmosphere and space for the period 1946 through the early 1960s. This project constitutes one of several oral history projects conducted within the Department of Space History, NASM. The principal investigator for the SAOHP was David H. DeVorkin, and the interview set contains 225 hours of interviews with 56 individuals. The central thread of this collection is how the availability of new technologies for research, first the rocket and later satellites, helped to create a new social matrix for research. The following were interviewed: Jules Aaron; Ball Brothers; William Baum, William Behring; Jay Bergstrahl; Richard Bleach; William Brunk; Arthur Code; Jerry Conner; Frank Drake; William Fastie; Lorence Fraser; Herbert Friedman; Phyllis Frier; Robert Frosch; George Gianoplis; Thomas Gold; Leo Goldberg; Martin Harwit; Ralph Havens; Albert Hibbs; Noel Hinners; Hans Hinteregger; Charles Johnson; Francis Johnson; Adolph Jursa; Henry Kondracki; Ernst Krause; Alfred Nier; Gerry Neugebauer; Werner Neupert; Ray Newburn; Gordon Newkirk; Edward Ney; Charles O'Dell; William Pickering; Richard Porter; James Purcell; William Rense;Walter Roberts; Nancy Roman; Milton Rosen; Dan Scheiderman; Ronald Schorn; Martin Schwarzschild; Richard Silberstein; John Simpson; Lyman Spitzer; Kaj Strand; Nelson Spencer; John Strong; Gerald Tape; Clyde Tombaugh; Richard Tousey; Mona Tycz; James Van Allen; Gerald Wasserburg; James Webb; James Westphal; Charles Whitsett; Fred Wilshusen; and George Withbroe.

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Creators:
McGrath, James A.
Dates:
1950-2011
Size:
5.3 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgrjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts educator James A. McGrath measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1950-2011. Included are McGrath's papers concerning his artist's residencies and workshops for the United States Information Agency (USIA) in the Yemen Republic, Saudi Arabia, and the Republic of the Congo, 1990-1995. Also found are McGrath's papers concerning artist William Wiley. These papers date from Wiley's high school days and includes correspondence, writings, student files, printed materials, photographs, and artwork.

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