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Creators:
Simon, Joseph
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7127
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes printed explanation of Simon's writing system in hard cover, a transmittal letter to the Smithsonian Institution , an evaluation by John P. Harrington, and transmittal slips.

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Creators:
Willcomb, R. H.
Dates:
1923-1924
Size:
22 prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4724
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catalog Number 4724 Blackfoot: 1. "Blackfeet Indian Encampment near Browning, Montana" Date: July 5, 1923. 2. "Blackfeet Indian Sun Lodge near Browning, Montana" July 8, 1923. 3. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. ... Note profile of human head among rocks above the [Three] Indians [seated below stones]." Left to right: Split Ears, Bi...

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Creators:
Gysin, Brion, 1916-1986
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997
Dates:
1997
1963-1973
Size:
0.4 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.burrwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The writings of American writer William S. Burroughs and British writer Brion Gysin measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1963 to 1973, and 1997. This collection includes three books of writings by Burroughs and Gysin and one folder of letters from artist David Bradshaw to art collectors Stanley and Elyse Grinstein about William Burroughs.

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Creators:
Bissell, Hezekiah
Dates:
1920-1928
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Hezekiah Bissell, a railroad engineer in the western U.S. states with the Union Pacific Railroad, and in Peru.

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Creators:
Quackenbush, Edward M.
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7057
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Mostly on wooden match boxes.

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Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Pool, Ithiel de Sola, 1917-
Dates:
1919-1984.
Size:
3 Cubic Feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0713
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of articles, publications, writings, and research notes on the topic of communication in the 20th century, especially the psychological effects of mass media. Also 4 VHS videotapes and an accordion file folder.

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Sanderville, Richard, ca. 1873-1951
Carter, John Galen, 1891-1941
Roman Nose, (Lakota chief)
Cloud Shield.
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Dates:
June 13-18, 1934
Size:
32 pages
7 photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4444
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Dictated by Sanderville; written down by John G. Carter. Contents: Sitting Bull's Autobiographies (Dakota Number 1929); Wind River petroglyphs (Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 10, Figure 97); Madison River grave writings (Negative Numbers 215-b, 1-26); Roman Nose drawings (Dakota, Number 31303); Cloud Shield and American Horse winter counts (Dakota...

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
1850s-60s
Size:
319 pages
1 Volume
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7009
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Apparently reading notes on a wide variety of subjects including writing systems, philosophy, poetry, history, botany, geology, and others.

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Creators:
Tucson, Arizona, Bear
Dates:
October 1914
Size:
1 page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7043
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns Reverend Frazier S. Herndon's work on a system of writing for the Papago languages and translation of the Bible.

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Creators:
Ryan, Paul, 1943-
Dates:
1931-2009
Size:
19.7 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ryanpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Paul Ryan papers measure 19.7 linear feet and document Ryan's education and career as a pioneering video artist, theorist, writer, and educator. Records include school records, family papers, correspondence, writings, project files, video recordings, teaching files, printed materials, scattered photographs, and artwork by others. Organizational records are also found for the Earthscore Foundation, Earth Environmental Group, the Gaia Institute, and the Raindance Corporation, among others. The bulk of Ryan's professional work is documented in his writings and project files.

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