Blackfoot photographs with typed captions
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, Bird Rattler, and Jack Wagner September 14, 1924. 4. Close …
Early Aeronautical Writings
This collection consists of approximately 3.28 cubic feet of early periodicals, articles, pamphlets, and other publications relating to various aspects of aviation including kites; balloons; events relating to aviation; personalities involved in aviation; aerial navigation; airships; airplanes; aerial combat; models; and aerial photography. The majority of writings in the collection date to the time period from 1755 through 1919, but there some later pieces dating to the 1920s through the 1960s. Most of the items in the collection are in English, but there are also some writings in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Portuguese.
James Hampton writings
This microfilm collection contains writings by African American self-taught artist James Hapton in an unknown script. These writings are sometimes accompanied by notes in English, quotations from the Bible, or the word "Revelation." The writings are on loose leaf paper, in a 108-page notebook entitled "St. James: The Book of …
William Burroughs and Brion Gysin writings
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997
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.
Clarence Schmidt papers
The papers of sculptor Clarence Schmidt date from 1964 to 1975 and measure 0.4 linear feet. Found are untitled writings and scattered printed material. Some of the writings were removed from 3-ring binders and maintain original order. Other writings are in notebooks and legal pads.
Michele M. Serros Papers
4 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 3 map-folders)
Michele M. Serros was a Chicana writer who grew up in Oxnard, California. She is best known for Chicana Falsa: And Other Stories of Death, Identity, and Oxnard, Chicana, and How to be a Chicana Role Model. The papers cover her childhood, high school work, undergraduate courses, published works, and speaking and workshop engagements. The collection also includes photographs, drawings, and her high school yearbook.
MS 7127 Joseph Simon's "Phonetic Alphabet" and related manuscripts
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
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.
MS 7057 Songs written in Faraulep script on matchbook covers by Ifaluk islander
Mostly on wooden match boxes.
MS 4843 Winslow M. Walker files on archaeological explorations in Arkansas and Louisiana
Contains typescript drafts of "Cave Culture of Arkansas" and "A Reconnaissance of North Louisiana Mounds" and associated field notes, drawings, and photographs.
Oral history interview with Esther McCoy
An interview of Esther McCoy conducted 1987 June 7-Nov. 14, by Joseph Giovannini, for the Archives of American Art.