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Creators:
Sawyer, Wells, 1863-1960
Dates:
1896
Size:
1.71 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.MS241241
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Kanovitz, Howard
Dates:
circa 1950-2009
Size:
11.5 Linear feet
1 Gigabyte
Collection ID:
AAA.kanohowa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Howard Kanovitz measure 11.5 linear feet and 1 GB and date from the mid-1950s through Kanovitz's death in 2009, with the bulk from 1966 to 1990. The collection documents Kanovitz's work as a professional artist through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings, interviews, personal business reco...

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Creators:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
circa 1938-2011
Size:
26.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.

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Creators:
Spinks, Charles Nelson, 1906-1980
Dates:
[ca. 1956-1977?]
Size:
1 Volume (105 leaves, 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1994.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographic prints, 132 images, assembled by Charles Nelson Spinks to document Thai ceramic wares and their production. Mounted with captions, these may have been compiled in preparation for one or more publications. Illustrations represent wares in public and private collections and workers and potters at kiln sites such as the Thai Celadon Compa...

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1869-1872
circa 1947
1967
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1795B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typescript of Volumes 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, and 10. Some transcriptions incomplete. Volume 1 and portions of Volume 2 have been published with descriptive notes by William Culp Darrah, Utah Historical Quarterly, vol. 15 (1947): 125-139. 1871 and 1872 trip [?] transcribed by Fowler, October-November 1967, for publication in the Smithsonian Institution Jour...

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Creators:
Grinstein, Stanley, 1927-2014
Grinstein, Elyse, 1929-2016
Dates:
1937-2010
Size:
1.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.grinstan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Stanley and Elyse Grinstein date from 1937-2010 and measure 1.3 linear feet. The collection documents the role the Grinsteins played in nurturing and promoting the mid-century Los Angeles art scene through personal friendships with area artists, the print studio Gemini G.E.L., and their art collecting activities. Records include biographical material, artist files including substantive letters and postcards from notable artists, musicians, writers and architects, a small amount of documentation relating to Gemini G.E.L. and Elyse Grinstein's architectural work, printed material, and a few photographs.

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Creators:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956
Dates:
circa 1880-1950
Size:
220 Cubic feet (534 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0055
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection forms a documentary record of over half a century of the history of radio, with the greatest emphasis on the period 1900-1935. The collection includes materials that span the entire history of the growth of the radio industry. It is useful for those historians and other researchers interested in technological development, economic history, and the impact of applications of technology on American life.

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
1862-2004, undated
Size:
120 Cubic feet (295 boxes )
2,000 Photographs
450 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff (1920-2013) relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It documents the assimilation of Arabic speaking immigrants in the United States.

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Dates:
2009
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9623
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Dates:
2010-2012
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9626
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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. Progra...

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