Query: Oman
Paul Oman Papers
Dates:
circa 1930-1972
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7346
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence mostly documenting Oman's career as a research entomologist at the USDA and his study of leafhopper systematics. Most of the letters were exchanged between Oman and professional colleagues and concern the identification of specimens. Correspondence after 1950 was created primarily by David A …

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"Arts of the Monsoon" DVDs
Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
2016
Size:
1 Videodiscs (Blu-ray)
1 Videodiscs (DVD)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of two copies of the DVD "Arts of the Monsoon," (2016) one standard and one Blu-ray. Produced in 2016 by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, the film portrays how the dhows, in sailing across the monsoon winds of he Indian Ocwean between Oman and East Africa, brought cross-cultural influences along the coastal areas of Sur, Salalah, and Zanzibar.

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Russell Hamilton Postcard and Photograph Collection
Creators:
Hamilton, Russell, d. 1911
Dates:
circa 1895-1909
Size:
193 Items (postcards and photographs, black and white and color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2001.13
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Assembled by English petty officer Russell Hamilton (d. 1911) during his voyages made prior to 1909, likely for the British Merchant Marines, documenting images of China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Kuwait, Oman, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, and Yemen. The items date from between the late 1890's and 1909.The 183 photographic …

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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the online exhibition "Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean" as it existed on April 21, 2015. The exhibition is part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art's "Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa" project. Materials are in electronic …

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Douglas D. Graham Photographs of the Southwest
Creators:
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903
Churchill, Frank C. (Frank Carroll), 1850-1912
Dates:
circa 1880-1914
Size:
46 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.313
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 46 gelatin silver and albumen prints that depict the southwest Indigenous peoples and landscapes from around 1880-1914.

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Peace Corps Volunteers collection
Dates:
1920-1984
Size:
25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1975-43
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection includes contributions from 101 former volunteers or administrators who served in such countries and regions as Afghanistan, Antigua, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ceylon, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dahomey, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran …

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R. I. (Reece Ivan) Sailer Papers
Creators:
Sailer, R. I. (Reece Ivan), 1915-
Dates:
1931-1963
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of Sailer's professional correspondence with colleagues about matters entomological and taxonomic, determinations, and a small quantity of research notes; mingled in these files are letters from some of Sailer's associates and successors, especially Richard Charles Froeschner, Harry Gardner Barber, and Peter Dunning Ashlock. Correspondents include Raymond Hill …

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James P. Kramer Papers
Creators:
Kramer, James P.
Dates:
circa 1937-1987
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7352
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of James P. Kramer consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting his career at the USDA from 1957 to 1987. Most of the letters concern the identification of specimens, but reviews of scientific papers and information about professional meetings are also included. A small amount of earlier correspondence, from 1937 to …

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Photographs and Biographical Information
Dates:
1797-1988 and undated
Size:
9.19 cu. ft. (17 document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7323
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection was created by combining two separate accessions of biographical information on and photographs of entomologists. Series 1 consists mostly of biographical materials on dipterists (entomologists who specialize in the study of flies) but also includes information about other entomologists and scientists in general. The material, which dates between 1797 and …

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General Correspondence
Dates:
1910-1973
Size:
25 cu. ft. (50 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains the official correspondence of the Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA, and its predecessors, 1925 to 1973. The correspondence, which is both incoming and outgoing, mostly concerns the identification of specimens sent to the USDA for determination. Smaller amounts of correspondence document research projects of USDA taxonomists; the preparation of scientific …

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