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Creators:
Faris, James C.
Dates:
1960-2014, undated
Size:
7.67 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-36
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

James Faris (1936 – present) is an American cultural anthropologist and epistemologist who received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1966. He conducted fieldwork in the fishing settlement of Cat Harbour, Newfoundland, among the Nuba of Southeastern Kordofan in the Sudan, and among the Navajo in the American Southwest. His research specializations include cognitive anthropology, art and aesthetics, ritual, social organization and reproduction, anthropological linguistics, and visual anthropology and critical theory and representation. The James Faris Papers, 1960-2014, primarily document his fieldwork with the Nuba peoples of Southeastern Sudan. His papers also include materials related to representation of the Nuba peoples and various controversies in visual anthropology and documentary film that related to Leni Riefenstahl and her filmmaking among the Nuba. During the 1960s Faris was drawn into activism against the Vietnam War while at the University of Connecticut and his papers contain ephemeral materials on radical anthropology and racism from that period. The collection consists of field notes, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, films (including scripts and transcriptions), videos, book and papers drafts, and news and magazine clippings.

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Creators:
Silberglied, Robert E., 1946-1982
Dates:
1960-1982, with related materials to 1984
Size:
b 20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7316
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Robert E. Silberglied provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career. They include materials relating to his initial interest in entomology; his academic training; his teaching career at Harvard University; his duties as a staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI); his efforts as a conserv...

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Creators:
Borst, Henry V.
Dates:
undated
Size:
11.99 Cubic feet ((11 record center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following material: 4.5 cubic feet of research material relating to the book Fluid-Dynamic Lift: Information on Lift and its Derivatives in Air and in Water, presented by Dr.-Ing. S. F. Hoerner, and co-authored by the donor, Henry V. Borst; 4.5 cubic feet of research material relating to the following book authored b...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1989-2002
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of visual materials collected and maintained by Leonda Levchuck, Public Affairs Assistant. The materials document the various receptions, events, and galas put on by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Office of External Affairs and National Campaign and NMAI, Office of Public Affairs. Also documented ...

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Creators:
Perrygo, Watson M., 1906-1984
Dates:
circa 1880s-1979
Size:
6.16 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (3 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence from Alexander Wetmore, field co-workers, and museum curators concerning authorization for field trips, instructions on natural history specimens desired and areas to visit, and acknowledgments of specimens and camping equipment; correspondence from state game and fisheries agencies concerning hunting ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Leafsnap: An Electronic Field Guide" website as it existed on July 8, 2014. The website accompanies a downloadable mobile application of the same name which uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. The initial application only contains species in the n...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Leafsnap: An Electronic Field Guide" website, crawled on July 19, 2011 and again, in three pieces, on June 5, 6, and 20, 2012. The website accompanies a downloadable mobile application of the same name which uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. The init...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-249
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Leafsnap: An Electronic Field Guide" website as it existed on April 23, 2015. The website accompanies a downloadable mobile application of the same name which uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. The initial application only contains species in the ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1987-1989
Size:
10.58 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Office of Telecommunications (OTC) produced nine short films on the role of towboats on the Mississippi River for the Hall of Maritime Enterprise in the National Museum of American History. This footage was used to produce nine short interactive videodiscs to provide visitors the opportunity to learn the history, technology, and commercial...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1976, 1989
Size:
5.58 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-245
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document two productions that accompanied exhibitions: "Preserving an Architectural Heritage: The Decorative Designs by Frank Lloyd Wright" (1989), a 57 minute film, was produced to accompany the traveling exhibition, "Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage, Decorative Designs from the Domino's Pizza Collection,...

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