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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1992-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document major special events at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), such as the opening of the George Gustav Heye Center, exhibition receptions, and the National Powwow in 2005. Also covered are events and receptions related to the vernal equinox, festivals, and fundraising. Materials ...

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Creators:
Davis, Edward H., b. 1862
Dates:
1903-1939
Size:
770 Photographic prints (approximate number, black & white)
2000 Negatives (photographic) (approximate number)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.031
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Davis visited the Diegueno and Luiseno in southern California; the Pi-pi (Pais), Kil-e-wah (Cahuilla), and Waicuri of Lower California, Mexico; the Yuma, Cocopah, Pima, Papago, Maricopa, Mojave, Hualapai (Walapai), Yaqui, and White Mountain Apache in Arizona; the Cora, Huichol, Opata, Mayo, and Yaqui of Mexico; the Seri of Tiburon Island; the Chemehuevi of Nevada and California; the Modoc and Klamath Lake Indians in Oregon; and the Paiute in Nevada. His collection contains photographs of Apache, Cahuilla, Chemehuevi, Cochimi, Cochiti Pueblo, Cocopa, Cora, Guaicuruj, Huichol, Kawia, Kiliwa, Kumeyaay (Diegueno), Luiseno, Maricopa, Mayo, Mission, Mohave, Opata, Paipai, Papago (Tohono O'odham), Pima (Akimel O'odham), San Carlos Pueblo, San Manuel, Seri, Ute, Walapai (Hualapai), Yaqui, and Yuma.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
circa 1980-1990
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files that document grants by the Assistant Secretary for Public Service to Smithsonian offices for educational outreach programs among their constituents. Examples include a project sponsored by the American Indian Program to encourage Native American artists. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, budgets,...

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Dates:
2005-2009
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (2 half document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9619
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. P...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.998
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The General Manuscripts and Ephemera collections contains documents ane ephemera concerning people, events, and activities related to the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Executive Planning Office
Dates:
2004-2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of American Indian's exhibition "Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indians," which examines the relationships between Indian Nations and the United States. Materials include notes, correspondence, reports, presentations, meeting agendas, min...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Special Events
Dates:
1994-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document major special events at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), including gala events at the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC) in New York and the groundbreaking ceremony for the new NMAI building on the National Mall. Materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, photographs, i...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1992-2004
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990- . Materials pertain to collections, acquisitions, artifact recovery, loan requests, development, exhibitions, training, public relations, community services, repatriation, and other National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) programs. Records ...

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Creators:
Sturtevant, William C.
Dates:
1952-2007
Size:
220 Linear feet (The total extent of the collection is 191.41 linear feet (consisting of 473 document boxes and 2 record boxes) plus 254 sound recordings, 94 computer disks, 42 card file boxes, 85 oversize folders, 9 rolled items, 18 binder boxes, and 3 oversize boxes. Of the total extent, 4.79 linear feet (14 boxes) are restricted.)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and other professional activities. The collection is comprised of books, sound recordings, research and field notes, realia, artifacts, clippings, microfilm, negatives, slides, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, memorandums, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, and bibliographies.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Government Relations
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
3.15 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence between Secretary Robert McC. Adams and various leaders of the United States Congress on matters such as funding for the establishment of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), the repatriation of Native American Indian artifacts at the National Mall, acquisition of the United States Customs ...

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