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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
undated
Size:
49 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2788
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of the old woman who had manitou power handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana. Collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS646C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Dorner, Alexander, 1893-1957
Dates:
1938-1955
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dornalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence about his naturalization as a U.S. citizen; clippings as director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design; R.I.S.D. Bulletins; Bennington College Quarterly; and exhibition articles.

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Creators:
Chandor, Douglas, 1897-1953
Dates:
1928-1967
Size:
1 Item (linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.chandoug
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A copy of a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt thanking Chandor for a color reproduction of the portrait of his mother; 2 telegrams; photos of Chandor, his work, and home; photos of Queen Elizabeth, Winston Churchill, and Eleanor Roosevelt sitting for portraits; sketches; catalogs; and clippings.

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
August-September 1877
Size:
131 Items (ca. 131 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS646A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Alexander, Charles P. (Charles Paul), 1889-1981
Dates:
circa 1870-1979
Size:
59.41 cu. ft. (116 document boxes) (1 half document box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7298
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Charles P. Alexander (Record Unit 7298) were received by the Smithsonian Archives in 1981, 1982, and 1984. The papers are open to researchers and may be consulted in the Archives. The Archives would like to thank Dr. Wayne N. Mathis, Chairman, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History; Dr. F. Christian Thompso...

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Creators:
Graham, David Crockett
Dates:
1923-1936
Size:
3.64 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (2 3x5 boxes) (5 5x8 boxes) (2 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7148
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee. The materials in the David Crockett Graham Papers (Record Unit 7148) were sent to Alexander Wetmore, Director of the United States National Museum (USNM), between 1925 and 1935 by Graham. Wetmore deposited them in the Division of E...

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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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Creators:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
Dates:
1851-1999
bulk 1881-1950
Size:
5.12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thayabbo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and naturalist, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and the Thayer family date from 1851 to 1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1881 to 1950, and measure 5.12 linear feet. Thayer's painting career, interest in concealing coloration (camouflage) in nature, and relationships with artists, patrons, family, and friends are documented through correspondence, writings, scattered legal and financial records, printed materials, and a scrapbook. Photographs are of Thayer, his family, studio, and friends, including artists. The collection also contains family papers created by his second wife, Emma Beach Thayer, his son Gerald, his daughters Mary and Gladys, and Gladys' husband David Reasoner, who managed Thayer's estate after his death.

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Creators:
Tilton, Willis G.
Dates:
circa 1880-1930
bulk 1899-1904
Size:
685 Negatives (circa, glass and nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Willis G. Tilton, a dealer in artifacts and photographs relating to American Indians. Many of the photographs were made by Field Columbian Museum photographer Charles Carpenter at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904; many others were created by various photographers for Field Museum publications. Notable subjects in...

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