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Creators:
Reining, Priscilla
Dates:
1916-2007
bulk 1934-2007
Size:
2 flat boxes
60.25 Linear feet (145 boxes)
23 computer storage devices (floppy discs, zip discs, data tapes, and magnetic tape)
6 sound recordings
2 map drawers
Collection ID:
NAA.2009-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Priscilla Reining papers, 1916-2007, primarily document the professional life of Reining, a social anthropologist and Africanist who worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 1974 to 1989. Her area of specialty was sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in desertification, land tenure, land use, kinship, population, fertility, and HIV/AIDS. During the 1970s, she pioneered the use of satellite imagery in conjunction with ethnographic data. She is also known for her ground-breaking research in the late 1980s that showed that uncircumcised men were more susceptible to contracting HIV/AIDS than circumcised men. The collection contains correspondence, field research, research files, writings, day planners, teaching files, student files, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and electronic records. Reining's research files, particularly on the Red Lake Ojibwa, the Haya, HIV/AIDS, and satellite imagery, form a significant portion of the collection.

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Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Dates:
1960-1983
Size:
2.25 cu. ft. (3 3x5 boxes) (5 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7410
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Lawrence H. Walkinshaw (1904-1993) graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1929. Though a dentist by training, he was a leading authority on cranes on which he published 61 articles and two books: The Sandhill Cranes (1949) and Cranes of the World (1973). He described the Canadian sandhill crane (Grus canadensis r...

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Creators:
Krukoff, Boris Alexander, 1898-1983
Dates:
circa 1929-1975
Size:
8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7435
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research
Dates:
circa 1983-1993
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director for Collections and Research at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), from 1983 to 1993. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence with other museums, universities, private collectors, and the general public; information pertaining to NMAfA exhibitions,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations
Dates:
1964-1990
Size:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records from the Office of International Relations and its predecessors, which document activities between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign nations in regard to scientific research, special projects, and exhibitions. The material consists of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, and notes pertaining to th...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
2005-2017
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) during the tenure of Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, 2009-2017. Topics covered include strategic plans, NMAfA Visioning Day, customer surveys and attendance, events, and exhibits. Materials include notes, re...

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Creators:
Knutson, Lloyd, 1934-
Dates:
1958-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of slides of Lloyd Knutson (1934-2018), an entomologist with the United States Department of Agriculture, the Systematic Entomology Laboratory, the Insect Identification and Beneficial Insect Introduction Institute, and the Agricultural Research Service. His primary research interest was Sciomyzidae. Images depict ...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
2007-2017
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records relating to the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) created by the director's office during the tenure of Johnnetta B. Cole, 2009-2017. Topics covered include education programs, fundraising, exhibits, partnerships, strategic plans, events, and customer surveys and attendance. Materials include corresponde...

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1927-2009
Size:
83.1 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the life and work of Warren M. Robbins, covering a wide swath of his life, from his early career in the Foreign Service to his work in cross cultural communications and African art. A prolific writer, Robbins correspondence with such people as Maya Angelou, Ernie Barnes, Saul Bellow, Eliot Elisofon, Otto Fried, Buckminste...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Counselor to the Secretary for Biodiversity and Environmental Affairs
Dates:
1979-1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains the records of Thomas E. Lovejoy in his positions as Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, 1987-1994; Assistant Secretary for Environmental and External Affairs, 1994; and Counselor to the Secretary for Biodiversity and Environmental Affairs, 1994-2000. These records focus on partnerships with other countries, ...

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