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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Grants Department
Dates:
1990-2005
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposal, contract and grant files. Proposals found in this accession were made for grants administered by groups within the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include proposals, quotations, and bids from contrac...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
circa 1985-1987
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolution held in July 1986, at the National Museum of Natural History. The Smithsonian was co-sponsor of the event which included an exhibit. Thomas R. Soderstrom was the chief participant and organizer from the Smithsonian Institution. ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1988-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence files of Robert W. Smith in his official capacity as Historian of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum. It includes correspondence with Smithsonian Institution and Space History officials and other professional colleagues.

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Creators:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
circa 1938-2011
Size:
26.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.

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Creators:
Silverman, Sydel
Dates:
1939-2010
bulk 1949-2010
Size:
24.96 Linear feet (59 document boxes plus 1 oversize box)
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Sydel Silverman papers, 1939-2010 (bulk 1949-2010) document her field research in Italy, her work as an educator and foundation executive, and her involvement in professional organizations. Sydel Silverman taught at Queens College in New York, was Executive Officer of the CUNY Ph.D. Program in Anthropology, and served as president of the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Her primary fields of research have been agrarian communities in Italy and the history and practice of anthropology. Materials in the collection include field notes, journals, correspondence, calendars, published and unpublished writings, conference papers and lectures, teaching files, student files, photographs and slides, and sound recordings.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Administrative Office
Dates:
1963-1987
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 379
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the activities and efforts of the Administrative Office to acquire objects and portraits, most notably correspondence with art collectors and professional artists. The records include correspondence and memoranda with various art collectors, professional artists, domestic and foreign museums, educational institutions...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
FY1998-FY2007
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the intellectual property rights of services rendered by contractors for the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS). Materials include signed copyright agreements, purchase orders, invoices, and correspondence. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
circa 1935-1978
Size:
14000 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm)
30000 Slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Publication Editor
Dates:
1967-1970
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 319
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of catalog specifications; correspondence with art magazines; proposals for publication funding; publication budget; price lists; copyright material; and administrative memoranda.

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Creators:
Simmons, Ozzie G.
Dates:
1949-1966
1980
bulk 1950-1953
Size:
5.25 Linear feet (Six document boxes (including one box of restricted materials), four card file boxes, and one oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ozzie G. Simmons (1919--988) served as field director in Peru for the Bureau of American Ethnology's Institute of Social Anthropology (ISA) from 1949 to 1952 and as Consulting Anthropologist for the Institute of Inter-American Affairs, Chile. The papers in this collection mainly concern his field research on the role of alcohol in the community of Lunahuan√°, Peru. The collection also contains draft manuscripts on the activities of the public health service in Lima and Chimbote, Peru, and his study of medical centers in Chile.

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