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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1871-1951 and undated
Size:
8.98 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (3 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of field notes; drawings and sketches; photographs; manuscripts; research notes; and specimen lists relating to invertebrate zoology, especially crustacea. Also included is a small amount of correspondence of Wesley Roswell Coe, 1950-1951, and Harriett Richardson, 1906-1914. Of special interest are photographs of the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1982-1988
Size:
33 cu. ft. (33 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 583
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the tenure of Roger G. Kennedy, director, NMHT, 1979-1980, and director, NMAH, 1980-1992, as well as some of the work of Douglas E. Evelyn, deputy director. The records concern activities of the Office of the Director and the administration of NMAH. Of special note are records regarding the conclusion in 1982 of the ...

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Creators:
Whitehorse, Roland Noah, 1920-1998
Dates:
1974
Size:
11 Items (pieces )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7616
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The paintings are of grotesquely comical men. One painting folds at the edges so that it stands. It is a bust of a cadaverous man, with eagle feathers, discolored eye, diaper pen on a braid, tattoos, and other objects. There is another copy of this and two preliminary drawings. owing the front, side, and view of a pot-bellied man with garish body p...

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Creators:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
1852-1853
Size:
1 Volume
33 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS846
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes a sketch map showing names and locations of Karok villages and the number of houses in each. Manuscript copy of the blurred pencil notes from the inside front and back covers and page [1] made by A.R. Pilling, 8/1970 and filed with manuscript.

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Creators:
Beck, Walter, 1864-1954
Dates:
1913-1918
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.beckotto
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from John S. Mosby about Beck's painting of Mosby with his Civil War Cavalry unit, and a rough sketch of the painting; Beck's 1913 daily calendar; a collection of signatures; notes; Beck's World War I veterans pin; and a scrapbook of portraits of Civil War soldiers by Beck, comprising photographs and details on each work.

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Creators:
Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981
Dates:
1926-1981
Size:
0.7 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.schaloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, art works, printed material (1928-1981), and photographs relate to Schanker's teaching and painting careers.

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Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823
Dates:
undated
Size:
42 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3445
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photostat copy of Transactions of the American Philosophical Society Vol. 4 (1834), pp. 354-397. "Names Which the Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians, Who Once Inhabited This Country, Had Given to Rivers, Streams, Places, & & within the Now States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia: And Also Names of Chieftains and Distinguished Men o...

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Creators:
Nosanow, Barbara Shissler
Dates:
[ca. 1981]
Size:
18 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.nosabarb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Finster to Barbara Shissler Nosanow at the National Museum of American Art, discussing his upcoming visit to Washington, D.C. The letter is illustrated in pencil with sketches of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, Andrew Jackson and William Shakespeare. Finster writes: "I am excited to be coming to Washington w...

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Creators:
Peterson, Jane, 1876-1965
Dates:
1907-1981
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.petejane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical sketches, Peterson's will, five letters, writings on art-related subjects, drawings for her book, FLOWER PAINTING, scrapbook pages, clippings, an exhibition catalog, a copy of FLOWER PAINTING, a copy of J. Jonathan Joseph's book, JANE PETERSON and photographs of Peterson, her family and her homes.

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Creators:
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1915-1926
Size:
10 Items ((partially microfilmed on one reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pengclub
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An announcement for "The Penguin Strawberry Festival" at Cella's Park, Fort Lee, N.J., 1917, and related clippings; an announcement for "A Penguin Post Season Dinner to celebrate the departure permanently to England of the honorable and talented Horace Brodsky," 1923; an invitation and note to LaSalle Spier regarding a stag dinner of the "Union Squ...

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