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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1976-1982
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the Central Files of the Office of Design and Construction. The files are identified by project number and title. Included are projects related to the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), the Renwick Gallery of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum ...

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Creators:
Peters, James Arthur, 1922-1972
Dates:
1965-1971
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and published materials documenting Peters' work on the Rare and Endangered Species Committee of the Bureau of Sports Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Department of the Interior.

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Dates:
circa 1920s
Size:
1 Item (75 pages of typescript)
79 Items (silver prints, black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1996.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Detailed account recalling travel to and in Outer Mongolia along three routes that led to Urga (now Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia), with descriptions of the travel conditions, modes of transportation, trade practices, the Russian, Mongolian, and Chinese people of the region, an encounter with the "Andrews expedition" (likely the Central Asiatic Expedition ...

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Creators:
Hefferan, Vioalle
Dates:
1943-1974
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the contents of scrapbooks created by Vioalle Hefferan. Hefferan was a teacher and astronomy club advisor at Albuquerque High School as well as the leader of Moonwatch Team #041. The team, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was one of the few teams led by a female and most of its members were high school students. ...

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Creators:
Rehder, Harald Alfred, 1907-
Dates:
circa 1932-1985
Size:
5.93 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, research materials, photographs, and 35mm slides documenting Rehder's curatorial career at NMNH; his malacological research; expeditions and field work; and professional activities, especially with the AMU. Researchers should also consult Record Unit 73 for Rehder's correspondence ...

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Creators:
McGuire, Joseph D. (Joseph Deakins), 1842-1916
Dates:
1904
Size:
1,650 Items (Approximately 1650 cards)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1966
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Notes on "miscellaneous papers relating to laws for the preservation of antiquities," 200 cards. Notes on "laws relating to the preservation of ruins and monuments and works of art of Mexico, Hesse, France, Turkey, Italy, Sweden, [and] Spain," 500 cards. "Information relating to museums. . . in foreign countries and the sums annually appr...

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Dates:
1935
Size:
1 Mounted print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.66C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A group portrait of men and women who attended the second General Assembly of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History. The portrait was made on the steps of the Pan-American Union building in Washington, DC, in October 1935.

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Creators:
Puma, Fernando, 1915-
Dates:
1932-1970
Size:
185 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pumafern2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Puma to his mother and family; letters from William Carlos Williams, Alfred Stieglitz, Julian Huxley, George Grosz, and others; letters from Sheldon Cheney to Puma's mother following Puma's death regarding exhibitions of his work and sales of his work. Also included are numerous articles on Puma, one by Cheney and by Williams; photogra...

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Dates:
bulk 1930-2001
Size:
6 Cubic feet ((5 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of six cubic feet of material mostly relating to the Pan Am Communications Department and their work in Latin America. This material includes the following types of material: photographs, charts, drawings, weather memos, reports and manuals. This collection also includes material relating to Pan Am employees, such as retire...

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Creators:
Lachmann-Spivak, Caroline
Dates:
1989-2004
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2007.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Caroline Lachmann-Spivak was a pilot for New York Helcipter and later ERA / Alaska Helicopters. This collection consists of eight color snapshots relating to her career.

This collection is in English.

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