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Dates:
1997-1998
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two postal covers designed for Cyberfest by the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club and a letter from Arthur C. Clarke.

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Creators:
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937
Dates:
bulk 1929
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This item is a letter sent to Joel Schaffer in 1929 by Amelia Earhart. The cover letter is typed, but signed by Amelia Earhart. The packet includes a typed listing of books, compiled by New York University Professor Alexander Klemin for the Guggenheim Foundation, on the subject of aeronautics.

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Creators:
Schieferecke, Kathryn
Dates:
1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Pan American Airways (Pan Am) inaugurated transatlantic air mail service under scheduled contract (Foreign Air Mail FAM 18) in 1939. This collection consists of a letter from Kathryn Schieferecke to her two children, Laurence and Bernadine, sent through the New York postmaster. Mrs. Schieferecke arranged for the letter to be flown on the first transatlantic airmail flight operated by Pan American Airways (Pan Am).

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Creators:
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa,, 1948-1986.
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one letter, on National Aeronautics Administration (NASA) Teacher in Space Program letterhead, from Sharon Christa McAuliffe in reply to Marcia Holland. It is signed by McAuliffe and includes a handwritten postscript. The collection also includes an invitation for the dedication ceremony of the Christa McAuliffe Elementary School in Lenexa, Kansas on September 27, 1987 at which the letter was exhibited.

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Creators:
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981
Dates:
1938-1949
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dowsolin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson.

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Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Becker, G. F.
Bell, Alexander G.
Croly, D. G. Mrs
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Dates:
1880-1907
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4024C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Becker, G. F. San Francisco, California. June 24, 1884. 1 page. Asking to be relieved of an inefficient clerical helper. Bell, Alexander G. Washington, D. C. December 17, 1884. 1 page. Invitation to dinner. Croly, Mrs D. G. New York City. 1884. 3 pages. Requesting photographs for International Bazaar at Cassel, Germany. Cushing, Frank Ham...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1865-1873, 1882
Size:
1.88 cu. ft. (2 half document boxes) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 35
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These registers record outgoing correspondence during the tenures of Joseph Henry and Spencer Fullerton Baird. Letters entered in the register were also abstracted briefly, and occasionally the abstract is the only version of the letter available.

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Walker, P. J.
Davis, Hugh
Sherman, Charles E.
Mason, Otis T., 1838-1908
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Dates:
1893-1896, 1898-1899
Size:
24 Items (ca. 24 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS887
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes and vocabulary contained in letter dated February 28, 1899, signed by P. J. Walker. Also includes two articles copied from the South American Missionary Magazine, for July 1, 1896, entitled "A Patagonian Imposter-An Indian Prophet," and "An Indian Hunting Thanksgiving of the Araucanians." Four letters from Charles Sherman (1898-1899) to Profe...

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Creators:
Jacobson, Marcus, 1930-2001
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
4 Letters (hand written)
1 Item (manuscript, hand written)
1 exhibition catalog (includes essays and photographs)
1 Item (exhibition post card, black and white, 11 x 35 cm)
2 Photographs (color, 20 x 25 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection was created and collected by the late Dr. Marcus Jacobson. It consists of materials relating to contemporary Chinese artist Gu Wenda, whom Dr. Jacobson supported in Gu's early days (mid-1980s) by purchasing works and trying to interest fellow US and Canadian academics (Dr. Jacobson was a well-known neuroscientist) in Gu's works. Thi...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Wagner, G√ľnter, 1908-1952
Dates:
1929
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2733
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

MS 2733 originally contained Uchean linguistic notes and the legend of how the South Wind lost his ears, collected by Truman Michelson (11 pages). In January 1929, these materials were sent by Matthew W. Stirling, chief of the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology, to Gunter Wagner. The present location of the Uchean notes and text is unknown,...

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