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Dates:
1990
Size:
3 videotapes (Reference copies). 6 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9550
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Dates:
1866, 1954-1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Uta C. Merzbach, Associate Curator and Curator, 1964-1988. Merzbach earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mathematics from the University of Texas, Austin in 1952 and 1954 respectively. She then completed her Ph.D. in Mathematics and the History of Science at Harvard University...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1966
Size:
7.72 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1965 the Smithsonian observed the 200th anniversary of the birth of its founding benefactor, James Smithson. These records document planning for that event.

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Creators:
Gallagher, Orvoell Roger, 1916-1975
Dates:
1949-1973
Size:
4.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0212
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Gallagher papers consist of materials relating to his major field work in France, India, and the United States.

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Dates:
1962-2009, 2013
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the research and professional activities of conservation biologist Devra G. Kleiman, 1942-2010. Kleiman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago in 1964 and her doctorate from the University of London in 1969. In 1972, she became one of the first female scientists at...

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Creators:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001, interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2000
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Lawrence M. Small during his first year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memorand...

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Creators:
Purnell, Louis R., interviewee
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
13 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9578
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966
Dates:
1966
Size:
0.01 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.manspaep
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The estate papers of sculptor Paul Manship measure 0.01 linear feet and consists of 132 items from 1966. The collection consists of correspondence and legal documents regarding the final distribution of art works in the estate of Paul Manship, 1966, and an inventory and appraisal of art objects in Manship's New York studio at 901 Broadway and his summer home at Lanesville near Glousester, Massachusetts. Checkmarks in the inventory indicate works selected by the Smithsonian Institution for the National Museum of American Art.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1997
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities in the Office of the Secretary during the tenure Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, 1994-1999. These records document the expansion and development of the Institution, its museums, programs, projects, research activities, and significant events. Materials include corres...

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