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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
circa 1954-1966
Size:
57 cu. ft. (57 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 188
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files from various offices within the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) as well as the central files located in the SAO administrative office. Retrieval from records is difficult. While there is no apparent order to the records, a table of contents consisting of imposed general headings is provided below ...

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Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995
Burton, Irving F. (Irving Frederick), 1918-
McCoy, Garnett
Dates:
1992 December 12
Size:
33 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.woolfe92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William E. Woolfenden and Irving Burton conducted 1992 December 12, by Garnett McCoy for the Archives of American Art, concerning the development of the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Public Affairs and Communications Department
Dates:
1994-2013
Size:
4.69 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consist of records documenting the activities of the Public Affairs and Communications Department as well as press coverage of the National Zoological Park and its animals, facilities, exhibits, staff, events, and research. Materials include clippings, media reports, press packets, planning files, internal communications, t...

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Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894
Dates:
1849-1902
bulk 1870-1895
Size:
41.29 Linear feet (22 boxes, 29 folders, 3 mounted drawings, and 3 rolled items)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2372
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Garrick Mallery (1831-1894) was an ethnologist with the Bureau of American Ethnology who focused primarily on Native American sign language and pictography. This collection reflects Mallery's research interests and methods. Much of the collection is comprised of correspondence and notes relating to sign language and pictography and is organized chiefly by either the cultural or geographic region to which the material belongs. Bound volumes of several of his publications are included, along with annotated draft copies from collaborators. In the case of Mallery's work on pictography, the collection includes several oversize items including original works and reproductions.

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Hunsaker, Jerome Clarke, 1886-1984
Dates:
1916-1969
Size:
8 Cubic feet (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Hunsaker Papers are rich in aeronautical information relating to the 1920s and 1930s. The material furnishes a generous account of his contributions in the aeronautics field as an engineer. Interested researchers should pursue materials pertaining to Hunsaker in such repositories as MIT's Institute Archives and Special Collections Department, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Corporation, the U.S. Navy History and Archives at the Washington Navy Yard, and the NASA History Office, Headquarters Building, Washington, DC. This archivist views the Hunsaker Papers, NASM.XXXX.0001, most relevant to research dealing with Hunsaker's professional career.

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Creators:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Dates:
1999-2006
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the development and programmatic relationship between the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC); the United States, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA); and various overseas research centers. Materials include grant applications, proposals, final financial reports, ...

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Creators:
Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Dates:
2003-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the development and programmatic relationship between the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC); the United States, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs; and various overseas research centers. Materials include grant applications, proposals, final financial reports, and ...

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Creators:
Manhattan Project
Dates:
1987-1990
Size:
29 videotapes (Reference copies). 75 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9531
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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Creators:
Hammer, William Joseph, 1858-1934
Dates:
1881-1934
bulk 1905-1915
Size:
5.66 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0074
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection is the result of Major Hammer's passion for amassing material related to aeronautics and technology, and it is arranged into eleven series: articles, clippings, correspondence, drawings and blueprints, leaflets, legislation, minutes, miscellaneous, photographs, programs and publications. Housed in 23 folders, the correspondence is the most comprehensive series, reflecting the original order which grouped the letters into series by topic. Much of the correspondence concerns the planning of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration of 1909, and the involvement of Wilbur Wright and Glenn Curtiss. There is also a scrapbook of black and white photographs providing front and side views of specified airplanes. Each page has 3 photos showing different views of the same plane accompanied by a label with additional information. (See written copy for details. Also, please see information written on 8x11 notebook paper.)

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Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Dates:
1992-2012
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the marketing and publicity of recordings produced by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, part of the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. These records were created by Brenda Dunlap, Marketing Director, 1994-2001, and Richard Burgess, Marketing Director, 2001-2014. Mat...

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