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Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
circa 1971, 1975-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records from the office of David Challinor, former Assistant Secretary for Science, 1970-1984, and Assistant Secretary for Research, 1985-1987. The records consist mostly of correspondence pertaining to the Scientific Encounters Project, Quadrangle Project, grants, Aldabra and Rennell Island (...

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Creators:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
circa 1938-2011
Size:
26.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.

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National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics
Dates:
[ca. 1940s, 1980s]
Size:
2.93 Cubic feet ((6 legal document boxes) (1 slim document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Series I of this collection consists of the following: seven folders containing almost 200 photographs and negatives on display in the exhibit, four series of slides (two detailing the U.S.S. Midway used for background research, one detailing documents and photos of the Philippine Sea battle, and of the finished museum exhibit) and the exhibit scri...

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Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831
Dates:
1818-1825
Size:
1,044 Items (ca 1044 pages)
1 Item (box )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3153
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Probable author, Jeremiah Evarts. Includes records of slave conditions, experiences of various individuals with the Indians, etc. Miscellaneous reports of Missions in the following countries: India (Bombay and Ceylon), Palestine, South America, Sandwich Islands, and among the American Indians. Miscellaneous correspondence, accounts, etc., etc. Repo...

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Creators:
Kerr, George H.
Dates:
July 16, 1963
Size:
64 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4956
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes a "supplement" which lists sites in the islands that are of historical and archeological interest.

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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:
Hughes, William E.
Dates:
circa 1891-1931
Size:
5 Reels (16 mm)
15 Negatives (glass)
2,800 lantern slides (circa)
1 Scrapbook
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made or collected by William E. Hughes during his travels in the United States, Greenland, Japan, Grenada, Trinidad, Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Croix, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Cuba, Venezuela, France, Brazil, Costa Rica, Yugoslavia, Greece, and Turkey. They document the landscapes, churches, pu...

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Creators:
Downey, John L.
Dates:
[ca. 1945]
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-four copy prints concerning the 509th Composite Group, 393rd Bomb Squadron, personnel and aircraft during their service at Tinian, 1945. The following crew members are featured: Robert Petrolli; John Downey; Thomas Brumagin; Harry Davis; Edward Costello; Paul Tibbets; Myron Farya; Stanley G. Steinke; John Canton; ...

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Creators:
Butt, Harlan W., 1950-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 July 27-28
Size:
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 sound files (5 hr., 19 min.), digital, wav)
90 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.butt09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Harlan W. Butt conducted 2009 July 27-28, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Butt's studio, in Ptarmigan Meadows, Colorado.

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Creators:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975
Stirling, Marion
Dates:
1876-2004, undated
bulk 1921-1975
Size:
37.94 Linear feet (84 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2016-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Matthew Williams Stirling and Marion Stirling Pugh papers, 1876-2004 (bulk 1921-1975), document the professional and personal lives of Matthew Stirling, Smithsonian archaeologist and Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology (1928-1957), and his wife and constant collaborator, Marion Stirling Pugh. The bulk of the material is professional in nature and includes material from Matthew's early career in the 1920s, the careers of Matthew and Marion together from when they married in 1933 to Matthew's death in 1975, and Marion's life and work from 1975 until her death in 2001. The majority of the documentation relates to the investigation of the Olmec culture in Mexico by the Stirlings, including the discoveries of eight colossal Olmec heads. In addition, the collection documents their work in Panama, Ecuador, and Costa Rica, looking for connections between Mesoamerica and South America. Materials include field notes, journals, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, ephemera, articles, and scrapbooks.

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