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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Natural Partners
Dates:
1991-2003
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Natural Partners Program was established in 1997 and was responsible for developing on average six distance learning modules a year that were Smithsonian based and supported National Education Standards. Each module or unit integrated content with the following technologies: live two-way video conferencing, electronic field trips, int...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Longbone, Silas
Elk Hair
Veix, Mr.
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Dates:
1912-1913
Size:
170 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2776
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ethnological and linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson during his fieldwork among the Munsee in Kansas and the Delaware in Oklahoma in 1912. Also letters received in 1913 from Silas Longbone, one of the Delaware with whom Michelson worked closely. The majority of the notes are on the Delaware, and include Delaware stories in English. Accor...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Counselor to the Secretary
Dates:
1990-1997
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Marc Pachter during his tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1990-1994), Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects (1994-1995), and Counselor to the Secretary (1995-2000), respectively. The majority of th...

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Creators:
Conant, Francis
Dates:
1946-2011
bulk 1953-2008
Size:
20 Linear feet ((43 boxes) plus 25 digital storage media and 5 map folders )
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Francis P. Conant document his anthropological work and, to a lesser extent, his previous career as a journalist and photographer. Francis Paine Conant was a cultural anthropologist who pioneered the use of satellite data in anthropology. He conducted fieldwork in Nigeria and Kenya, and his research interests spanned cultural ecology, AIDS, malaria, and sex and gender studies. He was also Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Hunter College, where he taught from 1962 to 1995.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Press
Dates:
1979-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the administrative records of the Smithsonian Institution Press. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, budget calls, press publication schedules, reports and presentations regarding electronic publishing, fulfillment bids, meeting agendas and notes, publishing policies and guidelines, website materials, monthly ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Publications and Electronic Publications
Dates:
circa 1996-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the development of the National Museum of American Art's (NMAA) website. Around 1996 the NMAA formed a partnership with America Online (AOL) to host the Museum's website. Later, in 1998, the relationship with AOL came to an end when the Museum gained the expertise and infrastructure to assume responsibility for host...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Poweshiek, Horace
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
1924
Size:
21 Items (0.21 linear feet (1 box))
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1859
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection contains two Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts by Alfred Kiyana; English translations by Horace Poweshiek; phonetic text by Truman Michelson of one of the stories; and Michelson's linguistic notes. The titles of the stories are "The person who the months blessed" and "The one who knew how to use things." Michelson's phonetic text is of t...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Ricard, Frank
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
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Dates:
1935 Summer
Size:
6 notebooks
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3394
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson's field notes on the Cree of James Bay and Hudson Bay in Canada. The materials, consisting primarily of texts and linguistic notes and some ethnological notes, were collected as part of Michelson's efforts to make a linguistic map of the area. The coverage of the notes is thus expansive and includes the Cree of Moose River, Rupert ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Pablo, George
Mountain Chief, 1848-1942
White Swan, Julie
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Dates:
1910 June-July
Size:
51 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2826
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three handwritten Piegan Blackfoot stories in English, collected by Truman Michelson in Montana in 1910. Contents: "The Beaver-Bundle," by George Pablo. July 13, 1910. 35 pages; Concerning the buffalo drive (piskan), by Mountain Chief (interpreter, David C. Duvall). June 22, 1910. 3 pages; "The woman who turned into a bear," by Mrs. Julie White Swa...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2656
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three handwritten stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The stories are "The story of a great big snake," with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek; "South wind dance;" and "The man who was blessed by an evil manitou long ago," with brief notes by Truman Michelson.

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