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Creators:
Vasey, George
Dates:
1889-1893
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of appointment letters to special posts and functions, and honors and awards. Official files of Vasey may be found in Record Unit 220.

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Creators:
Schneider, Wilhelm, 1902-1990
Dates:
between 1937-1940
Size:
84 photographic prints (dupe prints (1 box), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
158 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
158 photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Wilhelm Schneider (1902-1990) to document his experiences as a missionary for the Swiss Basel Mission in Cameroon, 1937-1940. The photographs document the culture of the Weh people and their neighbors in the Cameroon Grassfields during the 1930s. Activities include a funeral ceremony, hair braiding, house building, bridge crossing, food preparation, drum playing, knife sharpening, cotton spinning, field work, market selling and preaching. Architecture depicted includes chiefs' palaces, compounds, a mission school house, shrines and villages. Portraits include chiefs, kings, members of the secret society, kweifo, with their adornments, and other people showing dress, masks, ornaments and scarification.

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Creators:
Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950
Dates:
circa 1903-1904
Size:
1 Page (Sheet music :)
128 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.128
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of Guatuso people and activities including pottery making, as well as images of artifacts, mainly whistles from the collections of the National Museum in San Jose. ALso included is a sheet of music.

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Creators:
Sabrosky, Curtis W. (Curtis Williams), 1910- , interviewee
Dates:
1988
Size:
5 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9583
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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Dates:
2000
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9605
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Baldwin, Calvin Benham, 1902-1975
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 February 25
Size:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.baldwi65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of C.B. Baldwin conducted 1965 February 25, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art. Baldwin speaks of his family's influence on his development; working in Washington, D.C. with Rexford Tugwell for the Department of Agriculture; the New Deal projects which led to the formation of the Farm Security Administration; the phot...

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Creators:
Burks, B. D. (Barnard DeWitt)
Dates:
1948-1974
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7368
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Weld, Lewis Hart, 1875-
Dates:
1915-1964
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of a small quantity of personal correspondence, a somewhat larger amount of professional correspondence, and research notes. These papers document only a small part of Weld's career.

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Creators:
Glover, Townend, 1813-1883
Dates:
circa 1850-1878
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Smith, Hubert, 1938-
Dates:
1975-1984
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Video recordings (color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film footage and edited films of Hubert Smith. Film projectes represented in the collection include Single Parent, The Living Maya, and a work on leadership of the Aymara of Boliva, made from the American Unviersity Field Staff Faces of Change Series films. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used refle...

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