History of Tropical Biology Oral History Interviews
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 …
Irving C. Root photographs of the Philippines
850 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
200 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
97 Prints (halftone)
13 Prints (albumen)
Photographs made by Irving C. Root documenting people, industry, and culture in the Philippines in the 1910s. They include images of Igorot people, industry, and ceremonies, as well as Philippine landscapes and wildlife, agriculture, markets, architecture, events, and military. There are also a number of prints made circa 1900, mostly of military …
Robert Thomas Hill photograph collection relating to the Indigenous peoples of Central America
29 Mounted prints (albumen)
The bulk of the collection consists of photographs documenting Indigenous peoples of Central America, including Cheripo, Guatuso, Talamanca, and Guatemala people. Additional photographs document stone artifacts found at grave sites, Panamanian women, people in Bogata, and a museum in San Jose, Costa Rica. The photographs may have been collected by …
Pan-American Goodwill Flight of 1926 and 1927 Maps
This collection consists of the following two color National Geographic Magazine Maps, which have been hand-annotated, presumably by advance officer Ivan Moorman, with the route of the Pan-American Goodwill Flight of 1926 and 1927: "The Countries of the Caribbean including Mexico, Central America," "The West Indies and the Panama Canal," copyright 1922, size …
Otto Stark papers
A biographical sketch; letters to Stark from THE REVUE DU VRAI ET DU BEAU; poems on Stark written at his death; a watercolor, sketches and drawings; photographs of Stark, his paintings, and the Panama-Pacific Exposition; exhibition catalogs; articles on Stark and other Indiana artists; priced inventory of Stark's paintings; a …
Martin H. Moynihan Papers
These papers consist primarily of field notes, and include correspondence, photographs, sonograms and spectograms, and a small number of audio tapes. Many of the materials in this collection are available online. View Digitized Materials.
Sandford Greeting Card Company and Family Papers
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915
Sandford Greeting Card Company
Collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company and include the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immediate family.
Robert Elliot Silberglied Papers
The papers of Robert E. Silberglied provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career. They include materials relating to his initial interest in entomology; his academic training; his teaching career at Harvard University; his duties as a staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI); his efforts as a conservationist …
This record unit documents the growth and management of the Smithsonian from 1890 to 1929. Of special interest is the Institution's entry into the field of the fine arts through the creation of the National Gallery of Art and the Freer Gallery of Art. The Smithsonian continued to pursue a wide variety …
Fisher, Bruce & Company Records
Fisher, Bruce & Company.
Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.