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Creators:
O'Shaughnessy, Kevin J.
Dates:
circa 1960-1979
Size:
369 postage stamps
Collection ID:
EEPA.2007-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 369 African postage stamps from the post-independence period (circa 1960s-1970s). The stamps depict African leaders, traditional African art and artists, cultural performances, flora and fauna, and prominent visitors to the continent, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Pope Paul VI. A majority of the stamps come from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria and Cote d'Ivoire. Other countries represented include Gabon, Mali, Cameroon, Tunisia, Zambia, Morocco, Dahomey (now Benin), Libya, Gambia, Somalia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zaire (formerly the Belgian Congo and now the Democratic Republic of the Congo), Upper Volta (now Burkina-Faso), Mauritius, South Africa, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Uganda, Egypt, Sudan and the Comoros.

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Creators:
Bartleman, Richard M.
Dates:
circa 1890-1899
Size:
100 prints (circa, cyanotype, albumen, and halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.156
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made in Caracas by Richard M. Bartleman while with the United States Legation during the 1890s. The collection includes images of streets, military personnel, structures, residences and gardens, artifacts, people, scenery, and a bullfight in or near Caracas, Venezuela.

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Dates:
bulk 1918-1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of part of a 9.25 by 5.5 inch photo album containing black and white photography (including several stereo photographs) of the rocket bomb shell experiments by Reactive Shell Company in 1918. The title on the photo album is as follows: "Photographs taken of the Rocket Bomb Shell Experiments, said work was in progress from M...

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Creators:
Radin, Paul, 1883-1959
Dates:
undated
Size:
211 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Miscellaneous working notes, in various stages of revision; neither field notes nor finished statements. Informant(s), location(s), date(s) not given.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Planning and Budget
Dates:
1986
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of budgetary work files, memoranda and forms, concerning the following: federal appropriations, object class distribution, special purpose funds, Office of Plant Services, management committee review, restrictive gifts and foundation grants, protection service, research programs, reports on budget execution, employment ...

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Creators:
Smith, Lyman B
Dates:
1940s-1990
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence relating to Lyman B. Smith's research on flowering plants of South America while with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1973
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Flora North America Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. These records were maintained by Stanwyn G. Shetler, Program Secretary, 1967-1971, and Program Director, 1972. Materials include a revised chec...

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Creators:
Coulter, Thomas, 1793-1843
Dates:
1824-1827
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7289
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

From 1824 to 1827 Thomas Coulter traveled from London, England to Vera Cruz, Mexico. This journal consists of daily meteorological observations taken by Coulter on this journey.

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Creators:
King, Robert Merrill
Dates:
1962-1971
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7273
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:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911
Dates:
undated
Size:
211 items (terms )
11 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS244
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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