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Creators:
Newton, John C. Calhoun, 1848-
Dates:
circa 1888-1894
Size:
11 mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.84-6
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by John C. Calhoun Newton during his tenure as a Methodist missionary in Japan. They include images of a stupa at the Toji temple ground, a bell at the Chion-in temple, and scroll paintings depicting the Buddha, Seisho-ko (General Kato Kiyomasa), Shinto gods based on Buddhist deities, Buddhist disciples, and part of a text con...

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Creators:
Payne, James E., 1941-
Dates:
1973-1977
Size:
325 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1988-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by James E. Payne while on vacation in East Africa of Coptic Christians in Ethiopia and the daily life of the Nuba and people in the Sudan. Images of Christians, mostly taken in the village of Lalibel, show various activities such as celebrations during the Timkat festival, cooking, Bible study and washing. Also depicted are art objects to include crucifixes and illuminated manuscripts. Images of the Nuba in Sudan, many from the Kordofan region, illustrate activities such as boat building in Omdurman, celebrating an Islamic festival in Omdurman, buying and selling in markets, and wrestling. Portraits depict body art and costumes. Also included are structures such as burial mounds and decorated houses.

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St. Michael Indian School (Saint Michaels, Ariz.)
Dates:
circa 1950-1959
Size:
0.02 Linear Feet
8 Photographic Prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.096
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains photographs that depict students, teachers, and medical professionals associated with the St. Michael Indian School in St. Michaels, Arizona on the Navajo Reservation from circa 1950-1959.

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Creators:
Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924
Dates:
circa 1896
Size:
30 contact prints
30 negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81I
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs probably made by Richard Henry Pratt and his daughter Nana Pratt on a trip around the United States, circa 1896. They include images of Southwest and Northwest Coast Indians, waterways, dwellings and pueblos, a church, a totem pole, and a town in the Northwest.

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Creators:
Hyde, George E., 1882-1968
Dates:
circa 1915
Size:
11 prints (silver gelatin on postcard stock)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4457
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of several varieties of corn, including types of Pawnee corn, Canadian Sioux corn, Navajo corn, Mandan red sweet-corn, and Red Lake Ojibwa "flint corn." The collection also includes one image of a hoe blade made from a buffalo scapula.

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Creators:
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941
Dates:
1904-1907
Size:
25 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.141B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by David I. Bushnell during visits to the Etruscan sites of Sovana and Castellina del Chianti in Italy. The photographs document artifacts, a columbarium, the excavation of a temple, and nearby towns and scenery.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution,Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dates:
1987-1993
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created by Neil Kotler as Special Assistant to the Director, Special Assistant, and Program Specialist of the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies (OIS). They document Kotler's work on programs sponsored by OIS, particularly his coordination of four international colloquia on food, nutrition, and agriculture that were he...

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Creators:
Rathbun, Mary Jane, 1860-1943
Dates:
1886-1938 and undated
Size:
1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7256
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:
Oehser, Paul Henry, 1904- interviewee
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
7 audiotapes (reference copies). 12 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9507
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:
circa 1850-1943
Size:
1.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7441
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of papers documenting the research of both Stejneger and Baur on tortoises. Much of the Baur material was created during his research for the planned USNM monograph on North American tortoises. The papers consist of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, lists, newspaper clippings, photographs, negatives, and drawings. ...

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