Query: music
Warren M. Robbins Papers
Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1927-2009
Size:
83.1 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the life and work of Warren M. Robbins, covering a wide swath of his life, from his early career in the Foreign Service to his work in cross cultural communications and African art. A prolific writer, Robbins correspondence with such people as Maya Angelou, Ernie Barnes, Saul …

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Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection
Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
1862-2004, undated
Size:
120 Cubic feet (295 boxes )
2,000 Photographs
450 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff (1920-2013) relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It documents the assimilation of Arabic speaking immigrants in the United States.

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Smithsonian Memories Project, Festival of American Folklife Oral History Interviews
Dates:
1996
Size:
160 audiotapes (Originals). audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9594
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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Puerto Rico Division of Community Education [DIVEDCO] Poster Collection
Creators:
Archivo General de Puerto Rico
Dates:
1955-2005, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (32 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of 378 posters documenting the social, cultural, and educational issues for Puerto Rico of Puerto Rico for nearly fifty years.

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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Custom Craft
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
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Dates:
undated
Size:
320 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, DC from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Subseries 4.1 includes black and white silver gelatin negatives. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation exhibition records
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
c. 1983
Size:
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Linear foot ((1 box))
0.05 Linear feet
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In the 1980s, the National Air and Space Museum created an exhibit, with a correlating text called Black Wings: The American Black in Aviation. The exhibit and book were dedicated to the American Black Aviator, who has anonymously played a historic role in shaping the growth of modern aviation. Black Wings …

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Jerome Mintz films and photographs of Andalusia, Spain
Creators:
Mintz, Jerome R.
Dates:
1969-1982
Size:
104 Film reels (black-and-white color silent sound; 57,400 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited films films by Jerome Mintz made in Casa Viejas, Andalusia, Spain: Pepe's Family, The Shoemaker, Romeria: Day of the Virgin, Carnaval de Pueblo, The Shepherd's Family, Perico: the Bowlmaker and film outtakes associated with these six titles. Collection also contains audio tapes and still photographs. Please note that the …

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Jan Stussy papers
Creators:
Stussy, Jan, 1921-1990
Dates:
1955-1985
Size:
1.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.stusjan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Jan Stussy measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1955 to 1985. The papers document the career of painter and educator Jan Stussy through correspondence; a resume and other professional documentation; clippings and exhibition announcements; and photographs and slides of Stussy and his artwork. The papers also document the life of artist Stanton MacDonald-Wright through correspondence with Stussy; manuscripts and other writings; lectures and discussions with Stussy; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material; and photographs of MacDonald-Wright.

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Helen C. Rountree papers
Creators:
Rountree, Helen C., 1944-
Dates:
1969-1990
Size:
27 Sound recordings (1/4" reels and cassettes)
2.4 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2005-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Helen C. Rountree is emeritus professor of anthropology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She studied the history of the Virginia Tribes from the 17th century to the 21st century and is considered a leading expert on Pocahontas. The Helen C. Rountree papers include field notes, correspondence, and sound recordings relating to her field work among the Pamunkey, Mattaponi, Nansemond, Rappahannock, Chickahominy, Monacan, as well as the area around Nottoway Reservation and Gingaskin Reservation.

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Russell Hamilton postcards
Creators:
Hamilton, Russell
Dates:
between 1900 and 1909
Size:
49 Postcards (black & white, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2003-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 49 postcards collected by the English petty officer Russell Hamilton (d.1911) during his voyages made prior to 1909, likely for the British Merchant Marines. The postcards are from Madagascar, Mauitius and Seychelles. Among the twenty-seven postcards from Madagascar (dating 1900-1905) are images showing Betsimisarka women weaving a mat and women …

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