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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Contracts and Procurement Office
Dates:
1956-1984
Size:
36.5 cu. ft. (36 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 522
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of contracts and grants supporting the Satellite Tracking Program, Project Celescope, the Meteor Research Program, and the Gravitational Redshift Space Probe Experiment. Also included are files documenting other contracts and grants, mostly with the National Aeronautics and Space Administrati...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Project Celescope
Dates:
1958-1968
Size:
10 cu. ft. (20 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the operation of Project Celescope from its inception in 1958 until shortly before the launch of the experiment in December 1968. Records include correspondence; memoranda; TWX messages; contracts, invitations, bids and proposals; reports; and related materials concerning the technical development of Celescope; ...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1849
Tokyo, Japan, Fujiya Kichiz┼Ź, 1849
Size:
1 Page (96.5 cm x 71.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7146
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map oriented to the west. It has a few illustrations to show ships in Edo Bay and some buildings. A large hollyhock family crest identifies Edo Castle, the seat of the Tokugawa shogunate government. The locations of residences of lords of the fiefs are identified with their family crests. Included is a chart that shows dist...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art
Dates:
1989-1995
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-250
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting research done by Esin Atil, Coordinator of Special Programs and, later, Historian, on Seljuk architecture, manuscripts, metalwork, ceramics, stone carvings, textiles, and rugs. Materials include color and black and white photographs, color negatives, notes, bibliographies, clippings, photocopies ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Science Information Exchange
Dates:
1946-1983
Size:
109.8 cu. ft. (109 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 482
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors and correspondence of Stella L. Deignan, Monroe E. Freeman, and David F. Hersey, along with budget and statistical information, reports analyzing the efficiency and usefulness of SSIE, litigation records, contracts, grant proposals, audit information, and records deta...

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Creators:
Inoue, Tankei, 1864-1889
Dates:
Tokyo, Japan, Matsuki Heikichi, 1884
Size:
1 Page (38 cm x 56 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7169
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The print is divided into two sections: the upper portion depicts Takasaki City (Gunma Prefecture) with its dwellings, street scenes, railroad station, and a train approaching the city; the lower portion shows a departing train at the Ueno station with decorative flag poles and viewers against the background of the Ueno park filled with cherry blos...

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Creators:
Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929
Dates:
circa 1850s-1919
Size:
24.9 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box) (49 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes) (8 3x5 boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Ridgway correspondence with Spencer Fullerton Baird, drawings of birds, and material collected by Ridgway for his important work, Color Standards and Nomenclature (Washington, 1912). Many of the materials in this collection are available online. View Digitized Materials.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Correspondence and Documents
Dates:
1890-1907
Size:
2.25 cu. ft. (4 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of logbooks documenting publications and publication distribution.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2010-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-284
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a blog and a website maintained by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings as they existed on August 4, 2013. The Smithsonian Folkways Tumblr account highlighted recordings from its collections, often tied to anniversaries or special events. The first post to the blog was in March 2010. In January 2012, a post noted that th...

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
Powers, Stephen, 1840-1904
Bergland, Eric, 1844-1918
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Dates:
1870s-1880s
Size:
2 Volumes
530 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3436
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The materials are included in volumes (Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary, May 1863) marked "2" and "3." Volume 1 has not been found. Included are both originals and copies of vocabularies that come from several different sources. Most of the material concern Indians of North and South America but there are also vocabularies of Cantones...

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