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Creators:
Chapman, Dean R., 1922-1995
Dates:
circa 1960-1976
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes; 1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dean R. Chapman (1922-1995) was an authority on tektites (enigmatic natural glass objects that are found in certain regions of both the Earth's land surfaces and in its deep sea sediments. Tektites have historically been collected along with meteorites). He spent most of his career as an aerodynamicist at the National Aeronautics and Spac...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1955-1994
Size:
0.24 cu. ft. (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of architectural drawings of the National Museum of American History, mostly of its interior, and floor plans of exhibitions at the Museum. Some exhibition floor plans document the exhibitions Nation of Nations, Engines of Change, and Pain and Its Relief. In addition there are architectural proposals to the exhibitio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2011-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-250
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website, crawled on April 28, 2015, for planning projects relating to the theme of "Earth Matters." The Earth Matters Project is the first scholarly project to bring together insights from diverse humanities and science perspectives to investigate the complex relationships between humans and the land upon which ...

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Creators:
Yale University. Institute of Human Relations
Dates:
1943
Size:
125 Items (1.25 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7333
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes "Gazetteer of the Marshall Islands"; "Meteorology of the Marshall Islands"; "Emergency Adaptations in Melanesia: Some Practical Suggestions"; "Seaplane Landings in Northern Dutch New Guinea"; "Food and Water Supply in the Marshall Islands"; "Distribution of Diseases in Melanesia"; and "Meteorology of the Caroline Islands."

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Dates:
bulk 1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State, dated September 1915 and numbered 7201. The passport has fold lines and measures approximately 12 by 17 inches unfolded. The passport lists Sperry's intention to travel to England, France, and Italy for the purpose of "testing aeroplane devices." A...

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Creators:
Smith, Ernest, 1907-1975 (Seneca)
Bronte, Emory
Dates:
1927
Size:
0.83 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0020
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The scrapbook is a reference of their flight with newspaper clippings, a few photographs of the downed plane and a piece of the aircraft fabric.

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Creators:
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988
Dates:
July 20, 1969
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This item is Robert A. Heinlein's handwritten log of activities associated with the Apollo 11 mission.

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Creators:
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida
Dates:
undated
Size:
41 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4528
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes their petition to the President of the U.S. for rights and privileges, other correspondence, and a map of the Indian lands in the state of Florida.

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Creators:
Marye, William Bose, 1886-1979
Stearns, Richard E., (Archaeologist)
Dates:
ca. 1913 - 1956
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4524
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Brief field notes and notes from the land records; reproductions of old maps by Ducatel and others; sketch maps showing sites visited by Marye; site photographs by Marye and by Richard Stearns. Cf. Marye, W. B., "Shell-Heaps on Chesapeake Bay," in Warren King Moorehead (Company), A Report on the Susquehanna River Expedition, Andover, 1938, pages 12...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1998-2005
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities during the tenures of Deputy Directors Charles J. Robertson (1986-2001) and Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Materials include budgets, proposals, financial and funding records, checklists, agreements, publicity material, correspondence, memoranda, notes, ...

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