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Benkaim, Catherine Glynn
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Murray, Colin Roderick, 1840-1884
Johnson, William
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Dates:
circa 1850-1880
Size:
7 albumen prints (black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2006.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Seven 19th-century albumen photographs taken by Samuel Bourne, Colin Murray and unknown photographers (possibly William Johnson and William Henderson). The photographs depict various scenes and people of India, including a portrait of a hunting party in Nepal, images of the Queen Victoria Monument in Bombay and views of Dal Lake, Calcutta and Kutb ...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Wolf Chief, circa 1851
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-
Wrapped Hair, circa 1836-
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Dates:
1913 August 11-15
Size:
50 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2684A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Cheyenne and Sutaio notes collected by Truman Michelson from Wolf Chief, Bull Thigh, and Wrapped Hair, with Milton Whiteman as interpreter. Subjects include: Sutaio-Cheyenne history, Cheyenne relationship terms, joking relationship, English-Cheyenne-Sutaio vocabulary, Cheyenne soldier societies (Red Hoof society, Dog Soldiers, Elk society, Fox sold...

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Creators:
Pennington, William M.
Dates:
circa 1915-1925
Size:
11 platinum prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-2
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Navajo Indians, including individual portraits and images of Navajos in the desert with horses and a hogan.

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National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1995-2003
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Margaret Vining, Museum Specialist, which document the following exhibitions at the National Museum of American History: Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War (2000), a permanent exhibit, created to coincide with the U.S. Submarine Force Centennial; and West Point in the Making of A...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Information Technology
Dates:
1982-2000
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administrative activities of the Office of Information Technology, and its predecessor the Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM). Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Vincent J. Marcalus, former OIRM Director, pertaining to management, budget, and special projects; OIRM Roles and Responsib...

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Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park) Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1992-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes collected and maintained by the Conservation and Research Center, Office of Education. Some videotapes document electronic field trips and other educational programs, primarily with Fairfax County Public Schools. Footage of some of those programs was also used in television programs. Many of these programs...

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Creators:
Messer, Thomas M.
Dates:
1949-2010
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.messthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York museum director and independent curator Thomas M. Messer measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1949-2010. Material includes correspondence, a diary transcript, and printed material that reflect Messer's long career, primarily as director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection and documents the relationships he built with artists, art historians, curators, and others colleagues. Notable correspondents include Francis Bacon, Will Barnet, Larry Bell, Alberto Burri, Pol Bury, Marc Chagall, Chryssa, Jean Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Dan Flavin, Helen Frankenthaler, Alberto Giacometti, Richard Hamilton, Jean Hélion, Grace Knowlton, Rosemarie Koczy, Jirí Kolár, Katharine Kuh, Agnes Martin, Henry Moore, George Rickey, Charles Simonds, Clyfford Still, Jack Tworkov, and many others.

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Creators:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014
Dates:
1943 - 2015
Size:
16 Cubic feet (44 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0854
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ralph H. Baer was a German-born ordnance specialist, inventor, and engineer. He was a pioneer of early videogame technology. The papers include autobiographical materials; firearms notes, manuscripts, and photographs; and videogame and television engineering notes, diagrams, schematics, and video documentation.

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Creators:
Ledley, Robert S.
National Biomedical Research Foundation. Georgetown University
Dates:
1972-1990
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1135
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Robert Ledley Papers document the development of the first whole-body diagnostic imaging system, the Automatic Computerized Transverse Axial (ACTA) X-ray Scanner by Ledley in 1973. Also included is material relating to Ledley's company, Digital Science Information Corporation (DISCO), as well as the public and medical communities' reactions to the scanner.

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Creators:
Auerbach, Gary
Dates:
1992-2003
Size:
44 Prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2004-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection contains individual and group portraits of Native American people. Tribal affiliations include Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboine, Delaware, Isleta, Kickapoo, Mescalero Apache, Navajo, San Carlos Apache, Sioux, Taos, and Tohono O'odham. There are also includes images of weavers, dancers, tipis, Canyon de Chelly, Taos Pueblo, and Taos ceme...

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