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Creators:
Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors
Dates:
1919 - 2015
Size:
14 Cubic feet (36 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1304
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the activities of the Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors through financial materials, photographs, convention and scrapbook materials.

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Creators:
Think Surgical, Inc. (Fremont, California)
Dates:
1983-2010
bulk 1991-1994
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1378
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development of ROBODOCâ„¢, the first robot to perform surgery on a human in the United States through correspondence, memoranda, press clippings, press releases, engineering drawings, regulatory policies and procedures, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

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Creators:
Laughlin, Robert M.
Dates:
1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016
Size:
39 videocassettes (vhs)
1 videocassettes (betamax)
20 cd-rs
6 electronic discs (dvd)
65.09 Linear feet
50 floppy discs
147 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Moody Laughlin is an American ethnologist specializing in the study of Mayan language, history, customs, and folklore. He spent the majority of his career working for the Smithsonian Institution, first with the Bureau of American Ethnology, then with the Department of Anthropology. He has been a curator emeritus with the department since his retirement in 2006. The Robert Moody Laughlin papers (1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016) document his research and professional activities and primarily deal with language and folktales he recorded and studied, as well as the culture and history of the Tzotzil and other Mayan groups in the Chiapas region. His involvement in language education and training, advocacy for the Tzotzil and language and cultural revitalization, and administrative matters at the Smithsonian are also represented. The collection consists of materials created for books and other publications, field notes, research materials, correspondence, administrative files, sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, and electronic records.

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Creators:
Ulrich, E. O. (Edward Oscar), 1857-1944
Dates:
1908-1944
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-188
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes correspondence, notes, maps, photographs and negatives documenting Ulrich's research.

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Creators:
Biological Society of Washington
Dates:
1960-2007
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biological Society of Washington (BSW). Materials include correspondence, proposals, bylaws, reports, bulletins and related information.

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Creators:
National Academy of Sciences
Dates:
1863-1887
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records of the National Academy of Sciences include accounts of grants from the Bache Fund; general fund accounts; correspondence and other documents regarding the James Watson Fund; printed constitution and by-laws; a few lists of members and papers read; a small amount of material on research for the government by Academy members, ...

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Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1940-1976
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files created and maintained during Joseph T. Gregory's tenure as Secretary-Treasurer and President of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP).

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
circa 1984-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of departmental correspondence, curatorial files, research proposals, research reports, curator evaluations, information concerning staff recruitment and visiting scientists and fellows, departmental annual reports, and Department Chair correspondence, primarily under the chairmanships of Laurence E. Skog and Warren Lam...

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Creators:
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Dates:
circa 1947-1979
Size:
1.58 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-297
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts and drawings created or used by Alexander Wetmore for various publications. Most materials relate to the birds of Panama; the Shenandoah National Park; Washington, D.C.; Haiti; and the Dominican Republic.

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Creators:
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Dates:
1961-1979
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of general correspondence, various committee files, Secretary's reports, and administrative records. These are mostly the files of Bruce B. Collette, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH) Secretary (1974-1978).

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