Query: Blitzer, Charles
Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1984
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-224
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence; drafts of Secretary S. Dillon Ripley's articles for the Smithsonian magazine, 1970-1984; drafts of speeches; Executive Assistant to the Secretary Dorothy Rosenberg's confidential files, arranged by subject; and travel records for trips made between 1980 and 1981.

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S. Dillon Ripley Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001, interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
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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Symposia and Seminars Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
1978-1986
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 497
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, memoranda, purchase orders, budget reports, addresses, invitations, brochures, lectures, fundraising information, announcements, lecturer files, and program plans for the following symposia: "The Muses Flee Hitler;" "Man and Beast Revisited;" "Festival of India;" and "Road after 1984: High Technology and Human Freedom."

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Board of Trustees Files
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1970-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Abram Lerner, Director, 1967-1984, and James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting the interaction between the Office of the Director and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Board (HMSG) of Trustees and its committees. Materials include correspondence, agendas, meeting minutes, biographies, and related materials.

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Grant Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations
Dates:
1965-1981
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-046
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of grant applications, correspondence, memoranda, and project reports.

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Curatorial Records
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1963-1991
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 469
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of professional correspondence and administrative and research files of a number of curators from the Department of Painting and Sculpture. Included are correspondence and memoranda with HMSG staff, artists, galleries, and other museums; loan agreements, checklists, scripts, and installation plans for HMSG exhibitions; biographical information on, and …

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ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1991-1992
bulk 1992
Size:
110 Sound cassettes
1.25 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-034
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

In 1992, The Anacostia Cmmunity Museum celebrated its 25th anniversary. In the year leading up to that event, oral history interviews with individuals engaged in the community and museum activities were gathered to document the workings of the Museum and help prepare for the 25th anniversary exhibition. All interviews were recorded on audiocassettes …

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Gordon Davis Gibson papers
Creators:
Gibson, Gordon D. (Gordon Davis), 1915-2007
Dates:
1936-2007
Size:
95 Linear feet (154 document boxes, 1 manuscript folder, 63 card file boxes, 1 oversize box, plus 64 microfilm reels, 137 sound recordings, 3 map folders, and 3 sets of rolled maps )
Collection ID:
NAA.1984-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Gordon D. Gibson. The collection contains his correspondence, field notes, research files, museum records, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and maps.The bulk of the collection consists of Gibson's southwestern Africa research. This includes his field notes, film scripts, photographs, sound recordings, and grant proposals he wrote in support of his fieldwork in Botswana, Namibia, and Angola. In addition, the collection contains his research notes, maps, drafts, publications, and papers presented at conferences. While most of his research focused on the Herero and Himba, the collection also contains his research on the Ovambo and Okavango and other southwestern African groups. In the collection is a great deal of photocopies and microfilms of literature on southwestern African ethnic groups, many of which are in Portuguese and German and which he had translated for his files. He was also interested in African material culture, especially Central African headgear. His research on African caps is well-represented in the collection, and includes photos of caps at various museums, source materials, research notes, and textile samples of knots and loop work. Gibson's files as the curator of African ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History also make up a significant portion of the collection. Among these records are his files for the museum's Hall of African Cultures and other African exhibits; his files on the museum's African collections, early donors and collectors of the collections; his personnel files; documents relating to his committee work; department and museum memos; meeting minutes; and his records as head of the Old World Division and acting chair of the department. The collection also documents the efforts to establish the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Film Center, now the Human Studies Film Archives, as well as his work on the planning committee to establish the Museum of Man at the Smithsonian. Memos and minutes relating to the Smithsonian's Center for the Study of Man are also present in the collection. In addition to Gibson's field photos, the collection also contains African photos taken by others. Among these are Herbert Friedmann's photos of Kenya; Hausmann's Libya photos; photos by Ralph Kepler Lewis during the Morden Africa Expedition in Kenya; and photos by Lawrence Marshall, Volkmar Wentzel, Alfred Martin Duggan Cronin, and Father Carlos Estermann. There are also photos of the exhibit cases from the Hall of African Cultures; photos of Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian African artifacts; and copies of photographs he obtained from different archives, including the National Anthropological Archives. Other materials in the collection include his files as film reviews editor for the American Anthropologist during the 1960s and 70s and his activities in different organizations.

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Biographical Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1963-1988
Size:
5 cu. ft. (10 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 420
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of biographical files collected by the Office of Public Affairs primarily for the use and convenience of that office. Like many biographical files, the records were added to as bits of information were collected, from the newspaper, from press releases, from The Torch, or from SI announcements …

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Echinoderms and Lower Invertebrates
Dates:
1907-1982
Size:
16 cu. ft. (32 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 325
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the curatorial staff of the Division of Echinoderms, 1907-1980. Most of the correspondence dates from 1965, with a small amount created before that date. Some photographs and slides are included in the records and are noted in the folder listing. The correspondence …

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