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United States. Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island
Dates:
1918-1964
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the creation and development of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, from preliminary discussions in 1918 to the selection of a site on, and reservation of, Barro Colorado Island in 1923, and its subsequent development as a center for research into the ecology of the American tropics. The records include cor...

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Creators:
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015
Dates:
circa 1865-1900
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0515
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two small portrait busts of young African American men or boys. One wears a jacket and tie. The other tintype, in somewhat worse condition, is bent and abraded and has a hole in the top, and shows a young man wearing a broad-brimmed hat, vest, and jacket, no tie. No indication of photographer's identity.

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Creators:
Mechau, Frank, 1904-1946
Dates:
1934-1940
Size:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.mechfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Three letters from Edward B. Rowan, about Mechau's work as a Public Works of Art artist in Colorado; and five contracts for murals to be painted.

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Creators:
Wetherill, John
Dates:
1892
Size:
42 Lantern slides
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.106
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains glass lantern slides shot by rancher and explorer John Wetherill (1866-1944). The photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites in southwestern U.S., as well as photos of Diné (Navajo) and Ute men and women.

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Creators:
Jeançon, Jean Allard
Dates:
1924
Size:
71 Pages
61 Photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1715
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Milhau, John J.
Oatman, Olive Ann
Mowry, Sylvester, 1830-1871
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Dates:
1856
Size:
22 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1043
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes Gibbs' draft of the same, 3 pages. "Map of the Indian Tribes in the neighborhood of Fort Yuma, Cal.," document 1 page. "Notes on the Indians of the Colorado," by Lieutenant Sylvester Mowry, Third Artillery. Fort Yuma, Calif. March 23, 1856. Autograph document signed. 10 pages including note of transmittal on page 8. (21 pages, total)

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Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966
Dates:
1930
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3078
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Haverstick, J. E.
Dates:
1894
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1045
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contains 99 items of general vocabulary, Mohave-English. Explains spelling system used.

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Antlers Hotel (Colo.)
Dates:
1887 May
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.antlhote
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two menus from hotel restaurants, one from "The Antlers" in Colorado Springs (dated May 3, 1887); the other from "The Windsor" in Denver (dated May 1, 1887). Reverse of Antlers menu has a wood engraving of The Antlers, a hotel, annotated in pencil with lines pointing to "our room" and "parlor floor."

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Creators:
Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1871
Size:
45 Stereographs (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-131
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stereographs published by the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, documenting canyons along the Green and Colorado Rivers and surveyors. Although the images in this collection are credited to Powell and A. H. Thompson, the primary photographers on these surveys were John K. Hillers, E. O. Beaman, and James Fennemore. Th...

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