Lucile Quarry Mann Oral History Interviews
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 …
American Ethnological Society records
Ewbank, Thomas, 1792-1870
French, Kathrine S. (Kathrine Story), 1922-2006
The records of the American Ethnological Society (AES) document its activities from its founding in 1842 through the mid-1960s. The American Ethnological Society is the oldest anthropological association in America. It has been interested in publishing and promoting study of different cultures in the Americas from its founding in 1842 to the present. Materials include correspondence, reports, and financial records relating to the administrative functions of the organization.
Airline Postcards [Tylander]
This collection consists of approximately 6,479 postcards collected by Charles C. Tylander. The postcards represent many national and international airlines including Adria Airways (Germany/Slovenia); Aer Lingus (Ireland); Aeroflot (Russia); Aeromexico (Mexico); AeroPeru (Peru); Aero Trasporti Italiani (ATI) (Italy); Air Afrique (France); Air Algerie (Algeria); Air California (AirCal) (USA); Air Canada …
Robert P. Higgins Papers
This accession consists of field notes of Robert P. Higgins (1932- ), an invertebrate zoologist who held various positions at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History, 1968-1996. These field notes document his collecting trips around the world. Materials also include scientific illustrations and maps.
Harry S. Ladd Papers
This accession consists primarily of field notes of Harry S. Ladd (1899-1982), a geologist who spent much of his career with the United States Geological Survey (1940-1969) and with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1969-1979). He specialized in the geology of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Materials also …
This accession consists of field notes of C. Allan Child (1929-2011), museum specialist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes cover his collecting of marine invertebrates from around the world. Materials include field data sheets, notes, and maps.
Julius and Dorette Fleischmann films
Film shot by/for Julius Fleischmann, husband of Dorette Fleischmann, including FOOTSTEPS IN THE SEA, an "amateur film" of their 1934 around-the-world cruise in their boat, Camargo. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its …
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, Acetate Negatives
Waldo L. Schmitt's primary field of zoological investigation was carcinology, with special emphasis on the decapod crustaceans (the order that includes crabs, lobsters, and shrimp). This accession consists of acetate negatives of persons, specimens and documents.
Ruth S. Davis travel films
Footage shot by Ruth Davis of her travels in various parts of the world. Note that Ruth Davis may appear in the records under several names (Ruth Staudinger, Ruth Rozaffi, Ruth Cadoret, Ruth Davis, Ruth Schaffner, Ruth Diawara). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and …
Charles P. Alexander Papers
These papers consist of Charles P. Alexander correspondence, photographs, notebooks from Cornell course work, journals, and notes.