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Dates:
circa 1880-1890
Size:
38 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-50
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting artifacts collected and peoples encountered during the Wilkes Expedition, also known as the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842. They include images of clubs, axes, spears, sennit rolls, paddles and canoes, a drum, clothing, and people from Fiji, Hawaii, the Marquesas Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Samoa, and ...

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Creators:
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
Riesenberg, Saul H.
Dates:
1840s
Size:
149 Pages
165 Pages
2 Items (parts )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7439
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The description by the Trumbull Library has also been copied and two notes about the manuscript are included. The document is a draft for volume 6, Ethnology and Philology, of the report of the Wilkes Expedition (United States Exploring Expedition. The published version and the manuscript have been compared only briefly. The manscript appears not t...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Center
Dates:
2009-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of one section of a website and one blog maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center (APAC). The Asian Pacific American Heritage Month section of the primary APAC website was crawled on May 13, 2015. This section features a series of challenges throughout the month of May intended to create awareness of Asian Pacif...

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Creators:
Safford, William Edwin, 1859-1926
Dates:
circa 1886-1902
Size:
3 Albums (circa 145 prints, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Wiliam Edwin Safford while on US Navy expeditions to Chile, Easter Island, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, and Samoa. They depict indigenous peoples and activities, towns, scenic views, and the crew of the USS Mohican and members of the US Navy. There are also photographs of Guatemala made by Alberto. G. Valdeavellano an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Dates:
2009-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-198
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two blogs and one section of a website maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center. The "BookDragon" blog, crawled on October 23, 2015, reviews books which predominantly highlight the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans to the American experience and world cultures. The blog was opened in March...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Heritage Committee
Dates:
1991-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration and activities of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Committee (APAHC). APAHC's mission is to expand the presence and participation of Asian Pacific Americans in all aspects of the Smithsonian Institution's work. The files were created and maintained by Wendy Lim, Co-chair ...

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Creators:
Thompson, Silas William (collector and probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1944-1945
Size:
2 Prints (halftone)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Unbound pages from an album documenting Silas William Thompson's participation in the United States Navy during World War II, with particular focus on the Battles of Peleliu and Angaur and his time at Base 20 Hospital. The collection includes a group portrait of Company B-8 of the Naval Hospital Corps School, views of Base 20, the invasion of Pele...

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Creators:
Longcope, Janet, ca. 1886-1974
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
600 mounted prints (circa 600 mounted prints, silver gelatin)
4,000 color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Janet Longcope during trips to countries around the world. They depict landscapes, buildings, markets, dances, agriculture, arts and crafts, ceremonies, children, cooking, musicians, and transportation. Locations depicted include Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Egypt, Et...

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Creators:
Fau, Petrus Buleni
Dates:
1985
Size:
19 color copy slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Petrus Buleni Fau documenting the funeral ceremony for Samogo Fau, a noble elder of Bawomataluo village in South Nias. They include images of processionals, spectators, and Fau's grave.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Asian Pacific American Center website and news blog as they existed on February 4, 2014. The website highlights and promotes Asian Pacific American events, exhibitions, and collections around the Smithsonian Institution. It also provides links to resources at other institutions. The blog announces new initiatives...

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