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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1972-2014
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press. Materials include books and serial publications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1924, 1964-2016
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-379
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press and Smithsonian Books. Materials include books and serial publications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1949-2010
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-201
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press and Smithsonian Books. Publications represented include Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology; Smithsonian Contributions to Botany; Smithsonian Contributions to the Mar...

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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 was 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 was a curator emeritus with the department from his retirement in 2006 until his death in 2020. 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:
True, Webster Prentiss, 1892-
Dates:
1914-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T91027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Webster Prentiss True served the Institution as Editor, 1919-1939, and was given the title of Chief of the Editorial Division, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1940, a position he held until his retirement in 1951. These papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, and various project files relating to exhibitions, television programs, l...

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
ca. 1878
Size:
127 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS798
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Animal Programs
Dates:
circa 1976-1981
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the symposium, "Migrant Birds in the American Tropics: Distribution, Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation," held October 27-29, 1977, at the Conservation and Research Center as well as the resulting publication, "Migrant Birds in the Neotropics: Ecology, Behavior, Distribution, and Conservation," ...

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Creators:
Meggers, Betty Jane
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
1893-2012
Size:
129 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-01
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers document their research and professional activities from 1946-2012 and primarily deal with their archaeological and anthropological research in South America. Their work at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and their frequent collaboration with other researchers and professional organizations is also represented. In addition, this collection contains detailed records on South American research conducted by the Smithsonian Institution from the 1950s through the 2010s. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, correspondence, maps and charts, and administrative files.

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Creators:
Karp, Ivan
Dates:
circa 1945-2012
bulk 1969-2012
Size:
16.24 Linear feet (43 boxes and 2 sets of rolled maps)
0.21 Gigabytes
19 Sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ivan Karp (1943-2011) was a curator of African Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1984 to 1993. He was also a professor at Emory University from 1993 to 2011. He conducted fieldwork among the Iteso (Teso) of Kenya and made significant contributions to the areas of African systems of thought, social theory, museum studies, and public scholarship. His collection contains his research on the Iteso of Kenya; his work at Emory University and the Smithsonian Institution; his reviews of manuscripts and books; recommendations that he wrote for his colleagues and students; his published articles and papers presented at conferences; and his project files on various topics including museum studies, African philosophy, public scholarship, agency and personhood, and the history of social anthropology.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
circa 1968-1988
Size:
48 cu. ft. (48 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 367
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service in the 1970s and 1980s, with a small amount of material dating back to 1968. The records concern the offices reporting to the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, including the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Smithsonian Institution Press, the Office ...

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