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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations
Dates:
circa 1992-1998
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Natural Resource Conservation and Historic Preservation Project in the Central Region of Ghana, otherwise known as the "Ghana Project," in which the Smithsonian Institution's Office of International Relations and the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA) w...

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Creators:
Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849
Dates:
between 1820 and 1824
Size:
1 Page (48 cm x 43.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7149
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Tōkaidō was the road extending from Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto and passing through the provinces bordering on the Pacific Ocean. The map is a bird's-eye view of the region. It is decorated with sketches of houses, fields, boats, and so forth.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Project Celescope
Dates:
1958-1968
Size:
10 cu. ft. (20 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the operation of Project Celescope from its inception in 1958 until shortly before the launch of the experiment in December 1968. Records include correspondence; memoranda; TWX messages; contracts, invitations, bids and proposals; reports; and related materials concerning the technical development of Celescope; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Smithsonian Institution. "The Written in Rock Project" website, crawled May 7, 2014, documents a joint project between the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Policy and Analysis, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Gobustan National Historical Artistic Preserve. The Wri...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge" website as it existed on June 23, 2011. The website is a joint project of the National Museum of Natural History, Arctic Studies Center and the National Museum of the American Indian. The website includes stories about the communities, cultures, and people of Al...

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Creators:
Kenk, Roman, 1898-
Dates:
circa 1921-1987
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7383
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Roman Kenk document his research on flatworms during all phases of his career. They include three series of correspondence covering the identification, acquisition, and exchange of specimens; the preparation and review of publications; and collecting work in Europe, Puerto Rico, and all regions of the United States. Also inc...

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Dates:
circa 1920s
Size:
1 Item (75 pages of typescript)
79 Items (silver prints, black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1996.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Detailed account recalling travel to and in Outer Mongolia along three routes that led to Urga (now Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia), with descriptions of the travel conditions, modes of transportation, trade practices, the Russian, Mongolian, and Chinese people of the region, an encounter with the "Andrews expedition" (likely the Central Asiatic Expedition ...

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Creators:
Kagoshima
Dates:
1877
Size:
1 Sheet (107x106 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7457
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A mountaineer's guide map in the form of a flattened cone with certain features shown with overlays. Included are pictures of climbers in poses representing various mountaineering stages, a representation of the climber's torch used at the annual fire festival held on 21 July, the closing date for mountaineers, and distances from various points to ...

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Creators:
Rosewater, Joseph, 1928-1985
Dates:
1928-1985
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7413
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, and related materials documenting Rosewater's curatorial career at the USNM; malacological research; collecting expeditions, especially a trip to Eniwetok Atoll, 1963, the Te Vega Expedition to Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia, 1963, and the Pele Expedition to Indon...

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Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
2 Prints (color, woodblock.)
8 Drawings (crayon, pencil.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1988-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection consists of two color woodblock prints and eight crayon/pencil drawings made by Inuit residents of Cape Dorset in Nunavut territory, Canada, circa 1966. The prints and drawings depict traditional Inuit subjects, including birds, bears, fish and hunting scenes.

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